Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Bezos’

February 21st, 2020 - 1:29 am § in America, Hypocrisy, News Media, The Ave Scene

Amazon Care … it begins here in Seattle

American healthcare is a mess .. a tree loaded with overripe apples waiting for some smart farmer ! Jeff  Bezos may be that farmer! While the Democrats debate varous vertsons of government funded Medicare for all, the corporate world may be making that program obsolete.  Over a year ago Bezos got [...]

September 18th, 2019 - 1:43 am § in The Ave Scene

The Man Who Could Have Been Apple, Jean-Louis Gassée, Writes About Jeff Bezos

Bezos: A CEO Who Can Write Jean-Louis Gassée writes an amazing essay about Jeff Bezos in the website Medium as part of his series of posts called Mondaynotes. Gassée played a major role in the history of Apple and what might have been a very different history of the entire tech world. In 1985, as [...]

September 18th, 2016 - 10:26 pm § in The Ave Scene

Seattle: #1 in Space?

Jeff Bezos unveils new rocket to compete with SpaceX CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Jeff Bezos on Monday unveiled a heavy-lift reusable rocket expected to compete against Elon Musk’s SpaceX and other companies for commercial satellite launches before the end of the decade.[...]

July 26th, 2016 - 11:26 pm § in The Ave Scene

Bezos makes $5 million per second!

Jeff Bezos just made $6 billion in 20 minutes Not a bad afternoon’s work. The Amazon CEO saw his 82.9 million shares increase in value by $6 billion as the company’s shares jumped over 10% in after-hourstrading on earnings results that beat expectations.[...]

September 22nd, 2014 - 12:14 am § in America, The Ave Scene

How is Jeff Bezos Doing As Publisher of The Washington Post?


January 29th, 2014 - 10:00 am § in The Ave Scene

Amazon 2: No Unions Here

Amazon hates unions. Each of the above are really symptoms of one larger problem. Amazon executives categorically oppose the idea of warehouse workers organizing because they fear that unions would slow the speedy deliveries that have become the staple of the Amazon shopping experience. From The New[...]

November 29th, 2013 - 6:59 pm § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

AMAZON 1: The A may mean awful for its workers

1. Warehouse workers are treated like robots. Your boss may be bad. But your supervisor probably isn’t a piece of equipment that times you as you complete menial tasks. This week, the BBC described the experience of one of its undercover reporters, Adam Littler: A handset told him what to coll[...]

July 7th, 2012 - 8:11 am § in The Ave Scene

APPLESAUCE: Will Bezos Target the iPHONE?

 Bloomberg: Amazon Phone Could Be In The Works According to a fresh and lively report from Bloomberg, Amazon is “developing a smartphone that would vie with [Apple]’s iPhone” This makes a lot of sense. Amazon has already achieved great brand name presence of its own.  The Amazon [...]

May 7th, 2012 - 8:23 am § in The Ave Scene

Apple, the iMALL, and the retail wars,

Target’s decision to stop selling Kindle makes sense.  The Kindle is much more than an e reader, it is a virtual store front.  Sitting in my arm chair or by a fire at the campsite, I can use the Kindle to shop at Amazon for anything Target sells.  Target selling Kindles makes no ,more sense[...]

March 5th, 2012 - 10:02 am § in America, The Ave Scene

What Mitt and His Ilk Do with $250,000,000

Qatar Purchases Cézanne’s The Card Players for More Than $250 Million, Highest Price Ever for a Work of Art Mitt Purchases and Election for $100,000,000, Highest Price Ever Paid to Buy An Election. The tiny, oil-rich nation joins a massively exclusive club: only five Card Players exist, and the o[...]