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Amazon adds support for Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu in local Indian languages push ahead of Diwali

More than seven years after Amazon began its e-commerce operations in India, and two years after its shopping service added support for Hindi, the most popular language in the country, the American giant is embracing more local languages to court hundreds of millions of new users. Amazon announced on Tuesday its website and apps now ...

Trump administration’s WeChat ban is blocked by U.S. district court

A few days ago, the U.S. Commerce Department published a series of rules that aimed to block the downloading of TikTok and WeChat by American users, following an executive order signed by President Trump back in August. TikTok got a last minute reprieve yesterday following its signing of an investment and cloud services deal with ...

TikTok, Oracle confirm broad strokes of a deal to avert U.S. app ban

09.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The looming and questionably possible TikTok ban seems to have been averted, with TikTok having shared the broad strokes of a pending deal on Twitter. The social network's PR account released a statement running through the top-level details on Satur... ...

Walmart pilots air drone delivery service in North Carolina

Walmart is now testing a flying drone delivery service it hopes will speed up shipments.  The pilot launches today in Fayetteville, North Carolina, using drones from Israeli startup Flytrex to deliver select grocery and household items from neig... ...

Walmart comes for Amazon, launching membership service with free delivery

09.01.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Walmart is taking on Amazon, launching a new membership service that includes free shipping (if you spend at least $35). Those grocery robots had better be ready. Announced Tuesday and launching Sept. 15, the long-rumored Walmart+ offers unlimited fr... ...

Daily Crunch: TikTok’s CEO resigns

Turmoil continues at TikTok, Salesforce lays off 1,000 people and Warby Parker is now valued at $3 billion. This is your Daily Crunch for August 27, 2020. The big story: TikTok’s CEO resigns Kevin Mayer, the former Disney executive who joined TikTok as CEO just over 100 days ago, announced yesterday that he’s resigning. While ...

Here are four areas the $311 billion CPPIB investment fund thinks will be impacted by COVID-19

The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, an asset manager controlling around $311 billion in assets for the Canada’s pensioners and retirees, has identified four key industries that are set to experience massive changes as a result of the global economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm expects the massive changes in e-commerce, healthcare, logistics, ...