Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Bezos to Amazon shareholders: It’s not only Day One, ‘the alarm clock hasn’t gone off yet’

The official business at Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting at Seattle Center this morning was quick and to the point, as shareholders re-elected Amazon’s board and rejected a shareholder proposal asking for more transparency in the company’s “politically motivated spending.” Then Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to the podium for a broad overview of the company’s… Read More

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Amazon’s Kindle sponsoring National PTA reading program

The National PTA announced today that Amazon’s Kindle will be the exclusive sponsor of a new Family Reading Experience program that will encourage children to read.  The program is powered by Kindle and is based around free family activities both on books and e-books that improve the reading skills of children in kindergarten through fifth grade…. Read More

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Amazon debuts cloud-based push notification system for Kindle Fire developers

Today Amazon launched Amazon Device Messaging API, its own cloud-based push notification platform for Kindle Fire apps on Amazon’s cloud. Amazon already has a system called SNS which offers push notifications for web apps, but the new beta system features a uniform way for developers to offer push notifications for apps on the Kindle Fire tablets…. Read More