Wenn Amazon das Wohnzimmer zur Bank macht

Mit eigenen Bezahlsystemen stoßen die großen Konzerne wie Amazon, Google oder Apple immer weiter ins Geldgeschäft vor. Machen die Tech-Giganten die klassischen Banken und Sparkassen irgendwann überflüssig? Wenig Zeit? Am Textende gibt’s eine Zusammenfassung. Artikel lesen

2018 Internet Trends Report

Kleiner Perkins partners with the brightest entrepreneurs to turn disruptive ideas into world-changing businesses. The firm has helped build and accelerate growth at pioneering companies like AppDynamics, Google, Amazon, Flexus Biosciences, Nest, Waze, Twitter, JD.com and Square. Artikel lesen

Amazon is moving into blockchain with a new partnership

Amazon’s cloud computing arm is looking to make it easier for customers to use blockchain with a new partnership announced Tuesday. The cloud computing giant will team with a new start-up launching Tuesday called Kaleido, which was born out of leading blockchain incubator known as Consensys. Artikel lesen

Banking’s Amazon Moment

Why is Amazon doing this, and what is likely to come next? Will Amazon succeed, and how concerned should banks and other financial services firms be? What should they do about it? Why Amazon would bother The checking and debit account components of a banking relationship are notoriously unprofita Artikel lesen

Amazon Poised to Launch Robo Advisor

Advisors look out. The big bang moment in wealth management might be about to happen. That moment might be when Amazon launches its own robo advisor, taking the concept to the masses in a way that has not been done before. Artikel lesen

Next Up for Amazon: Checking Accounts

Amazon.com Inc. is in talks with big banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. about building a checking-account-like product the online retailer could offer its customers, according to people familiar with the matter. Artikel lesen

Inside Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence Flywheel

In early 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s recommendations team, had come to propose a sweeping new plan for incorporating the latest advances in artificial intelligence into his division. Artikel lesen

5 takeaways from JPM-Amazon-Berkshire health venture

If it were anybody else, it would be easy to say this idea is overly vague, idealistic and too good to be true: a health company that relies on the latest technology, makes workers happy, saves employers money, and, oh, is completely free of the constraints of profit motive. Artikel lesen