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One of Hollywood’s great second acts could hardly take a step through the Pike Place Market last week without someone asking to take a selfie with him.More
Steve Jobs famously had a “reality distortion field” that skewed perceptions of Apple, so people could only see the company in a positive light.
Now Jeff Bezos has “Dynamic Perspective,” a technology on the new Fire phone that lets Amazon.com see what you’re viewing, then alter the image so it seems more compelling.More
Here is a quick video from Amazon’s phone announcement today, with Jeff Bezos showing the Fire Phone’s trademark 3D interface: [do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”3630218948001″/]More
Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos is launching the company’s next gadget in Seattle and inviting customers to attend.
Ten years after it opened, the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering still has that new-building smell.More
Don’t look for Bill Gates to join the other tech tycoons building spacecraft as an avocation.
“In terms of improving the state of humanity, I don’t see the direct connection,” he told BusinessWeek in an interview published today. “I guess it’s fun, because you shoot rockets up in the air. But it’s not an area that I’ll be putting money into.”
That sass may make things awkward at the next neighborhood potluck in Medina, especially if Jeff Bezos shows up.
But it’s hard to argue with the priorities Gates has chosen. The world’s richest man is putting most of his energy into battling polio, malaria and childhood mortality rates.More
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Here are six more thoughts on Amazon.com’s Kindle launch — one for every new model the ambitious Seattle tech giant introduced at Thursday’s launch gala inside an airplane hangar here. Don’t dismiss the rumors of a Kindle smartphone just yet. It’s still early days for Amazon’s Kindle business, which could release phones and…More
My Kindle story for Thursday’s paper: NEW YORK — It was widely known that Amazon.com was working on a color, touch-screen version of its popular Kindle, the gadget that established the market for e-readers. But founder Jeff Bezos still surprised the world Wednesday by unveiling the Kindle Fire, a polished and potent 7-inch device with a $199…More
It may be time for Jeff Bezos to wander down the beach in Medina and ask his neighbor Bill Gates for some advice on damage control. Perhaps Gates could tell him over a soda or two, as they watch the sun set over Seattle, that it’s not worth being pushy or stubborn when you’re on…More