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

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party on Friday slammed editorial policies of billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, even as his e-commerce firm Amazon announced plans to create a..
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BJP slams Bezos-owned daily for anti-Modi stand

On the day commerce minister Piyush Goyal made light of Jeff Bezos’s offer to invest $1 billion in India, a prominent BJP functionary chose to make plain the saffron establishment’s displeasure..
IndiaTimes - Published

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Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses [Video]Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amit Agarwal, the head of Amazon India, recently announced the company’s intent to invest in India’s operations.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published

Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery [Video]Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery

REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced in a Saturday evening Instagram post that the tech company will donate $1 million Australian dollars (or about $690, 000 USD) to help Australia..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Amazon blames Trump for loss of Pentagon contract [Video]Amazon blames Trump for loss of Pentagon contract

Amazon on Monday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of exerting "improper pressure" and bias that led the Department of Defense to award a lucrative $10 billion cloud contract to rival Microsoft...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

 

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

But Bezos’s love for the physical store isn’t limited to his own pleasures. The founder of the world’s largest online retail giant has been courting neighbourhood mom-and-pop stores in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amazon to invest $1 billion in India

amazon to invest $1 billion in india
NEW DELHI (AP) - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...
WorldNews - Published

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

Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos said his company will invest $1 billion to bring small businesses online in India, reaching out to some of his fiercest critics in a goodwill visit that saw him donning..
Reuters - Published

Amazon in India: Jeff Bezos announces $1bn Indian investment

The billionaire's visit to India is expected to be marred by protests by small business owners.
BBC News - Published

India greets Amazon founder Jeff Bezos with an antitrust complaint

india greets amazon founder jeff bezos with an antitrust complaint
Written by Vindu Goel Amazon’s founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is visiting India this week for the first time in more than five years. Instead of garlands, India’s government is welcoming..
WorldNews - Published

'You can do better': Jeff Bezos ripped for $690K Australian wildfire relief donation

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the tech giant is donating $690,000 to Australia wildfire recovery efforts, but many critics are saying it's not enough.
USATODAY.com - Published

Amazon boss Bezos to face protests from traders during India trip

Thousands of small-scale traders in India are planning to organize protests against Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, who will visit the country next week for a company event and potential meetings..
Reuters - Published

Blue Origin launches same rocket record 6 times

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space company, has scored another successful spaceflight. Blue Origin launched and landed the same rocket, called New Shepard, for a record sixth time Wednesday in West Texas...
USATODAY.com - Published

Jeff Bezos could soon be toppled as world's richest person

French magnate has Amazon founder in his sights, boosted by his company's purchase of Tiffany.
CBS News - Published

Bernard Arnault could surpass Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates to become the world's richest person

bernard arnault could surpass jeff bezos and bill gates to become the world's richest person
New York (CNN Business)Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates can clearly afford a lot of leather wallets from Louis Vuitton and little blue boxes from Tiffany. But the world's two richest people could soon find..
WorldNews - Published

U.S. watchdog backs Bezos' protest over key Pentagon launch program

A U.S. watchdog on Monday backed a protest from Jeff Bezos' space company that challenged the Pentagon's military space launch procurement strategy, showing support for one of the Amazon billionaire's..
Reuters - Published

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

bill gates surpasses jeff bezos, reclaims richest person on earth title
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates officially surpassed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at world's richest person on Earth with a net worth of $110 billion - according to the latest Bloomberg Billionaires.....
WorldNews - Published

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.
USATODAY.com - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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..
CBS News - Published

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.
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders echoes Trump in Washington Post feud

Senator Bernie Sanders is attacking the Washington Post on the campaign trail, saying the paper is harsh on him because of his criticism of its owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The rhetoric mimics some of..
CBS News - Published

Microsoft Wins Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI Contract, Thwarting Amazon

Amazon was considered a front-runner for the cloud computing project, known as JEDI, before President Trump began criticizing the company’s founder, Jeff Bezos.
NYTimes.com - Published

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos drops to world’s second richest person, Bill Gates reclaims spot

Amazon's stock price drop has cost CEO Jeff Bezos his spot atop the list of the world's richest people. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates reclaimed it.
USATODAY.com - Published

Amazon's Jeff Bezos loses richest-man title to Bill Gates

amazon's jeff bezos loses richest-man title to bill gates
Seattle: Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has lost the title as the world's richest man, paving the way for tenacious Bill Gates to grab the top spot after Amazon's lacklustre Q3 results resulted...
WorldNews - Published

Space heavyweights join Jeff Bezos' moon lander project

Amazon founder says proposed moon lander could be ready within five years
CBS News - Published

Jeff Bezos announces Blue Origin will form new industry team to return to the Moon

jeff bezos announces blue origin will form new industry team to return to the moon
At the International Astronautical Congress in Washington, D.C. today, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos announced a new “national team” that will join forces in order to help return humans to the..
WorldNews - Published

Forbes 400: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett remain the richest people in the US

The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, remains the richest person in America despite parting with $46 billion over the past year, according to Forbes.
USATODAY.com - Published

Forbes announces its list of 400 wealthiest Americans

After her divorce from Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos made the list
CBS News - Published

Khashoggi’s fiancée calls for UN murder probe on journalist’s death anniversary

Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos joined activists in Istanbul Wednesday for a memorial service outside the Saudi consulate where journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered a year ago.
France 24 - Published

Animal rights activists arrested at California Whole Foods

Activists used a giant cut-out of Jeff Bezos' head, live music and human chains to protest Whole Foods' animal product providers
CBS News - Published

Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse

Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce..
Reuters - Published

How Amazon and Silicon Valley Seduced the Pentagon

how amazon and silicon valley seduced the pentagon
by James Bandler, Anjali Tsui and Doris Burke On Aug. 8, 2017, Roma Laster, a Pentagon employee responsible for policing conflicts of interest, emailed an urgent warning to the chief of staff of..
WorldNews - Published

Washington Post editor says Bernie Sanders favoring 'conspiracy theory' by linking coverage to Amazon, Jeff Bezos

At a Monday town hall, Sanders suggested that some critical Washington Post coverage of his campaign was linked to his own criticism of Amazon.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 billion

jeff bezos sells amazon stock worth $2.8 billion
In the last three days of July, Bezos has sold stock worth about $1.8 billion, regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed. ......
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Amazon chief Bezos cashes in $1.8 billion of share pile

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos sold shares worth $1.8 billion in the last three days of July, reducing the value of his stake in the world's third most valuable company to about $110 billion.
Reuters - Published

Bezos, Musk to help NASA land first woman and next man on Moon

bezos, musk to help nasa land first woman and next man on moon
Washington: The US space agency has selected 13 firms — including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk — to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024..
WorldNews - Published

Amazon plans to deliver on promise of even faster shipping, calling it a success

In earnings announcement, CEO Jeff Bezos says free one-day delivery now available on more than 10 million items and customers are responding in kind.
USATODAY.com - Published

This health investor shadowed Jeff Bezos, worked for Bill Gates: Here’s what he learned

"I don’t always have the right answers, but I do have a lot of scars and I’m happy to share those,” said Peter Neupert.
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Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world's second-richest person with $39 billion gains in a year; Jeff Bezos retains top slot

Bernard Arnault added $39 billion to his fortune in 2019, which pushed his net worth to $107.6 billion, as he led Gates by more than $200 million.
Firstpost - Published

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth

"We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy on plans to head back to the moon

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell sat down with Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy. They discussed the future of space travel, along with plans to put..
CBS News - Published

Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy on the future of space exploration

Bezos and Kennedy sat down with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell ahead of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11
CBS News - Published

Jeff Bezos on why space travel is important

As the founder of Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos is invested in the future of space travel. But he assured "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, his interest in space is more than a hobby.
CBS News - Published

Jeff Bezos on his relationship with John Glenn

In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, Jeff Bezos talked about his relationship with astronaut John Glenn. He said Glenn wrote him a letter before he died, sharing his vision..
CBS News - Published

Jeff Bezos: Everyone who goes to space comes back "changed"

In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos described his vision of space tourism. He described an "11 minute ride" to the edge of the atmosphere, and..
CBS News - Published

Jeff Bezos on the "price of admission" to space

As America marks the 50th anniversary of man's first trip to the moon, Jeff Bezos is contemplating the future. He spoke to "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell about his plans..
CBS News - Published

Shaq started investing like Jeff Bezos: ‘I probably quadrupled what I’m worth’

Among Shaq's long list of investments: Las Vegas nightclubs, 17 Auntie Anne's and a Krispy Kreme franchise.
USATODAY.com - Published

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end

British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX in..
Reuters - Published

"CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell" debuts with interview with Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy

Kennedy will join Bezos to launch the network's coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission
CBS News - Published

Jeff Bezos just lost $38 billion. He’s still the richest person in the world

jeff bezos just lost $38 billion. he’s still the richest person in the world
The ink is barely dry on Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos’ divorce papers, filed Friday in King County, Washington. After more than 25 years of marriage, and around six months of separation, the two are..
WorldNews - Published

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos divorce finalized by judge

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from author MacKenzie Bezos has been finalized by a judge, leaving MacKenzie with a settlement worth $38 billion.
USATODAY.com - Published

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon..
Reuters - Published

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