Amazon's facial recognition services draw surveillance concerns

Reuters

U.S. civil liberties groups on Tuesday called on Amazon.com Inc to stop offering facial recognition services to governments, ....

23 May, 2018

Amazon India valued at $16 bn: Citi Research

Shweta Sharma

A week after US-based retail chain Walmart acquired 77% of Flipkart, a report by Citi Research last week found that rival Amazon ....

21 May, 2018
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Amazon and Google lead global smart speaker market: Strategy Analytics

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon and internet giant Google accounted for 70% of the global smart speaker shipments in the first quarter of ....

18 May, 2018

Walmart’s quarterly US e-commerce sales growth accelerates

Reuters

Walmart Inc, the world’s biggest retailer, posted a rebound in its U.S. e-commerce business on Thursday and beat profit ....

17 May, 2018

Is India fast becoming a digital colony?

Mohandas Pai

The acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart means that now Indian online retail will be dominated by American companies. This is a ....

17 May, 2018

Will Walmart's foray into Indian e-commerce be Amazon's worst nightmare?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

A common enemy was watching from the sidelines as US retail giant Walmart acquired Flipkart for $16 billion (around Rs 1.05 lakh ....

17 May, 2018
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Amazon has just made its biggest push into blockchain yet

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing firm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered a startup incubated by Ethereum co-founder’s firm, in order ....

16 May, 2018

In battle for voice assistance, Samsung readies more India features

Anirban Ghoshal

As search giant Google and e-commerce firm Amazon wage digital-assistant wars, electronics maker Samsung is getting ready for ....

15 May, 2018

Amazon adopts new policy to promote board diversity

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it is adopting a new policy to promote diversity in its board of directors, saying that women and ....

15 May, 2018

Flipkart sees IPO in as early as four years

Anand J

Indian e-commerce company Flipkart might go for an initial public offering (IPO) in as early as four years if minority investors ....

12 May, 2018
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Silent commands can be used to hack Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant

Anirban Ghoshal

Smart devices such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant can be controlled by hidden commands ....

11 May, 2018

Flipkart assures sellers of continuity amid fears of Walmart’s labels hogging online shelves

Binu Paul

E-commerce firm Flipkart has sought to assure its 150,000 sellers of operational continuity, amid fears of Walmart’s private ....

11 May, 2018

As Flipkart gets bigger, smaller horizontal and vertical e-tailers seek survival tips

Binu Paul & Anand J

As Walmart and Flipkart came together to script the world's largest e-commerce deal, a number of smaller players on the periphery ....

9 May, 2018

It's official: Walmart to buy 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 bn

Anand J

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it will buy a majority stake in Indian online retailer Flipkart, ending months of speculation around ....

9 May, 2018

How Flipkart evolved from an online bookstore into India’s biggest e-tailer

Binu Paul

A little more than a decade after Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal started an online bookstore they named Flipkart, US retail giant ....

9 May, 2018

Walmart to buy majority stake in Flipkart, confirms SoftBank CEO

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart Inc will purchase a majority stake in online retailer Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company's investor SoftBank ....

9 May, 2018

Walmart scraps online grocery delivery tie-ups with Uber, Lyft

Reuters

Walmart Inc’s online grocery delivery partnerships with ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft have ended, according to ....

8 May, 2018

Walmart-Flipkart deal likely to be unveiled by end of the week

Reuters

Walmart is likely to announce its much-anticipated deal to buy a controlling stake in Indian e-commerce player Flipkart before ....

8 May, 2018

Flipkart buys back shares worth $350 mn as Walmart closes in on buyout

Reuters

Indian online marketplace Flipkart has bought back $350 million worth of shares from its investors as it seeks to convert its ....

4 May, 2018

'Indianised' execution has driven our success: Amazon's Pillai at TechCircle Live

Binu Paul

Localised execution on both customer and seller fronts has played a key role in e-commerce giant Amazon's success in the Indian ....

3 May, 2018

Paytm Mall tries to take shopkeepers online in bid to boost market share

Anirban Ghoshal

Paytm Mall is trying to attract more sellers to its online marketplace by launching a couple of new initiatives for offline stores ....

2 May, 2018