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  • Xiaomi Mi 4 gets a price cut of Rs 2,000; available now at Rs 17,999 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After selling the Mi 4 at a discount of Rs 2,000 during its Mi Fan festival early this month, Xiaomi has now decided to permanently slash the price of the flagship Mi 4 by the same amount. "The Mi 4 16GB will now go for Rs 17,999, and...
  • Amazon sues to block alleged fake reviews on its website; says they mislead customers April 10, 2015

    New York: Amazon.com has sued four websites to stop them from selling fake, positive product reviews. In a complaint filed on Wednesday in King County Superior Court in Washington, Amazon said the bogus reviews undermine a system that the Seattle-based online retailer launched 20 years ago to help shoppers using its...
  • Xiaomi looks beyond Flipkart, to join hands with Snapdeal and Amazon for online sales April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi, which completed five years on April 6, has some big new announcements and offers up its sleeves for the Indian market. Xiaomi India, which so far has been selling its phones online exclusively through Flipkart, will announce its partnership with Snapdeal and Amazon on Wednesday, said Manu Jain,...
  • Who's Who in music streaming: Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, Google, Apple, Amazon, Samsung April 1, 2015

    New York: Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-profile musicians are behind...
  • Amazon launches Dash Button for instant product ordering; assures it's not an April Fool prank April 1, 2015

    Bengaluru: Online retailer Amazon.com has launched a hardware that allows its Prime members to order a product by pushing a button. The Dash Button, which is connected with the Amazon app through WiFi, is brand specific and the company has tied up with household names such as Tide, Huggies and Gillette. It...
  • Amazon to launch home services marketplace; will connect customers with electricians, plumbers, painters March 30, 2015

    Chicago: Amazon.com is launching a home services marketplace that will connect customers with electricians, plumbers and painters in a move to have its services tied to every product sold on its website. Amazon Home Services, which will launch on Monday, will allow customers to buy 700 services such as car maintenance,...
  • 10 things which made the Amazon India Fashion Week finale the most memorable event in the history of Indian fashion March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: The capital turned into a fashion Mecca with 25 coveted Indian designers putting forward the most magnificent show in the history of Indian fashion. India Fashion Week, in its 25th edition, did something that might not happen again in the near future. It managed to bring together...
  • AIFW 2015: With 25 great designers and 50 divine creations, the grand finale didn't need a Bollywood showstopper March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Often the grand finale of a fashion week in India seems incomplete without a Bollywood star walking down the ramp. The issue, if the presence of a Bollywood celebrity hampers or helps a collection, has often been raised by designers and media alike and there are equal supports...
  • FDCI announces dates for the Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter 2016 March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: The Fashion Design Council of India, the apex fashion body of India has announced the dates for the forthcoming seasons of Amazon India Fashion Week, Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter 2016. The AIFW SS'16 is scheduled for October 14-18, 2015, while the AIFW AW'16 will be held from March 16 -20,...
  • AIFW 2015: Designers bring on the wild, military inspired fashion March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: The fourth day of the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week here saw a glimpse of two different worlds through the collection of designer Pia Pauro and a range by designer trio Viral, Ashish and Vikrant. While the first one bowed to the free spirit and wilderness of Savannah,...
  • AIFW 2015: Four things that made Anupamaa Dayal's collection stand out March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Anupamaa Dayal called her collection an ode to the city she lives in, Delhi. She drew inspiration from a Mughal monument called JamaliKamali, named after a Sufi saint and his disciple. Anupamaa's show at the ongoing AIFW was divided into two parts - the first being Jamali (It...
  • AIFW 2015: Jackets, embroidery and digital prints ruled the ramp on day 3 March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The day 3 of the Amazon India fashion week was a celebration of Indian colours and some great western winter wear concocted out of a mix of Indian and international fabrics and colors. Paromita Banerjee, in the first show of the day, used natural dyes and colors like...
  • Amazon in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter: Report March 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amazon.com is in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations are in early stages and could fall apart, Forbes reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The potential deal, first reported by Women's Wear...
  • Hospital beds, nurses and IV drips at Amazon India Fashion Week March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Nine hospital beds in a row and imaginary patients hooked up to intravenous drips. Not the usual setting for a fashion catwalk. But designer Rajesh Pratap Singh returned to his roots for the inaugural show of the Amazon India Fashion Week in New Delhi on Wednesday. Singh, who grew up...
  • Amazon Kindle Voyage e-book reader launched in India for Rs 16,499 March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Amazon has rolled out its Kindle Voyage e-book reader in India for a price of Rs 16,499 for the Wi-Fi variant and Rs 20,499 for the 3G variant. The latest in line of Amazon's e-book readers, Kindle Voyage is touted as the best of the lot and sports a...
  • Amazon blasts US agency for being slow in approving drone testing for commercial purpose March 25, 2015

    Washington: E-commerce power Amazon.com blasted federal regulators on Tuesday for being slow to approve commercial drone testing, saying the United States is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology. Less than a week after the Federal Aviation Administration gave Amazon.com the green light to test...
  • Amazon-owned Twitch possibly hacked March 24, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amazon Inc's Twitch unit said on Monday there may have been unauthorized access to some of its user account information, according to the live streaming gaming network's official blog. Twitch said it had expired passwords and stream keys, and disconnected accounts from Twitter and YouTube to protect the users. As a...
  • Bharti Airtel partners Amazon to offer cloud services in India March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel today announced partnership with Amazon Web Services to offer its cloud computing services to customers in India. "In line with this market adoption, we are excited to strengthen Airtel's cloud services portfolio by adding Amazon Web Services to our growing list of cloud services providers....
  • Amazon to give away paid apps for free via 'Unlocked' March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Amazon is reportedly experimenting with a new idea of offering paid apps for free under a feature called 'Unlocked.' The section will offer users a range of paid apps as well as those that utilise in-app purchases, for free. TechCrunch learned about the feature through a leaked internal presentation...
  • FAA to introduce new steps to make it easier for businesses to operate drones: Report March 21, 2015

    Washington: The US Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Commercial drone flights are generally banned in the United States, except in a small number of cases...
  • Amazon gets approval to test delivery drones outdoors March 20, 2015

    Seattle: Amazon.com has won approval from US federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce company pursues its goal of sending packages to customers by air, even as it faces public concern about safety and privacy. The Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it issued an experimental airworthiness...
  • Amazon working on app for Apple Watch; to let you shop straight from your wrist March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Amazon is said to be working on a version of its online shopping app for Apple's latest wearable- Apple Watch- that would allow users to shop at the e-commerce site with a single click. The Amazon shopping app for the Apple Watch will allow consumers to search for products...
  • Designer Rajesh Pratap Singh to open Amazon India Fashion Week March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Amazon India Fashion Week celebrates its silver jubilee in the latest edition from March 25-29, 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. To give an explosive beginning, the undisputed prince of textiles and minimalism, celebrated designer Rajesh Pratap Singh will set the mood for the five-day extravaganza. Known...
  • Alibaba hiring in Amazon, Microsoft backyard as it ramps up cloud unit operations in US March 13, 2015

    Beijing: China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's largest e-commerce firm, has begun hunting staff in Seattle, home turf of Amazon.com and Microsoft Corp, focusing on savvy cloud computing hires as it ramps up U.S. operations. Three positions were open to people in Seattle, two of which also allow applications for...
  • How Snapdeal is turning Mumbai's Dharavi into a battleground for new customers March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: For viewers of Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, Mumbai's vast Dharavi slum is a byword for poverty, but to online retailer Snapdeal.com it is a battleground for new customers and, it hopes, a source of better margins. The company's aspirations are backed up by serious investment from the likes of Japan's...
  • Amazon to bring its premium mobile games to iPhones, iPads March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amazon has announced that it is bringing its premium games to Apple and Fire devices, which include four different Amazon Game Studios titles. The games include the horror game Lost Within, colorful sci-fi adventure Tales From Deep Space, the haunted adventure game Til Morning's Light, and the arcade game...
  • Amazon. Empowered by women. March 5, 2015

    To all men - we're afraid we have some bad news. The women want to let you know that they have found a more-than-satisfactory alternative that attends to most of their needs, and it has to do with one simple thing - Shopping. Shopping- there was a time when it...
  • IRCTC joins hands with Amazon.in for online shopping February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to provide convenient online shopping experience to customers, IRCTC has tied up with Amazon.in to sell various products. Customers who access the IRCTC portal can now buy products ranging from consumer electronics, books, shoes, apparel, bags to toys, exotic food products, personal hygiene products, pet supplies, musical...
  • E-Commerce companies hope Jaitley will find a way out of current tax muddle February 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: India's IT capital is the hub of booming e-commerce. And in budget 2015, India's e-commerce companies are hoping they will find a way out of their current tax muddle. With online shopping and online transactions growing by leaps over the last year, the big e-commerce players like Amazon and...