"Bezos wouldn’t call Fire a failure. Instead, he made a point of mentioning all the initiatives that have taken time at Amazon. Bezos cited Amazon’s early auctions business and Zshops listings business as ideas that did not work but led to the creation of the third-party marketplace that now comprises 40 percent of Amazon’s overall revenue.More Amazon Fire Phones Are Coming, Jeff Bezos Signals | Re/code
When Blodget pressed Bezos for what mistakes the company might have made with the phone, Bezos again took a trip down memory lane instead of answering the question. Along the way, he stressed the importance of encouraging risk-taking at Amazon."
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
More Amazon Fire Phones Are Coming, Jeff Bezos Signals | Re/code
Coincidentally, see Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Has Chosen an Heir Apparent (Re/code)