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13 min ago | Daily Press & Argus

Rieder: The resurgent 'Washington Post'

It wasn't that long ago that The Washington Post was reeling, shedding staff and trimming ambitions as ad revenue plummeted.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Amazon

13 min ago | USA Today

Rieder: The resurgent 'Washington Post'

What a difference a billionaire makes. It wasn't that long ago that The Washington Post was reeling, shedding staff and trimming ambitious as ad revenue declined.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Amazon

4 hrs ago | ABC News

6 Billionaires Who You'd Actually Want to Work For

They're busy, demanding and very rich. What is it like to work for billionaire bosses? A lot of employees would risk their livelihoods and reputations to share stories about bad ones, but we do hear stories of some pretty stellar, ultra-wealthy bosses once in a while.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, University of Washington, Amazon, Wedding

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Amazon inks deal to deliver Kenny Powers instantly

The crassest fictional baseball player in the world, Kenny Powers , will soon be available to laugh at via Amazon Prime.

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Related Topix: Eastbound and Down, Entertainment, Television, Amazon, Drama, Sports

15 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Ari Emanuel's stake in ride-share firm raises uber...

Google "Ari Emanuel" and "uber," and you'll find frequent references to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's brother as the "Hollywood uber-agent" for many of the world's most popular entertainers.

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Related Topix: uber, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Amazon

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Motley Fool

Amazon.com: A Buy on the Sell-Off

Amazon's sustained momentum in signing up Prime users and the launch of Fire TV will lead to robust media and content sales.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Apple, Startups, iPhone

Canadian Business Magazine

Everything you need to know about China's blockbuster tech IPOs in 2014

Over the millennia, the Great Wall of China has successfully defended the Middle Kingdom from foreign invaders.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Media, Computers, Search Engines, Sina, University of Oklahoma

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Amazon Sales Take a Hit in States With Online Tax, Study Says

In one of the first efforts to quantify the impact of states accruing more tax revenue from Web purchases, researchers at Ohio State University published a paper this month that found sales dropped for Amazon when the online charge was introduced.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Ohio State University, Internet, Science / Technology, Business News

BusinessWeek

Jeff Bezos's Net Worth Dives in 2014

Jeff Bezos is one bad day-or even just a middling one-from an abysmal distinction.

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Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, Amazon

Canadian HR Reporter

Would you be willing to pay an unhappy employee to quit?

Every organization probably has them unhappy employees who don't like their jobs and aren't really committed to delivering their best.

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Related Topix: Amazon

TheStreet.com

Rocco: Should Amazon Buy Sears?

NEW YORK -- Outside of TheStreet's Brian Sozzi , very few retail analysts have anything insightful or otherwise interesting to say about the space.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Retail, Sears, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Publishing, Forbes

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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

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

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

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