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Fresh update on "amazons" discussed on BBC Newsday

BBC Newsday

00:40 sec | 4 hrs ago

Fresh update on "amazons" discussed on BBC Newsday

"While for Brazilians, the key issue is the cost of living crisis for many outside Brazil is about the future of the Amazon rainforest. That's right. I mean, for many Brazilians with 33 million finding it difficult to even get enough to eat, the war in Ukraine is something which has driven up the cost of food and driven up energy prices here and people are still struggling to get back on their feet after the pandemic. But as you say for the outside world, the Amazon rainforest and the key role that that plays in fighting climate change is a great preoccupation and president Bolsonaro sees the Amazon as something that Brazil has sovereignty over and it's somewhere that Brazil can make money. He's accelerated the station there and allowed more logging. But Lula da Silva says

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Ainsley Earhardt Previews New Book 'I'm so Glad You Were Born'

Mark Levin

01:45 min | 2 d ago

Ainsley Earhardt Previews New Book 'I'm so Glad You Were Born'

"So tell us about this Well Mark when I was growing up my mom always said I'm so glad you were born on our birthdays And so when I got the job on Fox and Friends it was the first birthday we celebrated And that was Steve doocy's birthday And I said Steve I'm so glad you were born and Brian my co anchor and Steve my co anchor looked at each other and then Brian slapped me on the back in a loving way And just cackled in that cackle that he does And I said I know it sounds funny but this is what my mom said on our birthdays And I said so I'm so glad you were born You're making such a difference in the lives of so many people You've been on this show for so many years and everyone wakes up to you Our country is so important and you just love our country and you love other people So I said it's an important message So then his wife years later wrote him in the middle of our show and said I have a great idea for ainsley's next children's book It should be called I'm so glad you were born And I said that is such a good idea So then I pitched it to my publishers and they loved it And so it's the number one book by the grace of God and thanks to all of our viewers It's the number one and number two all week on Amazon So I am just grateful but it's just a message I mean Mark you love the constitution You love our country You love your two children and it's just a way to know Exactly I know It's a great way to just tell everyone who has been born that they have a purpose that God has put them on this earth for a reason And we're all just so glad they were born

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Joe Concha: The Reality of 'Best Books' Lists

The Dan Bongino Show

01:54 min | 4 d ago

Joe Concha: The Reality of 'Best Books' Lists

"I've written a couple of books myself I Jim have I told you this I'm going to write another one I know I told you I did I not tell you I was never good at I did right I just said that I had an idea and I can't get it out of my head so I'm going to write another one I'll tell you about it But Joe be prepared You are again you're not a died in the wool liberal who genuflects at the altar of Joe Biden and Barack Obama You know your book's gonna be attacked right No matter how good the sales are I could have listeners go out right now and you should buy two and 3000 copies of the book right now on the phone You know The New York Times no matter what happens even if they decide to put you on the list there's gonna be an asterisk next to it and it's gonna say something like bulk sales bulk this is what they do You're anticipating this You understand this right No matter how good it sells they are gonna attack you Oh I embraced The New York Times doing that That's fine guys Go ahead Keep me off your New York Times Best Seller list All I go by is Amazon Because Amazon I used to be a sports columnist It's quite simple When you're doing baseball scores it's who scored more runs That's it So who's selling more books Yeah And if you want to tell me there's some sort of methodology that The New York Times uses No there is no methodology It's who sold the most books and then who should go on this list And if they keep me off of it believe me That's the first column that I'm writing about And I'll run to Fox News and your show tomorrow and we'll talk about hey I don't get it Joe is at number one or number three in terms of most books sold in the week but then The New York Times kept him off for some reason or put an asterisk next to it with no explanation behind it Go ahead guys This is why The New York Times has an endorsed a Republican presidential candidate since 1956 We're talking Ike Dwight D. Eisenhower and The Washington Post has never endorsed a Republican presidential candidate gee I wonder why that is Yet they're seen as the pillars of journalism and objectivity Well you think they would maybe endorse I don't know Reagan over mondale or Georgia Where we are at this point It's not journalism Dan it's activism And we all know it Yeah

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Eric Launches His New Book 'Letter to the American Church'!

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:14 min | Last week

Eric Launches His New Book 'Letter to the American Church'!

"So exhausted because yesterday was the launch day of the book. My new book, letter to the American church, and oh my goodness, I did so much media, which is a blessing, but it is absolutely exhausting. I even did stuff yesterday that they didn't air yesterday, but I was on with Charlie Kirk in, I guess at 2 o'clock, he had me up for the whole hour. And it was, it was pretty extraordinary, really, to do an hour with Charlie. And I think that accounts for here's the good news. Alvin, I think you just mentioned it to me, but the book hit the top 100 on Amazon. Yes. Yesterday, which I have to tell you, and it's still in the top 100 right now. That's a big deal, folks. So any of you who ordered the book in the last few days in particular, I want to say thank you because I know I mentioned this every time I come out with a book, but it is really vital to the success of a book that it do very well in the beginning and that it bump into onto bestseller lists. Otherwise, it pretty much gets forgotten.

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Big Is Not Always Bad With Robert Bork, Jr.

The Doug Collins Podcast

02:11 min | Last week

Big Is Not Always Bad With Robert Bork, Jr.

"Especially in the last few years the prevailing idea around this is, is that if it's big that it is bad. I think that's become the understanding and I hear this all the time from members of how you heard it from members of Congress, heard it from members of the media that would say simply because something is big. And let's just say name your company from Amazon to Exxon, whatever it's bad and it inherently causes problems in the marketplace. What's your dad's book and what's your foundation is actually looking at though is going back to that true understanding is does this protect the consumer and is there in it by being big? Is there an excerpt exhortation or something or forcing of these bigger companies to keep people out of the marketplace or to extort an unordered problem in the marketplace? Right. Why do you think that builds, I mean, it's easy to understand why the quote big is bad thing. How do we overcome that though because the reality of most Americans Americans is is that they use these companies. I mean, they enjoy going to Walmart. You know, it's an interesting sort of bipolar kind of concept here. Well, you remind me of my grandmother, my father's mother, late Elizabeth bork, who I remember saying when we were living in New Haven, Connecticut, when he was teaching at Yale law school, and she was grumbling about the corner grocery store, the orange street market. And why they didn't have a lot of things. And the prices were high. And so she was starting to go to the supermarket. This is probably in the 60s, 70s. And. That was, that was an example of how big made her life better, but she was grumbling about the small being so instead of preserving small, companies found big box stores found ways to Walmart is a perfect example. Walmart has achieved so much for the consumer. I mean, I think I saw a number estimated $260 billion in savings to consumers over $2300 per household

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Doug Welcomes Robert Bork, Jr. of the Antitrust Education Project

The Doug Collins Podcast

02:38 min | Last week

Doug Welcomes Robert Bork, Jr. of the Antitrust Education Project

"In his mind, just joy today to have bob board junior owned, he has been a leader in this industry, not only following up on what his father, Robert bork had done, judge bork had done. But in his own right working with this today, bob, welcome to the podcast today. It's such a pleasure to finally be on, I'm sorry about the delays, but here we are. Yay. We made it. Well, to get everybody started off, tell us about where what you're doing now, your organization, and then we're just going to dive head deep into this stuff. The semi short version is that for a long time, I was a reporter and then got sick of that and decided to get a grown-up job. And worked in corporate communications and strategy, but most recently, and really this is a labor of love for my father. I saw in 2016 or so that Elizabeth Warren and others were having sort of their left wing Appalachian meeting to discuss how to hijack antitrust and turn it into a weapon against business, not just big business, all business. And my first thought was, well, I wonder where my dad's book is. And he had written a book called the antitrust paradox in 1978, but it was out of print. And you couldn't find it unless you wanted to spend three or $400 on an old copy. So I decided we needed to get the book back into print. And I asked Mike Lee, senator Mike Lee to write a new introduction. And I wrote a new forward and took some time, but we got it out. It's on Amazon and Barnes and noble. It's very readable. Anyway, I need to start with that. And then I thought, this is getting ugly. Particularly when Joe Biden won The White House and Democrats had both houses of Congress and you saw lots of really insane legislation and the appointment of Lena Khan, who is just a Marxist, you know, put in charge of the FTC, decided we had to get in there and start fighting, so I created the antitrust education project and have been doing lots and lots of media and writing pieces in The Wall Street Journal and elsewhere to try to explain why the consumer welfare standard, which was my father's contribution to antitrust back in 1978 and has been basically the operating system for antitrust enforcement for the last 43 years, ought to be preserved against these lunatics

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Retail Sales Rose 0.3% in August

AP News Radio

00:46 sec | 2 weeks ago

Retail Sales Rose 0.3% in August

"The government says retail sales rose unexpectedly in August after being down in July The report from the commerce department shows that even as prices at grocery stores restaurants and clothing stores rise people are still spending Retail sales rose 0.3% last month boosted by higher prices for food but with inflation taking a bite out of budgets there was also some weakening in discretionary spending including furniture stores Ecommerce sales fell 0.7% in August following the July boost from Amazon's prime day with high inflation and the threat of the pandemic fading in recent months Americans have been shifting away from consumer goods and spending more on rent and services not covered in the report like travel movie tickets and doctor visits Analyst Ted rossman with bad great dot com says it's not clear retailers can realistically hope for much more right now

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The Collusion Between the Biden Administration and the 'Trifecta'

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

02:40 min | 3 weeks ago

The Collusion Between the Biden Administration and the 'Trifecta'

"There is an important ongoing lawsuit and investigation that is being conducted by the attorney generals of both Missouri and Louisiana. The Missouri attorney general, by the way, is Eric Schmidt, who has been on this podcast. The Louisiana attorney general is Jeff Landry, the two of them have come together in a very important enterprise. What's the enterprise? It is to fully expose the unconstitutional collusion between figures and the Biden administration, strewn through many different departments and agencies, including The White House, and a trifecta of social media companies. Was speaking here specifically about Twitter about Google slash YouTube and about Facebook slash meta. Now, really ever since Biden took office, the Biden administration has been pressuring cajoling conspiring with social media companies to ban people to ban what they call disinformation or misinformation, but it's merely information they don't agree with. Misinformation here has the sort of has a kind of ideological definition. It is what our side says goes, what your side says is automatically classified as out of bounds. So this is a naked exercise of political power. I mean, think of it. It's not only a violation of free speech. It's a violation of democracy itself, which relies upon a multi party system, a diversity of ideas, people having forums in which they can put their ideas forward. Now, for some time, groups like Facebook and YouTube with several private organizations, we can have our own guidelines, we can have our own rules. You don't like it, you form your own platform. First of all, when parler was formed as an independent platform, they all came together and including Amazon and Apple to take it down. But it's a whole different matter when the government is working hand in hand with these so called private companies in order to suppress speech. And this is really what Eric Schmidt and Jeff Landry are exposing. Now, they have gotten a whole bunch of discovery, and this discovery extremely eye opening. They have all kinds of communications from people in different agencies, emails, directives, apparently teleconferences back and forth, in which these agencies are working with these social media companies about banning people, deplatforming, restricting them. So in the sense that they're well on their way to proving their case.

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Eric Shares His Thoughts on Banned Books

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:51 min | 3 weeks ago

Eric Shares His Thoughts on Banned Books

"Are your thoughts on banned books? Do you think books on gender should be banned but not books that have racism or any or are deeply disturbing? Isn't it the same vein? Isn't it in the same way? Let me help you. Thank you. Who should be able to choose, well, man, this gets to the question of what it is to live in a democracy, right? I mean, the idea of banned books, we know that you don't want pornography on library shelves, certainly not in a school. We have to use wisdom on these kinds of things. But in terms of what we allow in public life, the idea that books considered classics would be banned is preposterous. And I think that I'm much more worried about books that are not banned. Books that have that are really that have views. And again, when we talk about things like censorship or banning books, you have to talk about the context. Are we talking about a public library? Are we talking about banned from being sold on Amazon? I mean, you can buy mein kampf on Amazon. You can buy every foul thing on Amazon, but they have banned books like my friend Ryan Anderson wrote a book talking about the transgender madness. When Harry became Sally, they banned that book, Abigail schreier, wrote a book. They banned that book from so really depends on the context, but generally speaking, going back to John Milton in the mid 17th century, he wrote a famous essay called areopagitica where he talks about this issue. You want to err on the side of more information, not

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Rebecca Hatfield on Making the Best Consumer Choices

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:44 min | Last month

Rebecca Hatfield on Making the Best Consumer Choices

"What my policy is, Walgreens is another one that is a really not good company, which is your child Walgreens. Walgreens is a very well company. So think about this. Think folks, how big these companies are, they're everywhere, and you kind of feel like everywhere. The choice do I have? I got to drive on the road. I got to go, I got to get this. I got to get that. I can't avoid it. But you're telling us, if you can avoid Walgreens and target, that these have become tremendously woke companies. But the point is, okay, if your child has a fever at three in the morning and Walgreens is the only 24 hour entity open, go get your child some Tylenol or whatever at Walgreens. You make the best choice that you can at that time. Amazon is really hard to compete with. I mean, they've got, you know, we're in the Nashville area. We can get same day delivery. There are some times that we have to use Amazon and we don't like to use Amazon and we try to avoid it. We want to shop local. Then we choose a mom and pop shop if we can't find just a local something we use a smaller brand name that's not a family owned company or American made. So we try to do like a sphere of local and then family owned and then so we try to avoid the big box brands as much as possible. But the point is that you make the best choices every time that you can. And not to brow beat yourself and not to just go crazy with trying to be dogmatic about it, but just every choice beware of what you're trying to do and realize that each purchase that you make, it is a vote. And if you're just careless and you do Willy nilly, whatever you want to do, you're making a vote towards the left's agenda. If you don't pay attention and say, hey, I'm going to try to be more aware of what I'm purchasing.

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Amazon is shutting down its telehealth service, Amazon Care

AP News Radio

00:34 sec | Last month

Amazon is shutting down its telehealth service, Amazon Care

"Amazon is shuttering its virtual healthcare service I'm Lisa dwyer with the latest Amazon is shutting down the hybrid virtual in home care service it's spent years developing It's a surprising move that underscores the challenges Amazon faces as it moves into healthcare Senior vice president of Amazon health services Neil Lindsay said in an email sent to staff that Amazon care will end by December 31st Amazon care launched in 2019 for Seattle based Amazon's Washington state employees That served as a testing ground for Amazon care before the company rolled it out nationally last year to include workers

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New Founding's Matthew Peterson Discusses Woke Capital

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

02:09 min | Last month

New Founding's Matthew Peterson Discusses Woke Capital

"We have a new guest for you today, someone who hasn't been on the podcast before, but I'm looking forward to this. It's Matthew Peterson. Cofounder and president of a group called new founding and their website is new founding dot com. Matthew Peterson is a publisher of return and he's also the president of the firebrand firebrand super and founder of the American mind of publication of the clermont institute, Matthew, welcome to the podcast, you have been making a very interesting case that I want to talk to you about that it is not enough to complain about the wokeness of American corporations. Because as I understand it, here we are subsidizing them and using their products even as we complain about them. So you think that as conservatives, we need a more well thought out strategy and you have one to recommend. So let's begin by talking about the problem and about the way in which you may say we are implicated in it. Yeah, absolutely. Well, I think that a lot of your audience feels this. You and I feel this. There's a frustration when our own money, our own lifeblood is being used against us, right? I mean, you can say you're going to boycott, say, Amazon, or target, but the fact of the matter is that's very difficult to do. And it really is not a practical strategy. And so what is going on right now is now they're using your 401k. They're using your investments and these large financial vehicles, turning it against you to keep these corporations. Wow. And so I think what we have to get away from is the idea that, well, go broke eventually it will all just turn around. It's not going to turn around any time soon. Unless people band together and do something. And the question is, what do we do? But I think the problem is people feel stuck, and they need to realize if they don't, that billions of dollars are under the thumb of woke capital.

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Vivek Ramaswamy: U.S. Energy Profits Have Grown Faster Than U.S. Tech

The Dan Bongino Show

01:55 min | Last month

Vivek Ramaswamy: U.S. Energy Profits Have Grown Faster Than U.S. Tech

"Not a lot of people know this Over the last four years the energy sector's profits have grown faster from June of 2018 through the end of last month in July The energy U.S. energy sector profits have grown faster than U.S. tech sector profits That's a fun fact but not a lot of people know But the stock prices of U.S. energy stocks actually underperformed U.S. tech stocks by a lot Why is that It's because of the ESG movement that mandates these companies and ties them up with handcuffs and says that you know what After 2030 there is going to be no fossil future There is going to be no fossil fuel usage after another decade or two And so what investors then say is they say that you know what even if those companies earning profits today they're going to trade at a lower stock price Well guess what I think that over the next ten years U.S. energy could become like what tech was over the last ten years if we take these ESG handcuffs off the sector and tell them you know what you can drill You can frack You can grow and you can be proud of it if the shareholders of these companies are no longer just the BlackRock state street and Vanguard ESG climate progressive message that tells them to constrain themselves But instead a new shareholder message that says your potential and drill and frack and do whatever you need to do then guess what Some of the I think some of the largest companies in the world could be American energy companies And you know what Some people may think that's a ridiculous thing to say when the largest companies today are for tech companies Apple Microsoft Google and Amazon But I'll remind you that actually as recently as 2013 the largest company in the world by market capitalization was actually a U.S. energy company And it's no accident that that was before these ESG movements began picking up in the late 2010s and early 2020s to put a wet blanket on American energy And so I

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Loor.tv's Marcus Pittman and Jason Farely Make Good Christian Content

The Eric Metaxas Show

02:12 min | Last month

Loor.tv's Marcus Pittman and Jason Farely Make Good Christian Content

"You are Marcus Pittman, the CEO and founder of lure TV. And by the way, it's dot TV. Okay. So you're the CEO and founder, Jason Farley, you're a screenwriter, comedy writer, and poet from Spokane, Washington. What could be more useless than actually because I too am a poet and a comedy writer and I've been a screenwriter. When I met you, I said, this can't be. This can't be. This kind of creativity usually gets boxed out way before you get to this point. So how did the two of you meet and Marcus, let's go back to you before we get too far. What is your background? In other words, you're not a poet and a comedy writer. What's your background? Yeah. So I made some documentary films on abortion, put it up on YouTube, but it's called babies are murdered here. That got me a job working with a guy by the name of Jeff Durbin, who runs apology of studios and organization that, well, it was his password apology a church, and then I came in and we built together apologia studios. And where is that? That's in Phoenix, Arizona. And then we started this abortion ministry that trained up churches all over the country, how to do their own abortion ministry and provide all the resources for free. So this documentary that you made, babies are murdered here, was banned from Amazon. The sequel was banned from Amazon. So again, this is where we are folks. You make a documentary. Think of all of the sick trash. That is available on Amazon. Like unbelievable crap from the pit of hell available. And you want it, there it is, but they banned this. Now in a free country, we put up with a lot of garbage for our freedom, but they're basically saying, well, we're not going to go here. We're not going to let you make a documentary on abortion, even though most people in America would be interested in that. So because of that and other things, he said, we need to fight back by creating our own platforms. Christian filmmakers need funding and distribution. Those are the two things.

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The Left Has Ruined Professional Journalism

Dennis Prager Podcasts

00:47 sec | Last month

The Left Has Ruined Professional Journalism

"What the left has done to the profession of journalism is exactly what the motto of The Washington Post owned by Jeff Bezos of Amazon. One reason I try to purchase anything over minimal amount of money from anywhere else on the Internet. It's nothing only reason. And what others to thrive and not just Amazon. Their motto is democracy dies in darkness. The darkness created by The Washington Post and the rest of the mainstream media. Is exactly what I fear will cause this death. That is in their motto.

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'The Bodies of Others' Author Naomi Wolf on the War Against Humans

The Eric Metaxas Show

02:12 min | Last month

'The Bodies of Others' Author Naomi Wolf on the War Against Humans

"Return with Naomi wolf, her brand new book, the bodies of others, the new authoritarians COVID-19 and the war against the human. Now, Naomi, when you say the war against the human, this is where I see this extraordinary convergence. I mean, because we're living in such bizarre times, but when you leap to this idea of the war against the human, you're positing humanity as a good thing. And you're saying that those on the other side, these authoritarians are somehow wittingly or unwittingly anti human. Just talk about that for a moment. Sure, and I have sadly a ton more evidence of their war on humanity since the time we last talked to Eric. It's truly terrifying. So in my book, I make the case that, as I mentioned, these bad guys, right? This loose alliance of the World Economic Forum, the Chinese Communist Party, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, governments, and big tech used the pandemic of the last two years and used medical or public health messaging as cover for the real intentions, which we're seeing play out now. They were pretty successful. Their real intentions were to dissolve human civilization and to weaken human beings. And to transfer assets and power and control from human beings as a group, but especially from the middle and working classes to them themselves. And they've been largely successful. Let's just take two examples. The lockdown directive, right? It didn't help the data and it didn't help in terms of stopping the spread. It totally helped in terms of crushing businesses that couldn't afford to stay closed for 6 months a year. Over a year, small businesses, mom and pop shops, small landlords, but Amazon is open, right? Etsy is open. So you saw these companies go up 20 to 25% market share. And people's people's habits completely changed.

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How Did 'Black Ops' Author Enrique Prado Get the Nickname 'Dragon'?

America First with Sebastian Gorka Podcast

00:44 sec | 2 months ago

How Did 'Black Ops' Author Enrique Prado Get the Nickname 'Dragon'?

"Is it true? I was reading the reviews of your book on Amazon, and I need to know, is your nickname really dragon? Yes, it is. That I was actually more my handle. By the way, Steve was frog. Well, of course he's frog. He's a CEO, and they're all frogs. Yeah, but mine has been dragon since the very beginning. Is that was that because of your temper, I need to know why you call sign dragon Rick. Well, if you ask my wife, she would say is my temper. But I think it was mostly I've been in the martial arts since I was a young kid. And I guess they associated that the dragon with a martial arts kind of stuff. I actually don't know where it even started, but it started fairly early on.

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Give Send Go: The Answer to Fundraising When Cancel Culture Says 'No'

The Eric Metaxas Show

02:25 min | 2 months ago

Give Send Go: The Answer to Fundraising When Cancel Culture Says 'No'

"In America, the idea that major corporations that in many cases effectively act as monopolies, whether you're talking about Amazon or YouTube or Twitter or Facebook. That they have made a decision not to abide by American values, but to abide by these kind of Chinese communist Marxist values, it's a chilling thing. So first of all, everybody needs to understand that. And when you have an option, you need to go with that option. So when you guys created Gibson go, I was thrilled. And I think I said it. I am on give send go because we have good reasons to be on there and difficult reasons to be on there. I am being sued. We have legal bills, YouTube canceled us. And so we need help. And I thought if I get on GoFundMe, they're probably not even going to they're going to cancel me once they figure out where I'm coming from. So the idea that gives and go is there and that people have been able to give to what we're doing and metaxas media and to help. And we need the help, otherwise I wouldn't be on there. But I just have to say, this is such good news that you guys have stepped up because it's one thing to think about this, but to actually do it. So you and your brother, Jacob wells, you said he's in Boston, you're in D.C., but you created this thing. And you're helping all kinds of people. Tell us some of the success stories and some of the people that you guys have been helping names that we would know. Sure. And so actually, so we had been walking year over year growing as this alternative to GoFundMe. And then we, you know, just as a great Christian platform, if you will. And we woke up one morning in August 2 years ago and had a ton of hate mail, which had not been the case up until then, and we thought, what's going on on the site, and we pull up in very quickly, we find a young man named Kyle, rittenhouse, has come to our platform because he has been canceled off every other social media platform. They took away his voice and said, you don't deserve. We're going to judge you by the little clips we see on Facebook or the mob mentality. We're going to say you're guilty. We're not going to give you the right that's our fortitude in the United States. And so Facebook, GoFundMe, PayPal. Everybody had canceled them. Him. And he came to give San go as his last resort.

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Dinesh Demystifies the Concept of 'Christian Nationalism'

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

02:15 min | 2 months ago

Dinesh Demystifies the Concept of 'Christian Nationalism'

"The topic of Christian nationalism is back in the news and it's partly because of Marjorie Taylor Greene and it's partly because of something that I said. So let's talk about this. Here's Marjorie Taylor Greene. Being attacked by the godless left because I said I'm a proud Christian nationalist. These evil people are even calling me a Nazi because I proudly love my country and my God. Now here's Marjorie Taylor Greene doing something that conservatives and Republicans do not often do. The left comes up with a phrase, Christian nationalism. And they start using it as an insult as a slur. And typically, Republicans run away from the phrase. Oh, we're not that. No, no, no. But Marjorie Taylor Greene pulled a fast one on them by basically saying Christian nationalism. Well, yeah, that sounds pretty good. I'm a Christian. I'm a nationalist, so I guess I'm putting the two together. I'm a Christian nationalist. Now, the left of course, yes, the moment that she used that phrase started saying, she's a Nazi. She's a Nazi. And of course, the Nazis were not Christian nationalists. In fact, the Nazis were the opposite, they were godless nationalists. And as I've shown in books like the big lie, a book that you should read if you don't have it yet, it's available on Amazon, get it. It explores the deep history of fascism and nazism. And it shows that nazism is really the sort of ideological ancestry of the left. Now the left started with a kind of universalism, but it quickly they're socialism quickly became nationalistic. In fact, even in Russia, Stalin's socialism quickly became national socialism. And of course, Castro's socialism was national socialism anchored in Cuba. Maduro and Chavez a socialism, as Venezuelan socialism. So these are all national socialists. And so there's a kinship, and as I said, an ancestry, a kind of line of descent. From fascism and nazism, we're talking here about early Nazi as I'm not the nazism of the Holocaust. And the modern left.

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"amazons" Discussed on Slate's Culture Gabfest

Slate's Culture Gabfest

06:25 min | 1 year ago

"amazons" Discussed on Slate's Culture Gabfest

"Handful of us. If you know what. I mean how just pass. I'll the when you get back but thank you for the invite godless shea the chew. Mvp the documents but you should get an important point which is that. There's only a few of us there and she's kind of just pointing it black people. Mlm's like leroux seemed to have a foothold mostly in rural and suburban america. I read a piece that said there were only about ten lula row sellers in manhattan during the height of the lulu crave. All of the borough of manhattan like thyssen. Same actually comforted by that. Because i can neither confirm nor deny that during peak lula row i did have mid western friends who would like post about their buttery soft leggings and i kind of thought. Maybe i should own a pair. But the way you're describing how you came to know louro is the way i think. A lot of new york media came to experience. It which is from people back home posting on facebook aka the network aka most white people's network entirely white and that is kind of how the whiteness of lula rose explained. But it doesn't really get to why. Mlm's like we were row don't appeal to people of color. People who have always been locked out of traditional route and making money. Is it the start up. Costs like five dollars. A lot of money is an underlying message of prosperity gospel slash american dream which underlies literally so much of m. alum culture. You deserve to be rich if you work hard enough if you if you're not rich because you're not working hard enough which if you know anything about being black in america you know that that's that's fake in some ways. Those answers kind of get to but in others. They don't mlm's avon or herbalife are much more racially diverse. But that's rarely ever explained. And i don't have the answer but i do want someone to find out the answer. Basically i want someone to do the dream on the avon lady. Yep please please tune in eighteen months for our avon lady documentary so speaking of questions and of this as models. I have i have. I have a query for you if we were to say start in. Mlm who what's your business plan right. I don't know what we're selling and frankly it doesn't matter what you're saying just need anything. You're not selling anything but i. I came away from this documentary. The sinister of my brain thinking like some evil genius could could could start one of these companies and if you could keep your greed in check you could get away with it forever like where this blows up for. Because they're like the growth opportunities were endless in like. Oh maybe if you've just been happy being like low key millionaires. I guess what i'm saying. Is i should probably talk to my therapist because my take away from lula was I might be good at this. What would you sell rachel. Oh madison you. If you need to talk to a therapist. I perhaps needs to be committed because i already have a fully formed business plan that i've mentioned. This is my party. This is one of my. You know when you have your teams at a party that you kinda pull out when this conversation starts getting stale and you're like this is where i shine. Yeah i'm from upstate new york upstate new york just north of where you fuck your cousins but south of where. You're fuck your siblings. Get them every time. Incredible are my version is that i think there's an untapped potential for white guilt and my entire business scheme would be to basically turn white guilt into money for mean there is no kind of like i'm not trying to help anybody else but me. It's entirely selfish. What the scheme is. Is that if you pay me. Money per month and there are tears. There's one dollars a month. There's five dollars a month. There's twenty dollars a month. Whatever you get a frontiers. I will absolve you of your white guild and you can get a little card that says i sponsor a black person and you can pull it out whenever anyone says you racist and you show this as you get out of jail free card and so i just really feel like a lot of white people would pay for and you can't get on me for having appearance game because there's no one below me. I'm not inviting anyone else in this. It's just for me. Look i'm i'm going to go all in as your first investor in your reparation indulgences. Businesses in georgian perations indulgence. I can say that five times fast. This is not a pyramid scheme. Then you failed the basic the basic question. Well there's tears it's just that i'm at the top of the tier and there's nobody else below me but there are tears of people. Well rachel i will be your first customer and i will bring lots of white ladies and buttery soft leggings with lots of guilt. To- camel toe already. That is the show we will be back in your feet on. 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"amazons" Discussed on Slate's Culture Gabfest

Slate's Culture Gabfest

08:19 min | 1 year ago

"amazons" Discussed on Slate's Culture Gabfest

"Enjoy the wedding that you're definitely going to be invited to you. Know who else is definitely going to be. invited to. This wedding octavia spencer. She was in the comments of this engagement announcement being like. Make sure you get him to sign a pre-nup which honestly great advice we love that advice like yes today on the show though. Unfortunately we are not talking about britney spears is forthcoming nuptials. We are talking about women lots of other women getting into business getting into trouble. I'm talking of course about the big business that is multi level marketing or mlm's put far to simply an mlm is when you sell stuff for a company and you make money both based on the amount of stuff you sell also on the number of people you recruit to sell more stuff for that company. Mlm's home. i don't think. I actually knew what the acronym said four until just now i just was always like huh. The avon lady. Mary kay are those your earliest memories of. Mlm's oh yeah. I don't think i've had any experience. Oh i think one of my friends at one point so cut co knives. Which i think is an mlm cut and mlm. I didn't know that it might not know. What are we okay. So it is an mlm. But it says it's not an mlm but yet the time says that certain parts of keiko's business are an exact match for what looks like so do with all this what you will appeal really good knives. I definitely had a friend growing up whose mom must have sold mary. Kay because she drove the mary. Kay car the pink car that you got if it was sold enough makeup oh. I don't think i ever knew anyone who got high enough in amerique. Kay rakes to get the pink car. Yeah i also remember like a lot of pampered chef parties. My mom would like begrudgingly. Attend about one. What is that. one pampered. Chef it's kitchenware. Oh select cocoa kind of. Yeah i mostly remember my mom coming home with this little plastic tube It was like a square glue stick. You'd push it up from the bottom and you put a stick of butter in it and you would use it to butter. Corn on the cop handy was very handy was like a butter glue. Stick for your corn on the cob. It was from pampered chef. Something of an infomercials at like three when you wake up from the sleep on the living room couch you buy when you've like been forced to attend this party hosted by a friend and then you feel guilty that you have to purchase something and when you come home with is the butter. Glue stick ya. I feel like people when they get kind of recruited into buying things from mlm. The way. i i thought about it was like girl scout cookies but then it it abundantly it becomes very quickly clear that it is not group scout cooking no in fact. I want everyone listening to this to pretend you didn't hear the phrase girl scouts because the girl scouts are wonderful and we shouldn't even be uttering that organization name in the same breath girl. Scouts are amazing girl scout. My mom was a girl scout leader. But like the co like the first parallel. You have when you're being sold. Something by someone you know is like oh this is for helping them out like but then you're like oh wait. This is an mlm. This is not just cookies for charity. There is i guess a slight connection there. In that the business of mlm's it's a women's business. Seventy five percent of people in these direct sales. Marketing companies are women. We're talking specifically about an mlm today. Called leroux because there's a new documentary out on amazon prime called lulu rich and it is a bonker story of a a leggings company. Gone completely off the rails. When i started little row couldn't even afford a five dollar box of cereal. Four and a half years later. I was just able to buy my dream home. I had achieved. The dream almost felt like a real housewife. My apartment alone was bringing them a million dollars a day easily. Kind magic in the air based on what based on selling an opportunity. Some of these people have not yet sold anything. This is a story about the internet about hopping onto facebook live. This is also a story about women specifically white women about white women staying at home with their kids and looking for ways to make money which unfortunately a time honored tradition and this is about the company and the companies just like it that exploited that situation. Mlm's are perhaps best at exploiting people in need of flexible work and more income which is a situation that more and more people have found themselves in since twenty twenty when we all were stuck at home without ways to make money. Leroux is a company founded by mark. Danced it them in twenty thirteen. it all starts on. Dan starts organizing parties to sell children's dresses for cheap which then turns into selling maxi skirts. Basically just like popping up the trunk of her car hauling out these bins full of maxi skirts and turning on a pop. A big pop. She says she was selling some ten thousand skirts. Just a few months later at ten bucks a piece and just had dollar signs in her eyes. What's interesting that ten thousand figure. Is that the documentary. Luebbe rich doesn't really follow up on where she got these skirts or who was making them. They kind of just accept at face value that her daughter asked her to make a max car and she just loved it so much and so she just decided to popping them out when a in case. You've never made anything by hand. No one's gonna sell anything they make by hand for that cheap and be able to turn a profit or able to have that much output. She was most likely buying these overseas and selling them with handmade and like this lack of follow up in terms of the origins of where the clothes come from is a consistent binds on the documentary that will get into later. That's actually an entire trend on talk of small business owners and creators. there's this audio that goes like it costs that much because it takes me fucking hours from smartphones. Were like please shut up about how. I price my skirts. I made it by hand. Because much because i don't have a unique you based on my skills because exposure doesn't pay the bills cost that much is chase me fucking know exactly like if a lot of times. A lot of work slava effort with friends of audits. Make things for me. I'm always just like a. Are you sure you don't me to pay you for this because like it's a lot of fucking work. So eventually dan again. The dollar signs in her eyes realizes she can grow this baby. This doesn't have to be her in a car. Throwing parties she starts bringing in other sellers growing the business up growing it out. And they're big mega hit product. They sell shirts and dresses. And these like flow invest things. Everything is fairly those. Yeah yeah everything is fairly modest. In its construction stretchy. It's comfy but were they really hit it out of the park is they. Start selling leggings and remember. This is a company founded in two thousand thirteen. We are in the peak leggings are pads where a slightly longer shirt to cover your ass head out the door era. I think you're you're forgetting something about these leggings madison. What am i forgetting. You're forgetting that they're buttery soft. Which is aimed. God set so many times in this documentary. Unfortunately i'm just picturing you wearing leggings and then applying the butter glue stick to your size..

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"amazons" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

The WIRED Podcast

05:18 min | 1 year ago

"amazons" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

"Cream. Cheese is already netted around a quarter of a billion in funding which basically made it the best funding of this new wave of mckay proteins data break for ventures of invested in into a whole bunch of people that are interested in this space. So there's lots of signs that as impossible was doing ten years earlier the lots of money is flowing into this area because people think okay. Something new is going on here and we should be paying attention to and actually nature's flying house quite interesting low footprint way of growing. It's fungi which might bring costs down and make it scale easier so people saying actually maybe this makes it much more. Cost-competitive soy makes it much more. Desirable is an ingredient. The big big food companies as i mentioned unilever starting to pay attention so in may twenty twenty one scottish micro protein. A company called enough announced. It's going to supply micro protein to unilever's plant based brand vegetarian butcher and also talking of lebron's they're saying know maybe worrying about me at the moment but we're working on monday protein-based teases we're working on drinks microprobe protein in their ice cream yoga big replacement for daring to this real sense that we're kind of building up to this moment where all these other kind of applications that could be just around the corner and it could Start to chip away at big food ingredient like soy so. It's definitely a space. I think a lot. It's going to happen in the next two to three years. Yeah there's certainly a lot of money and innovation going into this space and you can find out a lot. More about mike. I protein and where it's being used in. Its future in peace. Which as a link to in the show notes and now time for some feedback. Natasha you've got a piece now can say yeah. We got some feedback from my man called jerome and i feel like it was so good i have to basically almost read it in its entirety. Says i finish listening to your conversation about to go back to the office. And i was astonished. If i remember correctly you have one team member working on his ironing board another sending hundreds of slack messages per day. Another with nest of birds for distraction if you more productive there than in your office. Isn't your office wrong. Isn't the office place for work. Isn't that the only purpose of that space. How can it be that. Your setup high is so much more productive than your work up. i just don't understand. He says how you assume and accept that. You can't concentrate properly when in the office. Is it a normal healthy thing in your relationship to your job to want to do it in your personal cave. And what does james think about the team wanting to stay partly or mainly in a remote setting did jerome. Thank you for writing in you. Alright we have had issues working from home. During the pandemic reynolds is probably developed a permanent hunchback. James and i are still massive slack addicts and amit was devastated. His only entertainment which was watching. These birds in the tree was ended by that untimely disappearance and possible demise. It is also true that james was unable to host. Today's podcast because his house is being drilled to bits by some builders but jerome much as we like to complain. There are huge positives who i came from high. We've been able to have lunch and dinner with our families every day. Go to runs in the park to clear our heads been around to pick up kids from school taking some quick nats when we needed and frankly stopped wearing shoes entirely in my case so we spent more time with the people that we love. We just like to moan about the problem prepared. And i can't speak everyone in the world but all this positive staff certainly beats eating lunch on top all keyboards at work. But i'm please feel free to lobby. Conned us on behalf for a better office with some working toilets. Go for you have my blessing. We did try to reach james for his opinion on us. Not wanting to go back to the office time but we got was the sound of drilling which sounds remarkably similar to the sounds of herrings farting so draw conclusions from that as you will thank you. Thank you for that very much. Agony aunt come sort of defense of working from home but yeah. I'm sure many people have obviously so have got different motivation for wanting to go into the office and going back to the office and there's probably lots of people that can feel a lot more productive in the office and the very much feel like that's where they want to from at the end of the day. It's a very personal decision. Companies are very much having to so try and take into account after people spent a long time working very differently So yeah if you've got any more thoughts on working from home or yours situations going forward Feel free to email pocus outlawed dot code. Uk and we'll be again. We'll be back again next week. Goodbye bye uh..

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"amazons" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

The WIRED Podcast

05:41 min | 1 year ago

"amazons" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

"So they figure out a way to include those safety measures in place because they had different parameters to reach so all of that was really tricky to do. Whilst you're having different managers and different orders barked at you all of the time as you say those table problems fed into some of the management problems. The that they were being asked to do with constantly shifting the people that they were being asked to do by with changing all the time. I guess people came into the project realized skype and the scale of the web was constantly shifting under their feet and then i tried to adjust but it was the employees that ended up bearing the brunt. That's right that's right and the inside is that we talked to describe that the only contact that they had with central office was this american executive who would travel into visit them every few months by them pizza and then ask them to double their workload without any explanation answering any of their questions and they felt like they were completely disconnected from this of general amazon hub. They were completely sold left adrift and it was very difficult to get things done. And if you look at sort of the timeline in the piece which we kind of explain we go through what happened next. We're looking around february. Twenty twenty just before. The pandemic started being a big problem. Amazon began this restructuring process and triggering these job losses and the people. We spoke to said that manages admitted in a stand up meeting for data analysts that the promise of permanent employment was no longer on the table and that crush them so you have people who are trying really hard under very difficult circumstances and they felt that this was the beginning of the end for them. Yeah and estimate. I mean andrew. He's done a brilliant job reporting piece and there are some crazy stories that have come out of some of the reporting. He's done of this. Just completely demoralized team. He clearly just didn't karen had enough of being messed around. He talks about a guy who i kind of stella is desk eleven in the morning which is fine. If that's what you'd like to do not what you'd expect in an office that was full of motivation. Employees and other pass describes an employee job was to basically manley check frames of features to identify whether or not there are hazards in them to train. A machine learning model when he had just pinned down the approve button so that these frames are being approved regardless of whether has it in them. And that's why this kind of thing starts to get really dangerous. And that's why it's such a big problem because if you're doing what that is going to be china motor which is going to be to provide driving to determine whether or not the thing that's landing on his personal no then it's it's quite serious and everything started clapping in which they say i'm much. They put people in charge. You know anything about the product project. And the avis sold. Things is what one employee says. When former employees says amazon of course set the safety was a top priority for the project and says it has been procedures in place to check. The lack of employees and swift action was taken any cases of misconduct. But the question is really like. Where does this leave amazon. Prime and leave join delivery in the cayenne elsewhere. Yes at the moment it. We're in an interesting point in the in the fire so of history because quite recently amazon go approval to start doing test flights in the us and it seems really excited about that once again. We're seeing very much. Echoes of two thousand. Sixteen of people being really excited about the prospect of amazon making that they're drawing project happened and it does seem very much like this. Restructuring has put in place in a more people in other locations on the cades and make that happen but again you know we don't really have a huge amount of insight into what amazon's thinking is around. The future because amazon did not provide an interview for this piece so we couldn't speak to anyone in a position to talk to us about strategy or feature plans amazon has said it will continue to have a presence in the uk and said that it will. It has employees working here so one would expect that they would have some form of presence here but it's not necessarily clear how important it would be compared to the 2016 sixteen promise so this is the interesting scenario that faced with at the moment where you don't really know how amazon is necessarily going to catch up with competitors who have kind of gone far beyond what they've been able to do when you've got these inherent problems in the uk as your history of the project and it's not clear whether those problems will happen again in the us so very uncertain future. The people who we spoke to working here via much said that they don't believe that this project is going to get off the ground and they feel very dispirited by everything. So yeah big question. Mark think fundamentally part of the problem is that as you say during delivery doesn't really make a lot of sense particularly in the short term said there the issues that we talked about around the way of batteries and battery technology in its current state. Means that there's a limit to how far you can fly in the more you all the pack heavier. The package you're trying to carry gets the hardware is to fly any distance. And then there's the question of what the four and i can see the accents in rural areas where there's right now if you need to deliver medical supplies to a remote area of the rainforest example then you know it might be your best bet for doing that. But in built-up countries and cities we spent billions of pounds designing networks and building cities around these networks. That make it easy to get between places by road so saying we're just gonna ignore that and bring it to do..

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"amazons" Discussed on CNBC's Fast Money

CNBC's Fast Money

02:23 min | 1 year ago

"amazons" Discussed on CNBC's Fast Money

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"amazons" Discussed on CNBC's Fast Money

CNBC's Fast Money

05:30 min | 1 year ago

"amazons" Discussed on CNBC's Fast Money

"Eight month winning streak posting its worst month since september. But is there way to play the energy space. We've got some answers whilst we may have one big earnings behind us. But we're not done yet from alibaba uber. We've got a slew of big names on deck. We'll bring you the one name. Each trader is watching. We start off with an amazon smackdown. The ecommerce giant raising the red flag on its future in a big way seeing shares punished to end the week stocks thinking more than seven and a half percent. That's its biggest loss. Since may of last year take a look. Some of the other online retailers falling alongside amazon threat up wayfair oetzi all dropping more than seven percent so doesn't move amazon. Send a bigger warning signal about the consumer. And maybe even the overall market dan. I'll start with you. You got an epic threat on amazon on twitter today. It was really interesting in the we were talking about amazon for most at twenty twenty that you know even when in the throes of the sell off in february march twenty twenty amazon only went down twenty five percent peak to trough that was dramatically outperformed the snp that was down thirty five percent and it made a new high very quickly and then it closed up. On the year up fifty five percent their sales were up astounding they a hundred billion dollars in year-over-year sales from two thousand and nine thousand so they put forward a lot of behavior they obviously accelerated a lot of behavior and that was great for amazon. But that long consolidation we've seen basically since september of twenty twenty kind was telling you that that twenty twenty one was going to look a little different and going forward the gross structure again. I think it's fine in this range. A guy adani said last night. Maybe you see it down back towards that twenty nine hundred three thousand rains. That was the double bottom ish level in those so. I don't think there's any reason to panic. That being said sarah eisen just said we had some data. We had worse-than-expected gdp. We had home sales. That weren't that great consumer confidence so this might be a precursor for what we see for the back when you look at those levels thirty to sixty nine levels of two hundred eight moving average the june low was thirty. One seventy two. We didn't even take a peek at either one of those levels but this is a high flier. There's no doubt about it. Are you going to get that. Ceo growing pains now going in. No you didn't even mention the new. Ceo right does it mean anything. So it doesn't mean anything yet until it means something so can they turn the stick it on and off the way they did when basil's was there and i'm not sure they can. I believe the stocks okay. But i think you'll get a better remarks. Yeah i'm sorry question marks but also can it be as good as it was. And i think people are naturally going to say let's take a breather here and then we'll get back. I ain't that the question for a lot of stocks than the stock market. These days brian kelly and in particular the retailers that we showed you at the top. Those are all retailers. Really benefited from consumers being locked down shut in bored out of their gourds. There's nothing else to do except go onto oetzi and by you know crocheted aprons and masks and things like that and now you're wondering are things ever going to be as good. That's the question for amazon. That's a question for oetzi. That's a question for threat up all of them right right. Yeah guilty on the crocheted aprons. I bought them out on those I listen i think you're right. I mean that's the question is competencies effectively had a monopoly for year. and now. everything's open back up inventories hearts if you think about you look at consumer behavior there could just gonna buy wherever they can and sometime. You can't necessarily get it at amazon. They no longer have that monopoly. I don't think amazon's going away by any means but listen. This may be the peak of their growth for this cycle and it may be for the other ones as well what we had seen in the broader macro economic data. Is that inventories. That are out of low so while we may see the economy weakened which is kinda my base case we start to see the economy weakened into q. Three hugh four year I don't know if the stock market will react. Because i think you could get this narrative of the inventory restock cycle and that actually may drive the market more than these online names. Yeah dane what's your take. I think that all the points are valid. There are some other ones that are interesting to ad. Revenues up eighty eight percent. That's a big number. Aws was strong. Obviously for data centers and people going to the cloud that's huge and so maybe while product was slightly week from a growth decelerating standpoint a lot of the other parts of the business rocking rolling. And if i'm a new ceo. I'm not going to give big guidance number so i don't blame him at all for kind of setting. The bar at a reasonable level is going to want to beat it in the future. So i would say let people write what they write. Maybe get this at a little bit cheaper price. But we're seeing at least twelve percent upside from here. So i actually think that it's nice that it took a breather and the other story from this is really underneath the surface we saw from unilever. People are going can dove to cheaper brands. And then you saw from other folks like lvmh that they can get pricing on very expensive leather goods. So i think there's a lot to learn not just from the deceleration of amazon but who's buying what. Yeah glad you mentioned. Lvmh because we have seen the luxury trade duper well grasso and that's where capri holdings comes in. So that was one of my pitches. I think we pitch it around seventeen dollars. I said it was going to one hundred dollars when you look at operating margins operating margins over twenty percent. The street actually expected twelve point eight percent. Now this is where the i gotcha..

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"That <Speech_Female> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Male> <Silence> <SpeakerChange> leadership <Speech_Male> has to meet. <Speech_Male> So <Speech_Male> what did amazon employees <Speech_Male> say. They would like <Speech_Male> to see happen <Speech_Male> to improve <SpeakerChange> their working <Speech_Female> conditions. Wha <Speech_Female> a lot of employees <Speech_Female> told <Speech_Female> jason <Speech_Female> that they don't believe <Speech_Female> amazon <Speech_Female> can meaningfully. <Speech_Female> Advance its <Speech_Female> d. And i efforts. <Speech_Female> As long as <Speech_Female> beth colletti <Silence> is leading then <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> they also said <Speech_Female> they want to see the company <Speech_Female> move <Speech_Female> its diversity. Work <Speech_Female> out of the. Hr <Speech_Female> department <Speech_Female> because right now. <Speech_Female> The da teams <Speech_Female> all report <Speech_Female> up to hr <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> And they said that <Speech_Female> chief diversity <Speech_Female> officers need <Speech_Female> a direct line <Speech_Female> to <Speech_Female> the company's ceo <Speech_Female> which starting <Speech_Female> in july. We'll <Speech_Female> be andy jesse <Speech_Female> One <Speech_Female> employee told jason. <Speech_Female> Hr <Speech_Female> acts like the company's <Speech_Female> bodyguard. <Speech_Female> And it'll jump in front of <Speech_Female> a bullet to save the company. <Speech_Female> Even <Speech_Female> if the company itself <Speech_Female> is the one holding <Speech_Female> the gun and i think <Speech_Female> without employees <Speech_Female> is trying to say <Speech_Female> is. Hr <Speech_Female> prioritizes <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> defending amazon's <Speech_Female> reputation <Speech_Female> and <Speech_Female> basically <Speech_Female> just protecting <Speech_Female> the company <Speech_Female> over <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> addressing <Speech_Female> systemic <Speech_Female> racial issues <Speech_Female> or specific <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> discrimination or <Speech_Female> harassment complaints <Speech_Female> Its <Speech_Female> priority is protecting <Speech_Female> the company so they <Speech_Female> think that <Speech_Female> if amazon <Speech_Female> is truly <Speech_Female> committed to making <Speech_Female> its workplace <Speech_Female> that <Speech_Female> it needs to <Speech_Female> empower its diversity. <Speech_Female> employees <Speech_Female> tests sort <Speech_Female> of lead significant <Speech_Female> change. <Speech_Female> Some employees <Speech_Female> told jason. They're <Speech_Female> hopeful that when <Speech_Female> the new ceo <Speech_Female> andy jazzy <Speech_Female> takes over <Speech_Female> Which will be in <Speech_Female> july that. <Speech_Female> Maybe he'll make changes <Speech_Female> if he understands <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> how diversity <Speech_Female> employees feel <Speech_Female> about the job <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> And they feel. They <Speech_Female> can't do their work effectively. <Speech_Female> But <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> a lot of the employees <Speech_Female> who spoke to <Speech_Female> said they came to <Speech_Female> ask a last resort <Speech_Female> that they didn't wanna <Speech_Female> speak to press <Speech_Female> that they didn't wanna <Speech_Female> talk about the company <Speech_Female> publicly <Speech_Female> but they felt <Speech_Female> they had to because <Speech_Female> they <Speech_Female> think that they change <Speech_Female> amazon <Speech_Female> often only comes <Speech_Female> as a result <Speech_Female> of press coverage or <Speech_Female> other external pressure. <Speech_Female> And

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"Harshly than their white counterparts last week. A new recode report details. How employees say amazon's race problem is worse than we first reported and that the company's hr department is one of the roots of the problem here to discuss the latest is recode editor. And my boss. Sam oltman pie had so. Jeff bezos has famously said that amazon's goal is to be earth's most customer centric company. How has that goal affected. The employee experience amazon is very focused on meeting goals. It's very focused on efficiency and protecting the company's reputation and you know a growing swath of employees in conversations with jason has said that that obsession with customer happiness that it's come at the expense of almost everything else including its diversity. Efforts and five employees have filed lawsuits against amazon. Alleging racial bias and discrimination. What could you tell us about these lawsuits. All of the employees filing these lawsuits were women of color and in these suits they detail sort of shocking allegations of racial discrimination and bias and some of them directly pointed to the hr department as a problem in terms of the harassment or discrimination. They experienced in fact and one of the seats that we talk about and focus on in. The story is one that was filed by a woman named pearl thomas. She's sixty four years old. She's black and she started working as a hr business partner for amazon in the last year. And so even though she works in hr department. She says that she's experienced explicit. Racism like being called the n. Word by her manager on a video call when he thought that she was no longer connected as well as other various microaggressions has amazon responded to the accusations and lawsuits in the case of pearl thomas. She said that the hr division investigated her claim that it ultimately dismissed it when it couldn't find proof and she said this manager even retaliated against her where after she reported him. She claims that he put her on a performance plan last month when recode first reported on these lawsuits being filed amazon told us that it was conducting thorough investigations but that it had found no evidence to support the allegations. They also issued a statement saying that. The racism reported by the lawsuits doesn't reflect the company culture and won't be tolerated however many of pro thomas's colleagues across the company have told us that they've had experiences either similar to hers or to the other four women who have filed lawsuits against amazon so to do the story that we published last week jayson interviewed more than thirty current and former amazon employees. Who shared sort of shocking allegations of racial discrimination or racial bias that they kept encountering working amazon's corporate headquarters Some of these employees worked there in the past. Some still work there and something that came up again and again in these interviews. Is these employees reporting the company's hr department as being part of the problem and you know more than a dozen of the employees. We spoke with were current or former diversity equity and inclusion employees meaning. Their whole job is to figure out how to make amazon a more equitable place and all of those employees specifically pointed to a woman named beth. Colletti who is best gladdy and why would employees call her out. Specifically is the leader of the hr department. She was the first woman to join jeff bases as team and the s. team. Basically is the top leadership team amazon. And it's sort of well known that team the agenda for the company they're the closest to jeff who's now the outgoing. Ceo who replaced by andy jesse. But it's sort of the top leadership group at amazon and beth as the leader of the hr department was for years. The only woman on that team. She joined amazon in twenty thirteen. And even though she was eventually appointed the head of hr she actually didn't have any hr experience and employees. Jason interviewed for historic said. That was perhaps a factor in why they felt. She's not effectively leading the hr department. And not prioritizing. Deion i work. They said they've noticed a pattern. Wear under gladys leadership. The hr department has hired several key. Employees whose whole job is to focus on diversity efforts but that these employees don't have meaningful d. I experience and you know something. These employees talked about is even amazon in the past year. Like a lot of other american companies has been promises to black americans to prioritize diversity on their teams and to create opportunity and to you know. Try to correct the imbalances in society in an address them within their own companies. They said that at the very same time. Amazon's making these promises that the core diversity equity and inclusion team at the company has been undergoing a state of upheaval. They said that a lot of employees have been transferred onto the team who have no experience doing diversity work. They also said that their access to the data they need to do. Their jobs has been increasingly restricted. But still with everything. These employees said about the hr department being sort of a root cause of the racial diversity issues. They see an amazon. They pointed to glen being problem. But they also said the hr department Aren't the sole source. They say the problem actually goes a lot deeper right. You mentioned the team. It did not sound like a diverse group but it sounded like a group of power. Can you tell me about the bigger picture here. Well some of the sources talked about that s team specifically and said you know beth. Gladiators just one person She's part of this bigger team and the reality is as you see at a lot of companies across the us of amazon size Its leadership team is predominantly white and male it has twenty five executives but out of those executives. Only four women and three of those women are white. None of the men on the team are black. Or latino and employees toll jason that they believe this group has been complicit and ignoring signs of racial inequity inside the company they said. The s team doesn't prioritize meeting diversity equity and inclusion goals in the same way that they prioritize meeting other business goals bay specifically pointed to how you know if an executive or a leader or a team fails to meet business goals. They'll have consequences that sort of hold them to expectation but when it comes to d i goes it's different. They described them as aspirational rather than real things..

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"Dc could have been filed somewhere else and have more wide ranging effects but where they filed. It's gonna limit its effect. Also i don't know that it is illegal or even should be illegal to say you can set whatever you price you want but if you want us to promote it we don't. We're not interested in promoting things that you could get cheaper elsewhere. But i mean when you look at it that way. It seems reasonable. Not that amazon doesn't have lots of ways to abuse it. It's margaret position just not sold that this is one of them. Yeah that's kind of how i feel too. I think it was just take the word amazon out of it. Company says hey we'd be willing to get swing some business your way but we don't want to be going through the trouble if someone can just go to website be and get it for cheaper. That's not worth our promotional muscle but it is interesting timing to have yet another Amazon is acting in an antitrust way. Right considering the news that amazon bought a huge movie studio agreed. Good glad at the national hospital chain. H ca healthcare have announced a partnership to use patient records to develop algorithms to help improve operating efficiency monitor patients and guide doctors decisions now. Before you get worked into a frenzy that this is a huge issue with data and why would need patient information. H c patient records would be stripped of identifying information before being used by. Google and the hospital system retains control of its data. Hei is headquartered in nashville tennessee. It operates two thousand locations in twenty one dates. This is a big one generates data from thirty two million annual patient visits so there is a lot of data to do something with google. Software can only access the anonymous data with age as consent and then develop tools with patient records to let h test them independently. So you can think of this as a very large on device machine learning training project but the device is the entire hospital system that is running. The data is anonymous is it never leaves. The hospitals control but google's algorithms can train off of it to develop systems that that can then be brought back in to help doctors in real time the algorithms can.

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04:31 min | 1 year ago

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"Dc could have been filed somewhere else and have more wide ranging effects but where they filed. It's going to limit its effect. Also i don't know that it is illegal or even should be illegal to say you can set whatever you price you want but if you want us to promote it we don't. We're not interested in promoting things that you could get cheaper elsewhere. But i mean when you look at it that way. It seems reasonable. Not that amazon doesn't have lots of ways to abuse it. It's margaret position just not sold that this is one of them. Yeah that's kind of how i feel too. I think it was just take the word amazon out of it. Company says hey we'd be willing to get swing some business your way but we don't want to be going through the trouble if someone can just go to website be and get it for cheaper. That's not worth our promotional muscle but it is interesting timing to have yet another Amazon is acting in an antitrust way. Right considering the news that amazon bought a huge movie studio agreed. Good glad at the national hospital chain. H ca healthcare have announced a partnership to use patient records to develop algorithms to help improve operating efficiency monitor patients and guide doctors decisions now. Before you get worked into a frenzy that this is a huge issue with data and why would need patient information. H see patient. Records would be stripped of identifying information before being used by google and the hospital system retains control of its data. Hei is headquartered in nashville tennessee. It operates two thousand locations in twenty one dates. This is a big one generates data from thirty two million annual patient visits so there is a lot of data to do something with google. Software can only access the anonymous data with age as consent and then develop tools with patient records to let h a test them independently. So you can think of this as a very large on device machine learning training project but the device is the entire hospital system that is running the data is anonymous is it never leaves. The hospitals control but google's algorithms can train off of it to develop systems that that can then be brought back in to help doctors in real time. The algorithms can.

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05:56 min | 1 year ago

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"Nine hundred conglomerates like icy industries which owned a railroad harley davidson and pet milk. Would those do each other but if you consider that every business in the world is using tech these days the fact that amazon uses tech for some of this stuff doesn't matter you can look at amazon and say it's not a tech company anymore. It's just a big conglomerate. Yeah the technology helps. Amazon sell things but amazon sells things whatever's on those. Does it really well to the the idea. When you were listing off all of the businesses that amazon. Is the umbrella company for tom. You of go. it's easy to go. just it's too big. there's too much. yeah it's not. It's not common enough thread of technology to make it make sense. This is just a company. Abs abusing market. Dominance has too much money and can just by what at wants okay. I know that amazon And and you know it's it's video division could be loosely compared to net flicks but they're very different companies. But is it so different for amazon to say let's pay you know eight point four or five billion. Which is you know it can be seen as a bit of a deal for mgm studios Instead of putting a ton of money internally into making original content. That's gonna be as big as what. Netflix has been enjoying in its original content categories. An amazon has experimented with that. But this seems to me like it's just an easier way than to build within which companies do all the time. Yeah donnelly that. I think this is just their way of jumping to the front of the line. A little bit This this sort of thing that the base long wanted and all of these categories you mentioned You know we forget about the newspaper and everything else that the dude owns. I swear he's not going to be happy to owns everything. And maybe maybe not because he's officially stepping down and watching somebody else run it but my point is i think they just wanna hurry the process up when you have that amount of money you can do that. And also i think it's reasonable for people to say that's an abuse of market power a little bit to be able to swoop in and just say yeah we'll just Make ourselves a movie studio overnight whereas everybody else took one hundred and fifty years to do that. We'll just go ahead and do that overnight. I can see why that rubbed certain people wrong. It's not this argument. That amazon is already a movie. Studio amazon studios has made award winning movies. And they they have hired people from some of the great studios including sony to work for them..

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05:56 min | 1 year ago

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"Nine hundred conglomerates like icy industries which owned a railroad harley davidson and pet milk. Would those do each other but if you consider that every business in the world is using tech these days the fact that amazon uses tech for some of this stuff doesn't matter you can look at amazon and say it's not a tech company anymore. It's just a big conglomerate. Yeah the technology helps. Amazon sell things but amazon sells things whatever's on those. Does it really well to the the idea. When you're listing off all of the businesses. That amazon is the umbrella company for tom. You kind of go. It's easy to go. just it's too big. There's too much. Yeah it's not. It's not common enough thread of technology to make it make sense. This is just a company. Abs abusing market. Dominance has too much money and can just by what at wants okay. I know that amazon And and you know it's it's video division could be loosely compared to net flicks but they're very different companies. But is it so different for amazon to say let's pay you know eight point four or five billion. Which is you know it can be seen as a bit of a deal for mgm studios Instead of putting a ton of money internally into making original content. That's gonna be as big as what. Netflix has been enjoying in its original content categories. An amazon has experimented with that. But this seems to me like it's just an easier way than to build within which companies do all the time. Yeah donnelly that. I think this is just their way of jumping to the front of the line. A little bit This this sort of thing that the base long wanted and all of these categories you mentioned You know we forget about the newspaper and everything else that the dude owns. I swear he's not going to be happy to owns everything. And maybe maybe not because he's officially stepping down and watching somebody else run it but my point is i think they just wanna hurry the process up when you have that amount of money you can do that. And also i think it's reasonable for people to say that's an abuse of market power a little bit to be able to swoop in and just say yeah we'll just Make ourselves a movie studio overnight whereas everybody else took one hundred and fifty years to do that. We'll just go ahead and do that overnight. I can see why that rubbed certain people wrong. It's not this argument. That amazon is already a movie. Studio amazon studios has made award winning movies. And they they have hired people from some of the great studios including sony to work for them..

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02:31 min | 1 year ago

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"Mgm's catalog of four thousand films and seventeen thousand tv shows. Because they've been around forever. Would bolster amazon studios wall street journal. Sources say amazon. Also approached sony to by sony pictures entertainment but sony wasn't interested in selling in fact sony ceo. Should chiro told the financial times. I think our strategy of creating content as an independent studio while working with various partners will work so aside from their anime streaming. Sony doesn't plan to get into the big streamer game. They just want to sell their content. Other streamers meanwhile amazon gets movie and tv studios and a library of that valuable intellectual property like james bond rocky silence of the lambs raging bull on the tv side gets the handmaid's tale. Fargo the apprentice and vikings or at least get studio that makes those library does not immediately benefit prime video. Though as much of it is made or licensed to other services. Handmaid's tale goes to hulu. Bunch of the movies.

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02:44 min | 1 year ago

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"One earnings the company saw net profit increase over two hundred fifty percent to eight points. Seven point eight rather billion one which is about one point two billion. Us dollars with revenue up fifty four point seven percent to seventy six point. Nine billion won both beating analysts expectations. According to jami president wang zhang the company will keep its target of shipping. Two hundred million smartphones in this year. Two thousand twenty one with forty nine point four million ships in key one alone. Well twenty-seven years to the day after amazon launched. Andy jesse is officially. Going to take over as ceo from jeff bezos. That'll be july. Fifth and jesse taken over july fifth and he'll eventually be in charge of a movie studio. As part of that amazon announced it has reached a deal to acquire mgm studios for eight point four or five billion dollars the wants you would exclude debt that values mgm at six point. Five billion Had been valued at five billion a couple of years ago. So it's eight point four or five seemed like a lot but now that you figure out oh amazon's paying off the debt as part of this six point. five billion Seems to make more sense to me amazon..

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02:01 min | 1 year ago

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"That's that's a great way to think about it. I think a lot of people are like well hold on a second digital goods. Can they be replicated easi easily. What what what does it mean to have one version of something versus another and if there is a ledger and a history of what you own and why you own special when you bought it and who you are than than than yeah. That's a really good comparison. We also got another great email from tony weighing in on teas and he said i just got a brilliant idea to use entities for good use. Imagine a scientists discovering new species or something like that. Take the first video of it ever. And if t it and then use. The money raised to find future research. Just my to an f. t. sense i'm glad though sensor non fungible so you for sending those are way tony. Yeah i think. That's what i think. That's what i think with. A lot of crypto currency stuff is. It has a lot of really exciting potential. I think we're just really starting to explore this with kind of the nfc landscape and kind of rethinking specifically around digital art. I think that's where we've seen a lot of out of all the interest and investment. Certainly and i think people are just going to get more creative with this in in being able to say. Hey this is digital yes. I can hit control c but this. Nfc makes it a unique thing and it's definitely exciting. Yeah very cool. By the way. Tony used to work with me and tom at twit so high. Donate good to know that you're listening to the show and have thoughts on t. I think this is a good one. Good on if you have other ideas of anything that we talk about on any of our shows we would like to hear it feedback at daily tech new show dot com where to send that email. We also like to shut up patrons at our master and grandmaster levels today. The include daniel dorato. Craig maier and philip glass. Also thanks to our brand new bosses. Anders and rick who both.

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03:53 min | 1 year ago

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"Bottles. And i'm at holiday times in a warehouse. Employees have one pricier consumer electronics. You know the kind of the background here. The end the did really a great job Kind of I'm sorry the information did a really good job of Breaking this down. Is that increasingly. These warehouse employees are handing off more test automation. It and they're becoming much more a kind of atomic and routine sir. Does it seem like a good way to kind of i. Guess keep things. Keep the key synapses fresh for these employees inmates. I when i first read about. Fc games which stands for fulfillment center games. I was like. I mean it seems a little like okay. I work in a warehouse. I am assan notoriously as people working long hours and it's it's it can be grueling work and somewhat monotonous rate and i am competing against my peers for virtual. Pets is a great idea. Well if it's something that brings me joy on the job and this is my job and this is where i work. I don't see this as inherently a terrible idea and as amazon tells the information this is optional. So it's not like you are forced to play games to the death against replays. They wanna make. It seem like that's what amazon's doing because it doesn't sound like that at all to me however knowing that it's a little bit of a grey area how much i don't know let's say i'm always wanting to play the arcade style mini games and rich. You're my coworker. And you don't well. I'm racking up some virtual goods. At what point do those virtual goods become anything else besides goodwill towards me well at the workplace. If never then okay it's optional. Whatever it might be fun might not. Everybody has to play the same games. If it does become something where i don't know i can say i've got two hundred points now i wanna. Tv type thing. Then i think it becomes a. It's it's a little bit more problematic because you can't expect all employees to want to do that or have the time where across the where cross the line for me is if during a performance evaluation manager go. You know sarah. I noticed you only had two virtual pets your snake. Roger has thirty seven. I'm just noticing that i worked in. I have not worked in a warehouse..

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"amazons" Discussed on Gaming Ride Home

"Amazon's crucible unreleased his and goes back into Beta. I don't know that this has ever happened before. At least not that I can remember but crucible. Amazon's first game that released in May has unreleased and not in such a way that it has been canceled. It's going back into Beta. It basically peaked out its head like groundhog and decided to go back underground. The news comes from the official crucible website with a blog post credited to Colin Joe, Hansen and the crucible team, and they wrote a few weeks ago. I told you about the steps. We were taking to change and improve crucible in response to your feedback. That plan is still the same, but we're taking a new step that will help us focus on providing the best possible experience. Experience for our players as we continue to make the game better starting tomorrow, crucible is moving to closed Beta. We'll continue following the road map. We laid out previously and working on map, combat and system changes to improve the heart of the hives experience as well as getting other improvements based on your feedback, and what we think, the game needs in order to thrive for those who downloaded the game and have gotten into it. Your progress and unlocks will remain the same, and the game will still be launched through steam without the need to re download anything it sounds like if you downloaded and played the game already then you're in the Beta. So I I guess I. Am in the Beta. This is such a strange thing, but maybe it's kind of a smart thing I don't know what crucible looks like in the future, but I I am not super optimistic. It was walking an uphill battle right when it released considering genre, it was trying to break into and this makes me think. Maybe those first few steps didn't go very well. I am curious if the game comes out of Beta in the future. If it will have big sweeping changes, I guess we will have to wait and see. Crisis remastered has been delayed. Criteria has made clear its intention to remastered crisis for modern consoles including switch, and it was planning on sharing a trailer for the game soon, but that trailer leaked early and fans were generally underwhelmed by the game's visuals with has led to an unexpected decision Charlie. Hall reported on the delay for Polygon and wrote kretek had been planning to reveal a remastered version of the original crisis today, but the video leaked. Leaked a little bit early on Youtube. Fans reacted poorly and now the reveal, and the game released. itself is being delayed. The announcement was made Tuesday morning on twitter. Your Passion for the Crisis Franchise deserves an undeniably high quality game. Cry Tech said in a statement on social media, and we are committed to delivering just that to ensure that we meet that commitment. We will need to delay the launch date. All platforms and trailer premier by. By few weeks again that story is from Polygon, which is linked in the show notes try. Tech also wrote in that Social Media Post. The features you're looking forward to are already set, but we want to take time on polishing the game. You might be aware of the leak yesterday and we want you to know. We've seen all the reactions, the good and the bad and we're listening. We're still working on a number of things in. In the game as well as the storefront, please keep the love coming and rest assured you'll have the game you love shortly. It's a surprising development, but I guess it needs to be done. It seems like the main negative feedback is that it just doesn't look very good like it looks like crisis on the lowest settings, which is pretty disappointing. Considering how old that game is, but hopefully this extra time we'll.

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