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Jeffrey Preston Bezos (born January 12, 1964 <%afu(112)%>) is the founder, president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Amazon.com

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Blue Origin Makes Historic Rocket Landing
Business Wire IndiaBlue Origin announced that its New Shepard space vehicle successfully flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas

Mashape Announces First Analytics Platform for Microservices and APIs
Today Mashape is bringing real-time analytics to microservices with the release of Mashape Analytics. First built internally to analyze the performance of more than 13,000 APIs served by the mashape

UPDATE - Jeff Green and Dave Pickles, Cofounders of The Trade Desk, Inc., Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of The Year(R) 2015 in Greater Los Angeles
Ernst & Young LLP yesterday announced that Jeff Green and Dave Pickles, cofounders of The Trade Desk, Inc., a global demand-side platform in advertising's $20B programmatic advertising industry, were named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of The Year® 2015 in the Greater Los Angeles region

Jeff Green and Dave Pickles, Cofounders of The Trade Desk, Inc., Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of The Year(R) 2014 in Greater Los Angeles
Ernst & Young LLP yesterday announced that Jeff Green and Dave Pickles, cofounders of The Trade Desk, Inc., a global demand-side platform in advertising's $20B programmatic advertising industry, were named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of The Year® 2015 in the Greater Los Angeles region

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, Heads Top Tech Leader Rankings 2015
HAMPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella heads Juniper Research's newly-released rankings of the most influential executives in the technology space, followed by Apple's Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive.

Mashape Unleashes Open Source Kong to Power the Next Generation of Applications Built on Microservices and APIs
Today Mashape is giving the world's 25 million developers free access to Kong (http://getkong.org/), the industry's first open source platform for centrally managing microservices and APIs, and dispatching common logic across all of them

Matt Argall and Jeff Bezos Are Looking to Expand Their Businesses to India
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced at a meeting of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry that the world's largest e-tailer is expanding into India. Amazon will be setting up three data centers in India to handle its expanding cloud services, Amazon Web Services. The company estimates it as a $2 trillion opportunity, with completion targeted for late 2015

Most Executives Say Their Companies Aren't Up for Challenges of the Coming Decade
Executives in a spectrum of sectors anticipate increasingly rapid and disruptive change in their markets, and yet they doubt their companies' ability to transform, according to a new survey of 800 executives in 20 industries by strategy and innovation consulting firm Innosight.

Rethink Robotics' Baxter Research Robot Now Available in Australia and New Zealand
Rethink Robotics today announced the rollout of the Baxter Research Robot to academic and corporate researchers in Australia and New Zealand

Strategic News Service Partners With Park City Institute for New Speaker Series
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce the launch of a partnership with the new Park City Institute (PCI) for a "Future in Review" Speaker Series at The Eccles Center, Park City, Utah

Rethink Robotics Expands Baxter Research Robot Availability Into Japan
Rethink Robotics today announced it has expanded the distribution of its Baxter Research Robot into the Asian market by signing an exclusive partnership with Nihon Binary, a leading robotics and technology supplier, to distribute the revolutionary humanoid research robot in Japan. Already available in the U.S

Rethink Robotics Accelerates Adoption of Open Source Research Platform, Launches New Features
@ RoboBusiness -- Rethink Robotics today announced at RoboBusiness that it is enhancing its open source research platform, the Baxter Research Robot, as major global corporations begin to join numerous American and European Universities already developing innovations using the platform

Rethink Robotics Launches Baxter 2.0 Software
Rethink Robotics today announced a game-changing update to the software of the Company's flagship interactive production robot, Baxter. The 2.0 software will introduce a new set of applications, making Baxter an even more effective productivity tool for American manufacturers. Existing customers will be able to easily download the new software and upgrade their Baxter robot.

Rethink Robotics Launches Baxter Research Robot in Europe as Demand Surges Among U.S. Universities and Corporate Research Labs
Rethink Robotics today announced the Baxter Research Robot, a revolutionary humanoid robot with two arms powered by a Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows researchers to create a wide array of custom applications for robots, is now in use at universities across the United States. The Baxter Research Robot has been adopted at many of the leading engineering schools across the U.S

LifeApps Digital Media, Inc. Capitalizing on Mobile Popularity While Print and TV Fade
When Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos purchased the Washington Post this week for a mere $250 million, it was the latest big name print publication to be bought up in the last three weeks. With the Boston Globe and Newsweek selling off in late July in what can only be described as a fire sale, the industry is clearly changing and consumers are demanding their content from different sources

Ernst & Young Selects Dave Elkington as Finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year(R)
InsideSales.com, the leading provider of cloud-based sales automation and analytics technology, announced today that Dave Elkington, CEO of InsideSales.com, has been selected as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Utah Region.

UPDATE: Rethink Robotics Launches New Generation of Humanoid Robots for Research, Teaching and Custom Application Development
Rethink Robotics today announced the launch of the Baxter Research Robot, a humanoid robot with two arms powered by a revolutionary new Software Development Kit (SDK) that will allow researchers to create a wide array of custom applications for robots

Rethink Robotics Launches New Generation of Humanoid Robots for Research, Teaching and Custom Application Development
Rethink Robotics today announced the launch of the Baxter Research Robot, a humanoid robot with two arms powered by a revolutionary new Software Development Kit (SDK) that will allow researchers to create a wide array of custom applications for robots

BMO Harris Bank Empowers Milwaukee Public Schools Students
In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, BMO Harris Bank announced today the launch of The BMO Harris Bank Financial Fluency For Students Program, a new initiative to bring critical financial literacy education to high school students across the Milwaukee Public School District. BMO Harris Bank has partnered with EverFi, Inc

Rakuten MediaForge CEO Tony Zito Named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2013 Finalist in the Utah Region
Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Tony Zito, CEO of Rakuten MediaForge, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Utah region. Rakuten MediaForge is an innovator in online display advertising and post engagement attribution technology.

Glassdoor Reveals the 50 Highest Rated CEOs for 2013
Today, Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, has released its latest report highlighting this year's 50 Highest Rated CEOs according to employees

Rethink Robotics Named to MIT Technology Review's 2013 50 Disruptive Companies
Rethink Robotics has been identified in the field of Computing & Communication as one of 2013's 50 Disruptive Companies, MIT Technology Review's annual list of the world's most innovative technology companies

Rethink Robotics Named Edison Awards Finalist
Rethink Robotics has been named a 2013 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. Rethink Robotics' Baxter robot is a Finalist in the Living, Working and Learning Environments category, one of twelve categories honored by the Edison Awards

Veteran Technology and E-Discovery Entrepreneur Matthew Work Joins Catalyst Board
Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc., a pioneer in cloud-based document repositories for e-discovery and other complex legal matters, today announced that Matthew Work, a veteran technology and e-discovery entrepreneur and strategist, has joined its board of directors.

Amazon Announces Sharp Drop in Profits -- Finspreads
Finspreads: Online retail giant Amazon has announced a sharp fall in profits in its latest quarterly figures.

Glassdoor Reveals Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2013
One in five employees plan to look for a new job in the next three months assuming the economy stays the same or improves, according to the Q4 Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey. With more people entering the job market, candidates will have to compete to land coveted jobs

Amazon patents technology for airbags to protect Smartphones
The technology minimizes the damage to smartphones when they are dropped

New mission plans to colonise Mars by 2023
A brand new private space venture from the Netherlands called Mars One aims to send four astronauts on a one-way journey to Mars in just 11 years time.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos 'locates Apollo 11 Moon engines on seabed'
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has claimed that he has located the long-submerged F-1 engines that blasted the Apollo 11 Moon mission into space.

Rethink Robotics Revolutionizes Manufacturing With Humanoid Robot
Ushering in a new era in robotics, Rethink Robotics today unveiled the world's first humanoid robots capable of applying common sense behavior to manufacturing environments

Forbes Selects Corbis Outline to Represent Its Exclusive Collection of Iconic Imagery
Corbis® Images (www.corbisimages.com), a leading digital content and services provider for the creative, entertainment and media industries, today announced an exclusive, global distribution agreement with Forbes Media to represent The Forbes Photography Collection, a growing assortment of exclusive celebrity and personality images.

Agilyx's CEO Wins 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Chris Ulum, Chief Executive Officer of Agilyx Corporation ("Agilyx" or "the Company"), the first company to convert difficult-to-recycle waste plastic into synthetic crude oil, was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the Energy, Cleantech and Natural Resources category in the Pacific Northwest Region

Rethink Robotics Announces $30 Million Series C Round of Financing
Rethink Robotics (formerly Heartland Robotics), founded by iRobot co-founder Rodney Brooks to develop a new class of manufacturing robots, today announced that it had secured $30 million in Series C financing. The funding round was led by Sigma Partners, with participation from all prior investors as well as a new investor, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Heartland Robotics, Inc. Changes Name to Rethink Robotics
Heartland Robotics, founded by iRobot co-founder Rodney Brooks to develop a new class of manufacturing robots, today announced that it is changing its name to Rethink Robotics, Inc.

Reply.com's CEO and Founder Payam Zamani Named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2012 Semifinalist in Northern California
Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Payam Zamani, Founder and CEO of Reply.com, the leading marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted consumer traffic, was named a semifinalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the Northern California region

Tim Tebow enjoys celebrity-studded pre-Oscars bash
Denver Broncos quaterback Tim Tebow was the toast of the Friday night's pre-Oscar party hosted by power-agency William Morris Endeavor.

Amazon's new Kindle Fire 'not an iPad competitor', say analysts
Analysts have said that the recently launched Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, which will cost the firm about 50 dollars per unit, cannot seriously compete with Apple's iPad.

Introducing the All-New Latest Generation Kindle
(NASDAQ:AMZN) Millions of people around the world are already reading on Kindles and Kindle is the world’s bestselling e-reader for four years running. Today, Amazon introduced the new latest generation Kindle that is the lightest, fastest and most affordable Kindle ever

Amazon Kindle e-book downloads surpass paperback books in US
Amazon has claimed that it has sold more e-books for its Kindle device in the United States as compared to paperback books in the last three months of 2010.

Amazon unveils 'Kindle Fire' to take battle to iPad
Amazon has unveiled the new kindle Fire, which it has launched in direct competition against the iPad.

Amazon applies for patent to protect falling phones with airbags
Wouldn't it be great if cell phones, like cars, could have airbags that inflate when it senses it will hit the ground.

Corporate sponsorship 'could fund Mars mission'
Scientists have said that corporate funding could make Mars mission a reality.

SkyGrid Launches on Android Tablets
SkyGrid today announced the launch of SkyGrid for Android Tablets. With SkyGrid, Android Tablet users can easily follow the interests they care about.

SkyGrid Launches Best iPad and iPhone App for Following Your Interests
SkyGrid today announced the launch of SkyGrid 2.0 for the iPhone and iPad, which now firmly establishes SkyGrid for Apple iOS as the most powerful way for people to follow and stay up-to-date on their interests.

General Fusion Closes $19.5M Series B Funding Round
General Fusion has completed its US$19.5M Series B funding round providing the financing necessary to complete the first phase of its development and demonstration program.

Heartland Robotics Expands and Moves to Boston's Innovation District
Heartland Robotics, Inc. today announced that it is relocating its corporate headquarters and product development efforts to Boston's Fort Point Channel area. The company recently announced that it raised $20 million in Series B financing and is now moving into an expansion phase which requires more office space.

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