Jeff Bezos

Amazon

Bring In The Drones

Amazon.com Inc. is testing drones that it hopes will deliver packages to customers within the next five years, company CEO Jeff Bezos said. In an interview that aired Sunday on CBS's 60 Minutes,...

What I Learned This Week: How The Process Adds (Mega!) Value To The Product

The story and process behind a product is every bit as important as the product itself. The intangibility of what went into what you're buying gives it life, identity and value. Something purchased from Amazon isn't just "less expensive," but carries the entrepreneurial history of Jeff Bezos, the marvel of the company's state-of-the-art robotic selection and distribution system, and so on.
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Jeff Bezos Will Save the Washington Post

While the outcome is fairly obvious, the question is why did Bezos pay $250 million (he paid $500 million but $250 was its real estate) for the Washington Post? Why didn't he just start offering content deals to publishers and journalists then sell it on Amazon as he does now with movies?
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Can He Turn It Around?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jeff Bezos turned selling books online into a multibillion-dollar business that has changed retailing forever. Many are now anxious to see if Bezos can do the same for the media...
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How E-Books Are Ruining the Next Generation of Writers

Literary writing is a worthless profession. Few who write novels, stories and poems make a living from them. This has been true for millennia. Lately the Internet has regressed into a society of feudal manors lorded over by tech giants like Amazon, Apple and Yahoo, who sell e-books for 99 cents or give them away for free. Their "competitive pricing" is threatening traditional publishers and physical books with extinction.