Amazon: News

Amazon is an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Seattle, US. The company not only focuses on e-commerce but also offers digital streaming services (Prime Video), cloud computing, as well as artificial intelligence. It was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos and later went public in 1997. It started off by selling music and videos in 1998 as well as started acquiring online booksellers in Germany and the UK. In 2002, the company launched Amazon Web Services. It later introduced the Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Music, and also acquired IMDb and the Whole Foods Market. Amazon also produces consumer electronic products like Kindle e-reader, Fire TV and tablets, and Echo and Alexa devices.

28 Jan 2023


NoiseFit Force rugged smartwatch launched in India: Check price, features

Homegrown brand Noise has introduced NoiseFit Force, as its first-ever rugged smartwatch in India.

23 Jan 2023


Spotify fires 6% of the workforce amid organizational changes

Spotify has announced that it is reducing its employee base by about 6% across the company as the music-streaming giant looks to cut down on expenses amid recessionary fears.

23 Jan 2023


Amazon Air cargo fleet, for faster deliveries, launched in India

In an attempt to hasten deliveries, e-commerce giant Amazon has launched a dedicated air cargo fleet in India, called Amazon Air.

22 Jan 2023


Wipro fires 452 freshers citing poor performance in internal assessment

India's leading IT firm Wipro has fired over 450 new employees citing poor performance amid unabated layoffs in the corporate and IT sectors.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra gets discounted by Rs. 19,000

Samsung's Galaxy S22 Ultra continues to be the most popular flagship offering to date. It was unveiled in February 2022, as the range-topping phone in the S22 series.

21 Jan 2023

Xiaomi 12 Pro

Xiaomi 12 Pro gets much cheaper on Amazon: Check offers

Xiaomi 12 Pro is a flagship rival to competing products in the Indian market.

20 Jan 2023


Grab now! These Samsung earbuds are 75% off on Amazon

Samsung's Galaxy Buds Live is now retailing at its lowest price ever. You can grab the audio wearable at just Rs. 3,999.

18 Jan 2023


Effective ways to prepare for a possible layoff

When there is an economic downturn, it is common for companies to lay off their employees to cut costs.

17 Jan 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

TECNO PHANTOM X2 Pro's pre-bookings now open: Should you buy?

TECNO has opened the pre-booking window for its latest flagship phone, PHANTOM X2 Pro, in India.

16 Jan 2023

Andy Jassy

'People are crying': Employee describes grim scenes at Amazon India

Amazon is expected to axe around 1,000 employees in India this month as part of its second round of layoffs. The company has already begun the process, and according to an employee, the situation is depressing.

15 Jan 2023

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon India working on Prime Lite membership for Rs. 999

Amazon is testing a new subscription-based service, called Prime Lite for its Indian user base.

14 Jan 2023


Amazon Great Republic Day Sale: Check deals on popular smartphones

Amazon's Great Republic Day Sale 2023 is all set to commence on January 15. The online marketplace has already revealed the deals and offers on a host of consumer electronics items, including smartphones.

13 Jan 2023

Andy Jassy

Amazon begins layoffs in India; over 1,000 to be fired

A few days after CEO Andy Jassy confirmed that the company's mass layoffs will affect over 18,000 employees, Amazon has begun its second round of layoffs in India.

13 Jan 2023

Latest Tablets

Lenovo's Tab P11, with 5G support, launched in India 

Lenovo has introduced Tab P11 5G as its latest tablet in India. It starts at Rs. 29,999 for the base 6GB/128GB configuration.

10 Jan 2023

Xiaomi 12 Pro

Xiaomi 12 Pro gets massive discount on Amazon: Check deal

Are you looking for a performance-focused phone with a stand-out display and cameras? If so, you shouldn't pass up this opportunity.

09 Jan 2023

TECNO Mobile

TECNO PHANTOM X2 goes on sale: Should you buy?

TECNO's newly launched PHANTOM X2 is now up for grabs in India. It is priced at Rs. 39,999 for its sole 8GB/256GB configuration, which can be purchased via Amazon.

08 Jan 2023

ASUS Laptops

ASUS Vivobook 14 gets cheaper on Amazon: Check price, offers

The Vivobook series by ASUS is aimed at young customers seeking modern design, decent performance, and a range of innovative features in a laptop.

08 Jan 2023


NoiseFit Twist launched in India at Rs. 2,000: Check features

Noise has launched its latest smartwatch in India, dubbed NoiseFit Twist.

07 Jan 2023


Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 gets cheaper on Amazon: Check offers

Lenovo's IdeaPad series consists of a wide range of laptops from business-oriented models to gaming-focused offerings.

05 Jan 2023

Andy Jassy

Amazon to fire over 18,000 employees amid restructuring move

The ongoing layoffs at Amazon will affect more than 18,000 employees, CEO Andy Jassy said in a public memo to the staff.

01 Jan 2023

TECNO Mobile

TECNO POVA 5G becomes cheaper; retailing for just Rs. 15,300

TECNO POVA 5G is now retailing with huge benefits on Amazon. To recall, the company's first 5G handset was introduced in February 2022.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 gets massive price cut on Amazon

As the year is coming to an end, Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold3 has witnessed a humongous price cut on Amazon.

27 Dec 2022


#DealOfTheDay: MSI Gaming Sword 15 gets cheaper on Amazon

MSI's Gaming Sword 15 is selling at an attractive price via Amazon, along with some bank discounts and exchange offers.

Popular gadgets, apps, and other tech we lost in 2022

To say this year has been a whirlwind for the science and tech world is an understatement. From tech downfall to AI's giant leap to James Webb...we have seen it all.

26 Dec 2022

TWS earphones

#DealOfTheDay: Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro is 53% off on Amazon 

Samsung's first-generation Galaxy Buds Pro, which was launched in India last year, is retailing at an all-time low price of Rs. 8,490.

25 Dec 2022


#DealOfTheDay: Lenovo V15 laptop gets 50% cheaper on Amazon

Lenovo's V15 is retailing via Amazon at an attractive price. If you have been looking for a budget-friendly laptop, this might be the right time to get one.

24 Dec 2022

HP Laptops

#DealOfTheDay: HP's ProBook 440 G8 gets cheaper on Amazon

HP's ProBook 440 G8 notebook PC is retailing with steep discounts and exchange offers in India via Amazon.

20 Dec 2022

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon launches Prime Gaming in India: How to access it

Amazon Prime Gaming is finally available in India. The company's popular gaming service offers Prime subscribers access to multiple titles.

19 Dec 2022

Music Industry

'Sherlock Holmes,' 'Pride and Prejudice' getting adapted for Audible

As per reports on Deadline, Amazon Audible has made a deal with Indian production company The Foundry to adapt the likes of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Pride and Prejudice to their platform for India.

16 Dec 2022


HONOR MagicBook 14 gets cheaper on Amazon: Here's the deal

HONOR's MagicBook 14 stands among the most cost-effective laptops under the budget category. Notably, it is now selling with tempting discounts via Amazon.

16 Dec 2022

Tomb Raider

Amazon partners with Crystal Dynamics for upcoming Tomb Raider game

Amazon is in talks to publish the next Tomb Raider game, which will feature Lara Croft, a fictional in-game character and the franchise's main protagonist.

15 Dec 2022


Delhi acid attack: Accused bought acid off Flipkart; 3 held

Three individuals have been arrested so far in connection with an acid attack on a 17-year-old girl in west Delhi on Wednesday morning, the police confirmed.

13 Dec 2022

OTT releases

'Physics Wallah' series on Alakh Pandey: When, where to watch

The web series based on the life of famous physics teacher-YouTuber-edtech entrepreneur Alakh Pandey, titled Physics Wallah, is set to hit the OTT space soon.

13 Dec 2022


After Amazon and Meta, Cisco starts laying off 4,000 employees

The tech layoff season is in full swing. Now, Cisco has joined the list of companies that have laid off its employees amid a sluggish economic environment.

12 Dec 2022


#DealOfTheDay: ASUS TUF Gaming A15 gets Rs. 20,000 discount

ASUS has designed the TUF series laptops to deliver a top-notch gaming performance.

11 Dec 2022


#DealOfTheDay: Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 gets cheaper on Amazon

Lenovo's IdeaPad Flex 5 is a 2-in-1 convertible laptop that is designed to function as both a laptop and a tablet.

10 Dec 2022

ASUS Laptops

#DealOfTheDay: ASUS ROG Strix G17 gets Rs. 37,000 discount

ASUS's ROG series laptops are designed to provide top-tier gaming performance along with effective operation during heavy workloads.

10 Dec 2022


Amazon introduces 'Inspire,' TikTok-like shopping feed: Here's how to use

Amazon has introduced a new service called Inspire, which offers a TikTok-like shopping experience to users.

09 Dec 2022

OTT releases

Amazon MiniTV unveils the trailer of OTT series 'Physics Wallah'

Ahead of its release on December 15, Amazon MiniTV unveiled the trailer of its upcoming web series Physics Wallah, based on the life and journey of Alakh Pandey.

07 Dec 2022

Amazon India

Amazon's Prime Gaming to be launched in India soon

The launch of Amazon's gaming subscription service, Prime Gaming, seems to be inching closer, according to gaming industry analyst Rishi Alwani.

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