Friday May 17
Moon Rocket Engines in Kansas
The Kansas Cosmosphere's new Apollo F-1 Conservation Project tour will give visitors a first look at the engine parts Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos salvaged from the ocean.
Wed May 15, 2013
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talks shop about the social network
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo gave a rundown on life, goals, and business at the social network during an interview Wednesday at the National Venture Capital Association's VentureScape , according to the Mercury News .
Mark Sigal's Blog
6 Takeaways from the Google IO Keynote
We are at the end of a cycle, andapproaching the beginning of a new one. It's post-global, post-digital, and post-commoditization. That we can stare at the rot that consumes so many industries, and simultaneously cheer the stock market's record response to 'new efficiencies,' and wonder, "What replaces all of those jobs?" is both terrifying and ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
The Motley Fool
Netflix vs. Amazon.com: Who Is Right About the Future of TV?
Even the acclaimed show The New Normal couldn't make it through its freshman season this year.
Tracking Amazon: Kindle Owners Get Free 'Coins'
On Amazon's May 13 front page, a message from Jeff Bezos notified Kindle Fire owners that they have something "a little unexpected" in their accounts.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Motley Fool
2 Reasons to Buy Amazon.com and 1 to Sell
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Fri May 10, 2013
Amazon Is Reportedly Building a 3D Smartphone You Can Control with Your Eyeballs
The Wall Street Journal says that Amazon is expanding its hardware offerings with a whole new line of gadgets, including a lame-sounding "audio streaming device" and a pair of next gen smartphones.
Thu May 09, 2013
Ernst & Young Selects Dave Elkington as Finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year
InsideSales.com, the leading provider of cloud-based sales automation and analytics technology, announced today that Dave Elkington, CEO of InsideSales.com, has been selected as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas ... (more)
Amazon Is Ready For A Correction
In growing sectors of the economy, we often witness a situation in which some companies tend to become overvalued.
Wed May 08, 2013
Rackspace's stock tumbles after earnings miss Wall Street's expectations
Rackspace Hosting Inc.'s shares tumbled in after-hours trading Wednesday after it announced financial results that missed Wall Street's expectations for the second straight quarter.
Mon May 06, 2013
Marketing by the Book-and Beyond
I recently wrote a post about Amazon.com's customer-centric blueprint that examines Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholder.
When It Comes to Investors and Amazon, Is Love Blind?
Of all the things that are "too good to be true," Amazon may top the list. Back in the halcyon days of the dot-com boom, the company built its reputation on allowing customers to duck one of life's great certainties: taxes.
Could Google Glass Be the Next Segway?
Both technologies were initially considered game-changers but have met resistance, and the similarities suggest Google Glass could go the way of the Segway.
Thu May 02, 2013
Ridding Your Company of Collaboration Roadblocks
At last month's Bio-IT World Conference , speakers and attendees alike wrung their hands at one of the biggest impediments to collaboration -- getting employees to adopt collaboration systems.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Daily Princetonian
News & Notes: Tilghman, Bezos '86 on list of 500 most powerful people on the planet
University President Shirley Tilghman and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos '86 were named two of the 500 most powerful people on the planet by Foreign Policy magazine this month.
Documentary Tackles the Future of Books
The Tribeca Film Festival will feature a documentary called Out of Print , looking at the future of books and interviewing Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, self-published author Darcie Chan and other experts.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jacob Sullum: Are Online Sales Taxes Only Fair?
At a 2008 shareholders meeting, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos explained why he opposed requiring businesses like his to collect state and local taxes on their interstate sales.
Uber Disputes Report of $1 Billion Valuation
A Reuters report says popular on-demand car service Uber is raising a new round of funding at a $1 billion valuation, but Uber CEO Travis Kalanick strongly denied the report.
A senior executive lifts the veil on some of Amazon's plans
Amazon.com Inc. doesn't give away much about its future moves, but today one of the e-retailer's top executives provided a glimpse into some of the e-retailing giant's plans in such areas as payments, lending and fulfillment.
The Open Rights Group
Wendy M. Grossman explores the continuation of domain wars that are currently a topic of discussion within Peru and Brazil.