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Peter Thiel: Feeling Lucky Is Just An Excuse For Not Working Hard Enough

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates all credit their success to luck. Peter Thiel, the serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and billionaire has a different take on it. In his new book, "Zero to One," he explains why he rejects...Show More Summary

Breakup of Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)’s $2 billion investment in India According to Jeff Bezos

After a yearlong arrival, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has grown more in India than what the company set out for initially, and therefore the global e-commerce giant has decided to make an additional investment of $2 billion to spur even more growth. Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) talked about the focus areas for the […]

Here Are The Coolest Ways Drones Have Been Used In Advertising

It seems like ever since last December, when  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said his company was working on drone prototypes that could one day deliver packages to doorsteps, the public has been imagining a world where we coexist with drones buzzing overhead. Show More Summary

Inside Amazon's Kafkaesque "Performance Improvement Plans"

Amazon CEO and brilliant prick Jeff Bezos seems to have lost his magic touch lately. Investors, employees, and authors are all lashing out against different elements of Bezos' business practices. Don't worry, Jeff: Amazon has just the thing to improve you. Read more...

Hundreds Of Authors Want Amazon Investigated For ‘Illegal Monopoly Tactics’

Authors vs. Jeff Bezos, round three. The post Hundreds Of Authors Want Amazon Investigated For ‘Illegal Monopoly Tactics’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

4 ways Amazon’s ruthless practices are crushing local economies

Jeff Bezos has forged an empire by exploiting low-wage workers and extracting billions in government subsidies

Afternoon Must-Read: Jason Fried: Some Advice from Jeff Bezos

Jason Fried (2012): Some advice from Jeff Bezos: "Jeff Bezos... shared an enlightened observation... >...about people who are 'right a lot'. He said people who were right a lot of the time were people who often changed their minds.... Show More Summary

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Might Be Sweet-Talking Investors To Cover Its Losses

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, does not disclose data about his firm’s deeds. The company’s financial reports do not even hint how many Fire Phones have been sold, how big was the demand for Kindle devices, not even the number of customers for Amazon Prime Service. The Guardian is pointing at the fact that […]

Facebook to start testing internet beaming drones in 2015

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

There was an understandable amount of skepticism when Amazon announced its grand plans for delivery drones last year. But if the last twelve months are any indication, Jeff Bezos and his fellow tech heavyweights are actually kinda serious about the potential of unmanned aerial vehicles. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos Takes WaPo's Advice, Rips Off WaPo Workers

Where could Jeff Bezos have gotten the idea that it was OK to take away large sums of money that you promised people for their retirement after years of service? Well, maybe he reads the paper he just bought.

12 Quotes By Jeff Bezos That Reveal How He Grew The Amazon Empire

After founding the company in July 1994, Jeff Bezos has grown Amazon into a web-enabled behemoth. The Everything Store has 88,400 employees around the world, a reported 244 million customer base, and a market cap of $150 billion. Along the way, he's become a billionaire. Show More Summary

Amazon shovels cash into hush-hush Lab126 despite Fire Phone fizzle

Plans to up its secret gadget-making staff by 27% Amazon's much-hyped Fire Phone met a cool reception from consumers, but that won't stop CEO Jeff Bezos from doubling down on his consumer electronics ambitions, industry insiders cla...

How To Spark Personal Growth: 5 Tricks Of The Entrepreneur

Not everyone has to be an entrepreneur, but everyone can learn something from the entrepreneur. After all, if someone like Jeff Bezos can take a small bookstore like Amazon and turn it into the world’s largest online retailer, imagine what we could do with our own lives if we applied the same kind of principles. Show More Summary

How to Be Right a Lot of the Time

Jason Fried, relaying advice from Jeff Bezos: He said people who were right a lot of the time were people who often changed their minds. He doesn’t think consistency of thought is a particularly positive trait. It’s perfectly healthy — encouraged, even — to have an idea tomorrow that contradicted your idea today. ?

Jeff Bezos isn’t the only one who says he can end U.S. reliance on a Russian-made engine

Jeff Bezos isn't the only one who says he can end U.S. reliance on the Russian-made rocket engine. On Tuesday, Alliant Techsystems said it is offering the Air Force an affordable solid propulsion rocket motor that will be available within three years. As tensions between Russia and the U.S. have risen over the crisis in […]

Jeff Bezos isn’t the only one who says he can end U.S. reliance on a Russian-made engine

Jeff Bezos isn't the only one who says he can end U.S. reliance on the Russian-made rocket engine. On Tuesday, Alliant Techsystems said it is offering the Air Force an affordable solid propulsion rocket motor that will be available within three years. As tensions between Russia and the U.S. have risen over the crisis in […]

Jeff Bezos isn’t the only one who says he can end U.S. reliance on a Russian-made engine

Jeff Bezos isn't the only one who says he can end U.S. reliance on the Russian-made rocket engine. On Tuesday, Alliant Techsystems said it is offering the Air Force an affordable solid propulsion rocket motor that will be available within three years. As tensions between Russia and the U.S. have risen over the crisis in […]

A Tailor-Made Publisher Taking Over Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post

Frederick J. Ryan Jr., the new publisher of The Washington Post, is known for his style and social connections — in many ways the polar opposite of Jeff Bezos, the owner.

Is Bezos’ Super-Secret Campfire Cooling?

Did they stay or did they go? You might never know if your fave authors were feted at Jeff Bezos’ annual super-secret Campfire this past weekend. Word is the elite attendees are cautioned that what plays at Campfire, stays at Campfire. In...Show More Summary

Writers Break Silence on Secret Amazon Retreat

Not much is known about the annual literary weekend Amazon founder Jeff Bezos hosts in Santa Fe every year, other than that it is lavish and the writers are showered with gifts and even a suitcase in which to carry the gifts home, occasionally on private jets. But the spare-no-expense...

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