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I would like to see a list of Amazon's bullshit.



"There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second." — Jeff Bezos

"We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn't be in this business. " — Jeff Bezos

"We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It's our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better." — Jeff Bezos


How is this bullshit? >"We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn't be in this business. "

If anything thats being upfront that Amazon is a business in the business of making money.


Probably parent implied that many AWS services are run at zero margin or at loss to block competition from entering.


Given that you can get anything AWS does cheaper elsewhere I don't think argue that.

AWS's advantages are many, but price isn't really a critical one.


I don't know about the other two, but the first one is a huge steaming pile of BS. First of all; Apple could have also charged less if they made such a limited device. And second, they do charge about as little for the iPad as they can, which is why no one has been able to make a tablet of similar specs with a compatible price all this time.


"premium products at non premium prices" - second part is true, first part is not


I've read/heard a lot about Bezos and I have my own (pleasant) experiences with Amazon's products and services, but I'm intrigued by your comment. Why do you feel these are "bullshit" coming from Amazon?


People who bought what you bought also bought this shitty book.


Kindle Fire is great for reading.

Kindle Fire is great for watching movies.

Kindle Fire is great for browsing the web.


Is there a secret crappy version of the Kindle Fire that amazon is sending to Hacker News readers? Mine is fine at those three things.




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