The history of the rubber ‘boom’ demonstrates how such mythologising plays into the hands of non-Amazonian interests, rather than Amazonian constituents.
The new, not-for-profit venture will initially focus on technology for “simplified, high-quality and transparent healthcare” for their more than 500,000 US employees, the companies said.
It is time to reflect on the Internet and its role from the perspective of the people, of the public interest and of society.
As digital firms move to displace more government roles over time, citizens will be increasingly subject to corporate, rather than democratic, control.
Donations – and the ability to accept them online through PayPal and similar companies –are a lifeline for sites like Jihad Watch.
The Amazon affiliate will not take a board position, Shoppers Stop said in a filing.
A brutal history of disease and violence shows that leaving them alone is necessary for their very survival, yet their unique isolation also means they can’t participate in the political system.
Despite dire predictions in the age of online retail, bookstores aren’t going away anytime soon as they remain curators of taste and community hubs.
The other parties in the fray include Amazon and Netflix, but talks are in very early stages, said an anonymous source familiar with the matter.
Amazon confirmed winning government approval for its plan to sell food products, but it declined to provide further details.
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The solar-to-tech conglomerate is seeking to secure a piece of India’s industry leaders in everything from payment systems to online shopping and groceries.
A group of 30 indigenous people, which later grew to 600, are demanding payment for use of the land, oil lot 192 near the Ecuadorean border.
India’s online retail ecosystem currently incentivises fraudsters to participate on various platforms repeatedly. This must be stopped.
Like most e-commerce players in India, Snapdeal is burning cash to sustain discounts – and keep customers – in a cut-throat online market.
Researchers say many tree species populating the Amazon region appear to be abundant because they were cultivated by people who populated the area before Europeans arrived more than five centuries ago.
In a series of tweets, the economic affairs secretary warned that Amazon’s intolerance would come “at its own peril.”
The external affairs ministry told Amazon that it should keep “Indian sensitivities and sentiments” in mind while allowing third party vendors to sell their products.
Amazon needs to “tender an unconditional apology” and then “withdraw all products insulting our flag immediately,” the minister had said.
Self-censorship by Amazon comes at a time when the company is worrying about regulatory and legal obstacles on the e-commerce front in India and when our political atmosphere is going through a particularly prickly phase.
Technology giants like Apple and Google have pledged to not help Trump build a registry to target people on the basis of race, religion or national origin.
Several remote areas of Brazil that are unconnected by road and whose residents are wholly reliant on rivers are struggling with a dangerously low HDI, socially inequality and limited urban infrastructure.
With the rise of information technology, how does the law keep up with another frontier, the datasphere, and control it efficiently?
The e-book has made continued inroads into the publishing world but the printed book has defied predictions of its death.
The ‘Make In India’ campaign aims to make India a global manufacturing hub, but RBI data suggests that both FDI in manufacturing and the percentage of FDI flowing to manufacturing declined in 2015-16.
With installed capacity of about 6.1 gigawatts, the dam proposed by Brazil’s largest power utility holding and a group of other electricity companies, would have been one of Brazil’s biggest.
The Indian government is accusing major e-retailers, such as Amazon and eBay, of trafficking endangered animals and their skins.
Far from clamouring for the videos tapes of Ayyub’s sting operation, Modi partisans have maintained a studied silence. Is it simply because they are cowards, or because they have accepted its truth?
The New South Wales state emergency services said it had received more than 9,250 calls and had conducted 280 flood rescues.
The fact that it offers a library of content for a fee, rather than a schedule that limits viewers to watching programs at certain times, makes it part of a wholly new phenomenon.
The American giant Amazon is heading towards dominating the Indian e-commerce scene in the next few years
The all-too-familiar tale of digital disruption that we’ve seen play out in television, transportation, accommodation and music hasn’t quite applied to the printed word.
Wooing the big digital players to invest in India is all very well, but Indian companies will be looking for a level playing field too