First there was Diapers.com, founded in 2005, which became so successful, Jeff Bezos tried to strangle it in its crib. Amazon eventually bought the company, which had added other sites like Soap.com... To view the full story, click the title link.
My tipster at the Washington Post writes: “The correct answer is: If you’re so concerned about Jeff Bezos, you shouldn’t be ordering stuff from Amazon in the first place.” “The Ethicists” column for March 29 (last question) (nytimes.com) September 2014: Jeff Bezos freezes pensions at the Washington Post (washingtonpost.com)
Report: Newsday parent Cablevision is going to offer $1 for the New York Daily News. (reuters.com) Jeff Bezos‘s help-wanted ad from 1994, and other “fascinating posts from tech founders who changed the world.” (carlcheo.com) [RIGHT] Marvel is promoting “Secret Wars” with a New York Bulletin newspaper. (io9.com) A constant struggle for … Read More
By the time Nadia Shouraboura left Amazon in 2012 after more than 8 years at the company, she had risen through the ranks into one of the most important positions: VP of technology, in charge of all its supply chain and fulfillment platforms globally. Show More Summary
T. Swift managed to be the only pop star on Fortune's list of influential leaders -- and she even beat Jeff Bezos
The founder of Amazon has always done what he thought was necessary, but he may be running out of time.
Determination is vital for success. So is some common sense. Get the two working together.
April Fools' Festival Day XIII: As James Fallows said just... last week... in another context: Jeff Bezos: Behold your newspaper! Scott Lemieux: [How to be a Hack, Fred Hiatt Edition - Lawyers, Guns & Money : Lawyers, Guns & Money](http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2015/03/how-to-be-a-hack-fred-hiatt-edition):...Show More Summary
The collective industry effort to displace Amazon from its dominant position in the public cloud intensified last week as rivals expanded the competition over enterprise spending to more workloads. Google led the charge with the launch of a dedicated service … Continue reading ?
Losing sleep because you're burning the midnight oil? You're doing it wrong. Listen to how one top entrepreneur kept his mind sharp by fine-tuning his sleep habits.
I keep hoping for an uprising among my fellow contract workers. In the meantime, let's ship some Skechers to Kansas
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A panel of administrative judges at an obscure federal agency ruled this week that a largely behind-the-scenes clash of billionaire entrepreneurs, which pits Elon Musk against Jeff Bezos, can continue. The dispute centers on a patent awarded to Bezos’ Blue Origin space company that gives it the right to launch and then land rockets on […]
There's no shortage of interviews with Steve Jobs discussing Apple, or Jeff Bezos talking about Amazon, or Mark Zuckerberg talking about Facebook. These guys are incredibly successful, so they're clearly great sources for advice on leadership, innovation, and hard work. But they're also incredibly successful. Show More Summary
I just saw this quote from Jeff Bezos on A Founder’s Notebook: Another thing that we [Amazon] believe is pretty fundamental is that the world is getting increasingly transparent—that information...
Jeff Bezos and Amazon want in the worst way possible to get goods into your hands faster. Let’s face it, one of the only reasons many of us don’t buy everything from Amazon already is because…
The German news magazine Der Spiegel, of all places, has a long, intriguing story on the growth of The Washington Post under Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. More than a year after the sale, the magazine reports, “Bezos’s motives remain a mystery to those at the Post.” But he’s spending money, morale seems to be soaring and […]
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Jeff Bezos' baby, the Fire Phone, sported a few unusual hallmarks when it launched last summer, and one of its banner features is starting to trickling down to Amazon's less expensive Fire tablets…
Spiegel Online: Amazon's Jeff Bezos brings fresh thinking and hope to The Washington Post. An excerpt: Since August 2013, a new calendar has begun for the 137-year-old newspaper: B.B. -- before Bezos, and A.B. -- after Bezos. The Amazon CEO has injected new energy into the editorial staff. Show More Summary