1. It just raised $12 million more, at a reported valuation of around $100 million. The round was led by the Jeff Bezos, and included RRE Ventures, IVP, Jim Friedlich and Gordon Crovitz. This does not seem that far-fetched, because: Read More
Dianna Dilworth at Galleycat says: Anne Rice has joined a number of authors who have signed a petition to stop “author harassment” in user reviews on Amazon. The petition, which is addressed to Jeff Bezos and Jon Fine, calls for more oversight and control on Amazon’s product reviews system. Show More Summary
Anne Rice has joined a number of authors who have signed a petition to stop “author harassment” in user reviews on Amazon. The petition, which is addressed to Jeff Bezos and Jon Fine, calls for more oversight and control on Amazon’s product reviews system. Show More Summary
Jeff Bezos, owner of the Washington Post and founder of Amazon -- a company is built around technology and hard-nosed accounting -- must be accountable for the unadulterated anti-science nonsense of columnists like Charles Krauthammer and George Will. The post Paging Jeff Bezos: George Will Compares Climate Scientists To Nazis appeared first on ThinkProgress.
We have literally spent days working out most of the bugs. Netflix has created an amusing drone delivery announcement video poking fun at the announcement of an Amazon drone delivery service by CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on 60 Minutes late last year. According to The Los Angeles Times, the video was made by the [...]
I love when I find thought provoking articles. I was thinking about the concept of innovators (Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and the Google Boys come to mind) versus those who would manipulate governments for their own benefits in the absence of innovation. Which led me to this article from the Streetwise Professor about Elon Musk:...Read More
Remember when Jeff Bezos said Amazon would deliver packages using drones at some point in the next few years? Bezos and Amazon may be beat to the punch by a government in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently launched a million dollar contest to develop and implement […]
Last month in Slate, Ryan Bushey wrote that Amazon Prime, not HBO, was Netflix’s biggest threat. While the reasons for this theory didn’t include Jeff Bezos’s planned, controversial drone service, it looks like the folks at Netflix are...Show More Summary
The most telling parenthetical in George Packer's "Cheap Words/Amazon is good for customers. But is it good for books?" "He" = Jeff Bezos.Lots of fascinating things in the article, which feels quite biased against Amazon and in favor of all the publishing industry people who have lost out and who did submit to interviews. Show More Summary
Jeff Bezos has some new competition in the crazy drone delivery race. Dubai officials want to start using drones to deliver government documents by next year. And while Amazon's drone delivery program probably won't happen, Dubai's equally-crazy plan might have a slightly better shot at getting off the ground. Read more...
Secretive is an understatement when it comes to Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos. George Packer pulled off a Herculean feat of reporting in this week's issue of the New Yorker, exploring Amazon's impact on the publishing industry in more than a dozen meticulously researched pages. Show More Summary
Amazon.com's founder, Jeff Bezos, was never afraid to take a risk. Learn the 7 habits for success he used to take his company from one man show to billion-dollar-business. The post 7 Habits You Can Learn From Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com appeared first on Lifehack.
Jeff Bezos says Amazon hopes to send delivery drones into the skies in four or five years. One city looks like it will get there a lot sooner.
Success magazine: Four ways to impress Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
When you type in the URL "www.relentless.com," where does it take you? To Amazon's website. That's because Jeff Bezos initially thought of naming his online book store Relentless, not Amazon. He still owns the domain name which redirects to his e-commerce behemoth. Show More Summary
The Stranger The Stranger What does Amazon have to do with the CIA? In last month's interview with Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes, Jeff Bezos briefly let drop the fact that Amazon was building a "private cloud" for the CIA. And then yesterday,...Show More Summary
The United Arab Emirates announced plans to utilize quad-copters to deliver packages, which it hopes to roll out before the end of the year. We haven't heard much from Amazon since CEO Jeff Bezos announced back in December that the retailer had ambitious plans to eventually roll out a fleet of drones to deliver your packages. Show More Summary
This post appeared in the Puget Sound Business Journal last week and appears courtesy of the author. Last year I promised myself that I would find a way to meet and interview Jeff Bezos for my Four Peaks show. The … Continue reading The post Secrets of Seattle’s Success: Engaging through Innovation appeared first on Flip the Media.
Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, made a splash in December when he described his plan for Amazon deliveries to be made by drones. And not just any drones — weird eight-winged “octocopters” resembling something from an alien attack. Even if it was a publicity stunt...
Ralph Nader is nearly 80 years old. And he is probably as sharp as anyone in Washington half of his age. So where does Linda DePillas get off implying that he is senile in his efforts to keep Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from being eliminated?...Show More Summary