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Topic: Jeff Bezos

Adweek's Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

Mark Zuckerberg leaps into lead spot

To assemble Adweek's second annual Power List, we considered the profiles and results of global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value, revenue and revenue growth, market…

Who Is Axel Springer, the Company Behind Business Insider's $343 Million Acquisition?

German publisher is on a U.S. spending spree

Axel Springer's $343 million acquisition of Business Insider this morning gives the German publisher 97 percent of the news site and events company. And it is the continuation of the…

The 100 Most Influential Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

Google's Larry Page tops Adweek's first Power List

Presenting Adweek's inaugural Power List, our ranking of the 100 most influential, innovative and effective leaders controlling media, marketing and technology. To assemble this list, we considered the profiles and results…

Amazon Is Trying to Create a Jetsons-Like Button for Ordering Soap and Toilet Paper

And reportedly pumps $55 million into Lab126 to make it happen

Amazon plans to invest $55 million in its Lab126 division while boosting personnel by 27 percent over the next five years, Reuters reported. Among the connected-home devices being tested, according to…

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar to Launch New Startup Called Vessel

Details are few but we know the financial backers

In a blog post today, former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced the name of his new startup, Vessel, along with information on some of his investors. As Re/code reports, Kilar has…

Too Legit to Quit: Uber Raises $1.2 Billion

Ride-sharing service picks up big money

Despite nagging questions about its legitimacy and its future, the hot car service/tech startup Uber just raised $1.2 billion. Uber operates in cities that have attempted to regulate it out of…

Why Post-O'Shaughnessy LivingSocial Might Not Be Dead In Its Tracks

Closer to profitability than folks realize, source says

Tim O'Shaughnessy has announced that he will step aside as CEO of LivingSocial after co-founding the company in 2007. Per O'Shaughnessy's letter posted today via the firm's blog, the struggling…

Grocery Chain Will Pitch Store Patrons With Amazon-Like Recommendations

Russian retailer joins the digital-physical movement

Land, a Russian high-end supermarket chain, has implemented interactive kiosks that will create recommendation-styled grocery lists for customers who use the brand's loyalty cards. Indeed, the Amazonization of physical shops…

The Washington Post Unveils Visual News Product

A fast way to get caught up on the top stories

Ever wish it was easier to get up to speed on the biggest stories of the day when you're on the go? The Washington Post has that need in mind…

Will Amazon and Washington Post Work Together? Who Knows?!

Companies' future relationship is unclear, if they ever have one, analysts say

While the media industry reels from the news of Jeff Bezos purchasing The Washington Post, it's still anyone's guess about what the Amazon founder plans to do with the paper.…

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