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  • Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet

    Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet
    In recent months global Internet retail behemoth Amazon.com has green-lit six new original TV shows, announced an online streaming deal with HBO and tested same-day grocery delivery on the West Coast. Up next? Possibly a smartphone. And, if...
  • Newfronts Analysis: Why Microsoft, Yahoo, Etc. Invaded TV's Turf

    Netflix wasn't at the Digital Content NewFronts this past week but the streaming service might as well have been there. Unmistakable was its influence on the heavyweight digital brands frontloaded into the opening week of these seemingly endless...
  • What makes Forbes' world's richest people rich? Tech, hedge funds and ... Nutella

    Forbes' "world's richest people" list was unveiled today, ranking the wealthiest billionaires on the planet. Topping the list was Microsoft founder Bill Gates, reclaiming the No. 1 spot from Mexico's telecom magnate Carlos Slim Helu (Gates' net worth...
  • Warren Buffett Buys Miami TV Station WPLG from Graham Holdings Co.

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has set an agreement to acquire Miami ABC affiliate WPLG from Graham Holdings Co. in a stock-swap deal valued at $1.1 billion. Deal calls for Berkshire to swap 1.6 million shares that it owns in Graham Holdings Co. for...
  • Local drone business planning to fly

    Local drone business planning to fly
    At least one local business is planning to fly drones over Baltimore after a judge ruled that there is no law prohibiting the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft. Terry Kilby, who with his wife, Belinda, published a book last year of aerial...
  • Amazon Set-Top Box REVEALED: It's an Indoor Drone!

    The tech world's favorite guessing game can finally be put to rest. A long-anticipated set-top box Amazon is expected to unveil at a press conference Wednesday is in fact an indoor drone, according to sources. The device will wirelessly deliver films, TV...
  • April Fools' in the book world

    April Fools' Day is always busy on the Internet. And for some reason, it’s a day that seems especially fertile for the British comic sensibility. Amazon, the massive online retailer, is opening its first brick-and-mortar bookstore. Only it won&...
  • Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year

    Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year
    After years of rumors, Amazon.com could finally be getting into the smartphone business. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Seattle e-commerce giant will release a smartphone in the second half of the year, citing people briefed on the company'...
  • Amazon is paying unhappy workers to quit

    Quitters wanted: Unhappy with your job? Feeling unproductive? Take $5,000 and go. At least, that's what Amazon.com Inc. is offering its warehouse employees. In a letter to shareholders this week, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos outlined the details of a...
  • Why HBO Is Keeping 'Game of Thrones,' Other Shows Out of Amazon's Hands

    HBO has found an ideal partner in Amazon to stream its older shows- and the duo's tag-teaming is certainly a blow to Netflix. But to understand why the deal is a smart move for HBO, it's important to look at what the deal doesn't include. First, it's...
  • Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public

    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey, who had been riding her...