What an Amazon Pharmacy Could Solve, and What It Wont

What an Amazon Pharmacy Could Solve, and What It Wont

If Amazon’s move to disrupt health care is going to make Americans any healthier, the improvement is most likely to take place in the business of getting prescription drugs to patients more reliably. For one thing, there’s plenty of room for improvement. Failure to...
Sky-High Salaries Are the Weapons in the AI Talent War

Sky-High Salaries Are the Weapons in the AI Talent War

If you want to command a multiyear, seven-figure salary, you used to have only four career options: chief executive officer, banker, celebrity entertainer, or pro athlete. Now there’s a fifth—artificial intelligence expert. One reason: No one can quite agree on how...
Market Tumble Wipes Out Almost $100 Billion From World’s Richest

Market Tumble Wipes Out Almost $100 Billion From World’s Richest

Swooning markets Thursday cost the world’s 500 richest people $93 billion in net worth, and 20 of them lost at least $1 billion each. Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as his Amazon.com Inc. tumbled 4.7 percent on the day. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman Mark Zuckerberg...
Heres Why Alexa Wont Light Up During Amazon Super Bowl Ad

Heres Why Alexa Wont Light Up During Amazon Super Bowl Ad

Amazon.com Inc. is advertising its Alexa-powered speakers in the big game on Sunday. It’s an amusing 90 seconds that features celebrities like Gordon Ramsay, Rebel Wilson, Anthony Hopkins, Cardi B and the world’s wealthiest...