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Jeff Bezos

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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Amazon.com unveils the Fire Phone, its first smartphone

    Amazon.com unveils the Fire Phone, its first smartphone
    Amazon.com has officially launched the Fire Phone, its first smartphone, after years of rumors. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos took to the stage in Seattle shortly after 10:30 a.m. PDT to unveil the smartphone, which boasts a 4.7-inch screen, 13-megapixel...
  • Amazon Fire smartphone includes retail bombshell

    Amazon unveiled its first smartphone Wednesday. The Amazon Fire has many of the bells and whistles of other smartphones, with some new twists and with one extra, Amazon-only component: Firefly. Firefly is a program that allows users to point their...
  • Amazon Unveils Fire Phone, in Bid to Challenge Apple's iPhone

    Amazon took the wraps off the Fire Phone -- priced $100 lower than similar iPhone models -- and because the e-commerce company will not be relying on gigantic sales of the new gadget, it could represent Apple's most formidable rival in the category. At a...