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Over 350 Amazon employees risk job, call out company's climate failures

January 27, 2020 10:34 am

More than 350 Amazon.com Inc employees contributed public statements focused on the company’s climate practices, defying company policy and escalating a feud between management and a coalition of concerned workers.

Mumbai: Amazon to now ferry parcels via local trains on Central Railway

January 24, 2020 3:23 pm

The parcels, which till now were ferried via road, will use the luggage compartment of a local train to get them to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) station from Kalyan.

Here's how Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' iPhone X was hacked

January 24, 2020 6:05 pm

Jeff Bezos hacking: The report did not say which private cybersecurity company was used, but suggested that the Tel Aviv-based NSO Group and Milan-based Hacking Team had the capabilities for such an attack.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone hack: Is it because of WhatsApp video files flaw?

January 25, 2020 1:26 pm

The UN report on Jeff Bezos's phone-hacking says: "Facebook confirms that 'sending a specifically crafted MP4 file to a WhatsApp user,' is a method for installing malicious spyware; exactly as was sent to Mr. Bezos."

Jeff Bezos reacts to MBS WhatsApp hack with picture honouring Jamal Khashoggi

January 23, 2020 11:06 am

It is believed that surveillance on Bezos' phone was enabled in May 2018 — months before Khashoggi was killed  — and extended for nine months until February 2019.

Jeff Bezos phone hacking: UN wants investigation, NSO Group says we didn't do it

January 24, 2020 11:00 am

The forensic report of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone hacking from 2018 has been made public by the UN. Bezos' iPhone was hacked via a malicious video file sent on WhatsApp sent by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

Jeff Bezos phone hack began with Saudi goodwill tour, intimate dinner

January 23, 2020 11:02 am

The Saudi Embassy has denied involvement in the hack, calling the allegations “absurd.”

Amazon Music crosses 55 million subscribers globally, trails Apple Music

January 23, 2020 8:38 am

Amazon Music vs Apple Music: Apple said in June that its music streaming service had more than 60 million subscribers, including its customers who are on a free trial of Apple Music. 

UN experts link Saudi prince to hacking of Amazon chief’s phone

January 23, 2020 3:39 am

Bezos and Crown Prince Mohammed, the report said, exchanged phone numbers at a dinner in Los Angeles in April 2018. The crown prince initiated a messaging conversation with Bezos that same day over WhatsApp.

Echo Auto review: Alexa listens to you in the car

January 25, 2020 1:35 pm

Echo Auto review: Well, Echo Auto is a small device that does everything that other Echo devices do, but ideally plays back via the music system in your car. Echo Auto is different from other devices from Amazon, for this is the first Echo that works yoked to a smartphone.

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Jeff Bezos' phone hacked via a WhatsApp message: Here's what exactly happened

January 23, 2020 3:39 pm

The forensic report of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone hacking from 2018 has been made public by the UN. It shows how Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman got Bezos' iPhone hacked via a malicious video file.

Apple iPhone XR to Vivo Z1 Pro, best deals on smartphone at Flipkart, Amazon sale

January 20, 2020 6:18 pm

Both the Flipkart Republic Day Sale and Amazon Great Indian Sale are active for the users until January 22, 2020, where users can avail smartphones on discounted prices.

Reach Allure Secure with 5-inch display, fingerprint sensor: Price, features and specs

December 09, 2017 11:21 am

Reach had announced the Allure Secure in October, with powerful camera enhancements on this entry-level smartphone.

OnePlus 3 launch tomorrow: Here's all you need to know

June 13, 2016 3:03 pm

Amazon and OnePlus have announced a contest on the e-commerce platform’s app, where lucky winners can win the new OnePlus 3.

OnePlus sells 30,000 units of Loop VR; OnePlus 3 India launch scheduled for June 15

June 07, 2016 6:31 pm

OnePlus Loop VR will go on sale on Amazon app at 12 pm today. The VR headset will be available for Re 1.

Amazon Mega Mobile Sale op smartphone deals: Nexus 6P, Moto G Turbo and more

March 29, 2016 2:49 pm

Amazon India is hosting the 'Mega Mobile Sale' with a slew of discounts on several smartphones including Nexus 6P. here are the best deals.

Apple vs FBI: Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech giants back Tim Cook

February 29, 2016 12:31 pm

Apple's refusal to unlock iPhone 5c of one of the San Bernardino shooters, has been backed by many tech companies in the industry.

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note on open on Amazon India, no registrations needed

February 16, 2016 8:51 am

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note that has seen 2 flash sales already is now available on Amazon India on open sale at Rs 11,999. A quick look at the smartphone.

Apple iPhone 6, Samsung S6 Edge and more: Top Amazon Diwali sale deals

October 27, 2015 12:21 pm

Amazon is holding the Great Indian Diwali Sale from October 26 to 28 and here is a look at some deals on Apple iPhones, iPads, Samsung S6 Edge, etc

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Amazon Echo Input review: Now turn any old speaker smart

January 31, 2019 3:25 pm

With the Amazon Echo Input, you can turn any old speaker you have into an Alexa speaker. At Rs 2,999, it doesn't cost much and gets the job done. Here is our detailed review of Amazon Echo Input.

All you need to know about Amazon's new home, Long Island city

November 16, 2018 4:37 pm

Amazon officially announced that it will put a major corporate outpost in the New York neighborhood of Long Island City. Here is what the Queens enclave has to offer the tech giant.

Why Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wore pajamas to board meeting

September 14, 2018 10:02 am

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos wore pajamas to a meeting. But it was no casual wear Wednesday at work. In an instagram post he said that it was to raise awareness about childhood cancer, the second leading cause of death in the US between kids aged 4 and 14.

The net worth of the richest man in modern history: News in Numbers

July 18, 2018 10:10 am

The net worth of Jeff Bezos, the man who founded Amazon in 1994, crossed $150 billion. Take a look in today’s #NewsInNumbers. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i