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Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, discusses Apple's future and Tim Cook's leadership versus Steve Jobs.
Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, discusses some of the unconventional tactics used by the top tech leaders, including Steve Jobs.
Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, shares his thoughts on the next generation of innovator, and discusses Amazon's growing impact on publishing.
Discussing how Twitch adds value to Amazon and the video game landscape, with Brad Hunstable, Ustream CEO.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
About 900 writers have demanded that Amazon stop using writers as hostages in e-book talks with publishers. The NYT reports.
Paul Charron, Campbell Soup Company chairman and former Liz Claiborne CEO, explains the evolving skill set necessary to lead retail in the future. Charron also shares his picks for retail leaders to watch for in 25 years, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31- Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes. Amazon's experiment with services goes back to at least mid-2012 in its hometown of Seattle.