Jeff Bezos lifts Apollo 11 Engines from 3 miles Below Ocean Surface
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos likes to be on adventures. One of them is the Apollo F-1 engine recovery project. He now reported that they project is a success and the team has lifted F-1 engine parts from the ocean ground at 3 miles depth.
The team used remotely operated vehicles that worked at a depth of more than 14,000 feet, tethered to the ship with fiber optics for data and electric cables transmitting power at more than 4,000 volts.
SAN FRANCISCO: Internet retail titan Amazon on Thursday (July 24) reported a money-losing quarter despite impressive growth in sales, sending shares plummeting by more than nine per cent. The Seattle-based firm said that it had a net loss of $126 million in the quarter that ended June 30, widening the deficit from $7 million in the same period a year earlier.Sales, meanwhile, climbed to $19.34 billion in a 23 per cent ri ... Source: Channel News Asia
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Shares are down 10.2% in post market trading after the e-retailer reported a far bigger Q2 loss than investors expected. Amazon lost $126M, up from a $7M loss in the period last year, on revenues of $19.3B, +23.2%. The top line was right on target with analysts’ consensus forecast. But the loss at 27 cents a share far exceeded the 15 cent loss the Street anticipated. What’s more, Amazon warns that it could lo ... Source: DeadlineFull article at: Deadline1 day ago, 5:34pm CDT
Not too long ago, when most people heard the word “drones,” they thought of unmanned military aircraft engaged in highly controversial clandestine operations. But when Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon was testing the idea of delivering packages via drones, he made drones with popular commercial application suddenly seem like a viable proposition. While drones are unlikely to become a part of our daily lives in the immediate future, they wil ... Source: Business Insider
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As e-commerce behemoth Amazon gears up for the release of its first-ever smartphone on Friday, technology journalists have begun to weigh in with their thoughts on the device -- and the returns don't look good fo ... Source: AppleInsider
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Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire phone, hits stores June 25, and comes bundled with a free year of Amazon Prime, which includes free shipping on thousands of items as well as a growing selection of free movies, books, and music. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduced the phone at its launch event by saying that the company decided to try something completely innovative and different. The Fire Phone certainly is different thanks to its 3-D effects ... Source: The Business Insider
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An update on the robot takeover of commodity journalism—all those stories that anyone with basic skills can write.
The Associated Press announced recently that starting this month it’s going to use software to write stories about earnings reports. The good news is that the software, from a company called Automated Insights, can produce 4,400 such stories about U.S. companies per quarter, rather than the 300 the AP’s reporters can write i ... Source: The Bleacher Report College Baseball News
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NEW YORK - Big-name authors are calling on readers to help them get out of the cross-fire in a battle between online giant Amazon and French publishing powerhouse Hachette.An open letter to readers picking up momentum online Thursday had racked up more than 60 signatures including those of Lee Child, James Patterson, Hilary Spurling, and Scott Turow."We feel strongly that no bookseller should block the sale of books or otherwise p ... Source: Asia One
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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stephen King, Nora Roberts and Donna Tartt are among the hundreds of authors who have added their names to an online letter criticizing Amazon.com for restricting access to works published by Hachette Book Group.
The letter, initiated by Hachette author Douglas Preston, urged Amazon to resolve its standoff with Hachette over e-book prices and other issues. Readers were asked to email Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at firstname.lastname@example.org and “tell him what you think.” Amazon ha ... Source: Canadian Business Online
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Jul 3 2014, 5:01pm CDT
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) unveiled its Fire Phone on June 18, marking its debut in the saturated smartphone market. The company organized a special conference, with a select few guests to see CEO Jeff Bezos do the honors.
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It has been two weeks since the phone was launched, and it is currently holding the 69th spot on Amazon’s best-seller list for electronics. Th ... Source: bidness etc
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