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Is Decentralization a Threat to Amazon?

Amazon is a world dominator and has slowly transformed into a multi-industry overlord since its 1994 inception as a used book marketplace. CEO Jeff Bezos wields his influence in many areas, and entire US states compete for his company’s next warehouse location by offering tax credit deals. Even established industry giants fearfully anticipate his next acquisition. Recently, the company […]

If Amazon Takes Over The World…

Authored by Scott Galloway op-ed via The Wall Street Journal, Four tech giants – Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google – have added $2 trillion to their combined market capitalization since the 2007-09 recession, a sum that approaches the GDP of India. The concentrated wealth and power of these companies has alarmed many observers, who see […]

Amazon’s Web Services Can Now Host The Government’s Most Sensitive Data

Just recently, the Defense Department granted the cloud computing giant, Amazon,  a provisional authorization to host Impact Level 5 workloads, which are the military and the Pentagon’s most sensitive, unclassified information. Amazon’s web services can now host some of the government’s most fascinating (to the public) and sensitive information. “This further bolsters AWS (Amazon Web […]

Bezos Back To Second Richest After AMZN Slides On Earnings Miss, Soft Guidance

Jeff Bezos enjoyed the title of world’s richest man for several hours, before he had to relinquish it back to Bill Gates after AMZN stock dumped after hours when the company reported Q2 net income of $197 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, down 77% from $857 million, or $1.78 in Q2 2016. This was […]

It Begins: WalMart Warns Truckers It Will No Longer Work With Them If They Move Goods For Amazon

The cold war between America’s two largest retailers just turned hot. In a note this morning from Deutsche Bank’s freight and logistics analyst Amit Mehrotra, he notes that  the “WMT vs. AMZN battle is heating up” and points to a report by DV Velocity, according to which a well respected transportation industry consultant told attendees […]

Amazon Tumbles: Misses Revenues, AWS Disappoints, Guides Lower

Jeff Bezos magic may be running out, because one quarter after the stock plunged when the company missed earnings (with revenues in line) and guiding lower, moments ago AMZN did a twofer, and despite beating the bottom line, it posted a big miss on the top line. As a result, the reason why Amazon is […]