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
3 Mistakes Disruptors Must Avoid When Jeff Bezos - the founder of Amazon - started offering books to the public over the Internet, he could have decided to partner with Barnes & Noble or Borders and become their online distributor. They were after all, the Pepsi/Coca-Cola leaders of their industry for that time. Show More Summary
By tiptoeing into drone approval, the Federal Aviation Administration is doing precisely what it is supposed to do: Provide for safe air travel and the safe use of airspace. The FAA does not exist to make Jeff Bezos or venture … Continue reading ?
The FAA has released new proposed rules for drone regulation in the United States. Under those rules, Amazon's Prime Air program would not be allowed to operate. In December at Ignition 2014, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget that regulation is the biggest roadblock for his company's future drone plans. Show More Summary
In late 2013, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled Amazon “Prime Air“, an ambitious project involving drones capable of delivering purchased items to Amazon Prime customers in just 30 minutes. NBC News now relays that Amazon’s grand vision...Show More Summary
1. Apes prefer the glass half full, more here. 2. Jeff Bezos is involved at WaPo. 3. Profile of Anthony Mason. 4. Those least admired by Arnold Kling (not Anthony Mason). 5. Is Washington in economic decline? An interesting argument, although I would put more weight on high asset values. 6. Data about on-line education […]
Jeff Bezos backed Remitly has started offering remittance services from USA to India, and has ignited the $11 billion market with aggressive pricing and forex rates. Founded in 2012, Remitly started its operations with the Philippines market, and was among the first to introduce a mobile based platform for easy remittance. Show More Summary
One question that’s been asked a lot since Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post is how involved he is in the newspaper’s evolution. Bezos hasn’t spoken in much detail about the subject. (One of his relatively few public comments about his ownership starts at 42:45 to this Business Insider video.) Media references to the Post’s...
Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in July 1995 with 10 employees and few sales. Within two months, Bezos and his team had customers in 45 countries and all 50 states, and sales of $20,000 a week. In May 1997, Amazon went public with a $500 million valuation. Show More Summary
Ten years ago this month, Jeff Bezos announced Amazon Prime to the world.
J eff Bezos is best known as the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, the Seattle company that never seems to stop innovating from its development of delivery drones to its own smartphone (the doomed Fire Phone.) But Bezos has ambitions that go beyond e-commerce and publishing (he owns the Washington Post) and even planet Earth. Show More Summary
What Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Vinod Khosla Told Me About Getting Out of My Own Way
What can law firms learn from Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com?
Short-term profit is good, but it's the long-term strengths the CEO is most happy about.