Nope, no Apple TV device from Jeff Bezos today. Instead the Amazon CEO spent most of his time going after one of Apple’s core products instead: His new line of Kindle Fires is aimed directly Apple’s iPad, even though he never mentioned the company or its tablet a single time. But beyond the specs and stats Bezos trotted out today, his most interesting compare-and-contrast exercise was rhetorical: Amazon, he spelled out, isn’t in the gadget business, but the retail business. In his words: “We want to make money when people use our devices, not when they buy our devices.” Read the full story at All Things D.
Amazon: We’re No Apple
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).