Amazon India responds to Lenovo and Toshiba warnings about buying products from online retailers

By on March 7, 2014 at 1:45 PM.

Amazon India responds to Lenovo and Toshiba warnings about buying products from online retailers

Last month, Lenovo and Toshiba warned consumers not to buy their products from online retailers like Flipkart, Amazon.in and Snapdeal among others, since they were not authorized resellers and products bought from them might not come with official warranty. Amazon India has now responded to allay the fears with what it calls the “100% Purchase Protection.” More →
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Here’s the best evidence yet that Amazon plans major move into gaming

By on February 7, 2014 at 2:53 PM.

Here’s the best evidence yet that Amazon plans major move into gaming

Amazon is looking to make a major push into the video game scene with its latest acquisition. According to TechCrunch, Amazon has picked up Double Helix Games, the studio behind the Xbox One reboot of Killer Instinct. Although several of their recent releases had been movie adaptations, Killer Instinct looked to be the beginning of a major turn for the studio. Strider, the next project from Double Helix (also an anticipated remake of a classic arcade game) is still a few weeks from launch, but preview coverage has been almost unanimously positive. More →
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Amazon stock plunges 8 percent following disappointing Q4 results

By on January 31, 2014 at 3:01 PM.

Amazon stock plunges 8 percent following disappointing Q4 results

Amazon has reportedly disappointed Wall Street analysts as its stock fell more than 8 percent after it released its fourth-quarter earnings. While Wall Street expected earnings of 67 cents a share and a revenue of $26.05 billion, Amazon failed to stand up to investors' expectations with just 51 cents-per-share and a revenue of $25.59 billion in the fourth quarter. More →
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Amazon launches new Kindle Paperwhite in India, available from February 4 starting from Rs 10,999

By on January 15, 2014 at 10:50 AM.

Amazon launches new Kindle Paperwhite in India, available from February 4 starting from Rs 10,999

Amazon has launched the new Kindle Paperwhite in India. It will be available from February 4 starting from Rs 10,999 for the Wi-Fi only version and Rs 13,999 for the Wi-Fi + 3G version, which is the same price as the previous generation Kindle Paperwhite. More →
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Amazon slashes Kindle prices in India for Christmas

By on December 20, 2013 at 4:01 PM.

Amazon slashes Kindle prices in India for Christmas

Amazon India has started a limited period offer on Kindle e-readers including Kindle (6-inch) and Kindle Paperwhite 3G and Wi-Fi this Christmas. The company had started a similar offer around Diwali this year, and likewise, this offer too comes with similar discounts on Amazon devices. Under this offer, Amazon is offers a Rs 1,000 price cut on Kindle which will now cost Rs 4,999 than Rs 5,999, and the Paperwhite Wi-Fi which will come for Rs 9,999 (from Rs 10,999). More →
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Amazon reportedly launching Kindle smartphones in early 2014

By on December 18, 2013 at 11:30 AM.

Amazon reportedly launching Kindle smartphones in early 2014

Amazon’s Kindle line of smartphones is a lot like Apple’s television set: A mythical creature that is only whispered of among analysts and supply chain sources but that never actually materializes. But now Digitimessupply chain sources are claiming that next year will finally, at long last, see the debut of the Kindle phone. More →
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Amazon launches one-day delivery in India for Rs 99

By on December 5, 2013 at 11:55 AM.

Amazon launches one-day delivery in India for Rs 99

Amazon India today announced the introduction of one-day delivery in India. Available only for select cities at the moment, users will be able to get orders delivered in a day by paying Rs 99 extra, provided the orders meet certain conditions. More →
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Google hits Amazon where it hurts with Cloud Platform

By on December 4, 2013 at 12:49 PM.

Google hits Amazon where it hurts with Cloud Platform

Google’s Cloud Platform just got a major enhancement that hits Amazon and other major cloud players right where it hurts. The company on Monday evening announced the general availability of Google Compute Engine, which had previously only been accessible to a small group of testers. More →
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