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Jeff Bezos: American engineer, entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American internet entrepreneur, industrialist, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, CEO, and president of the multi-national technology company Amazon. The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, Bezos has been the world's richest person since 2017 and was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018. According to Forbes, Bezos is the first person in history to have a net worth exceeding $200 billion.

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How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic [Video]

How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic

The wealth of 643 of US' richest billionaires rose from $2.95 trillion to $3.8 trillion between March 18 and September 15. This marks a 29% increase over those six months. That's according to a report..

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Amazon's Bezos tops Forbes richest list, Trump dips [Video]

Amazon's Bezos tops Forbes richest list, Trump dips

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos topped Forbes' list of richest Americans for the third year in a row, while U.S. President Donald Trump's ranking dropped as the pandemic slammed his office buildings, hotels and..

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MacKenzie Scott Is The Richest Woman In The World [Video]

MacKenzie Scott Is The Richest Woman In The World

MacKenzie Scott is the richest woman in the world. Scott's net worth is now a staggering $68 billion. According to CNN, Scott has surpassed L'Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyer in terms of..

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New Shepard: Jeff Bezos' rocket tests Nasa Moon landing tech

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NASA moon-landing tech hitches ride to space on Bezos rocket

nasa moon-landing tech hitches ride to space on bezos rocket
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space company launched a New Shepard rocket for a seventh time from a remote corner of Texas on Tuesday, testing new lunar-landing technology for..
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Blue Origin chalks up 13th successful test flight

Blue Origin, owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is ramping up to begin launching paying customers.
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Watch Blue Origin launch and land a New Shepard rocket on its seventh trip to space

watch blue origin launch and land a new shepard rocket on its seventh trip to space
This morning, Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin is set to conduct another test launch of its New Shepard rocket, a reusable vehicle designed to take paying tourists to the edge of space and back...
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EU lawmakers want Jeff Bezos to tell if Amazon spies on them

eu lawmakers want jeff bezos to tell if amazon spies on them
Brussels, Oct 8 (IANS) A group of lawmakers in the European Union has written to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demanding answers from him on whether the company monitors the activities of politicians and trade..
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Amazon workers rally outside Jeff Bezos' home to demand change

Protesters marched in Los Angeles to push for higher pay, increased taxes on the rich and improved workplace safety.
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Anti-Amazon Protest in L.A., Activists Marching to Jeff Bezos' Home

A group of climate and labor activists have gathered in L.A. to protest Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos ... and they're taking their protest all the way to his doorstep. The Congress of Essential..
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2020 is giving us another chance to watch Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai get grilled by Congress

2020 is giving us another chance to watch mark zuckerberg and sundar pichai get grilled by congress
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have agreed to testify virtually before the Senate Commerce..
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Amazon's Bezos tops Forbes richest list, pandemic knocks Trump lower

amazon's bezos tops forbes richest list, pandemic knocks trump lower
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7 Indian-Americans on Forbes' list of 400 wealthiest people in US: All you need to know

7 Indian-Americans have featured in Forbes' list of 400 richest people in the US. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has once again topped the list, with a net worth of USD 179 billion.
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Amazon's Bezos tops latest Forbes richest list

amazon's bezos tops latest forbes richest list
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Elon Musk is now the third-richest person in the world

elon musk is now the third-richest person in the world
Musk passed Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg Monday as shares of Tesla Inc. continued their unrelenting rally after undergoing a forward stock split. Musk is now worth $115.4 billion compared..
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' personal wealth tops $200 billion

amazon founder jeff bezos' personal wealth tops $200 billion
The world's wealthiest billionaire Jeff Bezos is even richer as the Amazon founder and CEO's wealth tops $200 billion for the first time – the biggest fortune in history.This is the first time that a..
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth more than $200 billion. Protesters built him a guillotine.

The richest man in the world's wealth reached an estimated $202 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.
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Jeff Bezos now worth an astounding $200-plus billion

Amazon's founder and the world's richest man has crossed another milestone in his escalating net worth.
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Jeff Bezos is now worth more than $200 billion, making him the richest person in the world by nearly $90 billion

jeff bezos is now worth more than $200 billion, making him the richest person in the world by nearly $90 billion
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Jeff Bezos Is the World’s First $200 Billion Man

Jeff Bezos is doing quite well for himself in the pandemic ... he just became the first person ever to be worth $200 billion. The Amazon honcho saw his net worth reach the incredible milestone..
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The second-most important Jeff at Amazon is leaving the company

the second-most important jeff at amazon is leaving the company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Jeff Wilke, CEO of Amazon’s worldwide consumer division, is planning to retire in the first quarter of 2021, the company announced in a regulatory filing on..
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Bezos ends Gates' 24-year run atop Forbes 400

Gates' 24-year run as the wealthiest person is over -- while President Donald Trump drops to 259th place on Forbes 400
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How Fortnite’s epic battle with Apple could reshape the antitrust fight

how fortnite’s epic battle with apple could reshape the antitrust fight
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Donald Trump wants to blame Amazon for his post office woes

donald trump wants to blame amazon for his post office woes
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future

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In the mail: Lesley Stahl reads comments on Charlie Rose's look inside the retail giant Amazon with its founder Jeff Bezos.
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How soon can you expect drone deliveries?

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Amazon CEO unveils drone delivery concept

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Why Bezos bought The Washington Post

Jeff Bezos wasn't shopping for a newspaper when he bought The Washington Post. Bezos explains how Donald Graham, Chairman of the Washington Post Company, convinced him he was the right buyer.
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The Jeff Bezos of 1999: Nerd of the Amazon

60 Minutes' Bob Simon remembers his 1999 interview with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
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Tim Cook is now a billionaire, but not the Jeff Bezos kind

tim cook is now a billionaire, but not the jeff bezos kind
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Mark Zuckerberg Joins $100-Billion Club Of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates

mark zuckerberg joins $100-billion club of jeff bezos, bill gates
Mark Zuckerberg's net worth passed $100 billion for the first time Thursday after Facebook Inc. hit a record high on optimism about the release of its TikTok competitor Reels. ......
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Jeff Bezos sells Amazon shares worth $3.1 billion

jeff bezos sells amazon shares worth $3.1 billion
NEW DELHI: Amazon.com Inc chief executive officer (CEO) sold shares worth $3.1 billion in the e-commerce company in recent days, regulatory filings showed on Wednesday....
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Alleged Twitter teen hacker’s hearing got zoombombed big time

alleged twitter teen hacker’s hearing got zoombombed big time
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Prosecutors are investigating Amazon’s treatment of third-party sellers

prosecutors are investigating amazon’s treatment of third-party sellers
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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos rejects claims company acted like a 'drug dealer'

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10 questions Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook should have been asked

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Zuckerberg, Pichai, Bezos and Cook lambasted in Big Tech hearing

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Google chief executive Sundar Pichai has been subjected to a withering cross-examination on the search giant's alleged "stealing" of content and assisting of China by the US House of Representatives'..
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Bezos dodges questions at first Congress hearing

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos dodged tough questions related to new evidence the online retailer stifled competition and raised prices on certain products during a House Judiciary hearing on antitrust trust..
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4 Big Tech CEOs draw scrutiny on Capitol Hill

Four Big Tech CEOs - Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple - are testifying on their companies' practices on the issue of market dominance in..
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MacKenzie Scott Gives $1.7 Billion to Historically Black Colleges and Other Groups

One year after pledging to give away most of her fortune, Ms. Scott, an author and the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, announced that she had donated to causes supporting women, L.G.B.T. rights and racial..
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo's ex-wife donates $1.7 billion for social causes

amazon ceo jeff bezo's ex-wife donates $1.7 billion for social causes
Washington: MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, announced on Tuesday (local time) that she has donated around $1.7 billion (Dh62 billion) to groups involved in philanthropic causes..
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4 Big Tech CEOs getting heat from Congress on competition

4 big tech ceos getting heat from congress on competition
Four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple — are set to answer for their companies' practices before Congress as a House..
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Opinion | Why Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple are Bad for America

opinion | why amazon, facebook, google and apple are bad for america
On Wednesday, four big tech CEOs — Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg — will...
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Jeff Bezos Is Worth Nearly $200 Billion Amid Worst Crisis in 90 Years

jeff bezos is worth nearly $200 billion amid worst crisis in 90 years
Jeff Bezos added $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, as Amazon's stock surged...
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Twitter hackers divert bitcoin spoils to other accounts

twitter hackers divert bitcoin spoils to other accounts
A security incident involving some of the most prominent business and political leaders on Twitter duped people into sending at least $120,000 worth of Bitcoin to an anonymous online wallet, and more..
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Bezos, Musk, Gates, Obama and others target of cryptocurrency hack on Twitter

Attempt is one of the largest digital security scams to have hit the internet.
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Embarrassment of riches? Jeff Bezos breaks own wealth record AGAIN amid coronavirus misery

embarrassment of riches? jeff bezos breaks own wealth record again amid coronavirus misery
Thanks to his company’s stock market performance, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos keeps getting richer by the week. After adding another 10 billion to his fortune in seven days, his net worth has hit a new..
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world

His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (ÂŁ137bn), having made billions during the pandemic.
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Jeff Bezos’s wealth soars to $171.6 billion to top pre-divorce record

jeff bezos’s wealth soars to $171.6 billion to top pre-divorce record
Jeff Bezos’s net worth has smashed through its previous peak, even after he relinquished a quarter of his stake in Amazon.com Inc. as part of a divorce settlement last year. Shares of the..
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