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New York Times:
How Jeff Bezos and Amazon's participation in the public sphere grew alongside the company, Bezos' other investments, and his personal wealth   —  Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person and can afford virtually any luxury.  But obscurity is no longer among them.
Jan 12, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Microsoft backs Senate bill to address sexual harassment and eliminates forced arbitration agreements with employees who make such claims   —  SEATTLE — The wave of sexual harassment claims has toppled powerful men in entertainment, media and politics.  Now, it is also creating permanent changes …
Dec 19, 2017, 6:40 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Microsoft plans multibillion-dollar overhaul of its Redmond campus, expanding it by adding ~2.5M square feet of new space for an additional 8,000 employees   —  SEATTLE — While Amazon is hunting for a second headquarters away from its hometown, its neighbor in the Seattle area — Microsoft …
Nov 29, 2017, 2:45 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
US states are increasingly seeking lost tax revenue from Amazon merchants' sales, which Amazon has left up to merchants to pay   —  SEATTLE — Amazon and the tax man are back at it again.  —  For years, the company and state governments scuffled over Amazon's resistance to charging state sales tax …
Nov 16, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Inside Amazon, diversity concerns flare up over Amazon's handling of harassment accusations against former Amazon Studios chief Roy Price   —  SEATTLE — Amazon on Friday tried to quell concerns among employees about sexual harassment accusations against an executive, sending an email …
Oct 21, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Amazon and Microsoft partner to let Alexa summon Cortana, and vice versa, by year's end   —  In an unusual partnership, Amazon and Microsoft are working together to extend the abilities of their voice-controlled digital assistants.  —  SEATTLE — The crowded pack of voice-controlled digital assistants …
Aug 30, 2017, 4:45 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey working on a defense startup; sources: it's focused on bringing lidar to border surveillance, Thiel's Founders Fund plans to invest   —  Palmer Freeman Luckey was the kind of wunderkind Silicon Valley venerates.  When he was just 21, he made an overnight fortune selling …
Jun 4, 2017, 8:52 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Analysts predict Amazon will become the largest apparel seller in the US this year, and a source says it is exploring selling custom-fit “on-demand” clothing   —  SEATTLE — If future anthropologists want to study the rubble of early-21st-century retail, a good place to start …
May 1, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sources: Amazon exploring retail store concepts for furniture, electronics, and more, including plans for grocery stores in India's vast market   —  SEATTLE — Last Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif., Jeffrey P. Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot …
Mar 26, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sony has sold 915K PlayStation VR headsets as of February 19, four months after it went on sale, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House   —  SAN MATEO, Calif. — There are plenty of people who are skeptical about virtual reality, a technology some have heralded …
Feb 26, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context

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