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  • Buffett likes papers, and I do too: 5-star manager Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    This media company has "Warren Buffett's kind of community newspapers," said Smead Capital Management's Bill Smead, who also likes an insurer and a biotech company.

  • Some Amazon employees may get $5,000—to quit Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    An employee stacks items to be shipped at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Amazon said it has started a program called Pay to Quit, in which it offers workers at its fulfillment centers between $2,000 and $5,000 to quit.

  • Amazon to expand grocery delivery, test drones Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Amazon plans to expand its Amazon Fresh offering beyond its current three markets, CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed.

  • April 8- A six-year-old online news startup has agreed to buy the Anchorage Daily News, the largest daily newspaper in Alaska, from the McClatchy Co for $34 million, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Alice Rogoff, publisher of the online-only Alaska Dispatch, said the deal was meant to serve Alaskans, many of whom still read a print newspaper.

  • Biggest billionaire losers of the market's slide Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 1:10 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and co-founder of Facebook.

    A look at some tech billionaire's wealth offers a lesson in tech stock volatility.

  • The level of media investing activity is forging the underpinnings of "game-changing" developments for the industry, according to the Pew Research Center's State of the News Media 2014 report, which cited funding from entrepreneurs like Amazon's Jeff Bezos and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.

  • *Buffett's company and Graham Holdings in $1.1 billion swap. *Berkshire invested in Washington Post Co in 1973. March 12- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc plans to shed much of its 40- year-old investment in Graham Holdings Co, the former publisher of the Washington Post, and swap most of its shares for a Miami television station and other assets.

  • March 12- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to shed much of its 40- year-old investment in Graham Holdings Co, the former publisher of the Washington Post, and swap most of its shares for a Miami television station and other assets.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Business Insider raised $12 million in another round of capital from investors including Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Institutional Venture Partners, RRE Ventures and former Wall Street Journal publisher Gordon Crovitz, according to a Wednesday post by its founder Henry Blodget.

  • Bezos invests more in Business Insider: Report Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:48 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Business Insider just raised $12 million in funding from investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, WSJ reported.

  • March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.

  • Amazon gets its TV box ready, again Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:39 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Industry sources say Amazon is getting ready to launch a Web TV box that would compete with Apple TV and Roku's line of products.

  • Tech giant faceoff: Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos? Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 4:43 PM ET
    Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk

    Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos?

  • CNBC 25 faceoff: Musk vs. Bezos     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Who should make CNBC's Top 25 most influential list? CNBC's Jon Fortt makes the case for Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Phil LeBeau nominates Elon Musk.

  • Forget Jobs, Gates—here are the names to know Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:29 AM ET
    Tim Berners-Lee

    When it comes to the most influential in tech, you might jump to Jobs and Gates. But here the names you really need to know, these pros say.

  • "The UAE will try to deliver its government services through drones. Coloured white and enblazoned with the UAE flag, it is propelled by four rotors. Gergawi said the drones would be tested for durability and efficiency in Dubai for six months, before being introduced across the UAE within a year.

  • Beyond Steve Jobs: Tech's game-changers Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    Of course, when we talk tech game-changers there's Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. But do you know who Jony Ive or Hasso Plattner are? You should.

  • Most influential: Steve Jobs vs. Jeff Bezos     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen provides insight on the most influential people according to CNBC in changing business, leadership, and products and services we consume.

  • Amazon moves into mind reading     Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Amazon is getting a new patent for what it calls "anticipatory shipping," a system that predicts shoppers future purchases based on previous buys. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.

  • Amazon's Bezos rescued by Ecuadorean Navy Sunday, 5 Jan 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was flown from the Galápagos by an Ecuadorean navy helicopter after a kidney stone attack.