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  • Amazon: Relentless.com

    Amazon: Relentless.com
    High-tech creation myths are expected to start with a garage. Amazon, impatient with ordinary from the outset, began with a road trip. In the summer of 1994 Jeff Bezos quit his job on Wall Street, flew to Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife MacKenzie and...
  • Jason Kilar, Former Hulu CEO, Announces Investors in New Video-Focused Venture

    Jason Kilar, the former CEO of Hulu, has announced his next venture: Vessel, a startup building a multimedia service with a strong focus on video, whose investors include Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. The San Francisco-based company is not...
  • Sun Valley: Cable Consolidation, Murdoch and Digital Disruption Among Big Themes

    Media and technology moguls are jetting to Sun Valley, Idaho this week for mountainside pressing of the flesh and potentially some deal-making. The exclusive confab, sponsored by investment bank Allen & Co., gets started Tuesday behind closed doors,...
  • Scott Turow: Amazon's muscling of publisher Hachette a sign of future

    Scott Turow: Amazon's muscling of publisher Hachette a sign of future
    Jeff Bezos tells of going through "A" words in the dictionary when he decided to call his nascent e-commerce site Amazon. As the name of the world's largest river, he felt it conveyed a sense of size. Coincidentally, the word Amazon also appears in some...
  • Amazon ofrece un servicio limitado de música en streaming con Prime

    Amazon ofrece un servicio limitado de música en streaming con Prime
    Amazon.com lanzó el jueves un servicio de música en streaming que es gratuito con su programa de suscripción Prime de 99 dólares anuales, pero ofrece una selección más pequeña de éxitos recientes que rivales como Spotify y Beats Music de Apple. La nueva...
  • Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit

    Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit
    Amazon warehouse workers who hate their job and are eyeing the exit now have a lucrative payout offer. Online retail giant Amazon.com is offering its employees up to $5,000 if they quit, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos wrote in a letter to shareholders....
  • Interview: Seth Meyers is up for hosting gigs, but not yet on 'SNL'

    Seth Meyers broke out a Chicago accent during his monologue on Thursday’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” when joking about the city’s ban on plastic grocery bags. The former Northwestern University and iO alum...
  • Super agent Andrew Wylie calls Amazon publishing 'idiocy'

    Super agent Andrew Wylie calls Amazon publishing 'idiocy'
    The legendary literary agent Andrew Wylie, known as "The Jackal" for his comes-out-swinging business and negotiating tactics, has long professed his distaste for the book-and-everything-else retailer Amazon. Wylie has represented many of the biggest...
  • TV shows and the quick hook

    TV shows and the quick hook
    Last week as TV networks announced their lineup for the upcoming season, I noticed more grumbling than usual about the short life span that befalls shows that aren't an instant ratings hit. "The press release for NBC's Manson-killings drama "AQUARIUS"...
  • Lunch with the FT: Travis Kalanick

    Lunch with the FT: Travis Kalanick
    His driver-hailing app Uber has made enemies of taxi drivers round the world. Over a steak sandwich in San Francisco, one of Silicon Valley’s most combative operators tells Tim Bradshaw, ‘Ultimately, progress and innovation win’ A n...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...