German shipper DHL one-upped Jeff Bezos by making a real drone delivery to real people. What's more, the cargo on board was reportedly something you can't order from Amazon: prescription drugs.
In the first editorial move since Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post, the paper announced today that it has hired MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow to write a monthly column. Editorial page editor Fred Hiatt made the announcement via a memo to the staff: We are delighted to announce that Rachel Maddow, host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel […]
Time magazine named Pope Francis its Person of the Year on Wednesday, ahead of finalists who included Jeff Bezos, Barack Obama, Edward Snowden and Miley Cyrus. The magazine writes, "[W]hat makes this Pope so important is the speed with which he has captured the imaginations of millions who had given up on hoping for the church at all. Show More Summary
TIME publicly hemmed and hawed about its Person of the Year selection, floating names like Syria's Bashar al-Assad, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, and even Miley Cyrus. On Wednesday morning, the magazine revealed its choice: The charismatic new...Show More Summary
TIME has chosen Pope Francis as its 'Person of the Year' over these folks, who were also on the shortlist: Bashar Assad, President of Syria Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder Ted Cruz, Texas Senator Miley Cyrus, Singer Barack Obama, President of...
Embarrassing, as usual. Link to Althouse. Here are the names picked by a dozen editors you couldn't pick out of a lineup: Bashar Assad, President of Syria Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder Ted Cruz, Texas Senator Miley Cyrus, Singer Pope Francis,...
Last weekend, Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon is experimenting with drones that will deliver packages within 30 minutes. Amazon calls the drone delivery service Prime Air. A small plastic box containing your items are loaded underneath a drone, which Amazon calls an octocopter, and automatically flown to your house. Show More Summary
In an effort to gin up a bit of publicity for its annual choice for “Person of the Year,” Time has released its list of ten finalists. They include Pope Francis, President Obama, Jeff Bezos, Miley Cyrus, Ted Cruz, and two Middle Eastern leaders: Bashar al-Assad, the embattled President of Syria, and Hassan Rouhani, the new President of Iran. Show More Summary
“I would say nothing has changed,” Post media reporter Paul Farhi tells “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter. “It’s almost impossible to find any fingerprint of Jeff Bezos on The Washington Post, other than the fact that he now obviously owns us. But we haven’t seen any changes. We know they’re coming. We just haven’t seen … Read More
Ken Goldstein knows, like Jeff Bezos knows, that "companies have short life spans." Here are the inevitable casualties of 2013.
Look! In the sky! It’s a bird … it’s a plane … it’s an Amazon Prime Air delivery drone! Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently said that the company is looking to shake things up in the package delivery game, including a drone messenger service that can deliver packages to your house in less than half... Read More
Time magazine has announced its top ten finalists for its Person of the Year. Now it has to twerk..I mean, tweek, the list. Actually Miley Cyrus is one of the finalists: Bashar Assad, President of Syria Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder Ted Cruz, Texas Senator Miley Cyrus, Singer Pope Francis, Leader of the Catholic Church Barack [...]
Bashar Assad, President of Syria Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder Ted Cruz, Texas Senator Miley Cyrus, Singer Pope Francis, Leader of the Catholic Church Barack Obama, President of the United States Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services Edward Snowden, N.S.A. Show More Summary
Amazon recently announced a rather ambitious project that its R&D division has been working on. Called Amazon Prime Air, the company plans to employ drones to deliver packages of up to five pounds in 30 minutes. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...Show More Summary
If you've been on a peyote-fueled vision quest for the past 48 hours, you probably don't know that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says his company is a few years away from being able to deliver purchases via airborne drone to customers' doorsteps in 30 minutes or less. Or maybe you do.
TIME managing editor Nancy Gibbs has named the shortlist for the magazine's annual 'Person of the Year' issue, and it includes DOMA plaintiff and SCOTUS victor Edie Windsor. Bashar Assad, President of Syria Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder Ted Cruz, Texas...
Last Sunday Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon was doing early R&D on delivery drones. And whether it was a legitimate revelation or more of a marketing ploy, the idea of Amazon drones burrowed quickly and deeply into the cultural consciousness. More »
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, has been named I Want Media’s Media Person of The Year. Bezos, who purchased The Washington Post in August for $250 million, beat out people like Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, and Anna Wintour. Bezos won not...Show More Summary
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