Amazon’s fintech push is a play to dig further into India

Having established itself as one of the leading e-commerce players in India, Amazon is now casting a wider net in the country. The Seattle-based company has been gradually expanding its fintech offering in India, organically as well as through acquisitions. The move is a “natural extension” that will help Amazon shift from “mind space to wallet […]

Apple’s online store plan for India is the right move at the right time

Apple Inc is adapting to the pandemic. For instance, the company’s “Time Flies” event on Sept. 16 will be held virtually, just like its Worldwide Developers Conference in June. In India, the pandemic-linked innovation will soon include a move that could revamp its retail experience. The Cupertino-based company is reportedly launching an online store in […]

A tech firm with ties to Beijing is reportedly monitoring over 10,000 Indians, including Modi

A Chinese company with links to Beijing has mined detailed personal information of more than 10,000 Indians, including government officials, prominent politicians, and industrialists, an investigation by The Indian Express newspaper has revealed. Shenzhen-based Zhenhua Data Information Technology, which reportedly calls itself a pioneer in using big data for “hybrid warfare”—non-military warfare comprising of the […]