Monday, 23 May, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

The World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland | Bloomberg Photo

Davos meetings are full of potential but rarely full of solutions

Time and time again, Davos has fallen victim to a lack of focus and actionable unifying vision. Individual and collective interests have remained unreconciled. 

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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