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I.P.O. of Juno Therapeutics, Developer of a Cancer Treatment, Excites Investors

A little-known year-old company, which counts Jeff Bezos as an early investor, pulled off one of the largest initial public stock offerings in the biotechnology sector.

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I Asked Jeff Bezos The Tough Questions — No Profits, The Book Controversies, The Phone Flop — And He Showed Why Amazon Is Such A Huge Success

  Jeff Bezos and I have a long history, dating from my days on Wall Street and the early years of Amazon.com. Today, he's an investor in Business Insider, and I remain an Amazon shareholder. I tried not to let any of that be a factor when I interviewed him recently at our annual conference in New York City. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos Feels That Books Should Be Less Expensive

5 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sat for an interview Business Insider. Throughout the conversation, some of the topics that came up included the Fire phone, how his role at Amazon has changed over the years, and his personal vision for bookselling. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos’ Lemonade Shop

last weekTechnology : Bits

The expansion of Amazon Prime benefits, as well as the company’s many other projects, appears to be fueled in part by fattened margins on physical books.

Can Amazon Make Money? Jeff Bezos Channels Warren Buffett's Logic

Amazon may be losing money, but CEO Jeff Bezos uses Warren Buffet's logic to explain why that's no reason to sell the stock.

When I Asked Jeff Bezos The Tough Questions — No Profits, The Book Controversies, The Phone Flop — He Proved Why He's A Genius CEO

  Jeff Bezos and I have a long history, dating from my days on Wall Street. Today, he's an investor in Business Insider, and I remain an Amazon shareholder. I tried not to let any of that be a factor when I interviewed him recently at our annual conference in New York City. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos: Why I Always Tell Employees Not To Pat Themselves When Our Stock Is Up

Jeff Bezos explains the importance of inputs, and why he doesn't put much weight in stock prices. Produced by Devan Joseph Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Top Silicon Valley Investor Explains How Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Is Like Jeff Bezos

Bill Gurley, an early investor in Uber and a general partner at VC firm Benchmark Capital, says Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick is most similar to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. "If I looked along a vector, he's most like Bezos. And I would say that the business is most like Amazon. Show More Summary

Technology's Long-Term Effect on Employment

Last year on the eve of Cyber Monday, Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the company’s plan to develop drones that would deliver packages to a customer’s doorstep. News of these drones spread quickly, and as a result Amazon broke its Cyber Monday record with a figure of about 426 items ordered per second. Show More Summary

Why Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos Embraces Failure

Using the Fire Phone as a prime example, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sheds light on his view of using failed experiments to gain market share.

Why Amazon's drone delivery service is a long ways away

Many technical and legal obstacles stand in the way of making CEO Jeff Bezos' drone dream a reality

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Should Be Worried about Twitter Inc (TWTR)’s Dominance: Paul Kedrosky

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s CEO, Jeff Bezos might have fended off many competitors and even scared some using his price war stories, but if Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) bites with its new Buy Button, it could prove to be fatal. Bloomberg’s Paul Kedrosky discussed the arrival of books from Hachette Publishing on Twitter’s new list of offerings. […]

U.K. Amazon customers may get drone delivery ahead of the U.S.

It’s been a while since we’ve heard a peep from Jeff Bezos, regarding his plans to deliver Amazon packages by drone — and now we know why: he’s busy battling the Federal Aviation Administration regarding the use of unmanned aircraft. … Read more ›

Building the Next Silicon Valley: Your Regulations Are My Opportunity

By Dimitri Dadiomov Jeff Bezos famously said, "Your margin is my opportunity," and built a colossus of American business to take advantage of that. Amazon has become a dominant engine powering Seattle's economy, reshaping downtown Seattle, creating jobs, and helping Seattle beat Austin for the title of America's fastest growing city. Show More Summary

Tim Cook demoed Apple Watch for Chinese officials on recent US visit

Apple CEO Tim Cook alongside Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and other tech executives recently met with China’s Cyberspace Administration minister while the government official was in the US, according to a report from China’s government-run china.com.cn (via Bloomberg). Show More Summary

After fighting all year with Amazon, Hachette partners with Gumroad to sell books directly to readers

While it lacks the sexiness of “Uber vs Lyft” or “Apple vs Samsung,” few tech fights hold larger implications for the future of media than “Hachette vs Amazon.” The world’s fourth largest book publisher and Jeff Bezos’ Everything Store have been sparring all year long over the terms of their distribution deal. Show More Summary

There's A Huge Difference Between How Apple Deals With Failure And How Amazon Deals With Failure

This is a post from Above Avalon, a new site from Neil Cybart, an analyst who previously commented on our site under the name Sammy The Walrus IV. You can sign up for his Apple newsletter here. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was the keynote speaker at the Business Insider Ignition conference a few days ago. Show More Summary

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos talks succession plan (sorta)

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

Last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talked a bit on stage about what Amazon would be without him. At a Business Insider  event last week, Bezos was asked the zillion-dollar succession question. After…

Here's What Will Happen To Amazon Without Jeff Bezos

Amazon president, chairman, and CEO Jeff Bezos explains his importance to Amazon's operations, and how he has helped shape its culture. Edited by Devan Joseph. Special thanks to Justin Gmoser and Sam Rega. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

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