Aug 9, 2013 A look at how individuals decide to pay for information.
Aug 6, 2013 What does Jeff Bezos get out of his purchase of the Washington Post for $250 million? (Besides a struggling media business, of course).
Aug 6, 2013 The CEO of Amazon just bought The Washington Post for $250 million -- chump change to a guy worth $25 billion.
Aug 6, 2013 Why would an internet mogul buy a fading journalistic institution?
Aug 6, 2013 Last year, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos spent at least $42 million on a 200-foot clock being built in Texas.
Jul 26, 2013 Most businesses get hammered by the markets when they fail to meet profit expectations; not Amazon.
Apr 12, 2013 Some Amazon critics say the company’s razor-thin quarterly profits -- if there are any at all -- are evidence that CEO Jeff Bezos is running the company like a “charity” for the benefit of customers at the expense of shareholders.
Jul 30, 2012 Why support for gay rights is also a shrewd tactical move in the tech community.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 19, 2012 The leap second keeps atomic clocks (and therefore computers and cell phone networks) on the same cycle as the Earth’s rotation. Some businesses want to scrap it so they don’t have to stop and adjust their systems every year or two.