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What one woman learned from spending $41,000 on Amazon – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

<!– –> VISIT CNBC.COM VISIT CNBC.COM Home Entrepreneurs Leadership Careers Money Specials SHOWS Money Money 8 Hours AgoCNBC.com The numbers get worse. From 2008, when she first started using Amazon, to 2016, she spent $41,000 on more than 1,400 items. That’s 178 items a year, or about 15 a month. “I have no idea what most of those 1,427 things are, or even where they might be,” she writes. “So…

Amazon Prime Now: video tour – CNBC.com – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Are our books displayed the wrong way round? Cambridge librarian reveals the fashion used to be for spines to face … – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Purcell said: “It began in the 17th century and continued until the late 18th century, by which time only the most old-fashioned were catching up. “Cambridge’s library changed early on, Oxford’s a bit later. For wealthy households with private libraries, it was a gradual case of, ‘Why are we still doing it like this? The neighbours have theirs the other way.’” Speaking at the Hay Festival, Purcell said that for…

Amazon sets up shop in the heart of the publishing industry – SFGate

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Caption Close Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, has often struck a defiant tone when asked about the company’s dominance of the book industry. “Amazon is not happening to book selling,” he said in a 2013 interview. “The future is happening to book selling.” But when he made that remark four years ago, even a visionary like Bezos might not have imagined that the future would look so retro….

‘Fiction takes its time’: Arundhati Roy on why it took 20 years to write her second novel – The Guardian

Saturday, May 27, 2017

When Arundhati Roy completed her new novel, her first in 20 years, she told her literary agent, “I don’t want all this bidding and vulgarity, you know.” She wanted interested publishers to write her a letter instead, describing “how they understood” her book. She then convened a meeting with them. “OK,” her agent prompted afterwards. “You know what they think. You’ve met them. Now decide.” “Oh no,” she told him….

BuzzFeed sued by Russian bank for publishing the infamous Trump dossier – Salon

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Owners of a Russian bank are suing BuzzFeed for publishing an unsubstantiated dossier that claimed that the businessmen were part of Moscow’s campaign to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Politico reported Friday. Alfa Bank’s Mikhail Fridman, Petr Aven and German Khan filed a defamation lawsuit in New York state court in Manhattan Friday and are seeking unspecified damages, Politico reported. BuzzFeed’s editor-in-chief Ben Smith, reporter Ken Bensinger and editors Miriam Elder…

A woman who spent $41000 on Amazon highlights a critical money lesson – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

<!– –> VISIT CNBC.COM VISIT CNBC.COM Home Entrepreneurs Leadership Careers Money Specials SHOWS Money Money 3 Hours AgoCNBC.com The numbers get worse. From 2008, when she first started using Amazon, to 2016, she spent $41,000 on more than 1,400 items. That’s 178 items a year, or about 15 a month. “I have no idea what most of those 1,427 things are, or even where they might be,” she writes. “So…

We went inside an Amazon Prime Now hub to learn how Amazon does 2-hour delivery – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Google Claims Reporting Wage Data in Gender Suit Is Just Too Hard – Fortune

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Books to read over a long weekend – Business Insider – Business Insider

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Impress your colleagues — and yourself.REUTERS/Santiago Ferrero The first day back at work after a long weekend is a great time to brag to colleagues about all the awesome things you did. Here’s one idea: “I read an entire book and learned these super cool facts …” You won’t be fibbing, either. Below, Business Insider has rounded up seven books you can get through in a long weekend — both because…

Apple building dedicated A.I. processor named Apple Neural Engine – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Amazon doesn’t understand why you don’t understand why Amazon is opening bookstores – Recode

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ever since Amazon opened its first physical bookstore in late 2015, there’s been a question burning through industry circles: This retail initiative can’t really be about selling good old-fashioned books. In a store. In 2017. Can it? Alexa, tell me this is a joke. Instead, one common guess from analysts and reporters — myself included — was that these stores must really be about selling Amazon gadgets like Alexa-powered Echo…

Apple’s future iPhones may have chip dedicated to A.I. – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Amazon doesn’t understand why you don’t understand why Amazon is opening bookstores – Recode

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ever since Amazon opened its first physical bookstore in late 2015, there’s been a question burning through industry circles: This retail initiative can’t really be about selling good old-fashioned books. In a store. In 2017. Can it? Alexa, tell me this is a joke. Instead, one common guess from analysts and reporters — myself included — was that these stores must really be about selling Amazon gadgets like Alexa-powered Echo…

Amazon flirts with $1000, the oil slide stalls and there’s some key data on deck Friday – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Russian bank owners sue BuzzFeed over publishing dossier – The Hill

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Three owners of a Russian bank filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against BuzzFeed News for publishing a dossier with unproven allegations about them that include attempts at bribery and conspiring to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Mikhail Fridman, Petr Aven and German Khan, who together own about three quarters of Alfa Bank, are seeking unspecified damages from the news outlet and the reporters who wrote the January report about…

Apple’s future iPhones may have chip dedicated to A.I. – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Amazon flirts with $1000, the oil slide stalls and there’s some key data on deck Friday – CNBC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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Google has reportedly launched a new AI-focused venture capital program – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Google has launched a new venture capital program focused on artificial intelligence, Axios is reporting. Google declined to comment on the report, which states that the initiative will be led by longtime Google VP of engineering Anna Patterson and involve a rotating cast of engineers instead of the venture investors who work for Alphabet Inc.’s corporate venture unit, GV. It isn’t completely surprising that Google might create an investing practice around AI,…