Amazon seeks out brands like Zomato and ixigo to build Alexa skills

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led e-commerce portal Amazon, which also develops and markets products around its digital assistant Alexa, is looking ....

17 January, 2019

Amazon testing its own UPI handle for new payments product: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The payments arm of Amazon India has started testing its native unified payments interface (UPI) handle with a closed user group, ....

9 January, 2019
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Amazon to acquire Infosys-backed Israeli cloud startup for $250 mn

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led US tech giant Amazon is acquiring an Israeli cloud computing startup CloudEndure for $250 million, Israeli news ....

8 January, 2019

Amazon’s wholesale arm sees revenue surge, losses widen in FY18

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Amazon Wholesale India Pvt. Ltd, the wholesale business-to-business arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has seen its operating revenue ....

26 December, 2018

Amazon India gets $311 mn in fourth capital infusion this year

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd, the Indian division of US-based e-tailer Amazon, has received fresh capital worth Rs 2,200 crore ....

5 December, 2018

Why Jeff Bezos wanted Amazon to have 'new failures' in India

Anand J

After Amazon's efforts to capture the e-commerce market in China did not meet with much success, the company started planning ....

4 December, 2018
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We will offer new container and IoT services for partners: AWS’ Terry Wise

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services, the cloud division of Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce empire, is doubling down on container and Internet of ....

29 November, 2018

AWS boosts cloud services with new offerings in robotics, IoT and Edge

Anirban Ghoshal

At its annual conference named re:Invent 2018, Amazon Web Services, the cloud division of Jeff Bezos-led Amazon, launched ....

28 November, 2018

Accenture ties up with AWS to extend emerging technologies to enterprises

Anirban Ghoshal

IT services and consulting firm Accenture has partnered with Jeff Bezos-led Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide digital transformation ....

28 November, 2018

Amazon's global growth slows in Q3, later Diwali cited as a factor

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc forecast holiday season sales and profit that missed Wall Street targets on Thursday, projecting revenue growth ....

26 October, 2018
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Indian state govts adopting cloud faster than US counterparts: Amazon Web Services

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian state governments are adopting cloud way faster than US counterparts, news agency IANS reported, citing an executive from ....

21 September, 2018

How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

Amazon releases software development kit to integrate voice control into cars

Shweta Sharma

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon on Thursday announced an open-source release of Alexa Auto SDK (software development kit) for developers ....

10 August, 2018

Amazon Q2 profit soars to record on cloud computing, advertising

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc forecast strong fall sales and posted a profit that was double Wall Street targets on Thursday thanks to the retailer's ....

27 July, 2018

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

Amazon pumps nearly $400 mn into Indian arm ahead of Walmart-Flipkart deal

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce giant Amazon has pumped Rs 2,600 crore (around $393 million) into its Indian unit ahead of local rival's Flipkart ....

9 May, 2018

Microsoft to set up data centres in Middle East amid cloud war with Amazon 

Anirban Ghoshal

In a bid to step up its game against Jeff Bezos-led Amazon's cloud subsidiary Amazon Web Services (AWS), Satya Nadella-led ....

15 March, 2018

Amazon acquires video doorbell maker Ring

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led e-commerce giant Amazon has acquired Ring, a maker of internet-connected doorbells and cameras, pushing more deeply ....

28 February, 2018

Amazon India growing at double digits in a flat landscape: Amit Agarwal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. entered India in 2012 through discovery and price comparison site Junglee. Its ....

12 February, 2018

Amazon’s cloud unit buys cybersecurity startup founded by ex-NSA workers

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc., has acquired cybersecurity startup ....

24 January, 2018

Exclusive: Amazon elevates India head Amit Agarwal

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Amazon.com, Inc. has elevated India chief Amit Agarwal to senior vice president (SVP), making him one of the few SVPs ....

16 March, 2017