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Jeff Bezos’ Wife Writes Amazon Review About Tell-All

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is the subject of a new tell-all book by Brad Stone called “The Everything Store”, and while the book itself is getting positive reviews and attention on the site, Bezos’ wife felt she needed to clear some things up. MacKenzie Bezos wrote a lengthy review of the tome titled “I wanted to like this …

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Bezos’ Acquisition Of The Washington Post Is Now Complete

The Washington Post Company has officially completed the sale of The Washington Post to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The deal was first announced back in early August. Bezos would buy the publishing business from the company, including the newspaper. The Washington Post’s Paul Farhi writes: Bezos’s $250 million purchase was completed as expected with the signing of sale documents. The …

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The Implications Of Bezos’ Purchase Of The Washington Post

As you’ve more than likely learned by now, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post for $250 million. The news was announced Monday afternoon, and the Internet (at least the business end of it) just about exploded with excitement, skepticism and other reaction in general. Can tech mogul Bezos reinvent the newspaper? Let us know in …

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Jeff Bezos Buying The Washington Post Gets The NMA Treatment

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos had bought The Washington Post for $250 million. The ramifications of the purchase have yet to be felt, but Bezos claims that business will continue as usual at the prestigious newspaper. Our favorite Taiwanese animators have a different take on the whole affair. They see the purchase as just …

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Jeff Bezos Is Buying The Washington Post

The Washington Post Company just announced that Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying its publishing business, including The Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. I bet you didn’t see that coming. To be clear, Bezos is buying it. Not Amazon. It will not become an Amazon property. “Everyone at the Post Company and everyone in our family has …

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Confirmed: Apollo 11 Engines Recovered by Jeff Bezos

Back in March of this year, NASA announced that a discovery had been made that would thrill space-junkies far and wide. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who had also founded the aerospace company Blue Origin, had recovered the Apollo Saturn V first stage engines from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. “Nearly one year ago, Jeff Bezos shared with us his …

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Amazon Net Income Down 45% Year-Over-Year

Amazon announced its Q4 earnings today, which included a 22% increase in net sales, but a 45% decrease in net income, year-over-year for the quarter. The company’s numbers disappointed Wall Street analysts. CEO Jeff Bezos said, “We’re now seeing the transition we’ve been expecting. After 5 years, eBooks is a multi-billion dollar category for us and growing fast – up …

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Amazon Posts $274 Million Loss Thanks To LivingSocial Issues

Amazon announced its Q3 earnings on Thursday, falling short of analysts’ estimates. Net sales increased 27% year-over-year to $13.81 billion in the third quarter, but the company also posted an operating loss of $28 million, compared to operating income of $79 million for the same quarter last year, and a net loss of $274 million compared to net income $63 …

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Jeff Bezos Gives $2.5 Million To Back Same-Sex Marriage In Washington

In February, the Washington State legislature passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state. That bill had the backing of the Democratic Governor, Christine Gregoire. But opponents of same sex marriage garnered enough signatures to put it on the ballot in November, and now the people of Washington will decide the fate of marriage equality in their state. …

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Jeff Bezos: Cuckoo Chimes Still A Go For The 10,000 Year Clock

Jeff Bezos has been getting some attention this week for some of the interesting investments he’s made, thanks to a Wall Street Journal article about them. The article discusses a patent Bezos’ name is on, for some kind of cell phone airbag-type gadget and Glassbaby, a handmade glass company Bezos has invested in. Of course the 10,000 Year Clock also …

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Amazon Preps High Fashion Enterprise to Get Inside Your Closet

It appears that no industry is safe from the probable insurgency of Amazon. First it conquered the publishing industry, then it staked a sizable claim in the music and video industry. Following the triumph of becoming a top retailer in those fields, the New York Times says that Amazon has now set its sights on a very different market: fashion. …

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Amazon Possibly Behind Justice Department e-Book Lawsuit

When the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and other major publishers for allegedly banding together to drive up book prices, Amazon was named several times in the 36-page complaint. The company was named so repeatedly, roughly 90 times, that some speculate that Jeff Bezos and Co. might’ve prompted the suit in the first place, and the retailer …

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