November 30, 2012

Amazon's Robotic Future: Work in Progress

Sam Grobart, Bloomberg Businessweek


If you were watching Bloomberg TV recently, you may have seen our correspondent, Cory Johnson, standing in the middle of Amazon’s (AMZN) newest distribution center in Arizona. It’s an impressive facility, brand-new and owned by one of the hardest-charging, most-innovative companies to come onto the retail scene since Sam Walton opened a five-and-dime.

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November 29, 2012
Amazon Phone Good, Surface Phone Bad
Sascha Segan, PC Magazine
Rumors are swirling today about two tech giants, Amazon and Microsoft, both rolling out branded smartphones. One of these is a good idea: Amazon's phone could really shake up the mobile market, albeit in a way that will make... more ››
November 29, 2012
Why Amazon Beats Wal-Mart
Farhad Manjoo, Slate
Last Friday morning, I woke up with a single abiding need: I had to have a new Xbox 360. My old one died a few weeks ago—well out of warranty, it came down with the dreaded “Red Ring of Death” technical failure.... more ››
November 28, 2012
With Amazon, It's Records All The Way Down
MG Siegler, TechCrunch
So let me get this straight: this year’s “Cyber Monday” (the worst fake holiday name in the history of fake holidays — and names) was a new record day for Amazon when it came to Kindle sales. So was “Black Friday”... more ››
November 27, 2012
The Cult of Amazon
Cade Metz, Wired
In most of corporate America, you write the press release when your creation is finished. But at Amazon, you write it before you’ve even begun.“If you were pitching something to Jeff Bezos or other senior managers... more ››
November 20, 2012
The Best Kindle Fire Yet
Eric Franklin, CNET
If you're looking for a pure media consumption experience, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 delivers better than any tablet before it. People looking for something more utilitarian, however, will want to look elsewhere. more ››