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'Silicon Valley' Star Weighs In on the Latest Tech Trends

June 16 -- Thomas Middleditch, star of HBO's series "Silicon Valley," discusses the hit show and the latest trends in tech with Bloomberg Businessweek's Brad Stone at the Bloomberg Technology Conference.        

Jack Ma's Grand Ambitions for Alibaba

June 9 -- BDA Chairman Duncan Clark, Jana Mobile's Crid Yu and Bloomberg's Alex Barinka discuss Jack Ma's grand ambitions for Alibaba with Bloomberg Businessweek's Brad Stone on "Bloomberg West."        

Uber is changing business travel

The ride-hailing startup is taking over transportation within cities at stunning speeds, writes Brad Stone. ||| New York - Worry about its impact on jobs, or quibble with its tactics, but give Uber this: The ride-hailing startup is taking over transportation within cities at stunning speeds. Show More Summary

Book Review Podcast: ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’

Brad Stone discusses a new biography of Steve Jobs, and Amanda Schaffer discusses three new books about neuroscience.

Google balloons and drones bring global wireless closer to reality

Google's aerial ambitions continue unabated. Need proof? Just talk to Sundar Pichai -- just before he sat down for a Q&A with Bloomberg's Brad Stone at MWC, the Google SVP confirmed the company's internet-beaming Titan drones would take their flight...

Why Google will eventually be going to war with Uber (GOOG)

Last week, Brad Stone at Bloomberg Businessweek reported Google is working on its own car-sharing service that's similar to Uber. The Wall Street Journal says that's not exactly happening. It says Google is simply testing a car-sharing service internally to help get employees to work in an efficient way. Show More Summary

Bloomberg: ‘Google Is Developing Its Own Uber Competitor’

Brad Stone, reporting for Bloomberg: Google Ventures, the search giant’s venture capital arm, invested $258 million in Uber in August 2013. It was Google Ventures’ largest investment deal ever, and the company put more money into Uber’s next funding round less than a year later. Show More Summary

Google To Offer On-Demand Car Service, Wireless Service Plans

Google wants to take down Uber by offering its own on-demand car service. Bloomberg’s Brad Stone reported the shocking news, and cited sources with knowledge of the company’s plans. This bold move could put Google in direct competition with on-demand car service Uber, which has already hinted plans at offering autonomous taxi service. Show More Summary

REPORT: Google plans to compete with Uber with its own on-demand car service

Google is preparing to offer its own ride-hailing service to work with its self-driving cars, Bloomberg's Brad Stone reports, citing sources with knowledge of the plans. Uber executives have reportedly seen screenshots of what appears to be Google's ride-sharing app, according to Stone's sources, and are very nervous. Show More Summary

Facebook Inc (FB) Has Allowed Us To Massively Scale, Says Oculus VR CEO

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has allowed Oculus VR to quickly scale says its co-founder and CEO Brendan Iribe in an interview with Bloomberg’s Brad Stone. The comment from the Oculus VR top executive came at the sidelines of the Consumer Electronics show where Iribe was discussing his company’s demonstrations at the show, its future products and […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)’s Legal Woes

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been the center of attention in the recent past over conditions faced by employees in its 40 facilities across the country. Bloomberg’s Brad Stone notes that Amazon has over the years fought tenaciously to prevent its employees from talking to trade unions or giving an insight on their working environment and […]

12 Books That Jeff Bezos Thinks Everyone Should Read

Sure, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos devours bookstores. But he also devours books. Brad Stone details as much in "The Everything Store," his book about Amazon. "Books have nurtured Amazon since its creation and shaped its culture and strategy," Stone writes. Show More Summary

Only One Thing May Force Jeff Bezos to Calm Down

Amazon stock tanked yesterday after a lousy quarterly earnings report, and the big question is whether this reality check will change the way Jeff Bezos operates, writes Brad Stone at Bloomberg Businessweek. The company "is spending wildly on new initiatives": everything from new "fulfillment centers" to grocery deliveries to expansion...

The Washington Post’s Plans with Jeff Bezos’ Amazon Kindle

11 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

ICYMI - The Washington Post is using owner Jeff Bezos‘ Amazon product the Kindle to aid in the newspaper’s needed growth. On Monday, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Brad Stone wrote: “For the past few months, a group inside the Post has been...Show More Summary

Brad Stone Tells Retailers That Amazon Can Kill Them or Teach Them

If anybody knows Jeff Bezos and his Amazon empire, it's writer Brad Stone, who wrote a detailed book about the twin American icons and was introduced at the annual Shop.org Summit this week as a leading Bezosologist. But if the e-commerce...Show More Summary

Brad Stone Tells Retailers That Amazon Can Kill Them or Teach Them

If anybody knows Jeff Bezos and his Amazon empire, it's writer Brad Stone, who wrote a detailed book about the twin American icons and was introduced at the annual Shop.org Summit this week as a leading Bezosologist. But if the e-commerce...Show More Summary

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 yearSports / 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

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