• Into the future: Amazon and the rise of personal healthcare

    11 days ago - By Beta News

    For 100 years, retailers have segmented the broad marketplace into groups - soccer moms, or Millennials, or New Yorkers, or readers... pretty much every retailer uses target segments like those. But Amazon has never been interested. Instead, it wants a segment of one: you. It gathers information about what you look at, what you buy, your browsing habits. To that it adds information from your purchases - address and credit cards on file - as well as your Amazon address book to find those close to you. It is also the second biggest tracker on the web, after Google, so...
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