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Amazon.com snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. Show More Summary
By Deepa Seetharaman and Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. Show More Summary
Amazon is now the proud owner of game streaming service Twitch While that name may be ubiquitous among game lovers, those outside that world may wonder what in the world Jeff Bezos just spent $970 million on See also: 'Twitch-speak':...Show More Summary
Even Jeff Bezos wants to open a physical store.
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 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
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
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...
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
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
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 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 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 a very smart man.
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
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
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
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
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