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Michelle Rilley 2016-05-19
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"My biggest question quickly became to Don: 'Are you sure I can help?

I don't know anything about the news business,'" Bezos said in an interview with The Washington Post's executive editor, Martin Baron, on Wednesday.

We need somebody who knows about the internet,'" Bezos added.Soon, Bezos learned how the internet was fundamentally reshaping the news industry.

So that's how we can get hundreds of millions of readers and make very little money per reader, and have an amazing institution.

And we need instead to make a relatively small amount of money per reader on a much larger number of readers," Bezos said.Just two years after buying The Post, Bezos is already showing results.

"Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through his

personal investment company Bezos Expeditions.NOW WATCH: Jeff Bezos' company is one step closer to space travel with another successful rocket missionLoading video...

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Michelle Rilley 2016-05-18
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This new Google Apps API, or application programming interface, provides the "hooks" that turns Google Docs into more of a platform — outside services can now integrate with Google Apps in a deeper way than ever before.

At launch, Google is announcing integrations with a wide range of business apps, including Salesforce, SAP, and Trello, with more to come as more developers adopt that API.Enlisting these developers is a sign that the search giant is renewing its push to topple Microsoft Office's stranglehold on workplace productivity.The new API is starting with the Google Sheets spreadsheet app and Slides presentation tool on the web, but the search giant promises it'll expand all over.

Less tedious click-and-drag, more doing.

"Users were more focused on the process than their goals," says Google Docs Group Product Manager Ritcha Ranjan.Here's a video of these integrations in Sheets: And in Slides: The next app store It's worth noting that it's very similar to similar moves made by Microsoft around its Office 365 cloud productivity suite, which has been making its own play to attract outside developers.

Tools like Google Apps and Office 365 follow you around from device to device, and bring all your documents with you.

This is a big way to help Google Apps, now 10 years old, grow into a new decade.NOW WATCH: A bulldozer company knocked down the wrong house, and it's blaming it on Google MapsLoading video...

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Michelle Rilley 2016-05-19
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"My biggest question quickly became to Don: 'Are you sure I can help?

I don't know anything about the news business,'" Bezos said in an interview with The Washington Post's executive editor, Martin Baron, on Wednesday.

We need somebody who knows about the internet,'" Bezos added.Soon, Bezos learned how the internet was fundamentally reshaping the news industry.

So that's how we can get hundreds of millions of readers and make very little money per reader, and have an amazing institution.

And we need instead to make a relatively small amount of money per reader on a much larger number of readers," Bezos said.Just two years after buying The Post, Bezos is already showing results.

"Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through his

personal investment company Bezos Expeditions.NOW WATCH: Jeff Bezos' company is one step closer to space travel with another successful rocket missionLoading video...

Michelle Rilley 2016-05-18
img

This new Google Apps API, or application programming interface, provides the "hooks" that turns Google Docs into more of a platform — outside services can now integrate with Google Apps in a deeper way than ever before.

At launch, Google is announcing integrations with a wide range of business apps, including Salesforce, SAP, and Trello, with more to come as more developers adopt that API.Enlisting these developers is a sign that the search giant is renewing its push to topple Microsoft Office's stranglehold on workplace productivity.The new API is starting with the Google Sheets spreadsheet app and Slides presentation tool on the web, but the search giant promises it'll expand all over.

Less tedious click-and-drag, more doing.

"Users were more focused on the process than their goals," says Google Docs Group Product Manager Ritcha Ranjan.Here's a video of these integrations in Sheets: And in Slides: The next app store It's worth noting that it's very similar to similar moves made by Microsoft around its Office 365 cloud productivity suite, which has been making its own play to attract outside developers.

Tools like Google Apps and Office 365 follow you around from device to device, and bring all your documents with you.

This is a big way to help Google Apps, now 10 years old, grow into a new decade.NOW WATCH: A bulldozer company knocked down the wrong house, and it's blaming it on Google MapsLoading video...