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Here's Why Amazon Is Planning A 'Kindle TV'

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.21.2014 | Technology

Amazon's planning a streaming TV set-top box for release next fall, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. The move would put the giant online retailer into ...

glassybaby Lights Up the World, One Tea Light at a Time

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.11.2013 | Impact
BJ Gallagher

Even in a down-turned economy, glassybaby has grown 30-40 percent each year since 2009. We are planning to open in San Francisco next. As Lee always says, "The more we grow, the more we give away!"

Look What The CEO Of Amazon Found On The Ocean Floor

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — Two mammoth rocket engines that helped boost Apollo astronauts to the moon have been fished out of the Atlantic. An expedition led ...

Amazon's Big Bet On Educational Kids' Programming

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK — Amazon.com Inc. is continuing its push into producing original children's series, ordering its sixth pilot of shows aimed at kids. T...

6 People Who Should Be Freaking Out About the Post Office's Stupid Cuts

Toby Barlow | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Toby Barlow

Who cares about the silly little post office? Well, I'd like to suggest these mighty folks might want to start rolling up their sleeves and come out swinging.

Amazon's Profits Are Down, But Investors Don't Seem To Mind

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 03.31.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's fourth-quarter net income fell 45 percent, as sharply higher revenue failed to keep pace with increased spending on order f...

LOOK: America's Top CEOs Before They Were Famous

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Everyone has an embarrassing high school photo floating around, complete with acne, braces and maybe even some military garb. For most, the photo can ...

This Is War! CEOs of Apple, Amazon And Microsoft Call Out Each Others Tablets

Reuters | Poornima Gupta and Alistair Barr | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology

By Poornima Gupta and Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The biggest names in consumer technology, stung by a string of disappoint...

Amazon Doesn't Make Any Money Off The Sales Of Kindles

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos confirmed on Thursday that the online retailer sells its Kindle e-reader "at cost", with profit coming i...

How A Meeting With Amazon's CEO Inspired My Second Act

Greg Clarkin | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Greg Clarkin

My cameraman that day was an avid reader, one of those people who always had a book with him. He had put it down to set up the shot and Bezos spotted it. The next thing he knows, the CEO of Amazon is firing questions at him. What book is that? Who's the author? What's it about?

Amazon vs. Chick-fil-A: Who Wins?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The news on Friday about Amazon's Jeff Bezos giving $2.5 million to the effort of marriage equality in Washington State marked a milestone. And here we are, in a media firestorm over this pipsqueak, Chic-fil-A?

Amazon's Founder Pledges $2.5 Million In Support Of Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

SEATTLE — Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced a gift Friday of $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washing...

Alice -- Mark It With a Water Stone

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Now, once the digital enemy has been let inside the wonderland that is Waterstones, which of the two strong brands will dominate?

What Is the Cultural Significance of Facebook's May 18, 2012 IPO?

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 07.27.2012 | Business
Daniel R. Schwarz

I am less interested in the business model than the value our culture is putting on what is still perhaps the most important news gathering institution in the world -- versus the value it is placing on a social media company.

Secretive Spaceflight Firm Lifts Veil On New Spacecraft Plans

Posted 05.07.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 05/07/2012 06:25 AM EDT on SPACE.com The curtain of secrecy is being raised by Blue Origin, a private entrepreneuri...

The Baffling Mystery That Is Amazon.com

PandoDaily | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology

A couple months ago, realizing it would be futile to hold out any longer against the tsunami of pop cultural peer pressure, I decided to go ahead and ...

Billionaire's Secretive Space Venture Reveals Rocket Plan

Posted 04.30.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/30/2012 06:26 AM EDT on SPACE.com Blue Origin wants to fly under the radar all the way into space. The secretive pr...

Amazon CEO Claims Remarkable Discovery At Bottom Of Atlantic Ocean

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 03.28.2012 | Technology

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced today that an underwater sea expedition he financed has discovered artifacts from the Apollo 11 mission to the moon at...

We Need an Education System that Promotes Creativity, Innovation, and Critical Thinking

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 05.23.2012 | Education
Peter Smirniotopoulos

Let's not wait another 50 years to reform the primary and secondary education systems in this country, because we can't afford not to. Let's start now.

3 Keys to Naming Your Product

Tom Grasty | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business
Tom Grasty

Without question, naming your product is important. But it's also a great opportunity. The right name can distinguish you from the competition, as well as differentiate your product from seemingly similar offerings.

The Top Influencers Alive: 10 Breakout Influencers of 2011

Connie Dieken | Posted 02.25.2012 | Business
Connie Dieken

Despite conventional wisdom, influence and persuasion are not the same animal.

Why Don't Girls Want Careers in Technology?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 01.30.2012 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

When it comes to careers, boys are five times more likely to go into technology. Why is this? At what point are we losing our girl geeks to other industries?

WATCH: 'Ultra-Secretive' Company Shows Test Of New Project

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.18.2011 | Technology

Blue Origin, the rocket company underwritten by Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, has released two new videos showing a successful test of a rock...

Netflix Adds More Shows

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.31.2011 | Technology

Netflix watchers no longer have to be desperate about the state of their "Housewives," as the embattled movie and television streaming site has announ...

The Rise Of Jeff Bezos And Amazon

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

Jeffrey Preston Bezos was 4 years old when he first arrived at his grandfather's cattle ranch in Cotulla, Texas. The Lazy G is a sprawling 25,000-acre...