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Amazon Gets EUR 90,000-per-Day Fine Over Contracts in France

French authorities on Wednesday slapped a EUR 90,000 (roughly Rs.7,476,100) per day fine on Amazon until it removes abusive clauses in its contracts with businesses using its platform to sell their goods.The anti-fraud DGCCRF service said the online sales giant's contracts with third-party sellers who use its Amazon.fr website contain "unbalanced" clauses."The company Amazon Services Europe did comply completely with an injunction it was served and it is now subject to a fine of 90,000 euros per day of delay" in applying…

PS5 India March 24 Restock: How to Pre-Order PlayStation 5 on Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, More

PS5's March restock is here. Today at 12pm noon, the Rs. 49,990 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray-equipped variant of Sony's elusive next-gen console PlayStation 5 will be up for pre-order in India. This is only the 14th time the PS5 has been made available in India, since its launch in February last year. If you are trying to buy PS5 online, you can do that via Amazon, Croma, Flipkart, GameLoot, Games The Shop, Reliance Digital, Sony Center, and Vijay Sales. You can also check out retail stores near you. Though as has been the case…

Amazon Workers Sustained Half of Recorded US Warehouse Injuries in 2021: Unions

Nearly half of all recorded injuries in US warehouses last year occurred at Amazon, according to a report released Tuesday by a coalition of unions. The e-commerce giant has boomed during the pandemic with soaring home delivery demand, but has also faced criticism over workers' conditions and its labour practices."Amazon employed one-third of all warehouse workers in the US, but it was responsible for nearly one-half (49 percent) of all injuries in the warehouse industry," according to the report by the Strategic…

Amazon Workers in New Jersey Facility File for Union Election

Amazon workers at a small facility in New Jersey have shown enough interest to hold a vote on unionizing, the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said on Monday.At least 60 of 200 workers from Amazon's DNK5 depot in Bayonne, New Jersey, have submitted cards seeking to organize as part of Local 713 International Brotherhood of the Trade Union, the NLRB said.The news follows growing interest in organizing at Amazon, which for years had resisted unions in its US operations.Just last month, thousands of employees at the…

Amazon Working on an AR Device, Suggests New Job Listings

Amazon is gearing up to enter the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) space, suggests new job listings posted on the company's recruitment website. As per the new listing on Amazon Jobs, the e-commerce giant is looking to hire a number of people including designers, product managers, researchers and technologists for an unannounced AR/VR product. The listing hints that Amazon is working on a device that will be a "new-to-world smart-home product” that uses Extended Reality (XR) technology. Tech giants…

Netflix Faces Huge Subscriber Loss, May Offer Cheaper Ad-Supported Plans, Limits Password Sharing

Netflix said inflation, the war in Ukraine and fierce competition contributed to a loss of subscribers for the first time in more than a decade and predicted deeper losses ahead, marking an abrupt shift in fortune for a streaming company that thrived during the pandemic.The company said it lost 200,000 subscribers in its first quarter, falling well short of its forecast of adding 2.5 million subscribers. Suspending service in Russia after the Ukraine invasion took a toll, resulting in the loss of 700,000 members.Wall…