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Amazon Workers Snoop On Celebrity Purchases, Customers' Data: Report
Amazon Workers Snoop On Celebrity Purchases, Customers' Data: Report

Customer purchase histories were available to Amazon's global customer service team, with little security or supervision to prevent the snooping by employees, the report alleged.

Amazon Made Accused In Marijuana Sale Through Its Portal
Amazon Made Accused In Marijuana Sale Through Its Portal

CAIT had said that the current report of sale of marijuana through the e-portal of Amazon is a big shock and an eye opener that to earn profit these companies can do anything or everything including sale of prohibited goods.

Free Video Streaming Service: Amazon India Launches miniTV For Android
Free Video Streaming Service: Amazon India Launches miniTV For Android

"miniTV is completely free and it does not require a separate app."

Amazon India To Cover Covid-19 Vaccine Cost For 10 Lakh People
Amazon India To Cover Covid-19 Vaccine Cost For 10 Lakh People

New Delhi: As individuals above 45 years of age in the country can now get Covid-19 vaccines, Amazon India on Monday said that it will cover the cost of Covid-19…

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CAIT Asks ED To Take Strict Action Against Amazon For Causing 'Misery' To Small Traders

New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to the Enforcement Directorate(ED) with all the necessary details to prove that since the beginning of Amazon in India in 2012, it has brazenly and flagrantly violated the laws, rules and regulations of the country and has caused misery to crores of small traders […]

Amazon India Faces Flak For Selling 'Jagannath Temple Nirmalya'

Puri: A complaint has been lodged with Puri Singhadwara Police against e-commerce giant Amazon India for allegedly defaming the cultural values of the Odia community. Servitors of Puri Srimandir on Monday slammed the retail firm after coming across online sale of Nirmalya, dry Mahaprasad of Jagannath Temple. Multiple sellers selling Puri Shree Jagannath Temple Nirmalya […]

Help Alexa Learn More Indian Languages Says Amazon India

New Delhi: As Alexa in Hindi celebrates its first anniversary in India, the company is hopeful that her knowledge graph will improve and it will talk to millons of people in several regional languages in the near future. Today, users from India make hundreds of thousands of requests in a day to Alexa in Hindi […]

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Amazon India Announces 20,000 Seasonal Jobs

New Delhi: Amazon India on Sunday announced that it has opened close to 20,000 seasonal or temporary employment opportunities in its customer service organisation to ensure customers worldwide continue to have a seamless online shopping experience. The new positions are now open in Hyderabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mangalore, Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow. […]

I Fall In Love With India Every Time I Return Here: Jeff Bezos

New Delhi: Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday posted a note on the company’s e-commerce website Amazon India, saying “he falls in love with India every time he returns here”, a day after Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal snubbed him during a public event. “I fall in love with India every time […]

Instead Of 'Garlands', India Welcomes Jeff Bezos With Anti-Trust Probe

New Delhi: Amazon India must have had anticipated nationwide protests from industry bodies like the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) as Jeff Bezos arrives in India for a three-day visit but the sudden probe by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) over deep discounting and preferential listings on both Amazon and Flipkart has come […]

Amazon India Announces 'Fab Phones Fest'

Bengaluru: Amazon India on Thursday announced the latest edition of “Fab Phones Fest” starting December 19 to December 23. Customers can get a host of exciting offers and discounts on smartphones and accessories across top brands like Samsung, OnePlus, Apple, Vivo, OPPO, Huawei, Honor among others. Not only can customers get their favourite smartphone brands […]

Amazon Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker Launched In India

New Delhi: Amazon India on Wednesday launched Echo Input Portable, its portable voice-controlled smart speaker with a big 4,800 mAh rechargeable battery, in the country for Rs 4,999. Echo Input Portable is available for pre-order on Amazon India with black fabric design. According to the company, the smart speaker is designed to be carried around […]

Amazon Announces Great Indian Festival - Diwali Special Sale

Bengaluru: Amazon India on Saturday announced the Great Indian Festival – Diwali Special sale which will bring deals and offers on a wide range of items, including smartphones, laptops, cameras, large appliances, kitchen products and more. The special sale will start from midnight on October 21 till 11.59 p.m. on October 25. Prime members can […]

Festive sales: Amazon.in, Flipkart post record growth

Bengaluru: Aiming to gain a bigger pie of the $5 billion opportunity this festive season, two big e-commerce players Amazon.in and Flipkart on Friday announced record transactions on their respective platforms, along with adding new customers especially from the tier II and III cities in the September 29-October 4 sale period. Consumer electronics, smartphones, fashion, […]

Xiaomi sells 43 Mi TVs per minute during festive sale

Bengaluru: Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Thursday said it has sold over 250,000 Mi TVs in the first few days of festive sale on mi.com, Flipkart’s ‘Big Billion Days’ sale and Amazon India’s ‘Great Indian Shopping Festival’ which translates into more than 43 Mi TVs per minute. “In September this year, we announced a three-million […]

Amazon India To Train Individuals With Autism

Bengaluru: Amazon India on Thursday announced its partnership with a non-governmental organisation (NGO) – Sol’s ARC – to launch an industry first pilot programme to train young adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. This programme will enable their successful integration into the workforce and help them gain financial independence. Amazon.in will work closely with Sol’s […]

Amazon inaugurates its largest campus in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: US-based e-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday inaugurated in the city its single-largest campus in the world that will house more than 15,000 employees. It is the only Amazon-owned campus outside the US and will house over 15,000 employees of its over 62,000 employee base in India, a press release said. “With 15,000 work points […]

Amazon launches Marketplace Appstore in India

Bengaluru: Amazon on Monday launched its Marketplace Appstore in India, which is a platform created for sellers to discover trusted third-party applications that can help them automate, grow and manage their business. The Amazon Marketplace Appstore enables sellers to focus on their business as it reduces the time and effort they spend on finding the […]

Amazon most trusted among Internet brands in India

New Delhi: E-commerce major Amazon is the most trusted among the Internet brands in India, followed by Google and Facebook, according to a recent report by TRA Research. Among the 32 Internet brands surveyed, Indian messaging app Hike ranked fourth, beating Facebook-owned Whatsapp, which ranked 10th, said brand intelligence and data insights company’s “Brand Trust […]

Doordarshan souvenir store available on Amazon

New Delhi: As part of its efforts to re-establish Doordarshan as “the channel of India” and to help viewers savour the nostalgia of its famous shows and serials, the national broadcaster on Monday launched its souvenir store on an e-commerce portal Amazon India. “Doordarshan has always been the ‘home’ for Indian television viewers. With modest […]

Sonakshi Sinha trolled for 'junk' Amazon India delivery tweet; tweeple allege plan to promote Flipkart

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha on Tuesday took a dig at Amazon India after she got junk instead of her ordered headphones online. However, it backfired as twitterati trolled her with some accusing her of trying to defame Amazon India with an hidden agenda to promote Flipkart. Unimpressed with it, Sonakshi had on December 11 posted […]

Limited edition of OPPO's 'RealMe 1' launched

New Delhi: Chinese smartphone player OPPO on Thursday launched its sub-brand “RealMe 1” in a limited edition moonlight silver colour variant. The new variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage costs Rs 10,990 and will be up for sale from June 18 on Amazon India, the company said in a statement. “This limited edition range […]

Bharti Airtel, Amazon India to introduce 4G smartphones

New Delhi: Aiming to further drive smartphone adoption in India, Bharti Airtel and Amazon India on Friday joined hands to offer a range of 4G smartphones at affordable prices, starting at Rs 3,399. As part of the partnership, customers will receive a cashback of up to Rs 2,600 that can be availed over time, coupled […]

Republic Day sales on e-commerce platforms from January 21

New Delhi: All major e-commerce platforms like Amazon India and Flipkart are set to commence their sales from Sunday (January 21) offering various deals and huge discounts across various categories. While Amazon India will begin its “Great Indian Sale” on January 21-24 with over 160 million products across various categories — including big brands — at […]

Amazon.in sale from September 21-24

New Delhi: Amazon.in will be holding its sale — Great Indian Festival — from September 21-24, a company statement said here on Wednesday. The sale will start early at 12 noon on September 20 for its Prime members. “As our customers prepare for the festive season, we are geared up to serve them with blockbuster […]