“Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos [on Wednesday] wrapped up the company’s 2014 annual meeting at Seattle Center, giving shareholders a broad overview of the state of the company — from e-commerce and Amazon Fresh to drones and Amazon Web Services,” Todd Bishop reports for GeekWire.
“But one of the most interesting insights came toward the end of the meeting, when a longtime shareholder asked Bezos about the company’s approach to talking publicly about what it’s doing,” Bishop reports. “‘Our primary approach is, we talk when we have something to say,’ Bezos said. ‘I never think of us as secretive, I think of us as mostly quiet.'”
Bishop reports, “‘We operate in a really competitive environment,’ he said. ‘Retail in general, e-commerce for sure, technology and our devices. We take great care to try and keep our product roadmaps quiet. I would love to know what Apple’s product roadmap is. That would be very helpful to me. They work hard to keep their product roadmaps quiet.'”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Wirehead” for the heads up.]