Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
The Internet Businesses Technology Earth's Biggest Wine Cellar? 118

theodp writes "Ever get carded by your FedEx guy? You will. Several writers at GeekWire had just unboxed, uncorked and polished off their first bottle of Amazon wine, only to have their buzz killed by the need to cover Steven Sinofsky's unexpected exit from Microsoft. With the caveat that per-order shipping charges will discourage those watching their pennies from ordering single bottles of inexpensive wine, GeekWire gave the overall Amazon wine buying experience a thumbs-up." Since Amazon-owned Woot's been selling wine for a while, it may be a stretch to call it new for Amazon, but their main site is known to many more people.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted. Earth's Biggest Wine Cellar?

Comments Filter:
  • Power? (Score:3, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 15, 2012 @10:07AM (#41990981)

    I think it's more about revenue.

    There's nothing more appealing to a politician that a revenue stream to buy votes - either with entitlements, subsidies (business or otherwise) or tax cuts.

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. -- Jerome Klapka Jerome