Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicJeff Bezos

Topic: Jeff Bezos

‘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.

Narayana Murthy & Jeff Bezos decide to end their controversial e-commerce joint venture

The JV called Prione set up a fully-owned unit Cloudtail that sold goods online alongside independent shops & grew to be one of the largest sellers on Amazon.

Jeff Bezos travels to edge of space in Blue Origin’s first passenger flight

Amazon's Jeff Bezos space flight was with 3 others, including an 82-year-old, the oldest person to travel to space, and an 18-year-old, the youngest to travel to space.

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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