Category: Amazon

Citizen Bezos: “How to run a newspaper”

This takes me back to my university film studies days. http://youtu.be/tzhb3U2cONs This bit, in particular, catches my attention: KANE Mr. Thatcher, the trouble is you don’t realize you’re talking to two people. As Charles Foster Kane, who owns eighty-two thousand…

Happy St Google’s Day!

I saw a BBC Panorama documentary recently on the subject of North Korea.  Towards the end, after showing those of us who know nothing the veritable horrors of the place, it compared the advertising-free misery of the North Korean underground…

Amazon, HMV – and the end of fate itself

Change.  We hear so much about it.  A change for the better.  It’s a common enough sentiment.  And if you’ve ever worked for a large company with communication issues (they’re always “issues” or “challenges” – never, God forbid, “problems”!), they’ll…

On turning Amazon against itself?

Amazon has come under quite fierce scrutiny recently for its perfectly legitimate, even where arguably less than moral, tax arrangements – in particular, this report from Reuters a couple of days back. I’ve argued, myself, how difficult it is to disentangle…