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3 hrs ago | Salon

Nothing can stop Amazon: Company may start testing delivery drones in India

It appears that Amazon is pushing forward with delivery drones. The company's intention to use octocopter drones for small deliveries was announced by CEO Jeff Bezos at the end of 2013 .


Related Topix: Amazon, us Travel, Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel

7 hrs ago | IPod Observer

An iPhone Veteran Evaluates an Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the Fire Phone on June 18 with several novel features and a 4.7-inch display.


Related Topix: Amazon, iPhone, Google, Startups

11 hrs ago | ABC News

Amazon Starts Selling Physical Books in Brazil

Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country.


Related Topix: Amazon

12 hrs ago | Retailwire.com

Study: Amazon shifts to preferential treatment for brands

According to a new study, Amazon.com has set up a pay-to-play system for certain brands seeking more exclusivity and better positioning on the site.


Related Topix: Amazon, Watches, Marketing

17 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

#IceBucketChallenge Tips From a Jackass

Its origin may be nebulous, but its impact is colossal. Since permeating social media this month, the " Ice Bucket Challenge " has boosted the ALS Association's fundraising nearly twenty-fold when compared to money raised in August of last year.


Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Thor

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Journal

Amazon in China: Retailer jumps on Shanghai free trade zone despite fuzzy details

Amazon entered the Shanghai free trade zone. CEO Jeff Bezos has said Chinese company Alibaba is not a threat, but the move may suggest otherwise.


Related Topix: Amazon, World News, China, Asia, Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Amazon to start drone delivery in India this year, reports Indian newspaper

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tells Charlie Rose from "60 Minutes" about the company's drone program in a 2013 broadcast.


Related Topix: Amazon, Charlie Rose, Entertainment, Television, 60 Minutes, World News, India,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newspaper Association of America

Newspapers are still here and still making money

For more than a decade, that has been a common and constant refrain. While working at washingtonpost.com, the Guardian US, and now, the Newspaper Association of America, I have been asked frequently about the state of the industry as people search for the worst.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company


Amazon Fire Phone: Gimmicks Are Not Resonating With Buyers

Two months ago at a much-hyped event in Seattle, CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Amazon Fire Phone.


Related Topix: Amazon, Chitika, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, iPhone


Are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Fooling Us All?

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.


Related Topix: Amazon, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

CEOs doing the ice bucket challenge

Aug 14, 2014: Chicago Cubs vice president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is dunked with a bucket of water as part of the ice bucket challenge in awareness for ALS research.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Bill Gates, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft


The Next Big Thing You Missed: Thanks to Amazon, Tiny Sellers Can Now Reach Across the Globe

Go to Amazon.com and the link is right there at the top, nestled between "Gift Cards" and "Help."


Related Topix: Amazon, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Bluetooth

Mon Aug 18, 2014


From Amazon's Jeff Bezos To Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg:...

What, apart from their beards, do Sir Richard Branson and Lord Alan Sugar have in common? Answer: They're probably the only two British business executives who can walk into a room in their homeland and guarantee they will be instantly recognised.


Related Topix: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon, Facebook, Social Software, Richard Branson

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Jeff Bezos sends Ice Bucket Challenge to final frontier

Having accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella , Amazon founder Jeff Bezos sent it where no one has gone before.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Amazon


Ice Bucket Challenge - the soggy celebrities who have dared to brave the bucket

Stars including Mickey Rourke and David Beckham have already braced themselves for a chilly dousing before throwing down the gauntlet to pals Stars including Mickey Rourke and David Beckham have already braced themselves for a chilly dousing before throwing down the gauntlet to pals.


Related Topix: Amazon

Christian Science Monitor

Amazon-Bonnier battle goes public with protest by European authors

While personalities ranging from Stephen King to Stephen Colbert have weighed in on Amazon 's very public e-book pricing battle with publisher Hachette in the US, it turns out Amazon is engaged in another pricing dispute across the Atlantic with Swedish publisher Bonnier Group .


Related Topix: Amazon, Books


Bezos' Washington Post Puts Amazon Affiliate Links In Articles

Over the weekend, some observers noticed that the Washington Post, which was purchased by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos last year, was featuring Amazon "Buy it Now" buttons/affiliate links in certain articles.


Related Topix: Amazon

Book trade news from Book2book

Kindle Champ Takes On The Books Trade

Why are some of the world's most widely read authors now at daggers drawn with Amazon? The answer lies in Jeff Bezos's chief lieutenant, now the most powerful man in publishing Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just 3 a month.


Related Topix: Amazon

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Silicon Valley goes crazy for the ALS ice bucket challenge as Jeff...

Violence erupts in Ferguson AGAIN: Police fire tear gas on defiant protestors as they taunt armored trucks and smash windows while 34-year-old man fights for his life after being shot at Saturday demo Now protests start IN FAVOR of shooter cop: More than a hundred turn out in rally supporting Darren Wilson after he skips town to avoid violent ... (more)


Related Topix: Bill Gates

Customer Interaction Solutions

Online sites shake up hidebound retailing in India

Finding a way into India's vast but vexing market has long frustrated foreign retailers.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon, World News, India, Flipkart, Marketing