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Jeffrey Dastin

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

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Amazon's automated grocery store of the future opens Monday

SEATTLE Amazon.com Inc will open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday after more than a year of testing, the company said, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail. | Video

Jan 18 2018

Exclusive: Amazon Studios to cut back on indie films in programming shift - sources

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Amazon.com Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Jan 18 2018

Exclusive: Amazon Studios to cut back on indie films in programming shift: sources

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Amazon.com Inc , which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. | Video

Dec 22 2017

In Silicon Valley, much-feared tax bill pays dividends for workers

(This version of December 21's story refiles to add dropped words 'for couples' in paragraph 8.)

Dec 15 2017

U.S. internet rule change leaves major streaming companies unscathed for now

SAN FRANCISCO Behind your video stream of a hit like "Stranger Things" is a complicated array of technology and business relationships that will not change very much, at least in the short term, as a result of this week's repeal of U.S. regulations on internet traffic, industry insiders say.

Dec 06 2017

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat

A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc devices and criticized the online retailer for not selling Google hardware.

Dec 05 2017

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat

Dec 5 A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc devices and criticized the online retailer for not selling Google hardware.

Nov 30 2017

Now hiring? Amazon says its voice aide Alexa is ready for the office

Amazon.com Inc wants to be your new executive assistant at work.

Nov 13 2017

Amazon to produce 'Lord of the Rings' television series

Amazon.com Inc has bought the global television rights to "The Lord of the Rings," the company said on Monday, in what may be its biggest and most expensive move yet to draw viewers to its streaming and shopping club Prime.

Oct 26 2017

Amazon sales surge after Whole Foods acquisition, busy Prime Day

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said its sales surged over the summer and profit trounced expectations, as shoppers jumped at "Prime Day" promotions on its website and bought groceries at its newly acquired chain of Whole Foods Market stores. | Video

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