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Bezos and O'Reilly 2.0 16

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the it's-sweet-that-they-found-each-other dept.
theodp writes "Looks like Jeff Bezos and Tim O'Reilly are investing together again, and this time it has nothing to do with patent reform. In Bezos Goes Web 2.0 Wild, Private Equity Week's Alexander Haislip reports that Explore Holdings, which as of late has been doing business as Bezos Expeditions, is one of 19 investors that have pumped $34.3M into O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures."
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Bezos and O'Reilly 2.0

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Sunday January 28, 2007 @12:16PM (#17790162)
    The no spin zone with AJAX and semantic tags.
  • Hype 2.0 (Score:2, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward
    The really advanced stuff is really obscure and really subtle. Not something cool hunters are likely to pick up on. Move along. Nothing to see here.
  • by dangitman (862676) on Sunday January 28, 2007 @09:15PM (#17793898)
    Dang it, isn't one Bill O'Reilly already too many?
  • Unperson 2.0 (Score:3, Insightful)

    by BillGatesLoveChild (1046184) on Monday January 29, 2007 @02:38AM (#17796338) Journal
    Jeff Bezos won't care, but what about Tim O'Reilly when he discovers a story about him on Slashdot only got 14 posts?
  • If it matters to you, Bezos is clearly a "Red" (i.e. Republican)... (I find that most Amazon customers don't seem to know this).

    If you examine the buyblue.org data for political contributions by bookstores [buyblue.org], you'll see that Amazon is a solidly republican company, as opposed to Barnes and Nobels, which is solidly Democratic.

    Notably, Borders makes no political contributions at all.

    And myself, I try to shop at Stacey's [staceysbooks.com], an independant San Francisco store that, while a rather large place, appears to be too

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