Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India


Since the new e-commerce rules have come into force in India on Feb 1, the sales of Flipkart and Amazon fell by as much as 30 percent. The new regulations prohibit e-commerce companies from holding any stakes in companies that sell on their platform. Also for companies whose overall sale volumes cross the 25% markContinue reading “Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India”

Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement


It appears as if some serious problem is going to be created for Apple as it’s trial on ebook price fixing charges is filed by the U.S. government begins on Monday in New York. Apple will have to alone deal with the charges put across by the U.S. Department of Justice in a non-jury trial.Continue reading “Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement”

Stephen King isn’t going to release Joyland’s digital version anytime soon


  Stephen King, who has been a supporter e-book format is going for print-only format for his latest book. Although Stephen King has released his books on e-book platforms in the past but this time he’s not in the mood to bring out a digital version of his latest novel, Joyland. “I have no plansContinue reading “Stephen King isn’t going to release Joyland’s digital version anytime soon”

Nook HD and HD+ update to add Google Play store access


The Nook tablets range contains several solid Android devices. The only problem remained until now was related to the limited app store created by Barnes & Noble. The problem is going to end now with software update which is going to include full access to the Google Play store and all its apps to theContinue reading “Nook HD and HD+ update to add Google Play store access”

Office Depot going to acquire Office Max in $1.2Bn deal


Office Depot, office supply retailer, has bought over Office Max at an estimated price of $1.2Bn in an all-stock deal. The acquisition is one of the several large scale acquisitions that took last week. Office Depot has completed this acquisition at a time when it’s fourth quarter results didn’t came out as expected and itContinue reading “Office Depot going to acquire Office Max in $1.2Bn deal”