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A 'Five Myths' Topic Close to Washington Post Home - Posted 5 days ago
Ha ha. Fully cognizant of the new owner of the paper in which he today writes, Brookings Institution scholar Darrell M. West starts off "Five Myths About ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A 'Five Myths' Topic Close to Washington Post Home - Posted 5 days ago
Ha ha. Fully cognizant of the new owner of the paper in which he today writes, Brookings Institution scholar Darrell M. West starts off "Five Myths About ... [FishbowlNY]

Erik Wemple's Cautionary Professional View - Posted September 21, 2014
Erik Wemple is one of the nation's most widely read media critics. He works for a newspaper that, under new owner Jeff Bezos, stands a better chance than most of... [AllTwitter]

Erik Wemple's Cautionary Professional View - Posted September 21, 2014
Erik Wemple is one of the nation's most widely read media critics. He works for a newspaper that, under new owner Jeff Bezos, stands a better chance than most of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Erik Wemple's Cautionary Professional View - Posted September 21, 2014
Erik Wemple is one of the nation's most widely read media critics. He works for a newspaper that, under new owner Jeff Bezos, stands a better chance than most of... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted September 5, 2014
Here are your top 5 stories of the week across the site. 5 - The Washington Post Owner Jeff Bezos to Replace Publisher Katharine Weymouth 4 - ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalist Sotloff Beheaded by ISIS | WaPo Publisher Out - Posted September 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalist Sotloff Beheaded by ISIS | WaPo Publisher Out - Posted September 3, 2014
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The Morning Ticker: Morgan, Rose, Weymouth - Posted September 2, 2014
Piers Morgan is no longer with CNN. The former primetime host says he turned down a 2-year contract to host 40 "big interview" specials. "Great company, great network," Morgan tweeted. "CBS This Morning" anchor Charlie Rose... [TVNewser]

The Washington Post Owner Jeff Bezos to Replace Publisher Katharine Weymouth - Posted September 2, 2014
[caption id="attachment_34415" align="alignright" width="193"] Katharine Weymouth[/caption] In a 9am email to staff this morning, The Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth announced her imminent departure as the paper's publisher after 7 years. Begi... [FishbowlDC]

A Few Reasons Why the Ice Bucket Challenge Has Been So Popular with CEOs - Posted August 25, 2014
Every time you turn on the internet, someone's dumping a bucket of cold H2O over their heads. It's the the ALS ice bucket challenge and it's for a good cause so go right ahead. A million times yes. As of Sunday, the challenge has raised ... [PRNewser]

Amazon Goes 'Orwellian,' Fails Literature 101 - Posted August 11, 2014
In case you missed it, Amazon is currently going through something of a rough patch. The company recently started very public fights with Hachette, Disney and ... [PRNewser]

'Post-Newsweek' Name Retired, Company Now 'Graham Media Group' - Posted July 28, 2014
Post-Newsweek Stations announced today the company would now be known as Graham Media Group, effective immediately. The name change comes after the sale of The Washington Post to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The com... [SocialTimes.com]

'Post-Newsweek' Name Retired, Company Now 'Graham Media Group' - Posted July 28, 2014
Post-Newsweek Stations announced today the company would now be known as Graham Media Group, effective immediately. The name change comes after the sale of The Washington Post to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The com... [TVSpy]

The TV Ticker: FNC, CNN, NBC, CNBC - Posted June 27, 2014
Fox News has a new special report airing this weekend hosted by Chris Wallace. "Fox News Reporting: Iraq and the Rise of a Terrorist State" airs first tonight at 10pmET, with encores tomorrow night and Sunday night. On CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, Brian Stelter will talk about the significance ... [TVNewser]

Friday ICYMI - Overheard | World Cup | Revolving Door - Posted June 27, 2014
In case you missed it, here are some of our fav recent stories across the web. #Overheard: Yahoo News Political Reporter Chris Moody live-tweets conv... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
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Journos React to Shocking Jill Abramson Announcement - Posted May 14, 2014
The headline for Ravi Somaiya's item about New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson ceding the position to Dean Baquet is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Journos React to Shocking Jill Abramson Announcement - Posted May 14, 2014
The headline for Ravi Somaiya's item about New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson ceding the position to Dean Baquet is ... [FishbowlNY]

Seth Meyers Roasts The Time 100 - Posted April 30, 2014
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Seth Meyers Roasts The Time 100 - Posted April 30, 2014
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Megyn Kelly, Charlie Rose on TIME 100 - Posted April 24, 2014
TIME magazine is out with its annual TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world. Megyn Kelly, the anchor of Fox News Chann... [TVNewser]

Amazon Announces Set-Top Box 'Fire TV' - Posted April 2, 2014
Amazon continues its quest to become more than an e-commerce powerhouse, announcing today a set-top box that allows HDTV viewers to connect to Amazon's video offerings. "Fire TV" is a $99 streaming media TV device that will offer users a range of different providers, including the most popu... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Buys Zite | BBC3 to Go Online-Only | Egypt Tries AJ Staff - Posted March 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Buys Zite | BBC3 to Go Online-Only | Egypt Tries AJ Staff - Posted March 6, 2014
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Amazon's Net Sales Were $74.45B Last Year, Up 22% From 2012 - Posted January 30, 2014
Amazon's net sales increased 22 percent to $74.45 billion in 2013, as compared to $61.09 billion in 201, the company revealed today. The company's net sales increased 20 percent to $25.59 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, as compared with $21.27 billion in fourth quarter of 2012. Here is more about... [AllTwitter]

Right Now, Pierre Omidyar Knows Three Things About First Look Media - Posted January 29, 2014
In the shadow of the Seahawks vs. the Broncos, another 2014 Super Battle is taking shape: Jeff Bezos vs. Pierre Omidyar. Today's memo to Washington Post staff from the paper's executive editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Right Now, Pierre Omidyar Knows Three Things About First Look Media - Posted January 29, 2014
In the shadow of the Seahawks vs. the Broncos, another 2014 Super Battle is taking shape: Jeff Bezos vs. Pierre Omidyar. Today's memo to Washington Post staff from the paper's executive editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Solomon Highlights Conflict of Interest in Post Reporting of CIA - Posted January 15, 2014
Word on the street (like actually the street) is that journalist and media activist Norman Solomon is planning a presser outside The Washington Post... [FishbowlDC]

Jake Tapper Resolves to be More Jewish in 2014 - Posted December 30, 2013
We here at FishbowlDC long ago gave up any pretense at self-improvement. But other DC journos aren't quite as jaded. Lesser-known Bezos property The Express has talked to some local journos about their new year's resolutions -and the results are revealing. For example: Jake Tapper wants to go to mo... [FishbowlDC]

Game Over for WaPo TV's 'In Play' - Posted December 20, 2013
Alternative headline: WaPo TV's 'On Background' Now Off the Record. Golly, we're witty. Either way it seems that after less than five short months, the Post's political web TV programs have gotten the ax. Launched in late July of this year, 'In Play' hosted by ... [PRNewser]

Jeff Bezos Named I Want Media's 'Media Person of The Year' - Posted December 9, 2013
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, has been named I Want Media's Media Person of The Year. Bezos, who ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jeff Bezos Named I Want Media's 'Media Person of The Year' - Posted December 9, 2013
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, has been named I Want Media's Media Person of The Year. Bezos, who ... [FishbowlNY]

'60 Minutes' Has Most-Watched Show in a Year - Posted December 4, 2013
Was it the Amazon Octocopter or the down-to-the-wire Broncos-Chiefs lead-in? Either way, "60 Minutes" is shaking off the bad publicity surrounding a discredited report earlier this fall by having its ... [TVNewser]

Amazon is Testing Same Day Delivery Via Drone - Posted December 2, 2013
Charlie Rose interviewed Amazon chief Jeff Bezos on 60 Minutes... [AllTwitter]

Amazon is Testing Same Day Delivery Via Drone - Posted December 2, 2013
Charlie Rose interviewed Amazon chief Jeff Bezos on 60 Minutes... [GalleyCat]

'Media Person of The Year' Finalists Unveiled - Posted December 2, 2013
It's almost the end of the year, and you know what that means: Lots of "best of/worst of" lists and many, many awards. One honor that typically grabs the attention of the media centric is I Want Media's annual Media Person of T... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Media Person of The Year' Finalists Unveiled - Posted December 2, 2013
It's almost the end of the year, and you know what that means: Lots of "best of/worst of" lists and many, many awards. One honor that typically grabs the attention of the media centric is I Want Media's annual Media Person of T... [FishbowlNY]

Amazon Ordered a Sunday Night Drone Strike on the Retail World - Posted December 2, 2013
Why do bald men always make the best evil geniuses? You're probably still scrolling through emails from clients upset that Amazon trumped whatever Cyber Monday promo stunt they had planned with last night's drone delivery service "reveal." Get a sneak peek of #PrimeAir. Future deliveries in under 30 mins by unmanned aerial vehicles... [PRNewser]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted December 2, 2013
-Everyone's all a-twitter about Amazon's new delivery drones, which CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled to Charlie Rose on last night's 60 Minutes. In case you missed it, see ... [AgencySpy]

This is How Your Cyber Monday Purchase Will Arrive at your Home... In a Few Years - Posted December 1, 2013
On tonight's "60 Minutes" Charlie Rose interviewed Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and got an update on the business as it prepares for its biggest days of the year: Cyber Monday. Rose got a tour of Amazon's Seattle headquarters and even got a fist look at how Amazon plans to... [TVNewser]

Fortune Names Elon Musk Businessperson of The Year - Posted November 21, 2013
Have you ever won an award? Of course you have. Everyone has, because there are awards for every possible thing you can imagine. The amount of awards completely robs them of their meaning, but it doesn't matter -- everyone likes getting awards/honors, so organizations and companies keep giving them out. Therefore,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fortune Names Elon Musk Businessperson of The Year - Posted November 21, 2013
Have you ever won an award? Of course you have. Everyone has, because there are awards for every possible thing you can imagine. The amount of awards completely robs them of their meaning, but it doesn't matter -- everyone likes getting awards/honors, so organizations and companies keep giving them out. Therefore,... [FishbowlNY]

Washington Post Co. Is No More - Posted November 18, 2013
It's official. The Washington Post Company announced Monday that they will be changing their name to Graham Holdings Company to reflect the sale of it's most well known asset to Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos. The name change will take effect November 29t... [FishbowlDC]

Jeff Bezos' Wife Gives One-Star Amazon Review to New Book on Her Husband - Posted November 6, 2013
MacKenzie Bezos, the wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, gave a terrible one-star review to Brad Stone... [GalleyCat]

Brad Stone Responds to MacKenzie Bezos: Can an Amazon Review Double as Damage Control? - Posted November 5, 2013
Today in Shoot That Messenger Dead news: nobody likes unflattering articles written about their companies--much less unflattering books. As many hacks and flacks now know, Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie wrote ... [PRNewser]

Newspaper Exec: Print Media Gave Away the Cheeseburger - Posted October 24, 2013
Things sometimes have a funny way of working out on a media blog. This morning, we told you about the appointment of two new EICs at Fashionista. This afternoon, it's time to highlight one of the final c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newspaper Exec: Print Media Gave Away the Cheeseburger - Posted October 24, 2013
Things sometimes have a funny way of working out on a media blog. This morning, we told you about the appointment of two new EICs at Fashionista. This afternoon, it's time to highlight one of the final c... [FishbowlNY]

Amazon's Net Sales Hit $17.09 Billion in Q3, Up 24% - Posted October 24, 2013
Amazon.com's net sales hit $17.09 billion in Q3, up 24 percent from the comparable quarter last year, in which the company earned $13.81 billion. The company announced its financial results for its third quarter today, and reported that its operating cash flow increased 48 percent to $4.98 billion for the trailing twelve... [semanticweb.com]

Warren Buffett Didn't Buy Washington Post Because He's Considerate - Posted October 23, 2013
Warren Buffett and his company -- Berkshire Hathaway -- have purchased plenty of newspapers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Warren Buffett Didn't Buy Washington Post Because He's Considerate - Posted October 23, 2013
Warren Buffett and his company -- Berkshire Hathaway -- have purchased plenty of newspapers... [FishbowlNY]

Jay Rosen Gets More Details About Glenn Greenwald Venture - Posted October 16, 2013
For Glenn Greenwald's quickly revealed billionaire backer Pierre Omidyar, it started in Honolulu and continued in Washington D.C. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jay Rosen Gets More Details About Glenn Greenwald Venture - Posted October 16, 2013
For Glenn Greenwald's quickly revealed billionaire backer Pierre Omidyar, it started in Honolulu and continued in Washington D.C. ... [FishbowlNY]

NYT Correspondent: A Watergate Scandal Would Never Be Uncovered by Journalists Today - Posted October 11, 2013
In recent years, as Ken Auletta discussed not too long ago on PBS NewsHour alongside ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT Correspondent: A Watergate Scandal Would Never Be Uncovered by Journalists Today - Posted October 11, 2013
In recent years, as Ken Auletta discussed not too long ago on PBS NewsHour alongside ... [FishbowlNY]

The 'Devastating Rebukes' of Jeff Bezos - Posted October 10, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek published an excerpt from The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, Brad Stone... [GalleyCat]

Readers Question Vanity Fair 'Powers That Be' - Posted October 4, 2013
It's one of two lists put forth in the November issue of Vanity Fair under the annual heading of "The New Establishment." "... [GalleyCat]

Readers Question Vanity Fair 'Powers That Be' - Posted October 4, 2013
It's one of two lists put forth in the November issue of Vanity Fair under the annual heading of "The New Establishment." "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Readers Question Vanity Fair 'Powers That Be' - Posted October 4, 2013
It's one of two lists put forth in the November issue of Vanity Fair under the annual heading of "The New Establishment." "... [FishbowlNY]

WaPo Columnist Is 'Really Encouraged' by Jeff Bezos - Posted October 3, 2013
Michelle Singletary, the personal finance guru, has truly seen it all. She has worked in radio, once hosted her own TV show (the now defunct Singletary Says) and currently writes "The Color of Money" column for the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WaPo Columnist Is 'Really Encouraged' by Jeff Bezos - Posted October 3, 2013
Michelle Singletary, the personal finance guru, has truly seen it all. She has worked in radio, once hosted her own TV show (the now defunct Singletary Says) and currently writes "The Color of Money" column for the ... [FishbowlNY]

WaPo Columnist is 'Optimistically Cautious' About Jeff Bezos - Posted October 2, 2013
Michelle Singletary, the personal finance guru, knows a thing or two about longevity. She's had a successful multi-platform media career since the early 90s, working in radio, TV and print. The Pulitzer nominee is currently ... [FishbowlDC]

It's Official: Jeff Bezos Owns 'The Washington Post' - Posted October 2, 2013
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now officially the owner of The Washington Post. The deal closed on Tuesday. Bezos purchased the paper for $250 million from The Graham family, the paper's owners ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Daily Beast Loses 20 | George Will to Fox News | WaPo Sale Official - Posted October 2, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Daily Beast Loses 20 | George Will to Fox News | WaPo Sale Official - Posted October 2, 2013
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It's Official: Jeff Bezos Owns 'The Washington Post' - Posted October 1, 2013
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now officially the owner of The Washington Post. The deal closed on Tuesday. Bezos purchased the paper for $250 million from The Graham family, the paper's owners ... [FishbowlDC]

Jeff Bezos Book Club - Posted September 26, 2013
Wish you could be in a book club with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos? CNBC Tech Correspondent Jon Fortt wrote a popular LinkedIn post about his interview with Bezos this... [GalleyCat]

Afternoon Reading List 09.25.13 - Posted September 25, 2013
Obama administration's revolving door for the media: Yesterday, TWT's Jennifer Harper wrote a story on the administration's ... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Getting Into the News Business - Posted September 19, 2013
Facebook Nation: Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington from The Atlantic on FORA.tv Mark Zuckerberg will not be following ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Getting Into the News Business - Posted September 19, 2013
Facebook Nation: Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington from The Atlantic on FORA.tv Mark Zuckerberg will not be following ... [FishbowlNY]

Kurtz, Sesno Media Criticism at Dawn - Posted September 7, 2013
Well, it'll be dawn in Anchorage. When Howard Kurtz's "MediaBuzz" debuts on Fox News tomorrow at 11amET, he'll be going up against his old show, "Reliable Sources" on CNN which this week will be hosted by Frank Sesno, a former CNN DC bureau chief, now director of of the School of... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Unveils New Logo | Bezos Schmoozes | Manjoo Joins WSJ - Posted September 5, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Unveils New Logo | Bezos Schmoozes | Manjoo Joins WSJ - Posted September 5, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jeff Bezos Visits WaPo | Mike Allen Most Followed | News Corp Sells Papers - Posted September 4, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jeff Bezos Visits WaPo | Mike Allen Most Followed | News Corp Sells Papers - Posted September 4, 2013
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Jill Abramson: The NY Times Will Still be in Print in Five Years - Posted August 20, 2013
As part of The New Republic's special New York Times package, Jill Abramson, the paper's executive editor, spoke with Michael Kinsley.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jill Abramson: The NY Times Will Still be in Print in Five Years - Posted August 20, 2013
As part of The New Republic's special New York Times package, Jill Abramson, the paper's executive editor, spoke with Michael Kinsley.... [FishbowlNY]

Freedom Communications President Points to Pair of Shining Newspaper Examples - Posted August 19, 2013
It's another momentous day at the Santa Ana, CA headquarters of the Orange County Register. The Eric Spitz-Aaron Kushner regime is celebrating the launch of the Long Beach Register, a new daily newspaper going head-to-head ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Freedom Communications President Points to Pair of Shining Newspaper Examples - Posted August 19, 2013
It's another momentous day at the Santa Ana, CA headquarters of the Orange County Register. The Eric Spitz-Aaron Kushner regime is celebrating the launch of the Long Beach Register, a new daily newspaper going head-to-head ... [FishbowlNY]

Amazon Flack's Comment on How Often He Makes Comments: 'No Comment' - Posted August 19, 2013
Tucked away in this weekend's nth "What Will Amazon's Jeff Bezos Do with The Washington Post?" article lies a less-than-subtle hint at the company's media relations strategy: Wonderful bit in this NYT piece on Amazon: http://t.co/IpvlzJRuHm (via ... [PRNewser]

Jeff Bezos Watch Continues, Day 11 - Posted August 15, 2013
We were keeping track of the number of stories about WaPo's sale to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, but lost count somewhere around 17 billion. Is it safe yet to call a ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 08.14.13. - Posted August 14, 2013
WaPo can't be Politico and shouldn't try, says ex-Politico writer -- The recent sale of WaPo to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos... [FishbowlDC]

Michael Bloomberg Won't Buy The New York Times Because He Hates It - Posted August 12, 2013
When Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post, a popular theory that emerged was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Michael Bloomberg Won't Buy The New York Times Because He Hates It - Posted August 12, 2013
When Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post, a popular theory that emerged was ... [FishbowlNY]

Bernard Goldberg Rips WaPo Columnist for 'Grotesque' Analogy - Posted August 9, 2013
There was obviously and understandably no shortage of opinion pieces in the Washington Post this week about the Jeff Bezos deal. But today, fellow journalist Bernard Goldberg ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bernard Goldberg Rips WaPo Columnist for 'Grotesque' Analogy - Posted August 9, 2013
There was obviously and understandably no shortage of opinion pieces in the Washington Post this week about the Jeff Bezos deal. But today, fellow journalist Bernard Goldberg ... [FishbowlNY]

'Those of us in the bookstore business view Bezos through the lens of frontline combatants' - Posted August 8, 2013
What do booksellers think about Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' purchase of The Washington Post? Lissa Muscatine and Bradley Graham, the owners of Politics & Prose ... [GalleyCat]

Will Print Survive at Bezos' Washington Post? - Posted August 8, 2013
Jeff Bezos' purchase of The W... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Slate to Strike 'Redskins' From its Vocabulary - Posted August 8, 2013
Slate announced today that it will no longer refer to Washington's NFL team as the "Redskins." Instead they will refer to it as "Washington's NFL team." It joins Washington City Paper, the Philadelphia Daily News and Buffalo News in the cause. Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Politics & Prose Owners to Bezos: Welcome to Washington You Ruthless Outsider - Posted August 8, 2013
If Politics & Prose owners Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine are any indication, WaPo's new owner ... [FishbowlDC]

Could Kindle Singles Flourish at Jeff Bezos' Washington Post? - Posted August 7, 2013
When the news broke that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will acquire the Washington Post, people from around the publishing industry speculated about what it could mean for publishing and... [Inside Mobile Apps]

The Return On Jeff Bezos' Investment In "The Washington Post" Could Be Huge - Posted August 7, 2013
Jeff Bezos' purchase of The Washington Post reconfirms that the newspaper industry is hurting, that the media industry is still in a state of flu... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Bezos Buys WaPo | TWC Proposes CBS Deal | RNC Hits CNN And NBC - Posted August 6, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Bezos Buys WaPo | TWC Proposes CBS Deal | RNC Hits CNN And NBC - Posted August 6, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Reaction to Washington Post Sale | Facebook Chief Marketing Officer - Posted August 6, 2013
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Jeff Bezos To Acquire Washington Post - Posted August 6, 2013
In yet another move to shake-up the traditional publishing landscape, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will acquire The Washington Post. Be... [semanticweb.com]

Jeff Bezos Has Bought The Washington Post For $250 Million - Posted August 5, 2013
Jeff Bezos, the founder & CEO of Amazon, has purchased the award-winning newspaper The Washington Post for $250 million, according to reports. "Everyone at the Post Company and... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Lede: Well, Here's a Story We Didn't Expect to Be Writing Today. - Posted August 5, 2013
We know how you feel, Mr. Irwin. Neil Irwin shared the above lede just moments ago at the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WaPo Lede: Well, Here's a Story We Didn't Expect to Be Writing Today. - Posted August 5, 2013
We know how you feel, Mr. Irwin. Neil Irwin shared the above lede just moments ago at the ... [FishbowlNY]

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post for $250 Million - Posted August 5, 2013
Blockbuster news broke late this afternoon that the Washington Post newspaper has been purchased by Amazon owner and founder Jeff Bezos. The Washington Post's online properties, such as Slate and TheRoot.com, are not part of the deal. The purchase also doesn't include the land, meaning it's a pure content buy by Bezos. Jeff... [AllFacebook]

Post-Newsweek Stations Not Part of Jeff Bezos' Deal to Buy Washington Post - Posted August 5, 2013
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post Company's newspaper business, including The Washington Post, for $250 million. The acquisition does not include the Post-Newsweek stat... [SocialTimes.com]

Jeff Bezos to Buy Washington Post for $250 Million - Posted August 5, 2013
The Washington Post Company has signed a contract to sell The Washington Post and other papers to Jeff Bezos for $250 million. This is Bezo's buy alone, it has no ties to Amazon.com Inc., which Bezos founded and remains CEO. The deal i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jeff Bezos to Buy Washington Post for $250 Million - Posted August 5, 2013
The Washington Post Company has signed a contract to sell The Washington Post and other papers to Jeff Bezos for $250 million. This is Bezo's buy alone, it has no ties to Amazon.com Inc., which Bezos founded and remains CEO. The deal i... [FishbowlNY]

Amazon Net Sales Up 22% in Q2 2013 - Posted July 25, 2013
Amazon's net sales increased 22% to $15.70 billion in the second quarter of 2013, as compared to $12.83 billion which the company earned in net sales during the second quarter 2012. Today, the company reported its financial results for its second quarter which ended June 30... [FishbowlDC]

Amazon Net Sales Up 22% in Q2 2013 - Posted July 25, 2013
Amazon's net sales increased 22% to $15.70 billion in the second quarter of 2013, as compared to $12.83 billion which the company earned in net sales during the second quarter 2012. Today, the company reported its financial results for its second quarter which ended June 30... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Jeff Bezos: 3D Printing Will Not Change Product Distribution Anytime Soon - Posted May 28, 2013
(3Ders.org) Amazon shareholders met at Seattle Center May 23 with CEO Jeff Bezos giving an overview of the company's public business strategy. Once a year, Amazon shareholders have a chance to ask Bezos anything they wish. One of interesting questions was about 3D printing and its potential to change the... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Amazon Net Sales Hit $16B in Q1 2013, Up 22% - Posted April 25, 2013
Amazon's net sales were $16.07 billion in the first quarter of 2013 an increase of 22 percent, compared with $13.18 billion in first quarter of 2012, the company said today. During the quarter, Amazon acquired social reading platform Goodreads; made the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" available in more countries; and made Amazon... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Tops Glassdoor's List Of 50 Highest-Rated CEOs - Posted March 15, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Here Comes the Neighborhood: Nextdoor Hyper-Local Social Network Gains Traction - Posted February 12, 2013
Nextdoor, a hyper-local social network that launched in October 2011, today rolled out a second version and announced a $21.6-million round of funding. Nextdoor connects users within the same neighborhood. Used in more tha... [SocialTimes.com]

Can Mark Zuckerberg Keep Facebook Relevant? - Posted February 6, 2013
The history of social networks is littered with stories of companies such as Friendster. Does Facebook have the staying power to remain relevant years from now? ... [AllFacebook]

eBook Sales at Amazon Up 70% in 2012 - Posted January 29, 2013
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos revealed today that eBooks is now a multi-billion dollar category for the company and was up approximately 70 percent from last year. "In contrast, our physical book sales experienced the lowest December growth rate in our 17... [Inside Mobile Apps]

eBooks Now Multi-Billion Dollar Category for Amazon - Posted January 29, 2013
Amazon reported today that net sales increased 22 percent to $21.27 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012. The release also noted that eBooks are now a "multi-billion dollar category" for the company. CEO Jeff Bezos had this comment: "After 5 years, eBooks is a ... [GalleyCat]

E L James Is Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year - Posted November 30, 2012
Today E L James became the first author ever named Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year, an annual award given to publishing leaders "shaping and, sometimes, transforming, the publishing industry." As part of the award, James will get a cover story and interview in the magazine. She joins ... [GalleyCat]

Amazon's Net Sales Up 27% In Q3 - Posted October 25, 2012
Amazon's net sales increased 27 percent from $10.88 billion to $13.81 billion in the third quarter of 2012, according to an earnings report released by the company today. Amazo... [FishbowlDC]

Amazon's Net Sales Up 27% In Q3 - Posted October 25, 2012
Amazon's net sales increased 27 percent from $10.88 billion to $13.81 billion in the third quarter of 2012, according to an earnings report released by the company today. Amazo... [Inside Mobile Apps]

AP Reporter Rewinds Netflix-Amazon Tale - Posted October 10, 2012
It's refreshing to see a journalist go beyond the boundaries of a typical book review. Reporting about Netflixed: The Epic Battle... [FishbowlLA]

7-Inch Kindle Fire HD Arrives Today - Posted September 14, 2012
The first model from Amazon's new family of Kindle Fire tablets arrives today. The ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Amazon Unveils $119 Kindle Paperwhite - Posted September 6, 2012
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the $119 Kindle Paperwhite WiFi eReader at a Santa Monica press conference today. The 3G edition will cost $179. AppNewser has ... [GalleyCat]

Amazon Shows Off Kindle Fire HD - Posted September 6, 2012
Today Amazon showed off a $159 edition of the Kindle Fire tablet at a press conference in Santa Monica. It has two times more RAM and is 40 percent faster than the original. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos also unveiled the $199 16 GB Kindle HD, a new edition of the tablet with... [FishbowlDC]

Amazon Sells Out Kindle Fire Line - Posted August 30, 2012
Amazon said today that it has sold all of its Kindle Fire tablets. The device launched in November 2011, and the retailer claims it has 22 percent of the U.S. tablet market. Amazon has scheduled a mystery press conference next week, most likely to reveal some new devices. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Kindle Fire Sells Out - Posted August 30, 2012
Amazon put out a rather odd press release this morning announcing that the company's Kindle Fire tablet has sold out. The announcement suggests that rather than reissuing the devices that the company will be coming out with a new one. They didn't say exactly what this would be, but ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Amazon To Help Employees Get An Education - Posted July 24, 2012
Amazon has introduced a new program called the Amazon Career Choice Program, which is designed to help employees expand their career horizons. AppNewser has more: "Aimed at fulfillment center employees and seasonal employees who have come i... [GalleyCat]

Self-Published Author Gets Top Billing on Amazon - Posted June 18, 2012
This morning self-published author Jessica Park got a coveted spot on the front page of Amazon for Flat-Out Love, as Amazon founder Jeff Bezos applauded her book in a letter to customers. Bezos spotted the popular essay Park (pictured) wrote about her self-publishing experience cal... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Bezos & Len Riggio Battle in a Monster Movie Book Trailer - Posted June 7, 2012
In his new book trailer (embedded above), author Andy Laties staged a Godzilla and King Kong-style battle between the founders of Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The action-packed video is for the upcoming book, Rebel Bookseller: Why Indie Businesses Represent Everything You Want To Fig... [GalleyCat]

Harry Potter eBooks Coming To Kindle Lending Library - Posted May 10, 2012
Amazon has negotiated an "exclusive license" with Pottermore, adding all seven Harry Potter eBooks to the Kindle Lending Library. J.K. Rowling's major bestseller will join more than 145,000 books that Amazon Prime member can check out for free (a service without due dates). The books ... [GalleyCat]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [FishbowlNY]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [TVNewser]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [TVNewser]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [AgencySpy]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [PRNewser]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [PRNewser]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [10,000 Words]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [TVSpy]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [UnBeige]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [FishbowlDC]

'Cubes' Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of "Cubes," we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host to ... [GalleyCat]

Cubes Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Audible - Posted January 19, 2012
In this episode of Cubes, we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Audible.com. The Amazon-owned audiobook company is headquartered in the heart of Newark, NJ and its office has played host t... [FishbowlLA]

ABA Attacks Amazon's Price Check App - Posted December 9, 2011
The American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher criticized Amazon's price check app in an open letter to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Earlier this week, Amazon unveiled a special disco... [GalleyCat]

Kindle Fire a 'Service,' Not a Tablet - Posted September 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_27930" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg"][/caption] When Jeff Bezos announced Amazon's new Kindle products today he presented them ... [AgencySpy]

Amazon's Book Publishing Plans Brings Hope to Independent Writers - Posted June 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64831" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="SPR"][/caption] The "Slush Pile" just got an exciting makeover courtesy of the bookselling pioneer Amazon. The Seattle-based giant, which sells more books than any other bookstore in America, is planning a big move to compete with book publishers like Random House, Simo... [SocialTimes.com]

Amazon Sold 'Millions' of Third Generation Kindles Last Quarter - Posted January 27, 2011
Amazon.com, Inc. announced its fourth quarter results today, counting a 36 percent rise in net sales and an eight percent increase in net income compared to the same period last year. Net sales totaled $12.95 billion for the quarter. In addition, the company said ... [FishbowlDC]

Amazon Sold 'Millions' of Third Generation Kindles Last Quarter - Posted January 27, 2011
Amazon.com, Inc. announced its fourth quarter results today, counting a 36 percent rise in net sales and an eight percent increase in net income compared to the same period last year. Net sales totaled $12.95 billion for the quarter. In addition, the company said ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stieg Larsson Rules Kindle on Christmas - Posted December 27, 2010
Amazon returned from the holiday season with another vague press release, calling the new Kindle the "bestselling product in Amazon's history" without adding any concrete sales figures. Interestingly enough, Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was... [GalleyCat]

PETA Executive Urges Amazon to Remove Animal Fighting Books - Posted November 12, 2010
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) executive vice president Tracy Reiman urged Amazon.com CEO ... [GalleyCat]

Amazon Launches Shopping App For iPad - Posted October 26, 2010
Amazon has reformatted its web site for the iPad. The new "Amazon Windowshop" shopping app is designed to make the Amazon.com experience better for the iPad and includes features that are responsi... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Jeff Bezos Takes On iPad : Top Stories Of Summer - Posted September 24, 2010
Amazon's ads seem to be coming right from the mouth of CEO Jeff Bezos. Earlier this summer, we live... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Jeff Bezos Sells Over A Million Amazon Shares - Posted August 23, 2010
Techflash.com is reporting that Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos just sold more than a million Amazon shares. The Amazon CEO reportedly sold the shares August 18-19, netting approximately $138 million. Bezos remains the majority shareholder in the company. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Choosing Between Enhanced eBooks And Apps - Posted August 16, 2010
Making an enhanced eBook or an app to go along with your book can be a great value to a reader with extra bis of information and content to enjoy, but it can also be complicated. Carla King has a ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Amazon Kindle Adds Free Video Games - Posted August 6, 2010
Talking with Charlie Rose last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos quipped: "The number one thing people are doing on iPad right now is playing video games ... The number one thing people are doing on Kindle is reading... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Amazon Sells Out Of Kindles, Again - Posted August 2, 2010
Amazon is sold out of Kindles again. Last week, ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Amazon to Release $139 Wi-Fi Edition of Kindle eReader - Posted July 29, 2010
Last night, with typical Amazon timing, Amazon unveiled a $139 edition of the Kindle eReader. The "Kindle Wi-Fi" will be smaller, cheaper, and have higher resolution. UPDATED: eBookNewser has more Amazon news today--the bookseller has ... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Bezos, Charlie Rose & a $139 Kindle: eBookNewser Live Blog - Posted July 29, 2010
After cutting controversial deals and fighting eReader price wars all month, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talked with Charlie Rose on PBS last night--announcing a new set of Kindle eReaders. Read more about the ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Jeff Bezos: "Kindle Format Has Now Overtaken the Hardcover Format" - Posted July 20, 2010
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos rocked the publishing world with a Kindle sales quote late yesterday. He explained: "[W]hile our hardcover sales continue to grow, the Kindle format has now overtaken the hardcover format. Amazon.com customers now purchase more Kindle books than hardcover books--a... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Bezos Predicts Publishers with Cheap eBooks Will Dominate - Posted June 29, 2010
This week Fortune magazine landed an interview with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, talking to the executive during a crucial time for the company--considering the eBook ... [GalleyCat]

Walter Isaacson Reportedly Will Write "Authorized Biography" of Steve Jobs - Posted February 17, 2010
Yesterday the NY Times broke the news that Apple CEO Steve Jobs "is set to collaborate on an authorized biography." After a little bit of research, GalleyCat spotted the first mention of Jobs in the work of ... [GalleyCat]

Millions of Kindles Sold - Posted January 28, 2010
In a dramatic statement about his company's place in the eBook universe, Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos bragged that his company has sold "millions" of Kindles--the most concrete sales figures he has offered for the eReader. Here's ... [GalleyCat]

Indie Bookstore eBook Dilemma - Posted December 11, 2009
As the publishing world debated delays in eBooks this week, another, no less important conversation sprang up on Twitter about the difficulty of bundling digital and print content for indie publishers. To find out more, Galle... [GalleyCat]

Amazon.com's Request to Block Preliminary Approval of Google Book Settlement Rejected - Posted December 3, 2009
A federal judge has rejected Amazon.com (AMZN)'s request to prevent "preliminary approval" of the Google Books settlement. Here's more from Reuters: "In a Tuesday ruling, U.S. District Judge Denny Chin... [GalleyCat]

Amazon Kindle Now Available in More Than 100 Countries - Posted October 7, 2009
After a long wait, Amazon.com (AMZN) has released a global version of the Kindle digital reader, making the device available in the UK and more than 100 countries and territories. In an additional boon for U.S. readers, the company also ... [GalleyCat]

Amazon Settles Orwellian Lawsuit for $150,000 - Posted October 2, 2009
Amazon.com (AMZN) settled with Kindle customer Justin Gawronski this week, a reader who sued the bookseller for remotely deleting "1984" (and all his notes) on his Kindle--paying out $150,000 to the teenage customer. In July, Amazon's remote deletion of "1984" and "Animal Farm" o... [GalleyCat]

Journalist Suggsts Amazon Should Not Apologize - Posted July 28, 2009
In a recent Telegraph column, journalist Paul Carr praised Amazon.com, Inc. for last week's digital scandal--proposing that the company had every... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Bezos Apologizes for Kindle Mistake - Posted July 24, 2009
A few days after a public outcry over Amazon.com, Inc.'s digital book policies, CEO Jeff Bezos personally apologized for the mistake. Over the weekend, Amazon.com, Inc. incurred the wrath of Kindle users when they remotely deleted unauthorized editions of "... [GalleyCat]

Amazon.com CEO Declares Books Outdated Technology - Posted June 16, 2009
In a conversation with Steven Levy at Wired's Disruptive by Design conference, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos expressed his annoyance with the products his company is known for selling. Carolyn Kellogg at the LAT blog ... [FishbowlLA]

Amazon CEO Knocks Google Books Settlement - Posted June 16, 2009
One publishing giant has criticized another in the race for 21st Century readers. In a recent New York City conference, Wired's Steven Levy interviewed Amazon.com, Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, eliciting some juicy comments about Goo... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Bezos Talks About The Kindle's Surprising Success - Posted June 15, 2009
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos spoke today at Wired magazine's Disruptive By Design business conference, revealing how successful the Kindle -- in all its forms -- has been during its 18 months on the market. According to Bezos, 35 percent of the sales of the 300,000 books available... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Comparing Apples and Kindles - Posted May 27, 2009
Fortune magazine gave Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com, Inc. front-cover treatment this week--comparing Amazon's Kindle aspirations to Apple's iPod revolution. While citing a ... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List 05.06.09 - Posted May 6, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 107 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Amazon CEO Sold $63 Million in Stock - Posted May 5, 2009
On the eve of the Amazon.com Inc. press conference, one financial reporter noticed that Jeff Bezos has sold off millions of dollars in company stock. According to stock sales aggregated by The Pragmatic Capitalist, the Amazon CEO sold more than $63 ... [GalleyCat]

Amazon's Net Income Up 28 Percent in Q1 - Posted April 23, 2009
Since Amazon.com, Inc. released the Kindle 2 and Kindle iPhone application in the first quarter of 2009, net sales have risen 18 percent to $4.89 billion. In contrast, net sales were $4.13 billion during the first quarter of 2008. Net income increased even more, the company ... [GalleyCat]

Barron's Declares Amazon "The World's Best Retailer" - Posted March 30, 2009
Despite a difficult environment for booksellers and recent closures at three distribution centers, the financial reporters at Barron's have dubbed Amazon "The World's Best Retailer" ... [GalleyCat]

Amazon CEO to Work in Kentucky Warehouse - Posted March 27, 2009
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will spend a week working in one of his Kentucky warehouses, experiencing the day-to-day operations of his sprawling business. Silicon Alley Insider reports:... [GalleyCat]

Jon Stewart on the New Kindle 2: 'This Doesn't Attach Directly to My Brain?' - Posted February 24, 2009
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Jon Stewart on the New Kindle 2: 'This Doesn't Attach Directly to My Brain?' - Posted February 24, 2009
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Amazon Kindle Turns One - Posted December 4, 2008
After more than 250,000 units sold, it seems that at the very least, the Amazon Kindle has found a loyal audience. CNN reports that on the device's first birthday, its texts account for 10 percent of Amazon's book sales despite the fact that onl... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Amazon Kindle 2 coming in Q1: Report - Posted November 26, 2008
Remember the rumor about how we'd see a new version of the Amazon Kindle before the end of the year? The one where, even though ... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Terry Semel Inspired As He Chats Up His Former Yahoo! Colleagues - Posted July 10, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference.In the Sun Valley Lodge bar last night, where all the good deals are made, an informal pow-wow of sorts for Yahoo! executives and their new partners Google Inc. was underway... [FishbowlLA]

Big Gains for Amazon in Q2 - Posted July 25, 2007
Today Amazon announced its results for the 2nd quarter ending June 30, 2007. Net sales increased 35% to $2.89 billion in the second quarter, compared with $2.14 billion in second quarter 2006. Excluding the $46 million favorable impact from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter, net sales grew... [GalleyCat]

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