It's Biz Please episode 2: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Netflix and Facebook

It’s Biz Please episode 2: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Netflix and Facebook

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Jeff Bezos vs. Elon Musk. Netflix vs. NBC

Episode two of Biz Please introduces our new segment, Business Beef, about the titans of industry who just can’t stop talking smack and throwing shade

This week, Jason, Heidi and Seth discuss the rising tension between billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos over their respective rockets. We’ll also touch on the rise of Netflix and whether HBO can still catch up

Mashable’s social good editor Matt Petronzio joins us to talk about Facebook’s effort to curb hate speech directed toward immigrants as well as its broader efforts to make the world a better place Read more…

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It’s Biz Please episode 2: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Netflix and Facebook

Jeff Bezos' big goal for Amazon Studios next year? An Oscar.

Jeff Bezos’ big goal for Amazon Studios next year? An Oscar.

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Jeff Bezos has a belated holiday wish for Amazon.

The CEO of the Seattle-based ecommerce giant is hoping Amazon Studios — the company’s original content division — will win the highest honor in Hollywood: an Academy Award.

SEE ALSO: Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ will be Amazon’s first original movie

“We want to win an Oscar,” he told German newspaper Die Welt in a recent interview. “Amazon has already won Golden Globes and Emmys. Our current target is to produce 16 home movies a year.”

The interview comes after several Emmy wins for hit show Transparent, a slew of Golden Globe nominations and some Oscar buzz geared toward the studio’s first film Chi-Raq. Read more…

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Jeff Bezos’ big goal for Amazon Studios next year? An Oscar.