Amazon didn’t make any money for a decade, but those losses weren’t even close to what startups and their investors face today.

The bankruptcy of Silicon Valley Bank SIVB, , the nation 16e largest bank, has shaken global markets. SVB used short-term deposits to fund investments in long-term bonds, stocks and mortgages – a bet that interest rates would not rise. Once the Federal Reserve began aggressively raising interest rates to curb inflation about a year ago,…

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The FTC is closing in on Amazon

A look at the federal government’s expansive plans to pin down some sort of wrongdoing on Amazon leaves little doubt that this crusade is based on something stronger than a simple quest for justice or consumer protection. Like other big tech companies, Amazon has been called a “monopoly” by Democrats and Republicans who, for different…

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Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Der Gryphon’ Executives Talk ‘Greatest German Fantasy Since ‘The Neverending Story”

Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Der Gryphon’ Executives Talk ‘Greatest German Fantasy Since ‘The Neverending Story”

EXCLUSIVE: The executives behind Prime Video Germany’s big-budget fantasy epic There Griffin talked about forging what Originals boss Philip Pratt dubbed β€œthe greatest [German fantasy] project since The never-ending story.” There Griffin took almost five years in the making, dating back to when German originals manager Pratt first managed a small local team. The show…

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