Jeff Bezos

Type: Person
Name: Jeff Bezos
Title: Chairman, chief executive officer, and president
Organization: Amazon.com
Date of Birth: 12/01/1964
Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jeff Bezos
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Could Paying Employees to Quit Save Amazon?

For all that Amazon has recently been gaining a reputation for treating employees poorly, the policy takes a page from Zappos. Exemplary employee culture is a factor that sets Zappos apart in the corporate landscape. There's no shortage of media coverage ... [Published Motley Fool - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Amazon’s Delivery Drones in Stage 6 of Development

Some time ago, it was reported by Techbeat and various other sites that Amazon had announced they were going to be using delivery drones in the future. The news caused quite a stir as it sounded a bit too futuristic for some, while others thought it was ... [Published Tech Beat - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 11 reports

Make Jeff Bezos Give Me Money

Can't afford it? Just don't want to contribute? All fine. But if you shop at Amazon and might enjoy giving some of that money to me instead of Jeff Bezos, just click on this link or the ad at the lower right, or search bar to the left, before you make ... [Published Eschaton - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Google buys high-altitude drone firm

Internet giant Google has bought drone firm Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.It hopes to use the high-altitude solar powered drones to beam internet access to remote areas and collect aerial images.Google is not the first internet firm to express ... [Published BBC - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Google to acquire drone manufacturer

Search engine beats off competition from Facebook for New Mexico-based companyHigh-altitude drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace has been acquired by Google for an undisclosed sum.The 20-man Titan team will be paired with Google's Project Loon, which is ... [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Why Amazon's Smartphone Is No Threat to Apple

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As an unabashed Apple shareholder, I was asked to weigh in on rumors that retail giant Amazon is planning to unveil a smartphone. My only response was, "Why not?" Nothing Amazon does or plan to do in the future should surprise ... [Published The Street Latest - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 5 reports

Amazon Looks to Speed Move to Mobile Payments

While the industry waits for Amazon to flex its payments muscles with the 215 million credit cards they have on file, they are joined by the ultimate Amazon insider, CEO Jeff Bezos. "Jeff's told usit's something we need to be successful in, and should ... [Published Media Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Jeff Bezos And Mark Zuckerberg Are Racing To Dominate The Mobile Payments Business

BusinessWeek / BIAmazon's Jeff Bezos Here's what will be on people's minds during the next seven days in tech:Facebook is looking at getting into the payments and remittances[1] business, and so is Amazon.[2] Amazon is also reportedly developing its own ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 14 reports

Why more companies should pay employees to quit

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (David McNew/)Would you pay your own employees to quit?Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's move to do just that is getting a lot of attention, with coverage of the unusual human resources practice showing up everywhere from the Post to Time ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

From A to Z... - 7 businesses Amazon wants to shake up

Amazon may be the world's most ambitious company. Not content to dominate the book industry, the so-called "Everything Store" has branched out into an astonishing variety of businesses, many of which you may not be aware of. Here are a few unlikely industries ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 5 reports

Rumored Amazon 3D Smartphone Underscores CEO Bezos' Grand Ambitions

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Amazon.com's (AMZN) Amazon is said to be showing off prototypes of a handset to developers in San Francisco and Seattle, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The company is likely to announce its intentions of a smartphone ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Amazon Drones Are No Joke As Jeff Bezos Reveals Extensive Plans

Last year Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos announced plans for an aerial drone delivery system, titled Amazon Prime Air. It turns out Amazon’s flying drones are no joke, according to what Jeff Bezos revealed in a recent shareholder’s letter.In the letter to Amazon ... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - Apr 14 2014]

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Amazon also offers an education program, Career Choice, in which the company pre-pays 95% of the tuition for workers who want to "take courses for in-demand fields, such as airplane mechanic or nursing, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at amazon" Bezos said in the shareholders' letter

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Make Jeff Bezos Give Me Money [Published Eschaton - Apr 15 2014]
Can't afford it? Just don't want to contribute? All fine. But if you shop at Amazon and might enjoy giving some of that money to me instead of Jeff Bezos, just click on this link or the ad at the lower right, or search bar to the left, before you make ...
Drone news from all over: Google goes high alti... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 15 2014]
p>Lotsa action in theworld of drones. Or maybe I am just noticing them more because I am workingwith Peter Bergen and Bailey Cahall, who know so much about all this stuff thatthey could ride drones to work if they wanted to. First, Googleyesterday ...
Washington Post, Guardian Win Pulitzers for NSA... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 14 2014]
Washington Post, Guardian Win Pulitzers for NSA Reporting Bloomberg The Washington Post and the Guardian won Pulitzer Prizes for public service for their coverage of the surveillance tactics of the U.S. National Security Agency. The Post, acquired ...
Is Amazon a Healthy Stock for Your Portfolio? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 14 2014]
With shares of Amazon ( NASDAQ:AMZN ) trading around $312, is AMZN an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework : T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement Amazon serves ...
Is J.B. Hunt Telling You to Buy C.H. Robinson &... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 14 2014]
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Higher Education Institutions Focus on Student ... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 06 2013]
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Flip the Switch on New... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
Joe Rothstein: Washington Post Well Rid of Grah... [Published PR Newswire - Aug 12 2013]
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