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May 16th, 2018 - 1:31 am § in The Ave Scene

AMAZON: The history

For sale! You can buy the very first sketches of the Amazonian warrior princess who battled on the side of good before Jeff Bezos brought her talents to an industrial edge. The sketches made in 1941, predating even Mr, Bezos’ birth, came from the estate of comic book illustrator H.G. Peter. Wo[...]

May 2nd, 2018 - 12:53 pm § in Hypocrisy, Repugnants, The Ave Scene

Bezos vs Seattle: Amazon fights back

 Amazon has paused construction planning on a new downtown Seattle tower as the City Council considers a new tax on large employers  The action is a bold political move of the kind Amazon has rarely made in Seattle and could lend weight to a big-business backlash against the proposed tax.  A maj[...]

January 18th, 2018 - 9:17 am § in Misc.

Amazons Final 20: The Ave Bets

Amazon’s choices of its top 20 look a lot like what I expected.  The key words would be … access to DC, access to Europe, good mass transit, good housing stock and GREAT TALENT POOLS. My bets have been and still are on Toronto and Philly.  These two share a lot.  High on the list [&he[...]

May 30th, 2017 - 12:51 am § in The Ave Scene

Jeff Bezos Is Not Just The World’s Richest Man, as Owner of the Washington Post He is not Just Breaking News, He is Reinventing Journalism 

Bezos May Have Saved The Free Press As the Internet devastated traditional media, we were left with the ugly world of Fox News with its alternative reality and the confusing hope of the now failed model of a news aggressors, led by the Huffington Post.   TV News was taken over by the entertainment[...]

April 7th, 2017 - 1:14 pm § in Misc.

United Launch Alliance cuts Atlas rocket price amid competition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. United Launch Alliance has dropped the price of its workhorse Atlas 5 rocket flights by about one-third in response to mounting competition from rival SpaceX and others, the company’s chief executive said on Tuesday.[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 8:46 am § in Misc.

AMAZON ATTACKS RETAIL

Amazon’s Ambitions Unboxed: Stores for Furniture, Appliances and More The online retailing giant is trying to bring its own formula to traditional retailing. If it is successful, it could change how all stores operate. NYTIMES.COM[...]

December 1st, 2016 - 9:49 am § in America

Amazon Uber Alles

BEZOS GROWING MONOPOLY... AMAZON captured 31% online spending over Cyber Weekend…[...]

November 13th, 2016 - 12:26 am § in Misc.

Trump vs Bezos

Trump’s first dustup with Bezos came late last year. Bezos bought the Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million. Trump has claimed he used the paper to influence politicians in Washington D.C. and keep them from taxing Amazon. Follow Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump The @washingtonpost, which lo[...]