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German automaker BMW furthers tech tie-up with Amazon, to use Amazon Alexa to make its own virtual assistant
BMW started offering Alexa assistant in select cars in 2018. This time, the company is going to utilise the technology to build its own digital assistant.
Mahatme, who was earlier director and board member of Amazon Pay India, was hired by WhatsApp to head its payments vertical in April 2021.
California has alleged that Amazon used contract provisions to effectively bar third-party sellers and wholesale suppliers from offering lower prices for products on non-Amazon sites.
This comes after Microsoft announced to amend licensing deals and other changes that will take effect on October 1.
Global tech majors including Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix and Microsoft are facing probe into anti-competitive practices in the digital space.
The funding will be used to expand reach, enhance branding and improve the technology stack.
The company said that in January 2020 it pledged to digitise one crore MSMEs, enable $10 billion in cumulative exports and create 20 lakh jobs in India by 2025.
Global tech giants led by Cisco, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Intel oppose ‘E band’ allotment to telcos
According to Industry experts, the move is in direct conflict with the sector regulator’s position to open up this spectrum band.
The announcement comes at a time when Thrasio is reported to be looking to lay off a portion of its employees this week.