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Jul 3, 2022 5 min read

🎙BTLT Ep #5: Amazon, Facebook memo leaks, and Apple AR-VR headsets

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Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston discuss Amazon, Andy Jassy, Jeff Bezos, corporate overreach, Prime Day and drone deliveries. Plus, the leaked Facebook memo, the Apple AR-VR headset, and playing padel in Spain.


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Big Tech Little Tech Episode #5

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Amazon, Facebook memo leaks, and Apple AR-VR headsets
Check out this great listen on Audible.com. Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston discuss Amazon, Andy Jassy, Jeff Bezos, corporate overreach, Prime Day and drone deliveries. Plus, the leaked Facebook memo, the Apple AR-VR headset, and playing padel in Spain. Follow us on Twitter at @BTLTPod. Find Shaun ..…

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00:10 Preamble - What tech caught our eye recently

02:04 Facebook is worried about TikTok.

05:22 Apple's AR-VR headset, which could launch in January 2023.

07:39 Tech news headlines

08:40 Big Story: What on Earth has Amazon been up to in the year since Jeff Bezos stood down as CEO?

09:05 What's Bezos been up to? Party animal, Blue Origin, space spats with Elon

10:20 When Andy Jassy took over Amazon share price at all time high

11:21 Amazon's fundamentals not in good shape

11:45 Corporate overreach, $4bn write-off

12:24 Amazon's 150% staff churn and running out of labour

14:25 Genius of Bezos. Will he come back?

17:50 Amazon Fresh - self-service grocery stores (Shaun's chocolate buttons)

21:21 Amazon drone delivery

25:08 Amazon Warehouse robots

26:15 Amazon Astro and robots for the home

27:32 Amazon Prime Day

29:18 Playing padel in Spain, coaching tennis and American football

For full details about episode #5, visit the Big Tech Little Tech website.

Episode 5

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