“Project Wing” has been in development for more than two years at Google X, the company’s secretive research lab.
Bill Ackman likes to position himself as making investments that are “good for America,” and while he admits that some of his 30 activist campaigns have cost jobs, he believes he is ultimately a job creator.
The director’s Amazon Studios pilot, The Cosmopolitans, about a group of American expats living in Paris, premieres Aug. 28. He spoke to BuzzFeed about his shift to TV — and his undying love for a certain American doughnut chain.
One of Silicon Valley’s most adept bankers helped orchestrate Amazon’s $970 million Twitch acquisition.
The Wall Street Journal reported Amazon is paying about $970 million for the 3-year-old video company.
So you didn’t like it, then? H/T Oh Myyy.
On the border of Peru and Brazil, an uncontacted group of people wearing loincloths and carrying weapons was recently filmed meeting outsiders.
The New Yorker is open for business.
An in-depth Q&A with the founder of the soon-to-be public Box.
Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are effectively driving the cost of online storage to zero. Where does that leave the collective $15 billion of startups that cropped up charging for it?
These reworked logos, by designer Graham Smith, are strangely delightful.
TV Everywhere? More like Advertising Everywhere. “It’s almost like the networks are trying to drive you to platforms like Netflix or Amazon Prime,” said BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield, who posted the video as part of a research report on TV Everywhere.
Want to know why Aereo is dead? Follow the money.
You could be saving so much more.
Judging from these related items, this is one hell of a book.
I can’t get no satisfAUCTION.
The Fire Phone is basically a giant tether to Amazon’s services, including its giant store. But Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos still expects you to pay $199 for it.
Watch retail sales in real time.
Jeff Bezos’ phone might fail, but it won’t be a fiasco.
Chad Dickerson spoke at length with BuzzFeed about Etsy allowing vendors to use outside production, why New York’s tech industry is alive and well, and why he loves HBO’s Silicon Valley.
Quotes from The Hunger Games dominate the Top 50. Here is the best of the rest.
Prime Music launches with six-month-old songs — and without Universal Music Group.
The reviews were hilarious.
Don’t worry, only 17 are from The Hunger Games. H/T Vox.
I mean, it’s probably a phone. But STILL.
The internet giant has reached deals with major labels for a service to launch this June or July.
And almost three quarters of young people would bank with a non-bank company if they could.