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  • Read on: An online culture addicted to speed

    Read on: An online culture addicted to speed
    If there’s one thing we have already learned this holiday season, it’s that we want our gratification instantly or not at all. Ordering stuff off of the Internet is now a contest to see who can deliver it to us the quickest and cheapest....
  • The Biblioracle: Anticipating books is half the fun

    The Biblioracle: Anticipating books is half the fun
    By now, you've probably all thoroughly digested Jeff Bezos' "60 Minutes" bombshell that he foresees a future in which Amazon delivers books via drones. The reactions seemed to range from "that's awesome" to "that's idiotic" to "that's impossible." I...
  • 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"...
  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Advice for Microsoft's New CEO: Avoid Banality

    As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
  • George Packer on his new Amazon story in the New Yorker

    Amazon is good for online shoppers, but is it good for books? That's what George Packer asks in this week's New Yorker, in a long article that looks at the online retailer as disruptor. Amazon can be difficult to write about -- the company would not...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...