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  • Behold The Apex Predator: 'The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos And The Age Of Amazon' Review  [View article]
    I was told by an Amazon employee that Jeff Bezos views warehouse associates as an expendable resource.......which puts him in a league with the so-called robber barons such as Carnagie, Ford, Rockafeller Vanderbuilt. Anything or anybody that gets in their way to making a much money as possible better look out. So when viewed iin this light I just have to ask "How much is enough?"
    Nov 13, 2013. 06:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon (AMZN) plans to lease two additional Northern Virginia data centers in an effort to improve the scale and reliability of Amazon Web Services' pivotal US-East ops. US-East, estimated in March to host 70% of AWS' IP addresses, was hit by multiple high-profile outages (I, II, III) in 2012, something that led many clients to question their dependence on AWS. A 200K sq. foot data center could go live in Q4, and construction is expected to begin on a 115K sq. foot facility in mid-2014.  [View news story]
    There are plenty of opportunies to increase the size of AWS. If investors want a quick return on their investments look for the businesses that won't be around for very long. So much for getting back to making the United States a place where jobs are plentiful and we care about making this country great.
    Jan 16, 2013. 10:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment