• Internet
    Amazon Posts Record Profit, but Disappoints on Revenue and Outlook

    Amazon reported another record quarterly profit Thursday, fueled by the growth of online shopping and its cloud-computing service. But its revenue grew less than Wall Street analysts expected, and Amazon’s shares fell after the results were released. The company, based in Seattle, has boosted its profitability as it expanded far beyond online shopping. For years, the […]

  • Internet
    Amazon Alexa Whisper Mode Begins Rolling Out, Is Disabled by Default

    At its Amazon Alexa event last month, Amazon announced a new feature called whisper mode. The feature essentially enables Alexa to whisper when you whisper to it. It was announced to arrive in a couple of weeks, and now the company has reportedly confirmed that the Whisper Mode is now being rolled out to users in the US. This […]

  • Internet
    Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale: Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A8+, and More Get Discounts, Offers

    The 2018 edition of Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale has already kicked off for Prime members and for regular users it will start at 12am IST (Midnight) on Wednesday, October 10. A number of smartphone manufacturers have put up their products with discounts, cashback, and exchange offers. Meanwhile, Samsung has also announced discounts and exchange offers across its products, including the […]

  • Internet
    Amazon’s Use of Merchant Data Under EU Microscope

    European Union regulators are checking whether US online retailer Amazon is using merchants’ data in a way that stifles competition, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Wednesday. The comments by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager come as the world’s largest online retailer faces calls for more regulatory intervention and even its potential break-up because of its sheer size. Vestager […]

  • Internet
    Amazon Earnings Skyrocket on Cloud Computing, Advertising

    Amazon.com forecast strong fall sales and posted a profit that was double Wall Street targets on Thursday thanks to the retailer’s younger, higher-earning businesses, including cloud computing and advertising. Shares rose more than 3 percent in after-hours trade. The report was a relief to investors in the US technology sector, still reeling from a profit warning by […]

  • Internet
    Amazon Offers Prime Discount for US Customers on Government Aid

    Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would offer a discount on its popular Prime subscription service for shoppers who receive US government aid, taking aim at a key customer base for rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Amazon said it would offer the $10.99-per-month (roughly Rs. 710) or $99-per-year Prime (Rs. 499 in India) service – which […]

  • Hardware
    Amazon Tap And Echo Dot Are Two New Alexa Devices

    Amazon has added to new Alexa enabled devices to its range with the launch of the Amazon Echo Dot and the Amazon Tap. The Amazon Echo Do is a voice controlled device that is designed to work like the Amazon Echo, although the device appears to be smaller than the Echo. The Amazon Tap is […]