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Prices for Disrupt SF 2018 passes increase in a few days

There isn’t a business person alive who doesn’t appreciate an advantage, but sometimes folks need to be reminded of an advantage that’s staring them right in the face. This is that reminder. Your opportunity to save up to $1,200 on passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2018 , which takes place on September 5-7, comes to an end on July 25 at 5 p.m. PST . Why pay more? Go buy your passes today . Disrupt SF 2018 is the place to be if you’re at all interested in tech startups. Whether you’re a founder, an investor, a marketer or a job-seeker, you’ll find plenty of inspiration, opportunity and blow-your-mind technology at Disrupt. And this year, we’ve gone all-out to produce our biggest Disrupt event ever. What’s that mean? Well, take Startup Battlefield for example. We’ve upped the ante on the world’s best startup pitch competition by increasing the prize money to $100,000 in non-equity cash. Yeah, we did

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What Amazon lost (and made) on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is over, and what a ride it was this year. Widespread technical glitches in the first hours of Amazon’s massive annual Prime Day promotion cost the e-commerce giant an estimated $1.2 million a minute, according to One Click Retail founder Spencer Millerberg. The total loss is difficult to nail down, in part because the exact span of the outage varied. But the data analytics firm says the outage, which included a broken landing page and links that sent potential customers to an error page, appeared to be concentrated on the East and West coasts of the U.S. for about 75 minutes. That puts Amazon’s loss in sales at about $90 million, an estimate One Click Retail based on 1P sales from 2017. Another estimate from discount site Lovethesales.com put Amazon’s loss at more than $99 million, Bloomberg reported . And yet, Amazon contends that these  massive  glitches  didn’t dampen the day . pic.twitter.com/W4pwEHCO4F — Amazon.com (@amazon) July 16, 2018 Amazon doesn’t disclose Prime Day sales figures. But the company  issued statements Tuesday and Wednesday with glowing Prime Day sales stats. Here’s one nugget:  Prime Day sales in the U.S.

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