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Jeff Bezos Isn't Convinced That the Washington Post Can Survive on Payment Services

He also slams Trump and Peter Thiel

Jeff Bezos, Amazon chief and owner of the Washington Post, isn't sure that services like paywalls and tiered subscriptions can work for publishers. During a wide-ranging panel at Vanity Fair's New…

How Jeff Bezos Is Turning the Washington Post Into a Digitally Driven Publisher

Paper's executive editor talks aggregation, election coverage

SAN FRANCISCO—When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took over the Washington Post in 2013, many wondered what a tech exec's leadership would look like at a 140-year-old newspaper. But with a growing…

How Popular Podcasts 'StartUp' and 'Lore' Are Making the Unlikely Transition to TV

ABC and Amazon are behind the move

In a sentence that only makes sense in 2016, your favorite podcasts are becoming TV shows. As announced earlier this year, Start Up, a podcast that follows the creation of Gimlet…

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft Team Up to Make Artificial Intelligence Less Scary

Digital giants to develop standards and best practices

The Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society was unveiled today by Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft. Indeed, that's quite a name and quite a list of…

Live Viewership May Be Down, but TV Content Is Still the Main Thing People Are Streaming

Report says millennials watch it more than originals

Hulu and Netflix have become the cereal aisle of streaming services. There are thousands of options for thousands of different tastes. And with the influx of original content available, advertisers…

The People v. O.J. Simpson and Game of Thrones Dominate the 2016 Emmys

Broadcast TV left on the outside looking in, again

On the night before the 2016-17 TV season began, the television industry honored its very best shows and actors at the 68th Emmy Awards—and the broadcast networks once again found…

What Ad Buyers Really Think About Google, Facebook, Twitter and Everything in Between

A candid discussion with 7 insiders

The major digital media platforms—full of big gains, big hype and often a lack of transparency—have made the advertising universe a complicated, fragmented place. And with eMarketer predicting digital ad…

From Microsoft to Self-Driving Cars, Invention Springs From Data

True breakthroughs come from product insights

In June, Microsoft bought LinkedIn, one of the largest acquisitions in the history of tech, and it boils down to one thing: data. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said as much in…

Amazon Dedicates September to Comedy by Releasing 4 Series, Including One From Woody Allen

Transparent also returns

The broadcast networks aren't the only ones rolling out most of their comedies when the new TV season kicks off in September. Amazon will debut four of its comedies, including…

Amazon Prime Day Sales Were Up 60%, and Robot Vacuum Cleaners Sold Like Crazy

23,000 Roombas purchased

If you are tired of hearing about Amazon Prime Day, well, put your hands over your ears because there are more on the way. The e-retail giant's self-created holiday Tuesday generated 60…

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