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Tech Sell-Off Spreads To Europe After Sector Led A US Stocks Tumble

The tech sell-off spread to Europe on Tuesday after the sector led a US stocks tumble, with rising trade tension between the US and China also unnerving investors. The S&P 500 index fell 2.2 per cent on Monday, leaving it more than 10 per cent off its high in January, the technical definition of a […]

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Amazon.Com. Planning To Offer Credit Card To U.S. Small-Business Customers

Amazon.com. is planning to offer a credit card to U.S. small-business customers, furthering its push to supply companies with everything from reams of paper to factory parts, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The e-commerce giant has been in talks with banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. on a co-branded credit card for […]

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

Amazon Picks Up Ring For US$1bn

Amazon is paying around $1bn for Ring, the second maker of connected doorbells and security cameras it has acquired in just over two months, after it bought Blink in December to further its Alexa-led ambitions in the “smart home”. Amazon is expected to keep Ring as an independent business, much like it has with its […]

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“Cars Are To Uber What Books Are To Amazon” – Khosrowshahi

Dara Khosrowshahi plans to expand into buses, bikes and all forms of transportation, he said at a conference, outlining his long-term vision for Uber for the first time since being named chief executive last August. “Cars are to us what books are to Amazon,” he said — a reference to Amazon’s origins as a bookseller.

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Bezos’s Joins Forces With Buffett and Dimon To Change How Health Care Is Provided To Employees.

Jeff Bezos has according to reports been looking to crack the health care market, not only for his rapidly growing staff compliment of over 500 thousand, but to explore new business opportunities. Bezos’s Amazon.com, has now taken this much further than expected and has teamed up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase led […]

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

Grocery Stock Prices Tumble On News That Amazon & Whole Foods Will Be Integrating Their Businesses And Will Immediately Set Lower Prices

US based grocery stock prices immediately tumbled yesterday on the news that Amazon and Whole Foods will be working to integrate their businesses and that come Monday customers will immediately see “lower prices on a selection of best-selling staples across the more than 450 Whole Foods stores. Shares of Kroger, Costco, Sprouts Farmers and Supervalu […]

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

Jack Ma Alibaba May Soon Reclaim Title Of World’s Most Valuable Online Retailer; A Position Now Held By The Jeff Bezos Controlled Amazon.

Alibaba the Chinese online ecommerce juggernaut, headed by Jack Ma, could soon reclaim the title of world’s most valuable online retailer; a position now held by the Jeff Bezos controlled Amazon. This as Alibaba’s stock rose nearly 5% to an all-time high today after the company reported sales and profits for its second quarter that […]

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Amazon Owner Jeff Bezos Back At #2 World’s Richest Man

Amazon owner Jeff Bezos briefly overtook Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the world’s richest man after the value of his stake rose above $85bn.  Amazon’s shares sunk in after-market trading after posting profits at a seven-quarter low. Employees at the leading tech groups are seeing a boom in their stock-based pay unrivalled since the […]

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Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Given its reputation to upended and disrupt book selling, retailing, newspapers and other industries it enters, Amazon.com planned acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion, has sent shockwaves across both the online and brick-and-mortar industries around the world. Grocery chain stock prices plunged on Friday with Wal-Mart Stores falling as much as 7.1 […]

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

Is Jeff Bezos Now The Richest Man In The World?

Is Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and visionary leader now the richest man in the world? As Amazon shares hit US$1,001.20 in New York yesterday, up about 40 percent from a year ago and more than double the 15 percent gain of the S&P 500 Index, the answer becomes clearer. Amazon’s rise has already made its […]

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