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How Blue Origin’s HQs blazed a trail for Amazon

The process that Amazon went through to choose New York, Northern Virginia and Nashville as key sites for expansion isn’t the first HQ2 exercise for CEO Jeff Bezos: You could argue that the pattern was set when Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture decided where … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon’s flying tribute to vets

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is big on veterans, and in honor of Veterans Day, he presided over the vet-friendly christening of Valor, Amazon Air’s 40th Boeing 767 freighter. In a tweet, Bezos said the name pays tribute to “the thousands of … Continue reading

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Amazon’s got a brand new bag for delivery items

Insulated bags for pizza deliveries and cooler bags for ice-cold drinks are nothing new. But how about if you put them together? Amazon’s inventors thought the idea was novel enough to apply for a patent, and now they’ve gotten it. … Continue reading

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How tech titans pick who they invest in

When big companies like Amazon, Boeing and Microsoft invest in startups, is it all about the startup? Or is it all about what the startup can do for the big company? The truth lies somewhere in the middle, representatives of … Continue reading

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Amazon aims to patent warehouses on rails

If Amazon follows through on a pair of patent applications, future fulfillment centers could be transported on their rounds by trains, ships or trucks and deliver their goods with autonomous drones flying out from the tops of shipping containers. The … Continue reading

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High-flying management tips from Jeff Bezos

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos spoke today at the Air Force Association’s 2018 Air, Space and Cyber Conference, his head wasn’t just up in the clouds. To be sure, he devoted a lot of attention to his Blue Origin space … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos sells Air Force on rockets and the cloud

Billionaire Jeff Bezos made a subtle sales pitch for Amazon Web Services as well as the New Glenn rockets being built by his Blue Origin space venture today during a wide-ranging fireside chat at the Air Force Association’s annual conference. … Continue reading

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