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The Seattle Times Takes On Hometown Amazon

Here in Seattle, Amazon is growing like crazy, adding thousands of jobs and building several skyscrapers just off downtown, something that will add hundreds of construction jobs. But at what cost? That's what The Seattle Times asks in a tough, excellent four-part series that riffs off the company's logo to go "Behind the smile in Seattle." I'm particularly interested in...
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Amazon Gets Demanding with Print-on-Demand Publishers

Technology : O'Reilly Radar (7 years ago)

We often hold up Amazon as an example of one of the original Web 2.0 companies. Their survival amid the tech meltdown was driven largely by the value of the data they'd acquired through thousands of reader reviews, recommendations,... Read Post

Construction Watch: Gardens At Wilshire Grows A Mohawk

Business & Finance / Real Estate : Curbed LA (7 years ago)

Gussying up for June move-ins, under-construction apartment building Gardens at Wilshire is now sprouting a prominent Mohawk and a paint job. After a few delays, the building will begin pre-leasing in May ; a rep for the building t.... Read Post

Amazon Web Services Goes Down, Takes Many Startup Sites With It

Technology : TechCrunch (7 years ago)

Amazon Web Services suffered a major outage this morning, affecting the thousands of Websites that rely on its storage (S3) and cloud computing (EC2) services. Startups including Twitter, SmugMug, 37Signals, and AdaptiveBlue, for i.... Read Post

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