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.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
July 30- Amazon.com Inc will invest an added $2 billion in India as the e-commerce giant ramps up business in the country, the company said on Wednesday, a day after local rival Flipkart announced a fresh round of funding worth $1 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25- Amazon.com Inc's message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Some on Wall Street wonder if Amazon may have bitten off more than it can chew.
When will Amazon start to turn profits? Kevin Paul Scott, ADDO Worldwide co-founder, and Ben Parr, DominateFund co-founder, discuss the vision and spending of CEO Jeff Bezos.
How to play Amazon after disappointing earnings from the company, as well as so-called "cult stocks," with the FMHR traders.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than the Google guys and Amazon's Jeff Bezos.