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The Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act are two recent landmark legislations from the European Union. The draft legislation gives specific regulations to limit the powers of global internet companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon in the European market. Under the legislation, the larger firms are designated as ‘digital gatekeepers’ and would be ..
A team of Europe based scientists have recently found that the tropical forests especially the Amazon forest are slowly changing into Savannah like environment. Highlights According to the study around 40% of Amazon forest are at the risk of changing into Savannah like environment. This is mainly because of increased Greenhouse gas emissions and reduced ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by drones. The online shopping giant has been working on drone delivery for years. Amazon unveiled self-piloting drones that are fully electric in 2019 which can carry 5 pounds of goods and are designed to deliver items in 30 minutes by dropping them in ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
World’s most customer-centric company Amazon.com Inc. founded by Zeff Bezos recently launched a wearable fitness gadget called the Halo Band. The company is entering the health wearable market for health monitoring devices which is already dominated by Apple Inc. and Fitbit Inc. About the band Unlike others, the Halo band uses artificial intelligence software to ..
Category: International Current Affairs
The e-commerce giant Amazon has launched the first Indian online pharma delivery service as it attempts to grab more of the increasing e-commerce market of the country. In this space, the US giant is competing with Walmart-backed Flipkart and JioMart, owned by Asia’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani. Scope of Online Medicine Delivery India is a ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs