To the Moon!

No one ever accused of Jeff Bezos of thinking small.
His plans to monetize the Moon are certainly no exception.

Jeff Bezos has big plans for the moon, if he can just get there. With a little elbow grease our trusty satellite could become a platform from which to build out the space industry — and while a partnership with NASA, the ESA and others would be best, Blue Origin will do it solo if…

via Jeff Bezos Details His Moon Colony Ambitions — TechCrunch

The Kindle Turns 10

Amazon’s venerable e-reader was released ten years ago today. Techcrunch takes a look back at the Amazon Kindle.

Ten years ago this week, Amazon released the first Kindle. It was big and clunky and kind of ugly, with an awkward physical keyboard and 250 MB of on-board storage. It sold out in less than six hours and would remain that way until the following April. Amazon, it seemed, was really onto something. Read More

via A decade of Amazon Kindle — TechCrunch