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Design Philosophy Behind Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Watch

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) went to great lengths in designing its watch and introducing the philosophical aspect of evolution in its product. Bloomberg West featured a segment with Bloomberg Businessweek’s senior writer Brad Stone and Bloomberg reporter Adam Satariano where the philosophy behind Apple’s watch was discussed. Show More Summary

Here's A Brutal Quote About Twitter CEO Dick Costolo From A VC Who Owns Shares In Twitter (TWTR)

Sarah Frier and Brad Stone at Bloomberg Businessweek have a short story about Twitter's new head of product, Daniel Graf. In their story, there's a pretty brutal quote about CEO Dick Costolo from Brian O'Malley, a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners, which owns Twitter shares. Show More Summary

Little League World Series: Las Vegas Slugs Five Home Runs to Cruise Past Chicago

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Brad Stone hit a grand slam in the first inning to lead Las Vegas to a 13-2 victory over Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West team Sunday in the Little League World Series.

Brad Stone Profiles Sundar Pichai for Businessweek

Feel free to roll your eyes at the headline, “Google’s Sundar Pichai Is the Most Powerful Man in Mobile”, but there’s some interesting backstory in Stone’s piece, including this bit indicating that Larry Page effectively removed Andy...Show More Summary

Market power and the media baron

No one should be surprised that Amazon is employing anticompetitive tactics in its negotiations with the book publisher Hachette. As Brad Stone shows in his definitive history The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, that's just how Amazon does business, particularly as it has grown in size and importance. As it happens, Amazon's founder, chief executive and...

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

The best business book of the year is Brad Stone's The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon. If nothing else, it's a fantastic relief to read a book about a massive technology company that took the world by storm and was...Show More Summary

Condoleezza Rice, supporter of torture and domestic surveillance, joins Dropbox board

5 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

You don't need Mike Judge to remind you how dumb the valley is. Buried on page 3 of a Businessweek story by Brad Stone and Ari Levy, via Sam Biddle at Valleywag: Dropbox has also added a prominent fourth member to a board of directors that Houston has until now kept small—Condoleezza Rice.

Facebook Enters the Matrix, Buys Oculus VR for $2 Billion

Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesGamers wear high-definition virtual reality headsets, manufactured by Oculus VR, at an expo in London. By Brad Stone Facebook (FB) has announced one of the most peculiar acquisitions in its 10-year history. Show More Summary

Amazon Employees Vote to Reject Union

By Brad Stone, Bloomberg Businessweek Amazon.com (AMZN) will not, it turns out, be getting its first labor union ever in the U.S.

Barnes and Noble’s Nook Sales Hurt by Amazon’s Lower E-Book Prices

Brad Stone, writing for Businessweek: Some of the blame here lies with the U.S. Department of Justice. Its successful lawsuit against Apple and major book publishers, for conspiring to set fixed, industrywide prices on e-books, now allows Amazon to set its own often ridiculously low prices. Show More Summary

The New Bloomberg Businessweek Cover Does Bitcoin, And It's Literally Fantastic

This week's Bloomberg Businessweek cover story features Bloomberg's Ashlee Vance and Brad Stone covering "The Bitcoin-Mining Arms Race." As usual, the cover of the magazine itself comes close to overshadowing the story. Check it out (the subhed reads: Why are investors so crazy about a currency invented by a phantom?). Show More Summary

Former Amazon Insider Tells Us What It's Like Being An Intern There

A few months ago, a book about Amazon and its founder called 'The Everything Store' was released. Written by Businessweek's Brad Stone, the book talked about how Jeff Bezos morphed the book seller into a retail giant. That title is certainly accurate since Amazon can deliver anything to customers all over the world. Show More Summary

FT&GSBBotY award

They've announced that Brad Stone's Amazon.com-book, The Everything Store has won this year's £30,000 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. (A rare award-winning non-fiction title actually under review at the complete review -- though if this is all it takes to take business-book-of-the-year-honors neither I nor you are missing much.)

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone

10 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon is a book by Brad Stone about the rise of Amazon as a retailer. The book is available to purchase online, fittingly enough, from Amazon. Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn’t content with being a bookseller. […]

Amazon book author's war over words with Jeff Bezos' wife rages on

Journalist Brad Stone received perhaps the most high profile one-star Amazon review of all time yesterday when Mackenzie Bezos posted a takedown of Stone’s new book about her husband, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon. Today,...Show More Summary

The Books That Helped Jeff Bezos Create Amazon

In The Everything Store, Brad Stone's new chronicling of Jeff Bezos, readers learn what books shaped the man. And yeah, we're guessing he bought them on Amazon. Jeff Bezos, the warrior–king of Amazon, is known for the way he bursts into a room, hates cohesion, and dresses down his employees. Read Full Story

Amazon’s employee No. 1 counters MacKenzie Bezos’s one-star review of The Everything Store

Amazon’s first employee, Shel Kaphan, has weighed in on Brad Stone’s book “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon,” countering MacKenzie Bezos’s one-star review with a four-star rating... Keep reading ?

Amazon Spokesperson Goes Ballistic After Author Of Book About Amazon Uses One Wrong Word (AMZN)

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Brad Stone has a new book on Amazon called, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon. Amazon is not a fan of the book. Bezos' wife trashed the book with a 1-star review on Amazon. Then, Amazon...Show More Summary

Author Brad Stone responds to Amazon CEO’s wife’s 1-star review about his book about…Amazon

Bloomberg Businessweek writer Brad Stone’s new book “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon” made quite the splash after garnering a one-star review on Amazon from MacKenzie... Keep reading ?

Keen On… Amazon: What Startup Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Ever Innovative Jeff Bezos

10 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

While Jeff Bezos' wife, McKenzie, only gave Brad Stone's new book about Amazon one star, most critics have been much more generous about the "engrossing" The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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