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6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Americans optimistic about flying cars, not so much about robot caregivers

A Prime Air vehicle carries a package during an Amazon test of a drone delivery system.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Amazon, Inventions

10 hrs ago | GigaOM

Moore's law gives way to Bezos's law

Cloud providers Google, AmazonWeb Services and Microsoft are doing some spring-cleaning, and it's out with the old, in with the new when it comes to pricing services.

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Related Topix: Amazon

20 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

1 Way Jeff Bezos Is Like Warren Buffett -- And Why That's Good News for Comic Book Shops

Would the e-tailer, known for disrupting huge industries, use its new subsidiary to disrupt specialists? Host Ellen Bowman puts these questions to analysts Nathan Alderman and Tim Beyers in this week's episode of 1-Up On Wall Street , The Motley Fool's web show in which we talk about the big-money names behind your favorite movies, toys, video ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comixology, Amazon

Fri Apr 18, 2014

HR Magazine

Amazon Offers 'Pay to Quit' Bonuses

Amazon.com will pay unhappy employees a bonus-up to $5,000-to leave, in a program that the online retail behemoth calls "Pay to Quit."

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Related Topix: Amazon

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNET News.com

The future tech America expects

The future is always in the process of arriving, whether we want it to or not. What exactly do we want -- or dread -- on the technology front? The Pew Research Center has some answers from a recent phone survey of US consumers looking at the science of the next 50 years .

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Related Topix: Amazon

Stars and Stripes

Drones portend high-tech future for dangerous mines

Not quite. Still, a technology boom in robots, drones, driverless trucks and pilotless trains is beginning to reshape one of the world's most labor-intensive industries, portending automation of logistics, supply chains and mapping and allowing development of mines in regions once thought too dangerous or remote to exploit.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Rio Tinto, Mining, Amazon, Australia, World News,

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How Drones Will Become A Reality In Our Daily Lives - With...

Not too long ago, when most people heard the word "drones," they thought of unmanned military aircraft engaged in highly controversial clandestine operations.

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Related Topix: Amazon

The Motley Fool

Drone Wars: The Companies You Need to Watch

Once thought to be the stuff of science fiction, drones have become a sought-after resource used by companies to revolutionize the business landscape.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

A New Golden Age for Media?

Some are investing in it-most bounteously, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who bought The Washington Post for $250 million, and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, who has pledged the same amount to his new First Look Media; but also the executives at Disney-owned ESPN in Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight, those at Vox Media in Ezra Klein's planned wonkipedia, a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Amazon, The Washington Post Company, Hunch, eBay, Startups, Washington Post, Publishing

The Motley Fool

Is Amazon.com, Inc. Just Growing for Growth's Sake?

Investors have clearly bought into the company's growth potential and given Jeff Bezos free reign to enter any market he sees fit.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Ipad

Business Journal

Buying a cancer breakthrough: UW-Hutch partnership pulls in $116M

It's been 18 months since UW Medicine and the Fred Hutch inson Cancer Research Center announced an ambitious fundraising partnership to accelerate cancer research.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Amazon

Search Engine Watch

Amazon's 4 Pillars of Success: A Preview of Jeffrey Eisenberg's Pubcon SFIMA Keynote

By being customer-centric, continuously optimizing and innovating, and creating an agile corporation, Amazon.com has dominated the competition.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Marketing

Forbes.com

Zappos Founder Tony Hsieh On Google, Snapchat, Burning Man And More

Whatever the area of life in question - money, relationships, drug use, poker - Hsieh seems to have an abstruse bit of social science or personal philosophy to guide him.

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Related Topix: Zappos, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Gawker Media, Amazon

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Facebook to enter e-money service in Europe advances Bitcoin too

Facebook is advancing its reach to provide a money transfer service in Europe from a base in Ireland.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Economics News, Bitcoin, Western Union, Country, Amazon

Atrios

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Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Liberal Political News

The Motley Fool

Would You Quit Your Job for an Offer Like This?

One company that's already rewritten many of the rules within the retail industry is making an interesting new move that could change how companies run their HR departments.

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NewsFactor

Google Grabs Droid-Maker

There are several reasons that Google acquired Titan Aerospace. Among them is the possibility that Google's acquisition of Titan Aerospace could support the search giant's Project Loon effort to extend the reach of the Internet to remote locations.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon

The Town Talk

Another View: U.S. should expedite drone policies

"There's no reason they can't be used as delivery vehicles," Bezos said at the time.

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Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Jeff Bezos And Mark Zuckerberg Are Racing To Dominate The Mobile Payments Business

This is part of the "Tech 360" series offering a 360-degree view of the tech industry, from in-depth reporting to weekly posts on what you need to know.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Facebook, Amazon

Business Journal

Jeff Bezos is everywhere: 7 unexpected places you'll find Amazon

Jeff Bezos released his annual letter to Amazon Shareholders last week. As usual, it was filled with big plans.

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Related Topix: Amazon, The Washington Post Company

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