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NY Jobs: Amazon

This week, Amazon is hiring a vice president of programming, a fashion copywriter, a fashion merchandising manager, an associate publisher and a men’s marketing manager for East Dane. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional...Show More Summary

3 Count: Aereo Out

Aereo announced bankruptcy, SiriusXM loses yet another pre-1972 music challenge and Amazon to make a move in streaming video.

Amazon Commits to 100% Renewable Energy

Amazon Web Services says it will source 100 percent renewable energy for its global infrastructure. The company doesn’t give a timeframe for achieving this goal. Amazon has come under fire from Greenpeace for powering its infrastructure with polluting energy sources, unlike its high-tech rivals Google, Rackspace, Apple and Facebook that have all committed to 100 […]

3 Count: Making Peace

Amazon and Hachette find common ground, Oracle and SAP also settle their case but the Twilight one is just beginning to heat up.

Jeff Bezos Introduces New Kindle App for WaPo

Jeffrey Bezos has finally brought Amazon and The Washington Post together. The two companies will collaborate for the first time since the Amazon founder bought The Post for $250 million a year ago. Kindle owners will be receiving a full 6-month digital subscription to The Washington Post for free. Show More Summary

Manson: Also Registered at Pottery Barn, Target, Amazon, Walmart, and Macy's

Your options for furnishing the cell of Charles Manson and/or the nearby hovel of his future bride have expanded somewhat. This is according to, which is the sort of thing I was hoping my colleague Amy would know about,...         ...Show More Summary

Nielsen to measure Netflix, other online video streams -- to an extent

Ratings giant Nielsen has devised a way to get a grip, albeit a restricted one, on measuring viewership for streaming shows online — providing a glimpse into the performance of shows on Netflix and Amazon.

Publishing Jobs: Amazon, Macmillan, Random House

4 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Amazon is hiring a senior account executive, an associate publisher and a senior marketing manager. Meanwhile, Macmillan is seeking a senior publicist, and Random House is on the hunt for a product manager for More Summary

Get Your Copy of The Guide to the Future of Medicine

My new book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, is available in paperback and Kindle formats. Here is the description made by Amazon: A few short years ago, it would have been hard to imagine that exoskeletons could enable paralyzed people to walk again; that billions of people would rely on social media for information; […]

Nielsen Set To Measure SVOD Viewership On Netflix, Amazon Prime, Others: Report

Nielsen plans to start measuring SVOD services next month for the first time, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing the company's client documents. Nielsen meters can measure viewership without the OK from Netflix, Amazon Prime and the like — by analyzing a program's audio components to identify which shows are being streamed. Show More Summary

Amazon And Hachette Bury The Hatchet -- It's Just Not Clear In Whom

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

For the past few months, we've been following the whole Amazon / Hachette contract dispute that was full of ridiculous misinformation and economic ignorance. It was interesting to see such a fight play out in public, though it was also a reminder that oftentimes, such public fights become public due to misinformation campaigns. Show More Summary

Amazon And Hachette Reach A Deal On E-Book Pricing

Amazon And Hachette Reach A Deal On E-Book Pricing

Hachette & Amazon Establish a New Multi-Year Contract

Hachette Book Group and Amazon have established a new multi-year agreement. The two companies have been locked in a dispute since April 2014. This contract will dictate the terms and conditions for eBook and print sales within the United States starting in early 2015. Show More Summary

Hachette & Amazon Bury The Hatchet – Reach Multi-Year Deal

The battle between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is over. The companies today announced they've reached a new, multi-year agreement for ebook and print sales in the U.S. The new ebook terms will take effect early in 2015. Under theShow More Summary

News Roundup: Council Hopefuls

Amazon plans 3 more Denny Triangle buildings. ($) Better signaling coming to the Mercer corridor? Waterfront condo owners sue to stop the roadway ramp planned to connect Alaskan Way to Elliott. ($) TCC Director Rob Johnson officially throws his hat into ring for City Council, running in NE Seattle’s District 4 against Jean Godden and […]

Tangled Web

With the birth of Netflix, Amazon and the continuation of YouTube's skyrocketing success, web-based series are becoming ever more popular. Orange Is The New Black, Transparent and House of Cards are just a few web-based series that have become smash hits. Show More Summary

Amazon Studios’ China Reach Helps Movie Arm Land Feature Spec ‘The Wall’

EXCLUSIVE: In its first spec deal, Amazon Studios has acquired The Wall, a script by Dwain Worrell about a deadly cat and mouse contest waged by an American sharpshooter and the Iraqi sniper who has him pinned behind a small chunk of concrete. Show More Summary

‘Lost’ Writer Has A New Show Coming To Amazon Next Year

“Lost” executive producer and writer Carlton Cuse has been busy since the series ended with TV hits “Bates Motel” and “The Strain.” Next year, he’ll add another show to that list, an hour-long civil war series called “Point of Honor,” but it will be streaming on Amazon. Show More Summary

Amazon to Debut New Yorker Series has announced seven new pilots, and one that caught our eye was The New Yorker Presents. According to Amazon, it will be a “docu-series,” which is a fancy way of saying the show will feature both fiction and documentary elements. The New Yorker Presents, along with the other shows, will debut early next year. Show More Summary

Sarah Babineau Joins Comedy Central As VP Development

Amazon Studios comedy executive Sarah Babineau has joined Comedy Central as VP Original Programming and Development, East Coast. She is set to replace SVP Brooke Posch, who is leaving the network at the end of her contract to run Amy Poehler's production company Paper Kite, based at Universal TV. Show More Summary

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