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Granting indigenous land rights could save the climate – or not

Indigenous peoples believe they preserve forests best – something that is becoming more important as the planet heats up. But indigenous peoples need land title to implement protection – why is this so contentious? Indigenous...

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“The Great Narrowing” of the S&P 500

Over the past 10 weeks – so since March 1, 2017 – five stocks in the S&P 500 index have gained a total of $260 billion in market value, the infamous FAANG stocks: Facebook, Apple,...

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FDI on E-commerce: Its Impact on the E-commerce Companies

With the onset of LPG, India has seen a rise in the flow of FDI into the country. Though this phenomenon is good for the economy, unbridled inflow is not without danger. Being aware of...

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EU launches probe into Amazon e-books

The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, announced Thursday it was probing certain clauses in Amazon’s contracts with publishers which may shield the company from competitors, including an obligation to be informed of more favorable...

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Need a handyman? Try Amazon.com

Amazon.com has unveiled an online marketplace for local handymen, its latest push to compete with brick-and-mortar retailers that already offer customers help in installing the appliances they buy in-store. After you purchase a new appliance...

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Amazon Prime Music a disappointment for now

Ten days ago, Amazon introduced Prime Music, a streaming music service available to members of their Prime subscription at no additional cost. Amazon Prime is an annual subscription that offers a plethora of options –...

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Chinese internet giants on verge of becoming industry leaders

Recently China’s largest online direct sales company Jingdong, or jd.com (JD), successfully launched its initial public offering and raised $1.8 billion on the Nasdaq. Very soon, its domestic rival, Alibaba (ABABA), the largest e-commerce company in China, as well...

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An endless debate- An ebook vs. a print book

Last week, while I was giving my room a makeover which mostly involved shifting books, I had a fleeting thought. Maybe e-books would have been an easier choice, instead of these bulky stacks of books....

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Kindle paperwhite review – Lighter, Whiter than Paper

The one product that managed to warm me up to the idea of a digital reader is the Kindle; Not Nook or  iPad but Amazon’s  latest avatar Kindle paperwhite. Fast forward 5 years and you...

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Amazon’s entry – A community for online kiranas

Long awaited online retail giant Amazon has finally landed in India after testing waters recently through its online shopping service Junglee. Known for speedy shipping and infallible customer service, Amazon is known for influencing online...

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Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

The founder of Amazon has agreed a deal to buy the Washington Post. The newspaper’s owners said the deal, which does not involve the Internet retailer, would help it better address the challenges of the...

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US judge rules against Apple

A US judge has ruled that electronic giant Apple conspired with five publishers to raise the retail prices of e-books. The anti-trust ruling sought by the US Department of Justice could expose Apple to damage...