17 hrs ago
Ex-Amazon engineer wants to outsmart Jeff Bezos
There are few dot-com era startups more ignominious than Webvan, the online grocery business that spent over $800 million in three years before collapsing in 2001.
18 hrs ago
4 Lessons Jeff Bezos Learned From Failure
Let's look at one of Bezos' innovation initiatives; its grocery delivery service, AmazonFresh.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Motley Fool
Do You Really Want to Short Tesla?
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Four Lessons Amazon Learned From Webvan's Flop
MAY 07: Mackenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com May 7, 2012 in New York City.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Apple e-book trial: About that dinner on January 20, 2010
In its effort to prove that Apple "knowingly participated in and facilitated a conspiracy to raise prices of e-books" -- to use the judge's own words -- the Department of Justice has spent an inordinate amount of time cross-examining witnesses in the Apple e-book trial about a dinner that took place in Manhattan on the evening of Jan. 20, 2010.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Investor's Business Daily
MakerBot late to Amazon, run by investor Jeff Bezos
But that was not the case. When Amazon launched the store earlier this week , it featured consumer 3D printers mostly from lesser-known manufacturers, including U.S.-based Afinia and Airwolf 3D Printers and China-based FlashForge and Mbot3D.
The Amazon Bundle: Why the Retail Giant Is Like the Cable Company of the Future
This week, Amazon announced plans to bring online grocery shopping to Los Angeles with a new service called Amazon Prime Fresh.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Why Facebook investors find Facebook so baffling
Judging by the questions at Facebook's first annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, its investors are unhappy with its stock price, frustrated with its features and just baffled by Facebook generally.
What Amazon's Viacom Coup Means for Netflix
Analysts see a viable streaming option from Jeff Bezos, whose company snapped up thousands of episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Dora the Explorer," "Jersey Shore" and "Teen Mom 2." If there were any doubts that Amazon is a serious streaming-media competitor, they likely were erased June 4 when the company struck its largest licensing deal to ... (more)
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Motley Fool
This CEO Is Breaking All the Rules
Quick, what do Twitter, Uber, and MakerBot all have in common? No, they aren't the most recent recommendations in Motley Fool Rule Breakers.
What Jeff Bezos Can Teach You About Customer Service
"If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell six friends," Amazon's Jeff Bezos has said.
Wall Street Journal
Not Ready to Ship: Amazon Says Logistics Hold Up Bezos Book
You might think that being married to the chief executive of the country's biggest online bookseller would give you something of an edge as an author.
The Danger Of Shorting Tesla Motors: The Amazon And Salesforce Factors
On June 8, Barrons' published its latest cover story , an expansive critique of Tesla Motors , in which author Bill Alpert laid out, once again, the short thesis for Tesla Motors.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Washington Post
The move is obviously a massive boost for the fledging consumer 3D printing market, which has slowly been creeping into the mainstream but has so far largely lacked major corporate retailer support.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
The Motley Fool
$10 Million Says Amazon Buys MakerBot
As fellow Fool Blake Bos pointed out last week, it appears that 3-D printing specialist MakerBot is in talks with suitors, which could potentially lead to an acquisition of the four-year-old company.
First Borders, then Best Buy. Now Amazon's gunning for Safeway
For the last five years, Amazon has been working to figure out an online business that has claimed its share of carnage--grocery delivery.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Conclave of conspiracies? World's most powerful gather for secretive Bilderberg meeting
JUNE 06: A man dressed as a clown stands in the protester encampment outside The Grove hotel, which is hosting the annual Bilderberg conference, on June 6, 2013 in Watford, England.
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2 Attractive Stocks for Your Portfolio Today
Earlier this week I had the good fortune to join Barry Armstrong on his radio show Financial Exchange on WRKO AM 680 in Boston.
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The Meeting In Jeff Bezos's Boathouse
That's what Russell Grandinetti, Amazon's vice president for Kindle content, said when asked in a Manhattan federal court Friday about a meeting he attended in Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Seattle boathouse on Sunday Jan. 24, 2010.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Apple clashes with Amazon in e-book case
Apple attorneys in the US antitrust case on e-books went on the offensive, attacking the credibility of government witnesses and seeking to debunk key elements of the government's case.