Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Amazon may soon allow digital currency as payment mode

A company spokesperson told Insider that it was "inspired by the innovation happening in the cryptocurrency space and are exploring what this could look like on Amazon."

Amazon injects new life in Alexa with 50 new features

The company also announced 'Paid Skills', a new form of monetisation for the developers. With Paid Skills, customers pay a one-time fee, up front, to access the content in your skill.

US safety regulator, Amazon in tussle over hazardous products’ recall

Since 2019, Amazon has sold nearly 4 lakh 'faulty' hair dryers, 24,000 carbon monoxide detectors that didn't detect carbon monoxide and an unspecified number of "children's sleepwear garments"

Amazon Echo Show 10 makes Alexa follow you as you move at home

The All-new Echo Show 10 comes with a 10.1-inch HD display, 13MP front facing camera, premium sound and intelligent motion that moves the display to face you as you interact with Alexa -- no matter where you are in the room.

Jams and teas from the hinterlands of Narayanpet

WE Hub through its Project Her & Now helps 89 entrepreneurs, 11 from Narayanpet district, expand reach

Amazon suffers massive outage globally, including India

According to website outage tracker Downdetector, the online store of ecommerce giant suffered an outage that began early Monday morning around 7 am.

Amazon not alerting employees about ‘performance monitoring’

According to documents obtained by The Seattle Times, some Amazon employees have "described the experience of being on the performance-management plan, called Focus, as baffling and demoralising".

Lina Khan-led FTC opens probe in Amazon’s MGM acquisition: Report

According to a report in The Information on Friday citing sources, the FTC probe is an "in-depth investigation into the deal".

Amazon India sells Toshiba AC worth Rs 96,700 for Rs.5,900

e-commerce website Amazon.in listed a 1.8 ton Toshiba Inverter AC, originally priced at Rs. 96, 700 at just Rs. 5,900 at a huge discount of 94%.

Amazon India launches two all-women delivery stations in Kerala

The launch of these all-women delivery stations complements Amazon India's efforts to increase the opportunities for women in the logistics sector.

India: Amazon launches IP accelerator programme to support sellers

These sellers, including small and medium-sized sellers, can choose to engage with these IP law firms to help secure trademarks, protect their brands and tackle infringement, on Amazon.in and Amazon websites globally, according to a statement.

82-year-old trailblazing woman pilot to go to space with Jeff Bezos

Wally Funk, who is one of the 13 women who passed NASA’s astronaut training program in the 1960s, will be aboard the July 20 launch from West Texas, flying in the capsule as an “honored guest.”

Amazon says its carbon footprint grew 19% last year

The Seattle-based company said that, while its carbon footprint grew, the amount of carbon it emitted for every dollar spent on the site fell 16 per cent in 2020.

Amazon unveils 2 new Echo Show devices in India

The all-new Echo Show 10 is priced at Rs 24,999 and will be available on Amazon in the black colour option.

UK watchdog probes Amazon, Google for fake reviews of goods

Google and Amazon said they will work with U.K. regulators on the investigation.

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