Posts Tagged:Amazon

James Bond meet Jeff Bezos.

“Do you expect me to talk? No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!” In the ultimate symbol of one Hollywood era ending and another beginning, MGM, home to James Bond and Rocky, finally found a buyer willing to pay retail: Amazon The e-commerce giant said that it would acquire the 97-year-old film and television studio for $8.45…

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Amazon. Building a much BIGGER grocery cart.

Amazon is poised to bring its automated checkout technology to full-size supermarkets, a significant milestone in the race to revolutionize how people buy their groceries. Planning documents for a store under construction in Brookfield, Connecticut, contain all the hallmarks of an #AmazonFresh grocery store: a two-word logo on dark gray panels above the store’s entrance, online order pickup…

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Amazon adds Healthcare to the Flywheel

Amazon C A R E – is there any aspect of life that Amazon isn’t now trying to serve. The company ticked the #healthcare box on Wednesday by unveiling #AmazonCare, an on-demand health care business, designed as a service that companies can offer their employees. Amazon’s description of the service makes it sound like a much-needed addition to the healthcare…

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Stripe – Silicon Valley’s Most Precious Gem

Stripe just became Silicon Valley’s most precious gem and clearly, Patrick and John Collison have the luck of the Irish as their digital payments brainchild has reportedly raised $600m at a $95B valuation, making it the most valuable private company ever to come out of Silicon Valley. (apparently, they don’t even need the money) Here’s why:…

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Jeff Bezos Steps Down

Jeff Bezos’ STEP DOWN letter to Amazon – Yesterday, after crushing their results (who does $125 billion in a quarter) the Amazon founder said he’ll be stepping down as CEO. And will add to his cart the title of executive chairman of the board later this year. For nearly 30 years, Bezos has run Amazon, scaling it…

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Amazon Fresh

Check it out – The first Amazon Fresh #grocery store opened a few weeks ago in #California and it leverages the latest #technologies: 👉 Smart cart: able to scan any item you put in it, and generate your bill at any time👉 Live Amazon reviews are displayed for each product on the shelves👉 Cashierless: automatically debits your Amazon account when you leave…

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Amazon Pharmacy

Amazon is in the drug business – Amazon is making its biggest move yet into the pharmacy space. Amazon Pharmacy is designed to make it easy and convenient to order prescription medicines online.There’s also a savings program and free two-day shipping for #Prime Members. #ecommerce#healthtech#amazon#medicine#perscriptions#innovation#pharmacy https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/17/amazon-pharmacy-free-prescription-delivery-for-prime-members.html?__source=sharebar|linkedin&par=sharebar

Amazon Go is LIVE

Amazon Go is LIVE. So way back in another Mashup I introduced you to the concept store called Amazon Go – Amazon’s cashier-less, checkout-less, pick, pack and Go store of the future. Well now it’s live in Seattle, and the only lines are those outside the store with people waiting to try this new retail innovation.…

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Hey Siri, Am I Ready for 2018?

Hey Siri, Am I Ready for 2018? Ah, the smell of 2018 in the morning. But what will it bring? How will 2018 change the way we do business? If it’s anyway as transformational as 2017, can I be prepared? All valid questions as 2017 has cut swaths out of many and built new-fangled superhighways for…

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The Four: Do Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google complete us?

The Four: Do Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google complete us? Size does matter and goes hand-in-hand with influence. From 2013 – 2017, the combined market capitalization of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google has increased in size to the tune of $2.3 trillion. This number matches the GDP of the most burgeoning economy on the planet –…

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