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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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Alibaba Is Already The Fourth Most Valuable Technology Company In The World (BABA)

Sep 19 2014 2:53pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Alibaba, the e-commerce giant out of China, made its Wall Street debut on Friday. It was the biggest initial public offering of all time. Alibaba raised a whopping $29.7 billion for its IPO, easily topping the previous record holder, Visa, which raised $17.9 billion in 2008. The IPO was initially priced at $68 per share with a market value of $168 billion. But shares began trading Friday morning at $92.70, up 36% from the initial IPO price, to achi ...
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Amazon founder strikes deal to build US rocket engines

Sep 18 2014 11:56am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Washington (AFP) - The aerospace company Blue Origin has struck a deal to build a US-made rocket engine that aims to eliminate reliance on Russian engines for American satellite launches.Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos, who founded and also owns the Washington Post, announced the deal to jointly fund a new BE-4 rocket engine with United Launch Alliance in the US capital on Wednesday.ULA is a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin. "ULA has put a ...
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Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) A female worker died and scores of others fell sick after drinking water at their factory in Bangladesh Saturday. | by IANS
UN sets up mission to combat Ebola
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced to have established a UN mission to combat Ebola with the advance teams to be deployed to West Africa by Monday. | by IANS
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Amazon unveils new tablet line-up

Sep 18 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Business Standard

The refreshed tablets are part of Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos's investments in new b ...
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Amazon announces new Kindle Voyage, Fire tablets, Fire Keyboard and Fire OS 4 'Sangria'

Sep 17 2014 10:36pm CDT | Source: BetaNews

Amazon is an innovative company that makes some great products and provides wonderful services. As a Prime member, I shop there very often to take advantage of the free two-day shipping. My family uses the Fire TV almost daily to watch movies and play games and I do all of my reading on the Kindle Paperwhite. Hell, the Fire line of tablets are very enjoyable too. The only arguable misstep is the Fire phone, which many reviewers panned, but I actually liked. Today, Amazon surprises th ...
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Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin to supply engines for national security space launches

Sep 17 2014 3:08pm CDT | Source: The Washington Post

Amazon founder Jeffrey P. Bezos popped up in Washington on Wednesday to announce his latest business venture: His low-profile space company, Blue Origin, will supply engines for the rockets that launch America’s military and national security sate ...
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Business Insider Is Hiring A Web Producer

Sep 12 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Business Insider is looking for a web producer to join our product team. You will work directly with content editors, product managers, and software developers to maintain BI’s web site and publish content.  We face exciting challenges every day due to the demands of our growing audience and the 24/7 news cycle. Your work will reach millions of people—40+ million every month around the globe. Business Insider is a dynamic company reac ...
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How Microeconomists Made Amazon Possible

Sep 10 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Harvard Business Review

With the digital age has come the celebration of “platforms.” The concept is that an enterprise can add value at either of two levels. It can provide a broad foundation upon which others can profitably build, or it can be one of those latter efforts, taking advantage of an existing platform and offering solutions that more narrowly target specific opportunities. When people talk of valuable platf ...
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The Reason Your Team Won’t Take Risks

Sep 9 2014 10:01am CDT | Source: Harvard Business Review

Most senior managers agree that taking risks is important for innovation, but in far too many cases, they don’t act like they believe this. For example, one global organization, where one of us conducted a culture survey several years ago, considered itself to be highly supportive of developing new products, services, and practices. Yet when several hundred professionals were asked what would happen if ...
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