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Amazon, Harbinger of Fake Apple Products?

iPhone maker Apple has alleged that most of the iPhone and iPad charging cables and adapters available on Amazon are fake and they are counterfeit products. Apple has filed a lawsuit against Mobile Star, one of the supplier to Amazon, accusing it of trademark and copyright infringement, said Patently Apple. They were sporting Apple logo and images. Apple is seeking ...

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‘Buy Now’ Button on Google Soon to be Reality; How It’s Different?

Google confirmed that it will soon introduce ‘buy now’ button on it search page, bringing the commercial angle to its own pages unlike in the past. According to multiple reports, consumers can buy products without actually entering a third-party site. This can, in fact, make the e-commerce market competition even tougher as the buyers will purchase products directly from Google ...

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Snapdeal Offices Raided in Mumbai for Selling Prescription Drugs Online

Snapdeal, which has raised huge funding for its expansion recently, saw itself in the mud following raids by officials from the Maharashtra Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) for selling prescription drugs online, without following the required procedural norms. FDA sleuths raided Snapdeal’s offices in Goregaon, north-west Mumbai, after a clear tip-off that prescription drugs like Ascoril cough syrup, Vigora tablets, ...

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Why Myantra is Shutting Down its Website for App-Based Sales?

Going by the Times of India report, Myntra will shut down its Internet website from May 1 to become a wholly mobile app-based e-commerce retailer as 60% of its business revenue comes from the mobile app route. Fashion retailer Myntra was taken over by Flipkart last year coughing out Rs.2,000 crore. The fashion retailer is hoping to reach 90% revenue ...

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Amazon Launches Latest Kindle Voyage e-Book Reader, Specs, Price, New Features

Amazon released Voyage, its new Kindle eBook reader in Indian market with a price tag of Rs 16,499 and Rs.20,499 for the Wi-Fi and 3G variants respectively, which is put on sale at Amazon India e-commerce website. With a sleek design Kindly Voyage sports a 6-inch display with Carta e-paper technology and automatically adjustable front light, eliminating screen glare. The ...

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Facebook Introduces ‘Sell Something’ Feature, Will it Affect Flipkart, Amazon Model?

After several trials and failures at selling something on its huge Facebook platform, the social networking website has come up with a unique feature allowing both sellers and buyers interact online bereft of e-commerce giants like Amazon or Flipkart. A report on the Next Web stated that the beta version is visibly noticed by some users as ‘Sell Something’ next ...

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OnePlus One Available on Amazon India, Reviews Positive, Another Online Flash Sale in Pipeline?

OnePlus is eyeing the huge market with its OnePlus One smartphone by exclusively providing it online via Amazon India, not Flipkart, to be available from December 2 onwards. The mobile phone OnePlus One is only available on the basis of “Invite” which will be sent by the company to those who subscribe its online newsletter. Aping the Xiaomi strategy, OnePlus ...

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Amazon Opens Online Sale of 3GB RAM OnePlus One Phone But …

As announced earlier, the third Chinese major smartphone maker OnePlus has opened online sale of its latest smartphone OnePlus One on e-retailer Amazon India. As Xiaomi has chosen Flipkart as its exclusive online partner, OnePlus has partnered with Amazon India and their first mobile phone is available from Friday. Aping the Xiaomi strategy, OnePlus has introduced “Invite Only” procedure to ...

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Will Black Friday Sales Tomorrow Surpass Last Year Record?

Black Friday this year falls on November 28, the day after Thanksgiving Thursday in the United States, which is known for its shopping spree every year with a long weekend to follow pushing customers out of their offices and homes. With a call by Blacks to boycott the day, it remains to be seen whether this year’s shopping spree beats ...

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Tech, telecom firms roll out freebies for Diwali, Flipkart, Amazon, Samsung, Oppo in Race

Come Diwali, it is time for compulsive offers of discounts, rebates and freebies for all shops and sellers across the country and not far behind the brouhaha are the telecom and tech giants, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Jabong and Amazon, which have rolled out out-of-the-box offers to catch the fancy of the customers. Microsoft and Amazon are offering a discount of Rs.4,000 ...

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Apple changes game plan with iPad mini, unleashes new tablet warfare

Apple on Tuesday unveiled its much-talked-about iPad mini, a 7.9-inch multi-touch display and 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the New iPad (3) that was released in March this year. Not content with it, Apple has unexpectedly relased its fourth generation iPad with a 9.7-inch Retina display, Apple-designed A6X chip, FaceTime HD camera and ultrafast wireless performance. To ...

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Amazon Launches Textbook Rental for students

Amazon.com, Inc. has launched Amazon Textbook Rental for college students, who can choose from thousands of textbooks to rent for the semester and save up to 70 percent. To rent a textbook, search Amazon.com for the book, select “Rent Now,” choose shipping and payment options, and check out. All textbook rentals are met by Amazon and at the end of ...

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire gets 95,000 pre-order on Day One

On the opening day after the launch of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet, an estimated 95,000 pre-orders were made, according eDataSource, which tracks consumer purchases. By analyzing purchase receipts received by email, eDataSource is able to estimate the daily orders places at major ecommerce sites as well as what products are being purchased. Though this was one-third of what Apple’s iPad ...

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