Friday, 3 February, 2023
TopicJeff Bezos

Topic: Jeff Bezos

Amazon plans to lay off around ten thousand employees this week, says report

The cuts would represent about 3% of Amazon's corporate staff. The exact number may vary as businesses within Amazon review their priorities, according to Reuters' source.

Jeff Bezos to give away majority of 124 billion wealth during lifetime, says report

Bezos, who stepped down as Amazon's CEO last year, owns about 10% of the e-commerce giant, along with news organization Washington Post and space tourism company Blue Origin.

Amazon fined 4 million roubles by Russian court for failing to delete ‘illegal’ content

The e-commerce giant had failed to delete content on drug use & 'propagandising suicide', illegal under Russian law. The court had earlier banned Meta as an 'extremist' organisation.

‘Did China gain leverage over the town square’ — Bezos takes swipe at Musk-Twitter deal

In a series of tweets, Bezos drew attention to the EV giant’s close ties with China, the world’s biggest electric vehicle market and home to Tesla’s first overseas factory.

Jeff Bezos poised to clash with Mukesh Ambani over IPL telecast rights

For the first time, the rights to broadcast IPL matches on television and to stream them online will be sold separately, opening the door to Amazon and its Prime video service.

Amazon’s legal troubles in India are a cautionary tale for prospective investors

An ordinary commercial dispute between Amazon and Future Retail founders shines a harsh light on the quality of legal and regulatory protection investors receive in India.

Umair Abubakkar is bridging gaps between consumers and sellers with Gsm Player

He single-handedly identified a persistent problem in the industry & envisioned a digital solution now used by thousands of business owners and resellers across continents.

Bezos is on cover of RSS-linked weekly. He must take note of magazine’s disapproval seriously

First Bezos’s partner ends up on the wrong magazine cover. Then he does. It’s enough to turn Amazon’s India headache into a throbbing migraine.

India’s private space sector is rising, but wait for Bezos-like ‘joy rides’ will be longer

India's space sector, dominated by ISRO, has seen a boom in private companies in past 3 years. But there are still many challenges to overcome, including flawed policy-making.

Elon Musk’s Tesla Bot comes with serious concerns – but not the ones you think

As a researcher who studies ethical use of emerging tech, I find the Tesla Bot raises concerns that transcend sci-fi fears of super-smart robots.

On Camera

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.