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Dec 19- Shares of cancer drug developer Juno Therapeutics Inc soared as much as 65 percent in their market debut on Friday, capping a big year for biotech IPOs. Shares were priced at $24 per share, above the expected $21- $23. As of Sept. 30, Seattle- based Juno had raised about $314 million in private venture funding from investors including Amazon.com Inc co-founder...
Few people in tech worked harder over the past 24 years than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco.
WASHINGTON, Dec 2- A compromise defense policy bill in Congress would bar the purchase of more Russian-made rocket engines to launch U.S. military satellites, clearing the way for competitive bids for 14 future launches, senior congressional aides said on Tuesday. It also authorizes $63.7 billion in spending for U.S. wars overseas, mainly Afghanistan and the...
Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos spoke out about the failure of the company's Fire Phone. The "Fast Money" traders discuss whether they have the patience to buy Amazon.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides insight to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' comments on quarterly earnings data.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos offered rare insight into his thoughts on drones, the company's stock price and fatherhood at the Business Insider's Ignition Conference, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Jeff Bezos bridged Amazon and Washington Post with a deal that offers Kindle owners free Post access for six months, reports New York Times.
Andrew Albanese, Publisher's Weekly, discusses the pact signed between Amazon and Hachette for print and digital book.
Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for e-book and print book sales after months of fighting that pitted authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume selling all of...
In a surprise move Amazon unveiled a new device called "Echo." Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo, and Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor-at-large, discuss the idea behind Amazon's new product.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- While private pilots and skydivers have to take out extra life insurance to cover the added risk of their pursuits, space tourists do not need special policies on their high flying rides. That loophole is likely to disappear, slowly, after the fatal crash last week of a test flight of a Virgin Galactic space ship designed to take tourists into space.
Peter Thiel speaks exclusively to CNBC's "Halftime Report" from Dublin about the U.S. elections, valuations and Tim Cook.
David Einhorn has added Amazon to its "bubble basket" of short positions. Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel, shares his view.
MOJAVE, Calif., Oct 31- A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said. The crash of the vehicle, undergoing its first powered test flight since January over the...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct 31- A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, the company said. In May, Virgin Galactic and spaceship developer Scaled Composites, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, switched to an alternative...
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- The crash of an unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket is a "wake-up call" to the U.S. space community about the need to develop a new U.S. rocket engine, the head of Boeing Co's defense division said on Thursday. The Antares rocket was powered by a pair of Soviet-era NK-33 engines that were rebuilt by Aerojet Rocketdyne, a unit of GenCorp, and...
Jonathan Geller, BGR.com founder, and William George, Harvard Business School, debate whether Amazon's CEO is on the right track or distracted by too many ventures.
Are Tesla shares about to follow Netflix and Amazon much lower?
SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, Oct 24- Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet. Amazon missed expectations across the board- on margins, on its net loss and on revenue. Benkendorf unloaded his Amazon holdings a year ago and said he would be skeptical of future involvement even if the stock falls further.
His company just suffered a setback, but this CEO is still tops with the Harvard Business Review.