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Computer researcher Larry Tesler passes away

Larry Tesler was a great computer researcher, who was famous for his innovations of short-cuts in computers including the commands of cut/copy & paste, find & replace etc. He started working in Silicon Valley in the early 1960s and was associated with several major technological firms including Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, Amazon and Yahoo. ..

Web Series ‘The Forgotten Army’ enters Guinness World Record

The debut web series of the noted film-maker Kabir Khan, ‘The Forgotten Army’ has created a Guinness World Record for being the biggest ever team of musicians to perform live, in the category of ‘the largest Indian Cinematic Music Band’.  ‘The Forgotten Army’ is an Amazon Prime distributed web series that started streaming on the ..

Alphabet hits USD 1 Trillion Mark

The parent company of Google and its several subsidiaries, American multinational conglomerate- Alphabet Inc. has crossed the market valuation of USD 1 trillion mark on Thursday, 16th January 2020 as the shares of the company closed at USD 1,451.70 making Alphabet the fourth company from the United States to cross the valuation after Apple (first ..

Acquisitions approved by CCI on 28 November 2019

Competition Commission of India (CCI) is responsible for enforcing The Competition Act,2002 throughout the country. It is a statutory body under the Government of India founded on 14 October 2003, ensures that healthy competition is maintained by avoiding unfair practices with the help of modern competition laws. The Competition Act, 2002 replaced The Monopolies and ..

Amazon launches Military Veterans Employment programme in India

E-commerce major Amazon India has launched a Military Veterans Employment programme in the country to create hundreds of opportunities for military veterans and their spouses across the company’s fulfilment centres. For this noble cause, Amazon India has partnered with the Office of the Director General of Resettlement (DGR) and the Army Welfare Placement Organisation (AWPO) ..

Union government launches Go Tribal Campaign

On July 28, the Union government has launched the Go Tribal Campaign in New Delhi to promote the use of tribal handicrafts and natural products. TRIFED has organized this event to institutionalize collaborations and partnerships with different organizations to promote tribal products. During the event, Tribes India and Amazon Global Marketing (AGM) have launched TRIBES ..

Amazon India India’s most attractive employer brand, as per Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2019 report

According to the Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2019, E-commerce giant Amazon India is the most attractive employer brand in India followed by Microsoft India and Sony India. Others in the top 10 most-attractive employer brands in India for 2019 include Mercedes-Benz at 4th position, IBM (5th), Larsen & Toubro (6th), Nestle (7th), Infosys (8th), ..

France introduces GAFA Tax on Global Internet, Technology Firm

France has recently introduced a new “GAFA tax” – named after the large internet and technology companies viz. Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon – to ensure the global giants pay a fair share of taxes on their massive businesses in Europe. The so-called GAFA tax targeting major digital firms comes into force on 1st January ..