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American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.

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Jeff Bezos: American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, chief executive officer, and president of Amazon. The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, Bezos was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018. In September 2018, Forbes described him as "far richer than anyone else on the planet" as he added $1.8 billion to his net worth when Amazon became the second company in history to reach a market cap of $1 trillion.

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Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bernard Arnault Lose Billions Over Coronavirus Fears [Video]

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bernard Arnault Lose Billions Over Coronavirus Fears

The losses mainly come from company share prices falling due to the fast-spreading disease. Bezos, the world's richest man, lost $7 billion overnight.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published
Jeff Bezos Donates $10 Billion for New Fund to Battle Climate Change [Video]

Jeff Bezos Donates $10 Billion for New Fund to Battle Climate Change

With an estimated worth of over $130 billion, Bezos is the world's richest person.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published
A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike [Video]

A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike

Wall Street finished lower on Thursday as investors took a cautious stance after a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in China. Conway G. Gittens has the recap.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published
An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable [Video]

An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez have been publicly dating for just over a year. Sanchez is an Emmy-nominated news anchor and media personality. Bezos is the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

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Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change

The Amazon boss and world's richest man gives 8% of his fortune to fight the planet's "biggest threat".
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Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 million

Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest person, has purchased a Beverly Hills mansion known as the Warner Estate from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million, a source familiar with..
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos buys $165-million Los Angeles mansion owned by David Geffen, reports say

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest person, is has purchased the historic Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for $165 million.
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Jeff Bezos sold $1.8 billion worth of Amazon stock as it eclipsed $1 trillion in market value

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How Jeff Bezos's Envy Of Elon Musk Drove Amazon's Messy Location Hunt

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Jeff Bezos met FBI investigators in 2019 over alleged Saudi hack

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos added $13.5 billion to his fortune in 15 minutes

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos, already the wealthiest person on the planet, just got billions richer

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Dissident takes claim he was hacked by Saudi Arabia to court

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U.N. says officials barred from using WhatsApp since June 2019 over security

United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because "it's not supported as a secure mechanism," a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday, after U.N. experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the..
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White House says it takes reports of Amazon chief Bezos' phone hack seriously

The White House on Thursday said it is taking reports about the hacking of Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos' phone seriously, after reports raised questions about the possible..
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American business executives should still do business with Saudi Arabia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday after a report on the kingdom's possible involvement in the hacking of..
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Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos' phone

Saudi Arabia denied it was responsible for a cyberattack against Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and called for a formal government investigation.
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Bernard Arnault: France’s ‘wolf-in-cashmere’ billionaire

On Friday, French luxury goods magnate Bernard Arnault briefly toppled Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world. Now relegated back to second wealthiest in the world, Arnault..
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U.N. experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hack of Amazon boss Bezos

U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and other authorities into allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
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Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

The call comes after reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon's billionaire boss Jeff Bezos, United Nations experts said on Wednesday.
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Saudi prince helped hack Amazon boss Bezos' phone? Absurd, says minister

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After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post

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BJP slams Bezos-owned daily for anti-Modi stand

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Kirana store to B’wood, Bezos feels Mumbai’s pulse

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Under fire in India, Amazon offers small business owners $1 billion olive branch

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Bill Gates Surpasses Jeff Bezos, Reclaims Richest Person On Earth Title

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Bernie Sanders laughs at idea of Jeff Bezos floating Michael Bloomberg's presidential run

Bernie Sanders, AOC reacted with laughter at report that Amazon's Jeff Bezos asked Mike Bloomberg if he'd run for president.
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Amazon's rising air shipments fly in the face of climate plan

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the online retailer's delivery operations.
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future

Amazon is the world's largest online retailer, serving 225M customers worldwide. What's next for the company that prides itself on disrupting tradition? Charlie Rose interviews Amazon CEO and founder..
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Viewer comments on "Amazon"

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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