On Wednesday, Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy had a big finish to his hourslong keynote speech at the AWS customer conference in Las Vegas.
He had someone drive a truck onto the stage, pulling out a giant container he called the Snowmobile.
The audience laughed and cheered. It looked like a gag, but it wasn't.
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With more Muslims than any other nation in the world, you might imagine Indonesians would be fearful, or at least dismayed, about the victory of a man who has threatened to ban all Muslims from entering America.
Joseph K. Moore, president and CEO of First Defense Nasal Screens, is a "Shark Tank" legend. At the end of his pitch, most of the sharks were making offers, and Robert Herjavec offered him $4 million for the entire business—the largest offer in the show's history. Moore turned it down.
Doug Quint and Bryan Petroff, the founders of popular food business Big Gay Ice Cream, discovered early on that the customers who connect with your vision from the outset can become an invaluable resource down the road.
Software maker Adobe has joined a small but growing list of companies that are distancing themselves away from the GamerGate controversy. On Tuesday, the company tweeted that it asked Gawker to remove its logo from Gawker's advertising page and that it "stands against bullying."
MUMBAI: After telling stories on celluloid by way of 2-3 hour-long larger than life feature films, producer Karan Johar is now looking at retelling stories in 20-30 seconds by way of commercials. Johar’s Dharma Productions has entered into ad film making through a separate in-house division Dharma 2.0, headed by young director Punit Malhotra (‘I Hate Love Stories’ fame). Malhotra told ET that he had this idea of getting into ad films and provide complete creative solutions to clients. “When I persistently presented the idea to Karan, he finally gave in and allowed us to launch Dharma 2.0.
Hollywood producers and studio executives censored films, cut Jewish staff from the credits and pulled the plug on movies critical of the Nazis in an attempt to appease Hitler, a new book has claimed.
Germany was an important outlet for American films and the heads of Hollywood in the 1930s were keen to maximise their revenues in Europe.