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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches a $250M fund in India to invest in startups that focus on helping SMBs automate and digitize their operations   —  Amazon on Thursday announced a $250 million venture fund to invest in Indian startups and entrepreneurs focusing on digitization of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the key overseas market.
Apr 15, 2021, 11:25 AMIn context
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Tech industry group funded by Amazon, Facebook, Google, and others says it supports a corporate tax hike like the one Biden proposed in his $2T plan   —  - Chamber of Progress, a new tech industry group funded by giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google is announcing its support …
Apr 15, 2021, 10:35 AMIn context
David Priest / CNET:
Jeff Bezos says Amazon Prime now has 200M+ subscribers, up 50M from the beginning of 2020, and Amazon's net profit in 2020 was $21.3B   —  A new letter to shareholders from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed that the tech giant's Prime service now has over 200 million subscribers.
Apr 15, 2021, 10:05 AMIn context
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
In his final letter to shareholders as CEO, Bezos says Amazon needs a better vision for its employees' success and he will focus on making its warehouses safer   —  KEY POINTS  — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday issued his final letter to shareholders before turning the helm over to AWS CEO Andy Jassy.
Apr 15, 2021, 9:25 AMIn context
Richa Naidu / Reuters:
How Walmart's Marketplace, which grew from six third-party sellers in 2014 to ~70K in 2020, is competing with Amazon, as some worry Walmart's system is stressed   —  CHICAGO (Reuters) - Between 2009 and 2014, Walmart's Marketplace business, where outside merchants hawk everything from baby blankets …
Apr 14, 2021, 2:25 PMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Over 500,000 small Indian businesses are planning to protest Amazon and other foreign retailers, coinciding with Amazon's annual four-day sales event   —  - U.S. retailer kicks off event for small businesses Thursday  — Half a million small traders, merchants plan a protest summit
Apr 14, 2021, 11:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources detail how Amazon uses its power across markets to compel vendors in one market to accept its terms in others, including threatening punitive action   —  A heavyweight in retail, cloud computing, digital advertising, streaming and smart speakers, the tech giant compels vendors in one market to engage with it in others
Apr 14, 2021, 11:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
Hundreds of executives and companies, including Alphabet, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon, sign a statement opposing “any discriminatory legislation” around voting   —  Amazon, Google, G.M. and Starbucks were among those joining the biggest show of solidarity by businesses over legislation in numerous states.
Apr 14, 2021, 10:10 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon unveils second-gen Echo Buds with a 20% smaller design and enhanced noise cancellation for $120 or $140 with a wireless charging case   —  The second-gen Echo Buds are 20 percent smaller and priced very aggressively  —  Amazon is today introducing its second-generation pair of Echo Buds.
Apr 14, 2021, 9:25 AMIn context
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
Nuance is Microsoft's fourth $5B+ acquisition since 2016; other than Microsoft, only Amazon among the Big Five has spent $5B+ on an acquisition in that span   —  - Microsoft has held talks to acquire a number of large technology companies in the past year.  — Microsoft is paying $16 billion …
Apr 12, 2021, 3:15 PMIn context

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