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How Silicon Valley's Tech Elite Are Spending Millions To Live Like Kings At Burning Man, The Drug-Filled Desert Festival

Burning Man is a 50,000-person event in the middle of the desert filled with music, strange outfits and drugs. It's also a favorite event for many important people in Silicon Valley: CEOs Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Larry Page have all attended. Show More Summary

Amazon Might Start Testing Its Delivery Drones In India, Since It Can't In The US (AMZN)

Amazon will reportedly start testing its delivery drones in India as soon as October, sources tell The Economic Times of India. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos first announced the company's drone delivery ambitions back in December 2013, which would let customers receive packages in as little as 30 minutes. Show More Summary

Are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Fooling Us All?

3 days agoNews : Truthdig

A writer warns against “progressives” who support “war and empire” and cower rather than condemn Israel’s actions in Gaza; with Jeff Bezos as its owner, The Washington Post has started adding “Buy Now” buttons that link to Amazon; meanwhile, Hillary Clinton is criticized for her lavish demands at speaking engagements. Show More Summary

Bezos-Owned Washington Post Asks Readers to 'Buy It Now'

About a year ago, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post —and this weekend, Post readers noticed something unusual. Mentions of books in Post articles featured a button within the text allowing readers to "buy it now" from Amazon, Mashable reports. Several such buttons appeared, for instance, in a...

Washington Post Adds, Then Removes, Amazon 'Buy It Now' Buttons From Story

For a few hours this weekend, it looked like Jeff Bezos had finally showed his hand with The Washington Post Several readers pointed out on Twitter over the weekend that a Washington Post story about the book Charlie and The Chocolate...Show More Summary

Do Jeff Bezos’ ambitions come at too high a price?

T he name of U.S. e-commerce behemoth “Amazon” and the word “losses” seem like they shouldn’t go together, but lately they do. Amazon’s stock price fell more than 10 percent in after-hours trading on the heels of the company posting a loss of $126 million in its second quarter. Show More Summary

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Does A Pretty Funny Comedy Routine Before His Ice Bucket Challenge (AMZN)

Bill Gates has the best ice bucket challenge we've seen yet.  But, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is a close second. Bezos is normally a reserved, all-business kind of guy when he speaks publicly. It's rare that he ever talks to the media unless...Show More Summary

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Dares ‘Star Trek’ Actors To Ice Bucket Challenge

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took part in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge Friday (August 14th), passing it on to three iconic Star Trek actors who are among the most recognizable faces in social media. Bezos accepted the challenge from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, according to Geekwire. Standing in an inflatable kiddie pool at an Amazon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos takes the Ice Bucket Challenge and dares 'Star Trek' stars to go next

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the latest to answer the call and take a bucket of ice water to the head for charity. Bezos got up on stage in front of what sounds like a pretty big audience to soak himself while standing in what appears to be an inflatable kiddie pool. Show More Summary

IT’S COME TO THIS: Vox: Obama can’t govern, so let’s repeal the 22nd Amendment. Jeff Bezos is …

IT’S COME TO THIS: Vox: Obama can’t govern, so let’s repeal the 22nd Amendment. Jeff Bezos is a very smart man.

Amazon Debuts Mobile Payment App, Card Reader

David Ryder/Getty ImagesAmazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos By MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK -- Amazon.com (AMZN) is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and...Show More Summary

Authors Unite in Full Page NY Times Ad Knocking Amazon

More than 900 authors including Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell and Suzanne Collins have signed a letter calling readers to email Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and ask him to end the company’s dispute with Hachette. “We call on Amazon to resolve...Show More Summary

Note To Jeff: 900+ Authors Charge Amazon ‘Directly Targeting’ Hachette Writers

More than 900 authors, including heavyweights such as Stephen King and John Grisham, published an open letter to their readers today in a New York Times ad, urging readers to lobby Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to end what they said were inappropriate pressure tactics “directly targeting” writers published by Hachette. Show More Summary

Amazon Delivery Drones: Indications Point To India For Beta Testing

By Travis Brown: Following the broadcast of Super Bowel XLVIII, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos, informed the world via CBS 60 Minutes that octocopters (drones) would one day deliver packages. Audiences were still recovering...Show More Summary

Amazon Books Team Invokes Orwell Incorrectly in War Against Authors

Earlier this week, author Douglas Preston—from his quaint-but-internet-connected summer shack on the coast of Maine—posted a letter imploring his readers to write Amazon's chief executive Jeff Bezos and demand that he stop taking books as hostages in its on-going negotiations with Hachette Book Group. Show More Summary

Amazon wants you to ask Hachette's CEO for lower e-book prices

Amazon's fight with Hachette over e-book pricing just got extra-personal. Hot on the heels of writers attacking Jeff Bezos' "retaliation," the Amazon Books Team has posted a Readers United site that calls on you to email Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch...

How Jeff Bezos Inspired an Immigrant Teen to Become a CEO

A Taiwanese-American entrepreneur overcomes shyness and language barriers and learns to take risks.

Douglas Preston on his open letter about Amazon: “I’m not a firebrand, I fell into it accidentally!”

900 authors are urging their readers to email Jeff Bezos. Salon spoke to their organizer about how it came together

Over 900 Authors Will Protest Amazon in Full-Page New York Times Ad

After months with Jeff Bezos' fingers planted in their eyeballs, hundreds of pissed off writers are buying a full-page middle finger to Amazon. Their message is clear: please stop screwing us in order to promote world retail domination. Read more...

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