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Amazon to acquire self-driving car startup Zoox, deal for Rs 7500 crore

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Legendary e-commerce company Amazon will acquire self-driving startup Zoox. The deal has been done for 1 billion dollars i.e. about 7500 crores rupees. This has been said in a report. However, the deal may be officially announced on June 26.

Will help speed up delivery services

Amazon has been working towards accelerating and making its delivery services affordable for a long time. Through this deal, the company can get significant help in realizing its plan. However, sources familiar with the matter are not clear about whether Amazon will use the Zoox platform to create a fleet of self-driving delivery vehicles.

Zoox is working on zero emission vehicle technology

Zoox is headquartered in California. The company uses the latest automotive, robotics and renewable energy technology for zero emission vehicles. The report states that the company may face difficulties in raising fresh funding due to this acquisition. 

Investors can ask for their money back

According to the report, after this deal Zoox investors can demand their money back along with interest. Zoox is primarily invested by Lux Capital, DFJ and Atlassian.

Amazon is increasing investment in the car sector

Amazon has been increasing investment in the car sector for quite some time. Under this, Amazon invested $ 530 million in the self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc last year for about Rs 4 thousand crore. 

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Tik Tokers now moving towards Desi alternatives

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The job of two thousand Indians has been endangered due to the ban of Chinese app Tik Tok. Tik Tok‘s developer BiteDance in India employs about 2000-2200 people. At the same time, there are many Tik Tok stars, who earn millions from a video through this short video platform. However, Tik Tok has assured that some conclusions will be drawn soon after talking to the government. Let us know that India is one of the strong markets of Tik Tok. According to a report, Tik Tok had about 11.9 million users in the country.

An employee of Tik Tok told that we have been working in Tik Tok for years. Now there is a fear of leaving the job. However, no information has been given by the company on this.

What will the stars of Ticktock do now?

The stars of Tik Tok are now moving to apps like homegrown video platform Roposo (ROPOSO) and Spark. Naveen Tiwari, founder of Roposo and CEO of InMobi Group, told Mani Bhaskar that there has been a steady increase in the number of users on our platform Roposo since the India-China dispute. In the last 10 days, many big stars of Tik Tok have joined our app. These include Tik Tok stars such as Varun Soni (2.8M followers on ticket), Payal Kohli (2.1M followers on ticket), Ulhas Kamhate (6.8M followers on ticket), Ansari Zeeshan (1.2M followers on ticket) . The company said that we Tik Tok stars who have good content will give them a chance to do a talent show on their platform. They can earn from here. Let us know that Roposo is an Indian app and it is considered to be the biggest Rival of Tik Tok.

Brands are also moving towards homegrown apps

At the same time, a brand expert said that some big brands will now sponsor the native app. Of these, 5 big brands have talked to Roposo and 2 brands have talked to Spark. These brands have deals with Tiktok Stars which will now be sponsored through other platforms.

The stars left the job due to earning huge amount on ticket

  • Used to earn up to 1 lakh by teaching English

Motivational speaker Awal TsMadaan teaches to speak English on a ticket. They make videos on how to speak Hindi words and sentences in English. The topper was 6 million (6 million) followers on the ticket.
Avwal told in a conversation with Mani Bhaskar that he has been associated with the Tik Tok app for the last one year. They have been sponsored by many big companies and for this they have received millions of rupees.
“Earlier I used to work in an international agency, but after getting a good response on ticketing, I quit the job and started giving full time on ticketing,” he says. Three times more money was available in a short video on Tik Tok. Awwal told that for this, companies look at your followers and content and then according to that, the company, agency, NGO related to it used to get their promotion done. Topper used to get ad from many educational apps and institutes.

  • Brands used to give Gunjan up to 80 thousand rupees for 1 minute ad

Gunjan, a resident of Delhi, used to make people aware of health through the Tik Tok video. Initially he did this job as an amateur, but later started getting contacts for ads on video, then Gunjan started working as a career in it. He told in the conversation that I used to work in a media agency now, but due to not getting time on the ticket, I had given the job design. Since then, the entire time was spent on ticketing to make videos for more and more companies. The company used to pay 20 to 30 thousand rupees for a video to Gunjan. According to Gunjan, he used to approach 4 to 5 companies every day to promote his product. She says’ Every company used to deal according to its budget. Small companies give 5 to 10 thousand rupees for an ad video, then Nike, Vivo, Brands like Oppo and Puma are willing to pay up to 80 thousand rupees for a 1-minute ad. ‘ Gunjan had over 3 million followers on the Tik Tok account.

The company will put its side before the government – Tik Tok

In a statement issued on Tuesday by Tik Tok India chief Nikhil Gandhi, it has been said that we have not given any information of any Indian Tik Tok user to the foreign government or the Chinese government. He has said that he has been called to meet the concerned government parties for clarification and reply on this issue.

Indian users have their data in centers in the US and Singapore

Sources in the company said that in such a situation Tik Tok will talk to the government about the data sharing of Indian users as the company is already working on the process of investigating options for safe and reliable services for Indian users. ByteDance is already planning to set up a data center in India.
According to a statement by ByteDance, since the launch of our platform in India, we have kept the data of our Indian users in the US and Singapore centers. Indian users’ data has nothing to do with Chinese servers.

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Snap Inc. will launch two smart sunglasses in India on July 4, these will be able to capture video-photos and upload them directly to Snapchat

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Spectacles is available in 3 carbon, and mineral colors while Spectacles 2 is available in Onix Eclipse, Ruby Sunset and Sapphire Midnight Color.

  • The company will launch Snap Spectacles 2 and Spectacles 3 Sunglasses in India
  • Their starting price is 14999 rupees, they can be purchased from Flipkart.

Snap Inc., the company that makes Snapchat apps, will launch its smart sunglasses – Snap Spectacles 2 and Spectacles 3 in India on 4 July. The company has officially listed both the glasses on the Indian website. Snap Spectacles 2 will cost Rs 14,999 while Snap Spectacles 3 will cost Rs 29,999.

Can be purchased from flipkart

  • Both Snap Spectacles 2 and Snap Spectacles 3 can be purchased from Flipkart. They have also been listed on Flipkart with the price and the launch date of June 4. These smart glasses from Snap Inc. (formerly known as Snapchat) were launched in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The first specs were launched in November 2017 with limited availability, and in February 2017 it became available for sale online.

Will be charged in 75 minutes

  • The most important thing about the specs is that it is a built-in camera. With this camera, users will be able to capture photos and videos from the glasses itself and upload them directly to their Snapchat account. Users can easily sync the captured content with its iOS or Android app. It comes with 4 GB of storage, which can easily record 100 videos or 1200 photos. Eyeglass batteries can be charged with a USB Type-C cable in 75 minutes.

It has hd camera

  • Talking about the hardware, the company has added a secondary HD camera to Spectacles 3. It uses additional cameras to capture depth. The company also created several 3D effects to go along with the newly available depth data.

Sunglasses will be available in these colors

  • Spectacles is available in 3 carbon, and mineral colors while Spectacles 2 is available in Onix Eclipse, Ruby Sunset and Sapphire Midnight Color. Talking about the design, it is made of a lightweight steel frame with adjustable tips and tinted glass to protect the eyes from sunlight. Video or photo can be captured by pressing the button on its top.

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OnePlus making cheaper phones, will be launched first in India and then Europe

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OnePlus will soon launch its new budget-smartphone market. Recently the company confirmed this and put an end to all rumors and speculation that the company is working on a ‘new, more affordable smartphone product line’ which will be launched first in India and later in Europe. Pete Lau, the company’s co-founder and CEO, revealed the new development via a forum post on the OnePlus community site.

The company has also created an Instagram account, which bears the username “OnePlusLiteZThing”, which confirms the launch in July. Lau has not provided any details about the launch of the first smartphone in the new range. However, if we look at the rumors and consider the newly created Instagram account, it will most likely be the OnePlus Z.

India will first launch in Europe,
Lau said in a forum post- “As we have always tried to innovate, we are going to make a relatively small debut with this new product line by introducing it in Europe and India first, “” But don’t worry, we are also trying to bring more affordable smartphones to North America in the near future. ” OnePlus will have a new product team led by Paul Yu, who is currently the head of its mobile development department. The executive said that the new team would have employees from all over the world.

Launching in July

  • OnePlus started an Instagram account that is currently private, but has four posts, in order to do some publicity before the official launch of the new smartphone line. The latest post on the Instagram account shows the Morse code, which translates to “July”. This suggests that the first smartphone under the new line will debut in July.
  • Some reports are pointing towards the launch of the new smartphone OnePlus Z aka OnePlus Nord on 10 July. However, these rumors cannot be believed while no confirmation is given from the company.

Strategy created to attract new audiences

  • This is not particularly the first time that OnePlus is trying to bring some cheaper products to the market. Even before this, the company launched OnePlus X as a budget smartphone in November 2015, but the OnePlus effort was unsuccessful.
  • Nevertheless, the new move will help in attracting customers who were avoiding buying OnePlus phones due to higher premiums earlier. The company finally began its journey in 2014 as a ‘flagship killer’ manufacturer.

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