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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 2- The Washington Post's owner, Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, has named a former executive from rival Politico as publisher of the 137- year-old newspaper, replacing Katharine Weymouth. Frederick J. Ryan Jr. will lead the paper, the Washington Post said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico. Weymouth, a member of the Graham family that owned the Post for 80 years, announced Tuesday that she will leave the Post after serving for 17 years in various roles.

  • Apple's vision vs. Apple's execution: Isaacson     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference event in San Francisco, Monday, June 2, 2014.

    Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, discusses Apple's future and Tim Cook's leadership versus Steve Jobs.

  • Disruptors don't play by the rules: Isaacson     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, discusses some of the unconventional tactics used by the top tech leaders, including Steve Jobs.

  • Isaacson's 'Innovators'     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, shares his thoughts on the next generation of innovator, and discusses Amazon's growing impact on publishing.

  • Why Amazon snatched up Twitch     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Discussing how Twitch adds value to Amazon and the video game landscape, with Brad Hunstable, Ustream CEO.

  • Amazon's itch for Twitch     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Venture Partners, provides insight on Amazon's $970 million acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, marking the largest deal in the U.S. e-commerce company's 20- year history. It reflects Chief Executive Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.

  • Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it will buy live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, marking one of the U.S. e-commerce company's largest deals to date.

  • A look at this week's ice bucket challenges to raise awareness and donations for the ALS Association. Watch Rod Stewart and Rudy Gay dump Vivek Ranadivé, Chris Mullin, and Sunil Gulati.

  • Amazon starts selling physical books in Brazil Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    SAO PAULO— Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country. In a statement posted on the company's website, CEO Jeff Bezos says Amazon's new service will offer more than 150,000 titles in Portuguese starting Thursday.

  • Amazon drones to invade India?     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    Dennis Berman of The Wall Street Journal, discusses a report that Amazon will start testing deliver drones in India. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • ALS raises over $13 million since July 29th     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin looks back on some of the best ice bucket challenge videos from last week, including from Bill Gates, saying the campaign has now hit China.

  • A look at Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and CNBC's Carl Quintanilla's video accepting the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS. Quintanilla has nominated Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and John Legere.

  • Amazon launches 'Local Register'     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Amazon's "Local Register," a credit card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses. The reader will compete against PayPal and Square.

  • Authors against Amazon     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Best-selling author and advice columnist Carol Weston, weighs in on the dispute between Amazon and book publisher Hachette. Over 900 authors have signed an open letter protesting Amazon's tactics in the e-book pricing battle.

  • Cramer: Amazon invincible     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss the details of the standoff between Amazon and Disney. Cramer says Amazon is just too powerful to get hurt in the dispute.

  • James Patterson: If I were Jeff Bezos ...     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    James Patterson is the first author to ever achieve ten million e-book sales. He discusses what publishers and Amazon can do to save books and be more efficient.

  • Plot thickens as 900 writers battle Amazon Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 9:12 AM ET
    Douglas Preston, a best-selling author with Hachette Publishing, at his writing shack in Maine.

    About 900 writers have demanded that Amazon stop using writers as hostages in e-book talks with publishers. The NYT reports.