Amazon.com has hired President Barack Obama's former spokesman Jay Carney as senior vice president for worldwide corporate affairs, Politico reported.» Read More
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.
Any underperforming company can come under attack from an activist investor. Hedge funds ponder whether Amazon will be targeted next.
Harvard Business review Dan McGinn provides the basis behind ranking the top global CEOs.
We've seen some "misdirected" spending, says Scott Tilghman, B. Riley & Company analyst, discussing Amazon's earnings miss and Jeff Bezo's spending strategy.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt says Amazon's search proficiency takes eyeballs away from their platform. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss if Amazon is a significant threat to Google.
Oct 9- Amazon.com Inc, the online juggernaut whose rapid expansion helped derail many a brick-and-mortar retail chain, may soon open its first physical store, at a prime site in Midtown Manhattan, according to The Wall Street Journal. Amazon plans to open its first full-fledged store across from the Empire State Building, at 7 West 34th Street, the Journal...
Under its new owner Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post will go national via a new Kindle app, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
Zillow co-founder Richard Barton; Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO; and the "Squawk Alley" crew discuss comments Jeff Bezos made about competition with Alibaba.
Billionaires Buffett, Bezos and Henry are hoping to save the newspaper industry through a mix of civic pride and digital innovation.
The U.S. military hosted a meeting Monday to find out if so-called cryptocurrencies are being used by U.S. adversaries around the world.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 24- Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley- based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.
WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The U.S. drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors got a boost this week when Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos unveiled a new engine project, but officials and industry insiders say it will take years and hundreds of millions of dollars to develop a locally built alternative.