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Amazon Becomes World’s Most Valuable Company for the First Time Ever With a Market Value of $797billion – Surpassing Microsoft — BCNN1 WP

Amazon has become the world’s most valuable company for the first time, surpassing Microsoft. The shift occurred Monday after Amazon’s shares rose 3 per cent to close at $1,629.51 and lifted the e-commerce leader’s market value to $797billion. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s stock edged up by less than 1 percent to finish at $102.06, leaving the computer […] … Continue reading Amazon Becomes World’s Most Valuable Company for the First Time Ever With a Market Value of $797billion – Surpassing Microsoft — BCNN1 WP

Amazon Partners On New Ethereum Marketplace For Enterprises – Sarah Hansen

Kaleido, a startup that aims to help enterprises implement blockchain technology, has launched a new platform in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Kaleido Marketplace will provide tools and protocols for all the components of new blockchain projects, “from the app all the way to the chain,” founder and CEO Steve Cerveny told Forbes. Commodities … Continue reading Amazon Partners On New Ethereum Marketplace For Enterprises – Sarah Hansen

Black Friday, Cyber Monday sale: Amazon Selling 120 Million ‘Made in India’ Products Worldwide – Livemint

New Delhi: This year’s Black Friday sale and Cyber Monday sale in the United States and other parts of the world will have a desi touch as e-commerce giant Amazon has teamed up with over 37,000 Indian exporters to sell more than 120 million ‘Made in India’ products. In a statement, Amazon said customers shopping … Continue reading Black Friday, Cyber Monday sale: Amazon Selling 120 Million ‘Made in India’ Products Worldwide – Livemint

Amazon Black Friday Deals Week 2018: Fire Stick And Echo Dot Bundles At Huge Price Cut – Madeline Kaufman

If you're looking to buy a Fire Stick and or maybe you want to invest in an Echo Dot, here is your perfect opportunity. Or, if you're looking for two tech gifts for your Amazon product-lover, we've got a treat for you. Today, you can save $40 on either the Fire TV Stick 4k and … Continue reading Amazon Black Friday Deals Week 2018: Fire Stick And Echo Dot Bundles At Huge Price Cut – Madeline Kaufman

Bezos Is Right To Worry About Amazon’s Future – Bryce Hoffman

When word leaked out of Seattle that Jeff Bezos had told employees “Amazon will go bankrupt,” the company’s stock took a nose dive. But those comments shouldn’t worry Amazon.com investors; Bezos’ statement should reassure them. Why? Because Bezos was right when he said, “Amazon is not too big to fail.” And while the same can … Continue reading Bezos Is Right To Worry About Amazon’s Future – Bryce Hoffman

Banned From Amazon: The Shoppers Who Make Too Many Returns – Khadeeja Safdar & Laura Stevens

The e-commerce giant bans shoppers from the site for infractions such as returning too many items, sometimes without telling them what they did wrong. Amazon has cultivated an image as a customer-friendly company in part by making it easy for shoppers to send back items they don’t want. The site’s lax return policies have conditioned … Continue reading Banned From Amazon: The Shoppers Who Make Too Many Returns – Khadeeja Safdar & Laura Stevens

With No Laws To Guide It, Here’s How Orlando Is Using Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology – Davey Alba

Walking around downtown Orlando, you might not notice the lightbulb-sized camera affixed to one of the traffic signal poles along the city’s palm tree–studded avenues. But it’s there, scanning all the same. If it sees you, the camera will instantly send a live video feed over to Amazon's facial “Recognition” system, cross-referencing your face against … Continue reading With No Laws To Guide It, Here’s How Orlando Is Using Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology – Davey Alba

Amazon Shares Drop After Q3 Sales Fall Short And Holiday Outlook Disappoints – Andria Cheng

Amazon.com AMZN +7.24%, facing growing competition on all fronts led by Walmart, reported disappointing third-quarter sales, sending its shares lower in after-hours trading. Sales in the quarter ended Sept. 30 rose 29% to $56.6 billion, compared with the consensus Wall Street estimate of sales rising above $57 billion. Sales would have risen 30% without the … Continue reading Amazon Shares Drop After Q3 Sales Fall Short And Holiday Outlook Disappoints – Andria Cheng

Amazon’s HQ2 Could Be Silicon Valley 2, For Better Or Worse – Pete Saunders

Thirteen months into the international derby that is the Amazon HQ2 selection process, it seems the end of the sweepstakes is near. What's happened? What have we learned? What's next? It's been a dizzying year-plus for the giant online retailer. Amazon received 238 proposals last November from cities across North America, each wanting a crack … Continue reading Amazon’s HQ2 Could Be Silicon Valley 2, For Better Or Worse – Pete Saunders

Amazon $1 Trillion: Entrepreneurial Life Lessons From The Wild Ride – Tom Taulli

Back in 1994, Jeff Bezos left his high-paying Wall Street gig and went to Seattle, where he put together a business plan. The original name for the venture was “Cadabra,” but his attorney thought it sounded like cadaver. Instead, he picked Amazon.com as the name.  Might as well strive to be the biggest, right? Definitely. … Continue reading Amazon $1 Trillion: Entrepreneurial Life Lessons From The Wild Ride – Tom Taulli

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