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How Amazon Can Easily Fix Itself

When Your Brand Takes A Big Hit, What Can You Do? The New York Times reported on the inner workings and employee culture of Seattle’s own online retail giant Amazon and it wasn’t pretty. Will the picture painted by […]


Amazon’s Bezos Launches His First Rocket

While he’s trying to get the approval for his fleet of drones to fly over our heads with packages of ice cream and books, Jeff Bezos announced yesterday that he sent his first rocket in […]


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Buca di Bye Bye: More Office Buildings Coming To South Lake Union

Let’s just call South Lake Union The Amazon now. Seriously. It’s remarkable how much one company has changed a neighborhood within just a few years.


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Amazon’s New 2015 TV Pilots: Rating the Best and Worst

Now becoming a major force in television, Amazon this week released its first batch of 2015 TV show pilots for free streaming. See our reviews and ratings.


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Wanted For Local TV Show: Dramatic Techie

Okay, we found it, but you must do the homework. Advertised on Craigslist, a role in an upcoming reality TV show, starring you, possibly. If you work in the tech industry here in Seattle (I’m […]


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Amazon Employee Allegedly Flies Drone Into Space Needle

(CBS Seattle) – Seattle police say an Amazon employee flew a drone up around the top of the Space Needle where some eyewitness claim it crashed into a window. According to a police report, Space Needle security […]


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Best New Fall Books:’s Sara Nelson Knows Best

One of my favorite things is getting the lowdown on upcoming books, and no one does it better than the savvy Sara Nelson, Editorial Director of Books and Kindle at Here’s Amazon’s top 20 […]


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Ever Buy Vinyl On Amazon? Get The MP3s For Free

While music fans continue to buy physical copies of their favorite releases, those CDs and vinyl LPs are often ripped into digital MP3s for convenience’s sake. Earlier this year, Amazon launched a service called AutoRip, […]


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Tom Petty Plays Amazon Exec’s Wedding – After He Was Scammed For A Phony Petty Show

Call it a great rock and roll swindle. Amazon exec Brian Valentine had booked Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to play his wedding, or so he thought. After paying a “talent agent” $165,000 as a down payment to get Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to play his wedding, he learned that he had been defrauded.