Items tagged with Jeff-Bezos

As the Internet evolves, so too has the domain name. For years, everything was a .com, .net, .org, .edu, and so on, but now the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has enabled a greater variety of top-level domains (TLDs). Amazon, which has been accused of hoarding the new TLDs, was obviously hoping to snag .amazon, but it won’t be so; according to the New York Times, a group of Latin American countries including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay has succeeded in persuading ICANN to keep CEO Jeff Bezos’ (pictured) juggernaut of a company to use the... Read more...
It sounds like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is doing it again--playing the disrupter by using Amazon's massive resources to surgically invade a new market segment--and this time, the company is focused on the hardware side of the video streaming market. Bloomberg, citing “people with knowledge of the matter”, said that Amazon is planning to release a TV set-top box whose primary purpose would be steaming video--presumably from its own Amazon Video on Demand and Amazon Prime services. This would put the company in direct competition with the likes of Roku, Boxee, and Apple, as well as Microsoft... Read more...