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In The Streaming Showdown Between Amazon And Netflix, Which Is The Better Long Term Play?

Source: Business Balla | May 6 2014, 2:06pm CDT | by Forbes

It’s almost poetic that Tony Soprano is in Jeff Bezos’ corner. Not because the two men share similar senses of...
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Amazon aims to burn the competition with the Fire TV Stick -- $19 for a limited time!

Oct 27 2014 11:32am CDT | Source: BetaNews

There is currently no shortage in the market when it comes to streaming devices. Quite frankly, there are so many available, that it can be very hard to choose; Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku -- it is dizzying. Today, Amazon further complicates the decision with the all-new Fire TV Stick. Yes, the company already offers the Fire TV box, so the Fire TV Stick, in some ways, competes with its existing offering. However, the ...
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Business Highlights

Oct 24 2014 4:46pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

___ Market jolt is reality check for investors NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. A violent lurch lower nine days ago knocked the Standard & Poor’s 500 index down as much as 7.4 per cent from its September peak as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. Stocks have revived this week, thanks to strong corporate earnings, and on Friday the S&P 500 was marching toward its best perfor ...
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Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday told a senior US official that it wants normalisation of relations with India despite the "recent provocation of hostilities" along the border and also sought the international community's intervention in the "core issue" of Jammu and Kashmir. | by IANS
US nurse with Ebola to be released from hospital
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) A second US nurse diagnosed with Ebola while caring for a patient from Liberia is now free of the disease and will leave Emory University Hospital in Atlanta soon, hospital authorities said Tuesday. | by IANS
WHO welcomes approval of Ebola vaccine trial in Switzerland
Geneva, Oct 28 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday welcomed the approval of a Swiss regulatory authority for a trial with an experimental Ebola vaccine at the Lausanne University Hospital. | by IANS

Amazon gives a disappointing holiday revenue forecast, as investors lose patience

Oct 23 2014 11:05pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Amazon’s trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace. The world’s largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts expected and gave a disappointing holiday forecast. Investors are increasingly irked by Amazon’s strategy of investing heavily in new products and services to spur revenue growth while reporting quarter after quarter of losses or thin profit. The stock price tumbled 11 per cen ...
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Former Apple CEO John Sculley: We Need To Embrace Failure As A Way To Learn (AAPL)

Oct 20 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Business Insider

John Sculley, formerly CEO of Apple, recently visited our office to do a Q&A.  Below is a lightly edited transcript of our conversation. We talk about what really happened at Apple with Steve Jobs in the 80s, what it's like to be fired, and why entrepreneurs should buy his new book.  Business Insider: So let’s just start at the most famous moment. You’re known probably best for firing Steve Jobs, right? What was the thinking there? ...
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At Amazon, It’s All About Cash Flow

Oct 20 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Harvard Business Review

In a few days, Amazon will report its quarterly earnings. If recent quarters are any indication, there will be a lot of worried talk before and after the announcement about the company’s minuscule or perhaps even negative profits. If its stock price continues to slide downward, the story will probably be that investors are losing patience with Amazon’s persistently low profit margins. Maybe that’s true. Why stock prices do what they do over the short ...
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When Start-ups Should (and Shouldn’t) Partner with Industry Leaders

Oct 9 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Harvard Business Review

The hard work and dedication you’ve devoted to your startup has finally paid off; your industry’s largest incumbent has invited you to join it as a partner and key supplier. Should you accept? On the surface, the decision may seem straightforward, but before you sign on and cash in, there are risks to consider. A high-profile test case is unfolding before us in the space race between Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin ...
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GOLDMAN: Here Are The 40 Cheapest Stocks In The Market

Oct 6 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

The S&P 500 has gained 7% so far this year. Despite what has been a 200% rally in the market since early 2009, Goldman Sachs' David Kostin believes the S&P still has the ability to go from 1,960 today to 2,050 by the end of the year. From there, Kostin sees it going to 2,200 by the end of 2016. While further gains in the market are likely to be modest, some stocks are certainly going to outperform others. Kostin's new qu ...
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The Media Equation: The Washington Post Regains Its Place at the Table

Oct 5 2014 6:45pm CDT | Source: NewYorkTimes-Business Day

Jeff Bezos’s willingness to finance hiring new employees — over 100 so far this year — has created an atmosphere of confidence and financial stability supported b ...
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