Flipkart is launching a new service named Flipkart First to fight Amazon. Flipkart First is similar to Amazon Prime and offers free and quick deliveries.
Snapdeal and Tradus are now here with one-day delivery services just like Flipkart and Amazon. But the highlight is, Snapdeal and Tradus offer it for free.
Amazon shows up Prime Air a drone delivery system that takes 30 mins to deliver packages. The technology seems disruptive but is it really feasible or just a PR exercise for Amazon on “Cyber Monday” day!
Amazon India launches Kindle tablets ranging form Rs. 5,999 for the basic Kindle to Rs. 21,999 for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ versions. The Kindle services are also launched that allow purchasing of e-books from Amazon India.
Amazon starts its India operations with offers on books, DVDs and CDs. The global behemoth has some very serious plans in India and it will give headaches to the likes of Flipkart, Homeshop18 and Jabong.
Popular social networking website for book readers and authors GoodReads.com has now been acquired by Amazon. GoodReads possibly had interest shown by Facebook, Google and Apple
Almost a year ago, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) allowed generic Top-Level Domain names to be made available. For example now we could have domain name ending with a .Google, .Apple, .Book, etc. This move was criticized as tipping balance in favour of the rich, as bidding for a generic top-level Domains would be […]
Competition grows and Amazon drops the price of its Kindle device by $60, which means the e-Book reader is now for $299. It is believed that the 17 % slash in the price has come with the economic slowdown and stiff competition from the new players in the e-Book market.
Google is looking to launch an eBook program by the end of this year allowing publishers to sell digital versions of their newest books directly to consumers through Google. This step will bring the Internet search giant into competition with Amazon, who is trying to capture the eBook department for its newly launched Kindle. Google […]
Technology bugs sometimes lead to high-tech embarrassments. We’ve known that Text-to-Speech (TtS) synthesizers are widely used for people with visual impairments or reading disabilities to listen to written works on a computer. These days, TtS techniques are used in the entertainment productions such as games as well. A few days back when the recently launched […]