InFocus Snap 4 India Price Slashed in Limited Period Discount on Amazon

HIGHLIGHTS InFocus Snap 4 available at a reduced price It’s exclusively available on Amazon India The limited period discount ends on November 17 InFocus on Tuesday announced a limited period price cut on its Snap 4 smartphone in India. The InFocus Snap 4 will be available at a special price of Rs. 9,999 on Amazon India. The limited period Rs. 2,000 discount is applicable from November 1 to November 17. To recall, the Snap 4 was exclusively launched on Amazon India at Rs. 11,999 in September. One of the biggest highlights of the InFocus Snap 4…

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Amazon Opens First Brick and Mortar New York Bookshop

Online retail giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books and letting customers browse products as in times gone by. Amazon, which launched as an online bookseller in 1995 but which now sells everything from designer clothes to groceries, bided its time before venturing into the US cultural capital. It launched brick and mortar bookstores in six other cities first, starting in its hometown Seattle in 2015. “You don’t run a marathon before you run a…

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Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 3 Offers: Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro, Honor 6X, and Other Deals

As the Amazon Great Indian Sale moves into the third day, there are plenty of new deals that are set to go live on the e-commerce platform. Amazon continued to offers discounts on mobile phones, but there is a lot more you can be checking out as well. The initial mad rush for deals has thinned out, so getting discounts on tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, etc. that you have had an eye on should not prove too difficult. Of course, if smartphones is all you are in the market for,…

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Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro Available at a Discount for Amazon Prime Members

Amazon India has announced a discount of Rs. 2,000 on the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro, an Amazon-exclusive, for its Prime members. The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is now available at a price of Rs. 25,990 for the Amazon Prime members, which is Rs. 2,000 less than its original price. It’s worth mentioning that Galaxy C7 Pro will continue to bear the original price of Rs. 27,990 for non-Prime members. As we said, if you are an Amazon Prime member, you will automatically see the Prime exclusive deal on Amazon. To…

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No more queues! Amazon Go’s high-street store lets you walk in, grab items and walk out

is stepping further into physical retail with plans to open a grocery store like no other. Called Amazon Go, it employs what Amazon calls “Just Walk Out Technology” to allow users to grab what they want from shelves and leave the store without having to deal with tills or queues. Amazon Go works through a combination of computer vision, sensor fusion, and deep learning – essentially, the same technologies that power self-driving cars. Shoppers scan a unique QR code from an associated app on their phone as they enter the…

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Amazon Stops Selling Fire Phone

Is this the end for Amazon’s Fire Phone? Two weeks after the company reportedly axed “dozens” of engineers at its Lab126 hardware division, the Fire Phone product page lists all Fire Phone models as “currently unavailable.” “We don’t know when or if this item will be back in stock,” the website said of the 32GB and 64GB AT&T versions. The same note can be seen on the listing for the 32GB unlocked version. Amazon did not immediately respond to PCMag’s request for comment, but a spokesperson confirmed to GeekWire that…

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Amazon employees reveal company’s brutal work culture

SEATTLE: On Monday mornings, fresh recruits line up for an orientation intended to catapult them into Amazon’s singular way of working. They are told to forget the “poor habits” they learned at previous jobs, one employee recalled. When they “hit the wall” from the unrelenting pace, there is only one solution: “Climb the wall,” others reported. To be the best Amazonians they can be, they should be guided by the leadership principles, 14 rules inscribed on handy laminated cards. When quizzed days later, those with perfect scores earn a virtual…

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Amazon’s profitless path

Twenty years ago today Amazon sold its first book, created the first online book store and went on to become a hugely profitable internet superpower. Today it’s celebrating that anniversary with Amazon Prime day, 24 hours of special offers which will be the biggest day of e-commerce the world has ever seen. Actually, scrub that first paragraph – almost every fact in it is inaccurate. That birthday? Three months earlier Amazon had already tested its systems, selling an academic work about artificial intelligence to a computer scientist in April 1995….

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Amazon Introduces New Kindle Paperwhite at Old Price; Available in India June 30

Amazon on Wednesday refreshed its Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader with an improved display and some new software features. The Kindle Paperwhite will continue to retail at Rs. 10,999 for the Wi-Fi only variant and Rs. 13,999 for the 3G variant. The new models will start shipping on June 30. Interestingly, the previous generation Paperwhitemodels continue to be listed on Amazon India at the same price at the time of filing this report. “We love inventing for readers,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO. “The new Kindle Paperwhite obsesses over…

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