Amazon to hire 55k worldwide; Apple's baby step towards opening App Store payments; and a chat with Whatfix's CEO

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Amazon's new CEO Andy Jassy expects to hire 55,000 recruits in corporate and tech roles worldwide in the coming months. Of the new jobs, over 40,000 will be in the US, and the rest in countries including India, Germany and Japan. Apple will allow reader apps—spanning magazines, newspapers, books, audio, music and video—to link their software to external websites for payments. In our tech conversation, we learn from Whatfix CEO Khadim Batti how they boost digital adoption