Washington Post Deal Complete Surprise, Ridder Says

Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Tony Ridder, former chief executive officer of Knight Ridder Inc., talks about Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos's agreement to buy the Washington Post for $250 million. Ridder, speaking with Alix Steel and Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers," also discusses his decision to sell Knight Ridder in 2006 and Red Sox owner John Henry's purchase of the Boston Globe last week (Source: Bloomberg)
Square Rival iZettle Raises $67M From Intel and Zouk
08:37 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $67 million, for how much iZettle, a Swedish payments startup and rival to Jack Dorsey's Square, has raised from Intel and Zouk. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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