Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have announced that they’re joining forces with other big names in the world of technology to create a new fund that will encourage private investment in clean energy.
Yesterday, Blue Origin’s New Shepard space vehicle ventured out on its first developmental test flight. The Jeff Bezos-founded organization reports that the launch was a success—though it didn’t manage to recover the propulsion module as it hoped.
Tomorrow, Amazon unveils its entry into the smartphone arena , a long-rumored device that supposedly uses eye-tracking tech to create the first 3D smartphone display . BloombergBusinessweek spoke to some of Amazon's mad scientists for the inside story on Lab126, the skunkworks tasked with making the 3D phone a reality.
Jeff Bezos broke about a dozen legs yesterday. His presentation announcing Amazon's new Kindle lineup was entertaining, memorable and most of all, convincing. He sold it. And in doing so, made it pretty clear that he's our next Steve Jobs.
Amazon was just granted a weird patent for a "gift conversion" system, basically a means to ensure that you'll always end up with whatever gift you want, no matter how bad your batty aunt wants to give you a turtleneck.
8:19 Jeff is on stage.
We just spotted a series featuring technology superstars on CBS's 60 Minutes show. The interviews may not be new, but the show teasers are awesome. The best of the bunch is by far the interview with Bill Gates, whose usually modest demeanor is thrown out the window. Check it out after the jump: