TechThisWeek: Sundar Pichai and Alphabet; AWS re:Invent; Cabinet nod for personal data protection bill

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Prajeet Nair

The big announcement this week was the appointment of Sundar Pichai as CEO of Google parent Alphabet. This comes at a time when ....

6 December, 2019

AWS partners with BP, Novartis to drive transformation

Prajeet Nair

British oil and gas major BP has decided to close its European mega data centres and migrate all data and 900 key applications ....

5 December, 2019
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Flipkart parent infuses Rs 2,839 crore into wholesale B2B arm

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based ecommerce major Flipkart, owned by global retailer Walmart, has bagged of Rs 2,838.84 crore from its Singapore-based ....

4 December, 2019

AWS launches new security tools, boosts enterprise offerings at re:Invent 2019

Prajeet Nair

After announcing its entry into quantum computing service space on Tuesday at AWS re:Invent 2019 Las Vegas, Seattle-based cloud ....

4 December, 2019

AWS launches quantum computing service Braket; opens Quantum Solutions Lab

Anand J

Seattle-based cloud service giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched quantum computing service Amazon Braket. The service ....

3 December, 2019

Ola separates financial services arm from parent ANI Technologies; Amazon India to add bus, train, hotel bookings

Tanmay Tiwary

Ride-hailing company Ola has separated its financial services from its parent, ANI Technologies. Ecommerce major Amazon’s ....

26 November, 2019
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CAIT requests FM to initiate probe into alleged tax avoidance by Amazon, Flipkart

Shweta Sharma

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has appealed to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to look into the business model ....

25 November, 2019

CAIT takes to the streets to protest alleged FDI violations by Flipkart, Amazon

Payal Ganguly

Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) kicked off its nationwide protest against ecommerce companies Flipkart ....

20 November, 2019

Column: Realizing real world benefits with artificial intelligence

Gabe Hollombe

It doesn’t seem long ago that AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) existed only in the imaginations of ....

20 November, 2019

Etailers could face penalties for violating rules; Jeff Bezos to visit India in 2020

Tanmay Tiwary

Etailers, along with their vendors, may face penalties for violating the proposed consumer protection rules. Jeff Bezos, the founder ....

19 November, 2019
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Bennett Coleman bets on the online grocery biz with $20 mn investment in Grofers

Shashank Didmishe

Grocery etailer Grofers has raised $20 million in a funding round from Mumbai headquartered media conglomerate Bennett Coleman ....

18 November, 2019

Deal Roundup: PolicyBazaar, Freshworks make a splash; Seed, Series A startups draw investors

Supriya Roy

In further validation that India is fast taking center stage as a hotbed for global SaaS companies, Chennai born Freshworks scooped ....

18 November, 2019

Amazon expands Accelerator for private labels; Karnataka’s new IT policy to focus on tier-2 cities

Tanmay Tiwary

Amazon Accelerator, which helps small manufacturers launch brands, is being scaled up in India. Karnataka will roll out a new ....

13 November, 2019

Club Factory orders swell by 700% during Diwali

Supriya Roy

Chinese ecommerce platform Club Factory, which counts India as its biggest market, garnered a 700% year-over-year growth in orders ....

8 November, 2019

Hotstar revenue rises two fold to Rs 1,112 cr in FY19; losses widen

Shashank Didmishe

Novi Digital Entertainment, which owns the video streaming platform Hotstar, has posted a two-fold increase in its revenue for ....

6 November, 2019

The reason behind Uber India’s restructuring; Govt flags digital payments risks amid WhatsApp breach

Tanmay Tiwary

Uber recently restructured its India business. The government has expressed concerns over allowing social media companies into ....

4 November, 2019

Amazon’s win-win formula ahead of food delivery launch; Direct selling companies unhappy with ecommerce players

Tanmay Tiwary

Amazon is preparing to enter the competitive food delivery business in India. The Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) wants ....

1 November, 2019

Costs swell at Flipkart, Amazon as ecommerce rivals woo Bharat consumers

Shashank Didmishe

The ongoing rivalry between Walmart-owned Flipkart and Seattle headquartered Amazon for dominance in share in India’s booming ....

31 October, 2019

Cloud computing market to cross $285 bn by 2025: Report

Supriya Roy

The cloud computing market size is expected to cross $285 billion by 2025 end, with a growth rate of over 29% during the next ....

30 October, 2019

Amazon Wholesale FY19 revenues down 8%; Losses at retail ecommerce arm narrow

Shashank Didmishe

Amazon Wholesale India, the local B2B arm of Seattle headquartered ecommerce major Amazon, reported an 8% decline in revenues ....

29 October, 2019

Amazon reports lower profit, invests in one day shipping, cloud infrastructure

Payal Ganguly

Amazon’s revenue from the cloud business increased by 35% year-on-year to $9 billion in the third quarter even as it continues ....

25 October, 2019