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How Amazon’s next CEO could change advertising

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where we track the big stories in media and advertising. I’m Lucia Moses, deputy editor here. Remember you can sign up to get this newsletter daily here. This week: Amazon advertising under Jassy Andy Main’s Ogilvy plans Entertainment companies’ franchise […]
How Amazon’s next CEO could change advertising
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Why Jeff Bezos doesn’t want you to be afraid of shadows

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday’s edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. I’m your host Alexei Oreskovic. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here. Soundtrack: This week’s newsletter has been specially […]
Why Jeff Bezos doesn’t want you to be afraid of shadows
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The ‘first significant impression’ Amazon’s future CEO made on Jeff Bezos was 24 years ago, when he accidentally whacked Bezos on the head with a kayak paddle

Andy Jassy accidentally hit Jeff Bezos with a paddle in 1997, Brad Stone writes in his Amazon book. The interaction happened during a game of broomball, which Bezos threw himself into “with gusto.” Bezos announced Tuesday that Andy Jassy would take over as CEO later this year. Visit the Business […]
The ‘first significant impression’ Amazon’s future CEO made on Jeff Bezos was 24 years ago, when he accidentally whacked Bezos on the head with a kayak paddle
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The wife of Amazon’s new CEO-to-be donated to Bernie Sanders in 2016

Jeff Bezos said Tuesday that Andy Jassy would succeed him as Amazon’s CEO. Elana Jassy, the AWS CEO’s wife, donated to Sen. Bernie Sanders in 2016. Sanders has been a staunch critic of Amazon, once proposing the “Stop BEZOS Act” in the Senate. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
The wife of Amazon’s new CEO-to-be donated to Bernie Sanders in 2016
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Amazon just announced a major shake-up to its senior ranks, with Jeff Bezos’ second-in-command replacing him later this year. Here are the other high-powered executives behind some of the biggest CEOs in tech.

CEOs at some of the biggest tech companies rely on No. 2 execs to help them get the job done. Some may go on to run the company one day, while others may leave for big opportunities elsewhere. For example, Jeff Bezos’ No. 2, Andy Jassy, has just been named […]
Amazon just announced a major shake-up to its senior ranks, with Jeff Bezos’ second-in-command replacing him later this year. Here are the other high-powered executives behind some of the biggest CEOs in tech.
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Amazon’s cloud CEO just pooh-poohed employee concerns about selling its facial-recognition software to ICE and law enforcement

At a company meeting Thursday, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, addressed employees’ concerns about the company’s practice of offering its facial-recognition software to immigration and law-enforcement agencies, according to BuzzFeed News. Jassy largely dismissed those concerns, suggesting they weren’t broadly shared in the company and arguing that the […]
Amazon’s cloud CEO just pooh-poohed employee concerns about selling its facial-recognition software to ICE and law enforcement