Jeff Bezos

Amazon's F-You to Indie Authors

Larry Jaffee | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

New printed copies of my book Walford State of Mind, first published in 2011, now sell for £2.05 (as of 31 Oct.). So what if the retail price's listed as £15.99? Amazon.co.uk finds it necessary to slash the price by 87%. It's dropped 15 pence since I discovered the error (or is it?) a few days ago.

Can Amazon Take a Bite Out of Apple With Its Fire Phone?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Amazon will unleash its very first smartphone on the UK market in just two weeks' time. Just a day before the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were unveiled, Amazon swept in and announced that its coolly named Fire Phone would be going Transatlantic, and will launch here in the UK on September 30.

Google, Drone Delivery and Life in the Times of Exotic Robotics

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Google initially wanted to develop drones that can be used after disasters--earthquakes, floods or extreme weather events--to deliver life-saving items like medicines to affected people in geographies where usual means of transportation cannot reach.

Amazon Posts Record Profits, But Shares Tumble

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Tech

Online retail giant Amazon saw its share price tumble after releasing its fourth quarter results, despite posting profits of $239 million (£144.9m). ...

Is This Paranoia or Is Google Really Planning to Take Over the World?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

There actually is a site called GoogleWorldDomination.com! But conspiracy theories aside, just think of it - Google already owns Gmail, YouTube, Orkut, Android, GoogleDrive, Chrome and is the most used search engine. Everything personal in nature that you have shared in any of these is stored somewhere.

Own Your Own Space Company?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Tech

On top of the launch pad being battled over by By Billionaires Elon Musk And Jeff Bezos, Nasa has also begun to sell off three mobile platforms and a ...

Why Newspapers Have to Adapt to the Internet in Order to Survive

Hannah Lippitt | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Tech
Hannah Lippitt

Like any other online business, in order to to get ahead, newspapers are going to have to come up with an alternative business model and acknowledge that the old rules no longer apply. Methods such as developing content strategy, a strong online revenue system through building strong communities, social sharing, cross-platform branding and so on, are all going to be vital in the future.

The Amazon Way to Transform the Media

Grant Feller | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Tech
Grant Feller

One of the reasons the Amazon website and business model works so well is that it understands what the customer wants. It even predicts what we want before we even know it. It's an extension of ourselves, perhaps even a reflection whose principle purposes are to befriend and make money.

Stop Guessing About Bezos - Start Strategizing

Andy Law | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK
Andy Law

Give the Washington Post away to every one of those customers who, every day, is expecting a delivery of something from Amazon. Start with .com and then expand it to become a global newspaper.

The Billionaire Battle For Nasa's Shuttle Launchpad

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Tech

If you were a billionaire with money to burn what would you buy? How about Nasa's space shuttle launchpad? Two billionaires both with a healthy ...

Amazon 'AutoRip' Gives Free Digital Copies Of Every CD Bought Since 1999

PA | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Tech

Online retailer Amazon has stepped up the battle for music sales by announcing it will give away digital versions when customers buy CDs and vinyl rec...

Why Big Businesses Must Be Creatively Led

Jim Prior | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK
Jim Prior

The biggest problem facing large organisations today is not a lack of desire to change but a lack of know-how. It stems from a fundamental leadership issue: the wrong types of people have been left in charge.

Amazon Smartphone On Christmas List For 2012 Says Citigroup Analysts

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

Amazon is expected to launch its own smartphone after the success of its Kindle e-book reader, according to a report by brokerage firm Citigroup. T...

Amazon Faces The Cost Of Competing With Apple

Daniel Bentley | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Tech
Daniel Bentley

Amazon has announced its third-quarter profits have fallen by 73% on last year, missing Wall Street estimates and sending its stock price down as much...

Amazon Must Ensure They Don't Lose Their Spark as They Launch the Fire

Alex R. Bath | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech
Alex R. Bath

The Kindle has been the device that has lifted Bezos' Amazon to the next level. The pocket-sized e-reader has allowed the company to build technological skyscrapers on its online retail foundations.

Apple of his eye? Missing Fathers Make Their Mark

Colin Morrison | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK
Colin Morrison

teve Jobs' ill-health resignation as CEO of Apple is sadder news still for those of us who love the iPhone, iPod, iPad, MacBook - and being on the same side as the world's coolest company. But St Steve's decision also helps us ask what has driven the amazing, super-charged career of a university drop-out. What's the secret?