Category: Amazon

Google makes a losing bet, Bezos plots his space take-over – TechCrunch

Hey, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I get hopped up on caffeine and give a heavy amount of analysis on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about the Apple device that
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India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many local businesses in recent years. With each passing day, Amazon is closing in on Walmart-owned Flipkart’s lead on the e-commerce space. Uber is fighting with Ola for the tentpole position of the
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Food delivered to the doorstep is not so cheap in China anymore – TechCrunch

A big selling point of ordering food to the doorstep in China is price, which, in the early years, could be much cheaper than eating in-house. That’s arguably indulged a demographic of lazy, indoorsy eaters, but that may not last for much longer. Over the past few months, users in China have noticed incremental price
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Taali takes its popped water lily snacks from Y Combinator to the world – TechCrunch

Aditya and Aarti Kochhar Kaji didn’t set out to start the snack food business Taali Foods when they were studying for their business degrees at Harvard. The couple both hail from Mumbai and met at the University of Pennsylvania . They were married before starting at Harvard’s Business School and initially were interested in other areas
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Jeff Bezos’ use of ‘complexifier’ has people scratching their heads

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has the internet talking for a few reasons: blackmail threats, nude photos, the word “complexifier.”Image: Getty Images for WIRED25 By Johnny Lieu2019-02-08 04:35:16 UTC In case you missed it, Jeff Bezos called the National Enquirer’s bluff by posting their attempts to blackmail him on the internet. Published on Thursday, the Amazon
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