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9 hrs ago | 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

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

13 hrs ago | CIO

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

15 hrs ago | Truthdig

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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | Wired

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

USA Today

Amazon looks to gain liftoff for drone delivery testing

Amazon is going on the offensive seeking approval for testing of its planned Prime Air drone delivery system.


Related Topix: Amazon, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Prison

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Bezos-Owned Washington Post Embeds Amazon Buy-It-Now Buttons Mid-sentence

McGruber writes: While reading a story in the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, I saw that the paper had begun embedding Amazon Buy-It-Now links in the middle of story sentences.


Related Topix: Amazon, Web 2.0 Conference, Emerging Technology, Drama Movies, The Great Gatsby, Economics News, Bitcoin

Customer Interaction Solutions

Retail: Bezos's big gamble: Amazon makes a play for online grocery...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The bright green trucks have become familiar sights in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, they have just appeared in San Diego, and they may eventually trundle around the world, transforming grocery shopping.


Related Topix: Amazon, California, us Travel

The Times of India

Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos pour ice water on their heads

The three took up the Ice Bucket Challenge to spread awareness about ALS by dumping a bucket of ice cold water on themselves.


Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, Amazon

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

It's Getting Nasty

Any pretense that this was a typical publisher-bookseller negotiation, as the parties said when news of the dispute first broke, has given way to statements by the Amazon Books Team in a blog post on Aug. 8 on the readersunited.com site that pointed to HBG's role in colluding with other publishers to raise e-book prices.


Related Topix: Amazon

Silicon Alley Insider

The First Jobs Of Tech's Biggest Rock Stars Before They Became Rich And Famous

Everyone has to start somewhere. Although some of Silicon Valley's most iconic figures are worth millions and billions today, many of them started out programming software or delivering newspapers.


Related Topix: Amazon


Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers

The dispute between Amazon and Hachette, which shows once again that independent bookstores are the only booksellers who can be counted on to make all books available to readers, has continued into its fourth month--and gotten more heated.


Related Topix: Amazon