Spending first few years of his career working on the Wall Street and leaving his Hedge fund job to start Amazon, Jeff Bezos is all set for his big break to return to the world of finance. Amazon seems to be active on this front, a few...Show More Summary
Brilliant leaders like Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs and Elon Musk often give little care and appreciation to their hard-working and loyal employees.
4 Ways Kindness Can Give You an Edge in Business. We sometimes think we have to be jerks to win at work. Standout leaders like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos are famous for their tough approach. And we all know raging meaniacs set impossible standards and get amazing results, right? I spent most of my professional life in the publishing business. While I was president […]
AMAZON FIRE PHONE We thought Jeff Bezos might be the new Steve Jobs. The Fire Phone proved otherwise. Amazon throws half-baked products at the consumer, just like Google, but Google doesn’t usually charge for them. Furthermore, everybody knows mobile is not about the handset, but the service. Show More Summary
Remember Echo, Amazon’s Siri-in-a-tube which was first announced back in November, but until now has only been available on an invitation-only basis? If the idea of getting hold of Jeff Bezos’ standalone virtual assistant appeals to you, today is your … Read more ›
Amazon may be making a Google Glass clone that could actually be practical. The wearable device described in a newly published patent could be used to turn Jeff Bezos’s army of warehouse employees into pseudo-cyborgs that can quickly identify items for shipping. The glasses sport a wearable computer that recognizes where objects are located in a […]
In December 2013, Jeff Bezos announced on 60 Minutes that Amazon was working to add drone delivery as an option for customers. "Prime Air" sounded pretty ridiculous at the time, and there are still technological hurdles that make it seem far off, but Amazon insists it's going to be a reality. Show More Summary
On December 1, 2013, to much fanfare and next-level hype, Jeff Bezos announced Amazon Prime Air on 60 Minutes. The idea seemed insane, implausible really, due to a bunch of air space regulation that hadn’t even been thought of yet. But now that regulation is beginning to shape up, and Amazon says it’s ready. Read more...
Good morning. All politics is local. Ditto a journalist’s pain CNN's Brian Stelter didn't own the Damascus Gazette in Montgomery County, Maryland. But it was his hometown rag and where he learned his craft. "By writing for it, the Gazette...Show More Summary
Amazon's main headquarters buildings are call "Day 1 North" and "Day 1 South". That's a reference to Jeff Bezos' belief that we're still only in "day one" of the opportunity for Amazon and the internet. This might seem a little preposterous for a company that's been around for 21 years, but it turns out Bezos is more right than wrong. Show More Summary
A core value of Intercom’s engineering culture is to run less software. It helps avoid what Jeff Bezos at Amazon calls “undifferentiated heavy lifting” and allows us to focus on our core mission of making web business personal. So when...Show More Summary
In December 2013, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos caused quite a stir with the announcement of his company’s plans to offer 30-minute product deliveries via unmanned aerial vehicles (more commonly referred to as “drones”). Drones have been deployed by the U.S. Show More Summary
Image Credit: Michael Radtke, Flickr // CC BY-ND 2.0 With over 244 million regular customers buying everything from books to socks to uranium ore, Amazon.com has achieved founder Jeff Bezos’ goal of becoming "the everything store." Take a look at some lesser-known facts about the company that has unprecedented access to your wallet. Show More Summary
The Amazon CEO's projects span from the baffling to practical. This tidy list gives you a peek into the entrepreneur's mind (and possibly the future).
Media interest in CEOs has soared to stratospheric heights in recent years, with the likes of Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs becoming household names. But do corporate top dogs deserve all that attention? New research shows that a CEO does indeed often have an outsized effect on firm performance.
It's the role of Jeff Bezos's personal "shadow" at the company
Jeff Bezos has appointed a new person to be his "shadow" and it's a woman.
For almost as long as Amazon has existed, Jeff Bezos has had a "shadow" — an up-and-coming executive who gets the much-envied chance to go with the CEO to daily meetings, talk over problems, and generally have as much access to Bezos as they can handle. Show More Summary
As much as Amazon hypes its cutting-edge drone delivery dreams, Jeff Bezos’ convenience-fetishizing empire is relying on a much older transit system to make most of its quick deliveries around Manhattan: The subway. Read more...
The BE-3 engine had a test flight on April 29