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September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore VAT in August to NBR

Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore as value added tax (VAT) in August with social media giant facebook depositing the highest amount, which reflects the growing desire of businesses to advert about their product and services in the digital sphere.

June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020

Amazon launches tech to maintain social distancing at its facilities

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) says it launched a technology-aided system in some of its facilities to maintain social distancing, called ‘Distance Assistant’.

September 7, 2019
September 7, 2019

7 Amazon countries sign forest pact

Seven Amazonian countries sign a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands of square miles of the jungle.

August 24, 2019
August 24, 2019

Walton inks deal with Amazon to sell products globally

Local electronics manufacturer Walton has signed a deal with e-commerce giant Amazon to sell their products globally including the US.

February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019

Google to buy data migration company Alooma in cloud push

Alphabet Inc’s Google says it will buy data migration company Alooma, as part of efforts to catch up with bigger cloud service rivals Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp.

September 9, 2018
September 9, 2018

Amazon, Walmart to enter Bangladesh in two years

Global e-commerce giants Walmart and Amazon will start their operation in Bangladesh within next two years, a leader of e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) says.

January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018

Amazon opens own rainforest in Seattle

Amazon.com Inc on Monday opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.

October 5, 2017
October 5, 2017

Google launches new phones, speakers in hardware push

Alphabet Inc's Google unveils the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge of devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Amazon buys Winslet's “Dressmaker”

Amazon Studios has bought domestic rights to “The Dressmaker” with Kate Winslet, reports Variety.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Amazon takes on YouTube with similar video service

Amazon challenges YouTube by adding a platform to its video service that lets "storytellers and creators" share works online and generate revenue.