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Amazon seeks order to block Microsoft’s $10bn Pentagon project

Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Stunned at losing the prestigious $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project, Amazon has sought 'preliminary injunction' from the court to temporarily block Microsoft from starting work on the project.According to a CNN Business report citing a court filing on Tuesday, retail giant's Cloud arm will seek a preliminary injunction to "prevent the issuance of substantive task orders under the contract". Amazon's request will be submitted by Jan. 24. Microsoft is set to start its work on the Joint…

Xiaomi sells over 10 lakh devices offline in a single day

Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) Xiaomi on Tuesday announced that it sold over 10 lakh devices in a single day in the offline market on January 10, 2020 which coincides with the anniversary of the beginning of the company's offline expansion, which started in Q1 2017.Sold devices include smartphones, Mi TVs, Mi ecosystem and accessory products, of which smartphones were the biggest contributors. These devices were sold across Mi Home, Mi Studio, Mi Stores, Mi Preferred Partner channels besides retail chains. "Right from our…

Ritesh Agarwal ‘sorry’ as Oyo to further trim staff

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) More staffers at Indian hospitality unicorn Oyo are set to be fired as the company trims its workforce across verticals, Ritesh Agarwal, the CEO, wrote in a letter to the employees.This comes amid reports that the company has let go about 1,200 employees in India "and plans to shed a similar number in the next four months". "One of the implications of the new strategic objectives for 2020, is that, like the leadership team, we will reorganise more teams across businesses and…

Flipkart to create 5,000 jobs, opens 2 largest FCs in Haryana

Gurugram, Jan 14 (IANS) E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Tuesday expanded its supply chain infrastructure with opening two of its largest fulfilment centres (FCs) in Farrukhnagar, Haryana which will generate more than 5,000 jobs in the region.Spread across 9 lakh square feet, the fulfilment centres will help Flipkart significantly scale up its supply chain infrastructure in north India, the company said in a statement. With these two FCs, Flipkart now has 12 assets in Haryana, including supply chain infrastructure for…

Xiaomi patents smartphone with surround display

Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a smartphone with a display that almost completely covers the smartphone body.The newer device could follow the same philosophy as the Mi Mix Alpha which is the first smartphone to have a surround display that covered most of the handset's body, news portal GizmoChaina reported on Monday. Looking at the design patents, the handset looks quite different from the Mi Mix Alpha but also has the display cover the front panel and most of the rear panel.…
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