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Amazon Offers 'Lex' Chatbot Platform to Devs
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Amazon Offers 'Lex' Chatbot Platform to Devs

Developers will be able to create their own chatbots using the same language processing that powers Amazon's own Alexa voice assistant.
Amazon Germany Wants Workers to Use Fewer Sick Days to Get a Better Bonus
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Amazon Germany Wants Workers to Use Fewer Sick Days to Get a Better Bonus

Would you come to work sick to help your co-workers earn more money?
Rose Leadem
4 Ways to Sell (a Lot) More on Amazon
Ecommerce

4 Ways to Sell (a Lot) More on Amazon

Here's how to stock better selling products, learn what marketing and promotions are driving sales, and understand pricing behavior within your niche.
David Mercer
How to Make Decisions Like Jeff Bezos
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How to Make Decisions Like Jeff Bezos

The Amazon founder and CEO shared insight into his process in his annual shareholder letter.
Nina Zipkin
Read Jeff Bezos's Inspiring Letter to Shareholders on Why He Keeps Amazon at 'Day 1'
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Read Jeff Bezos's Inspiring Letter to Shareholders on Why He Keeps Amazon at 'Day 1'

'Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why it is always Day 1.'
Entrepreneur Staff
Amazon Opens Up Dog Park for Its 2,000 Office Pups
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Amazon Opens Up Dog Park for Its 2,000 Office Pups

Also opened to the public, the park features doggie fountains, rocks for them to climb on and a treat truck.
Jeff Bezos Will Sell $1 Billion of Amazon Stock a Year to Fund Blue Origin
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos Will Sell $1 Billion of Amazon Stock a Year to Fund Blue Origin

Given Amazon's value, he sure can afford it.
Rose Leadem
No Credit Card? Pay With Amazon Cash.
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No Credit Card? Pay With Amazon Cash.

Just get a special barcode from Amazon, bring it into your local CVS or another participating store, show it to the cashier and add as much cash as you like to your Amazon Balance.
Jeff Bezos Becomes World's Second Richest Person
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos Becomes World's Second Richest Person

Will he eventually unseat Bill Gates and take the top spot?
Amazon Teases Quick, Free Grocery Pickup
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Amazon Teases Quick, Free Grocery Pickup

Prime members will soon be able to drive to a pickup location where an employee will load their groceries into their cars.
Amazon's AI-Enhanced Grocery Store Can't Handle Crowds
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Amazon's AI-Enhanced Grocery Store Can't Handle Crowds

The store is plagued with technical problems, according to the Wall Street Journal, including sensors that don't recognize purchases unless shoppers move slowly.
Amazon Will Collect State Sales Taxes Nationwide April 1
Amazon

Amazon Will Collect State Sales Taxes Nationwide April 1

If you're shopping in a state that has a sales tax, Amazon will collect it.
How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake
Innovation

How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake

Sears had the chance to beat Amazon at its own game. Instead, it closed stores and retrenched.
Ben Judah