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City approves Amazon biosphere design
The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has signed off on the design for Amazon's proposed "bubble building" between Sixth and Seventh avenues and Lenora and Virginia streets, clearing the way for construction to begin.
Maureen Dowd: A few reasons to be robophobic about Bezos' drones
But it could be entertaining to watch his Washington Post cover the push for quick federal approval of drone deliveries.
Amazon gives a cut to local bookstores
Amazon announced the launch of "Amazon Source," a new program that will allow indpendent bookstores to sell their Kindle e-readers. For two years, participating bookstores will also get a cut of profits from the e-books customers buy from the Kindle Store to read on their device.
Bezos' wife blasts biography in one-star review
Shortly after the release of a biography that casts unflattering light on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bezos' wife, MacKenzie, posted a scathing review of the book on Amazon.com claiming that the book is full of inaccuracies. The book's author, Brad Stone, defended his account, saying he talked to more than 300 people while writing the book.
Amazon's giant biodome approved
Amazon won approval from Seattle’s Design Review Board for a three-part biodome on its planned campus north of downtown Seattle. The plan still needs to be approved by the city's planning department, but renderings show impressive glass structures and lovely landscaping inside and out. There's even a dog park in the works.
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