Amazon’s 2016 has been record breaking on many fronts. The company recorded its sixth consecutive quarterly profit (previously, it mostly hemorrhaged cash). Meanwhile, this year marked Amazon’s growing strength in hardware with its hit Echo home automation hub Amazon Echo, and its companion voice assistant Alexa. The company has also become force in entertainment, debuting a line of hit original shows through its Amazon Video Prime service.
It’s hard to imagine how Amazon could top 2016, but here are some likely moves by the Seattle-based Goliath in 2017...
In today’s market, it’s hard to make sense of what’s what. Deals have grown incestuous for the first time, with outfits like GV investing alongside Uber last week — just months after its parent company, Alphabet, was at Uber’s throat. A $10 million-plus round of seed funding is no longer a joke. Venture firms continue […]
Honestly, had I not been given the freedom to experiment and make mistakes, I would probably have left this company long ago “Embargo”, cries out my smartphone every morning at around 8 ‘o’ clock. I set this reminder on the phone very recently. I wanted to make sure I don’t publish another embargoed press release, […]
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmBank Research expects Bank Negara Malaysia’s monetary policy committee (MPC) to retain the overnight policy rate (OPR) at 3.25% for the rest of this year due to the lower inflationary trends.