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Alexa disguises her name?

"Alexa Loses Her Voice" won USA Today's Super Bowl Ad Meter: I believe that this was also the first Super Bowl ad to raise a technical question about speech technology. Brad Stone, "Here’s Why Alexa Won’t Light Up During Amazon Super Bowl Ad", Bloomberg 2/2/2018: Amazon.com Inc. is advertising its Alexa-powered speakers in the big […]

Why Alexa Won’t Light Up During Amazon’s Super Bowl Ad

Brad Stone, writing for Bloomberg: The patent broadly describes two techniques. The first calls for transmitting a snippet of a commercial to Echo devices before it airs. Then the Echo can compare live commands to the acoustic fingerprint of the snippet to determine whether the commands are authentic. Show More Summary

Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Twelve: Brad Stone and Bloomberg Continue To Get the Uber Story Badly Wrong

How Brad Stone's piece about "bad boy" Travis Kalanick is yet another effort to tell the most pro-Uber story possible at this point in time.

The definitive account of Travis Kalanick’s Uber downfall is here

Travis Kalanick may no longer be Uber’s CEO, but his time at the top continues to provide irresistible fodder for journalists. Bloomberg’s Eric Newcomer and Brad Stone have a report on his downfall, which fleshes out the story we already knew in fascinating detail. Show More Summary

9 wild stories that reveal the brutally competitive side of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

• Amazon is known throughout the business world for being a ruthless competitor — and is on track to become the first trillion-dollar company. • Reports from Brad Stone's "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon" to the...Show More Summary

Interview with Brad Stone

Brad Stone, Silicon Valley journalist and best-selling author of The Everything Store, is known for his incisive stories on companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, and even Costco. His new book, The Upstarts takes a look at two of the biggest players in Silicon Valley today: Uber and Airbnb—how they began, and how they’re changing things. […]

Why self-driving cars are key for Uber's survival

Brad Stone, journalist and author of The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World, told Business Insider: "Self-driving cars for Uber is existential. The future of the business depends on it. "It's making a huge investment. Show More Summary

Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Eight: Brad Stone’s Uber Book “The Upstarts”– PR/Propaganda Masquerading as Journalism

By Hubert Horan, who has 40 years of experience in the management and regulation of transportation companies (primarily airlines). Horan has no financial links with any urban car service industry competitors, investors or regulators, or any firms that work on behalf of industry participants Brad Stone’s new book “The Upstarts,” is subtitled “How Uber, Airbnb, […]

Did Uber And Airbnb Grow Ethically?

Did Uber and Airbnb Grow Ethically? This question was originally answered on Quora by Brad Stone.

Did Uber and Airbnb Grow Ethically?

Did Uber and Airbnb grow ethically? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.. Answer by Brad Stone, Senior Executive Editor at Bloomberg...Show More Summary

What Does the Future Hold for Uber and Airbnb?

What does the future hold for Uber and Airbnb? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.. Answer by Brad Stone, Senior Executive Editor...Show More Summary

How Uber and Airbnb Broke the Startup Mold

What was similar about Uber and Airbnb in their early days? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.. Answer by Brad Stone, Senior Executive...Show More Summary

Wednesday links: fixed dividends

Review: Brad Stone’s The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World is...

The inside story of the rise and rise of Uber

Brad Stone’s new book, The Upstarts, recounts the surprising rise – and possible fall – of the sharing economy. By looking at Uber and AirBnB, Stone brings life and drama to the origin stories of how a few lucky guys made the right decisions at exactly the right time. Show More Summary

Uber Hires Veteran NASA Engineer to Develop Flying Vehicles

Brad Stone, reporting for Bloomberg: In 2010, an advanced aircraft engineer at NASA’s Langley Research Center named Mark Moore published a white paper outlining the feasibility of electric aircrafts that could take off and land like helicopters but were smaller and quieter. Show More Summary

Uber has reportedly hired a NASA researcher for its 'Uber Elevate' flying-car project

Not content to remake the taxi business, Uber now wants to take ride-sharing to a whole new level. A vertical level. As Bloomberg's Brad Stone reported, Uber has hired a NASA researcher, to crack the flying-car challenge. Moore was already...Show More Summary

Friday links: the passive phenomenon

Q&A: A discussion with Brad Stone author of The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley...

How today's entrepreneurs are revolutionizing industries – and sparking controversy

Brad Stone's new book chronicles the new generation of entrepreneurs who are disrupting industries, including travel and transportation

Tuesday links: citizens of the global economy

Review: Brad Stone’s The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World is...

New Book Is Truth Serum For Uber, Airbnb And 'Sharing'

A new book takes stock of Uber, Airbnb and the sharing economy -- capturing both the allure and perils of this radical new style of business. The author, Bloomberg's Brad Stone, is renowned for his earlier biography of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

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