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Jeff Bezos - Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It\'s all about the price

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Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all about the price

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. CNET Amazon's expected smartphone may come with all the bells and whistles of the world's top devices but the selling point, as with most Amazon products, will have to be its price tag. If the Seattle-based online retailing giant wants to make a mark in the smartphone world, as it is reportedly ready to do this fall, it should double-down on what it's done so well in the past: offer a product that undercut competitors.

7 businesses Amazon wants to shake up

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7 businesses Amazon wants to shake up

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Amazon may be the world's most ambitious company. Not content to dominate the book industry, the so-called "Everything Store" has branched out into an astonishing variety of businesses, many of which you may not be aware of. Here are a few unlikely industries in which Jeff Bezos and Amazon (AMZN, Fortune 500) are flexing their muscles.

Bezos maintains he’s serious about Amazon’s drone delivery service, currently testing tech

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Bezos maintains he’s serious about Amazon’s drone delivery service, currently testing tech

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When Amazon boss Jeff Bezos announced last December he was moving ahead with plans to use drones for delivering packages to customers, many observers dismissed his idea as a cheap publicity stunt.

Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It\'s all about the price

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Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all about the price

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. CNET Amazon's expected smartphone may come with all the bells and whistles of the world's top devices but the selling point, as with most Amazon products, will have to be its price tag. If the Seattle-based online retailing giant wants to make a mark in the smartphone world, as it is reportedly ready to do this fall, it should double-down on what it's done so well in the past: offer a product that undercut competitors.

Amazon to unveil smartphone in time for holidays: WSJ

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SAN FRANCISCO Fri Apr 11, 2014 5:12pm EDT Tweet Share this Email Print Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demonstrates the Kindle Paperwhite during Amazon's Kindle Fire event in Santa Monica, California September 6, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Gus Ruelas SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.

Why Amazon is paying employees $5,000 to quit

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Unhappy with your job? Then quit. That’s what Amazon is telling shareholders and employees -- and the company has even gone as far as to offer up to $5,000 for workers to leave their jobs. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos outlined the aptly-named “pay to quit” program in an annual letter to shareholders released on Thursday. “Pay to Quit is pretty simple. Once a year, we offer to pay our associates to quit,” Bezos wrote. “The first year the offer is made, it’s for $2,000.

Here are some of the crazy things people use Amazon’s Mayday for

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Here are some of the crazy things people use Amazon’s Mayday for

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Amazon’s Mayday customer service feature introduced last year is one of the company’s inventions that was highlighted in Jeff Bezos’ recent letter to investors. The executive happily proclaimed that the service is a success, but in doing so, he also revealed some of the crazier things people contact Amazon customer care for with the company’s Mayday service.

Amazon offers employees $5,000 to quit

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Amazon offers employees $5,000 to quit

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos doesn't want to employ people who don't want to be there. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) The "Pay to Quit" program, which was announced by CEO Jeff Bezos in his letter to shareholders late Thursday, is an effort to make sure that the Internet retailer's employees really want to be there. "The goal is to encourage folks to take a moment and think about what they really want," he wrote in the letter.

Jeff Bezos Says Amazon Is Seriously Serious About Drone Deliveries

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Image: Amazon In the beginning, Amazon was a lot like any other startup. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos did a little bit of everything for the company. “Nineteen years ago, I drove the Amazon packages to the post office every evening in the back of my Chevy Blazer,” Bezos writes in his latest annual letter to shareholders. “My vision extended so far that I dreamed we might one day get a forklift.

Delivered by drone to your doorstep: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says courier of the future is nearly here

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Jeff Bezos said Amazon is testing and developing drone technologyHe was addressing shareholders in annual letter, which is now publicCEO said 5th and 6th generation 'aerial vehicles' were being testedBezos added that generations 7 and 8 are still in the design phaseLetter comes after a court ruling allowed use of commercial dronesFederal Aviation Administration can no longer fine users £10,000By John Hall Published: 06:55 EST, 11 April 2014 | Updated: 07:04 EST, 11 April 2014 .

CEO Jeff Bezos gives update on Amazon drone and grocery programs

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NEW YORK -- CEO Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon's internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery. In the letter released Thursday, Bezos outlined Amazon's offerings, including its fresh grocery business called Prime Fresh, which it has offered for five years in Seattle and expanded to Los Angeles and San Francisco.