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4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Can you really land a rocket on platform in the ocean? Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin patent says yes

That's a problem that the Kent team developing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos ' Blue Origin space launch vehicle is tackling, and a recently granted patent application gives us some idea of how they're planning to land a first stage booster on a floating offshore platform.


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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

City council asks Amazon to look into treatment of contracted security workers

The Seattle City Council penned a letter to Jeff Bezos asking him to look into the working conditions of subcontracted security guards.


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8 hrs ago | Book trade news from Book2book

How Book Prizes Boost Literary Talent Internationally

Focusing on the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize, literary agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues book prizes are key to spotlighting talent for the global market Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just 3 a month.


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12 hrs ago | The Curious Capitalist

Amazon's Latest Is a Total Game-Changer

Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., introduces the Kindle Fire HD tablet at a news conference in Santa Monica, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

US News & World Report

Amazon Earnings Disappoint as Fire Phone Debuts

Amazon entered the handset business with the launch of its new Fire Phone this weekend, and the ambitious company may be planning to launch its own version of a mobile payment Square Reader in the coming weeks to go with it.


Related Topix: Amazon, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Internet, Science / Technology


Amazon Stays the Course as Its Stock Tanks

The train hurtles down the track, the engineer oblivious to the vanished bridge the villain just dynamited to smithereens.


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Computer Weekly

Ahead in the Clouds: AWS is not the only pretty one in the room anymore

It may be too early to conclude that the party at AWS towers is over but the cloud provider is definitely feeling the heat of the competition and the commodity cloud price wars - its quarterly earnings report showed.


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Business Journal

Graham Media Group is new name of Post-Newsweek Stations

Post-Newsweek Stations said today it has changed its name to Graham Media Group, effective immediately.


Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Amazon

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's An Easy Way To Massively Improve Your Writing

Great writing requires clear thinking. Just ask Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. "There is no way to write a six-page, narratively structured memo and not have clear thinking," he has said .


Related Topix: Amazon, CPU, Science / Technology, George Mason University, Standardized Testing, Education

Book trade news from Book2book

Nervous Supermarkets Left With Miles Of Aisles They Don't Want

It has never been so easy to avoid setting foot in a supermarket, either by shopping online or making more frequent trips to local convenience stores.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

West Australian

Zuckerberg bumps Google in billionaires race

The Facebook chairman added $US1.6 billion to his fortune as the world's biggest social network ended last week at a record high.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon

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OBAMA PITCHES MORTGAGE OVERHAUL AS HOUSING RALLIES PHOENIX -- President Barack Obama says taxpayers can no longer be on the hook for bad decisions by mortgage lenders.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Services, Fannie Mae, Amazon, Washington Post, Publishing

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Stunned by loss, investors dump Amazon [The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 27--Amazon.com struggles Investors knocked Amazon.com Inc. down a notch in trading Friday after the online retailer shocked them with a second-quarter loss of $126 million, twice what analysts forecast.


Related Topix: Amazon, Scranton, PA, Tribune Company, Media, IT Services, Audible

Sat Jul 26, 2014

National Public Radio

Happy Birthday To Amazon, And Its Data Mining

In 1994, Jeff Bezos walked out of the Wall Street hedge fund where he worked after they declined to invest in his idea, and began to sell books out of his garage.


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Amazon is hiring for its downtown SLO office

For the past nine years, Amazon-SLO, previously known as Zero Mass Engineering, has hired software developers to work at offices on Pacific Street in downtown San Luis Obispo.


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Bangkok Post

Zuckerberg tops IT billionaires' list

Mark Zuckerberg , co-founder of Facebook and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, at the Allen and Company 32nd Annual Media and Technology Conference, in Sun Valley, Idaho on July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Mark Zuckerberg, Sun Valley, ID, Amazon

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Information Technology

Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 23% to $19.34 Billion

ENP Newswire - 25 July 2014 Release date- 24072014 - SEATTLE - Amazon.com, Inc. today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, Audible, Perspective, Video Games, DigiPen Institute of Technology

The Washington Post

Amazon Falls as Loss Widens, CEO Bezos Alarms With Spending

Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.com Inc. missed analysts' estimates for a second straight quarter, sending the shares tumbling almost 10 percent.


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Computer Weekly

AWS feels the pressure of cloud competition

Amazon Web Services has been the gold standard of public cloud computing ever since it began operations in 2006.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Amazon, World News, Germany

The Independent

Why Amazon investors may be feeling a little confused

As its new Fire smartphone makes its debut, it is sometimes hard to keep track of what Amazon does.


Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Marketing