Articles about Jeff Bezos

Gautam Adani becomes world's 5th richest person, surpasses Warren Buffett

26 Apr 2022

Business
Gautam Adani becomes world's 5th richest person, surpasses Warren Buffett

Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, has become the fifth-richest person in the world, topping legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, as per Forbes.

Gautam Adani joins $100 billion club, surpasses Mukesh Ambani

03 Apr 2022

Business
Gautam Adani joins $100 billion club, surpasses Mukesh Ambani

Gautam Adani, chairman of Adani Group, is the latest member of the $100 billion club, surpassing Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani to become India's wealthiest man, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

UN responds to Elon Musk's challenge with $6.6bn famine plan

16 Nov 2021

World
UN responds to Elon Musk's challenge with $6.6bn famine plan

The United Nations (UN) has responded to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's challenge where he had asked the agency to prove how $6 billion of his wealth could solve world hunger.

Blue Origin loses lawsuit against NASA over Artemis HLS contract

05 Nov 2021

Technology
Blue Origin loses lawsuit against NASA over Artemis HLS contract

In July, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos penned an open letter to NASA, opposing the space agency's decision to award the Artemis lunar lander contract to Elon Musk-led SpaceX.

Blue Origin, Boeing to establish 'business park' in low-Earth orbit

28 Oct 2021

Technology
Blue Origin, Boeing to establish 'business park' in low-Earth orbit

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin has unveiled plans to build a "space park" that would be launched into low Earth orbit.

TikTok star discovers the shocking things Alexa records about you

24 Oct 2021

Technology
TikTok star discovers the shocking things Alexa records about you

A TikTok star who goes by "my.data.not.yours" shared a video documenting her surprise when she discovered how much data Amazon has collected about her from smart speakers and smart bulbs.

Employees claim Blue Origin is fraught with sexism, safety concerns

04 Oct 2021

Technology
Employees claim Blue Origin is fraught with sexism, safety concerns

Several current and former Blue Origin employees have come forth to accuse the private space exploration company of rampant sexism, gender disparity, and fostering a toxic working environment.

'Lot to do on Earth,' Bill Gates on space tourism

29 Sep 2021

Business
'Lot to do on Earth,' Bill Gates on space tourism

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Wednesday criticized space tourism, saying rather than exploring space for recreational activities, "we have a lot to do here on Earth."

Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner invest in start-up for anti-aging research

07 Sep 2021

Technology
Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner invest in start-up for anti-aging research

Elon Musk might be pioneering brain-machine interfaces at Neuralink but Jeff Bezos doesn't appear to be stopping after flying to space. His latest crazy bet on technology is nothing short of a science fiction flick.

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin secures FAA license for manned missions

15 Jul 2021

Technology
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin secures FAA license for manned missions

Although Richard Branson beat Blue Origin to space with the Unity 22 mission, just days before Jeff Bezos's maiden voyage to space, his company Blue Origin has been authorized by the US's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry humans on the New Shepard launch system into space.

Amazon begins new chapter as Bezos hands over CEO role

06 Jul 2021

Business
Amazon begins new chapter as Bezos hands over CEO role

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos stepped down as the CEO Monday as the multinational technology company navigates the challenges of a world fighting to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.

82-year-old Funk to join Bezos's space trip, ending 60-year wait

02 Jul 2021

Technology
82-year-old Funk to join Bezos's space trip, ending 60-year wait

Aerospace pioneer Wally Funk, 82, will be joining Amazon boss Jeff Bezos on Blue Origin's crewed space flight of its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft.

Richard Branson will travel into space on July 11

02 Jul 2021

Technology
Richard Branson will travel into space on July 11

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson is aiming to beat fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos into space by nine days.

Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5

27 May 2021

Business
Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has picked a date to step down as CEO.

Amazon Prime adds 50 million subscribers thanks to the pandemic

16 Apr 2021

Business
Amazon Prime adds 50 million subscribers thanks to the pandemic

Amazon Prime subscriber count shot up to 200 million while recording a growth of 33 percent. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made this announcement in his final annual shareholder letter before he passes the reins to Andy Jassy later this year.

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket

15 Apr 2021

Technology
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin might be several steps behind Elon Musk's commercial spaceflight competitor SpaceX, but it's inching toward its first manned spaceflight.

MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Jeff Bezos, marries school teacher

08 Mar 2021

World
MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Jeff Bezos, marries school teacher

MacKenzie Scott, a philanthropist, author, and the former wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, has married a science teacher from Seattle, Dan Jewett. He revealed that he intends to give away the largest chunk of their wealth to charity.

NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos steps down as CEO, and more

04 Feb 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos steps down as CEO, and more

After heading Amazon for more than two decades, Jeff Bezos has stepped down as the CEO to take over as the Executive Chairman.

Meet Andy Jassy: Next CEO of Amazon replacing Jeff Bezos

03 Feb 2021

Business
Meet Andy Jassy: Next CEO of Amazon replacing Jeff Bezos

Andy Jassy may keep a low profile, but he has led the Amazon Web Services (AWS) to an impressive $50 billion revenue this year.

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

03 Feb 2021

Business
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon nearly three decades ago in his garage, will be stepping down from the post of CEO in the third quarter, the company announced on Tuesday.

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

07 Jan 2021

Business
Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

Jeff Bezos donates $10 billion to fight climate change

05 Jan 2021

World
Jeff Bezos donates $10 billion to fight climate change

The world's richest person made the single-largest charitable contribution in 2020, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual list of top donations, a $10 billion gift that is intended to help fight climate change.

Jeff Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie Scott donates $4bn in four months

16 Dec 2020

Business
Jeff Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie Scott donates $4bn in four months

MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has donated over $4 billion in just four months.

Now, Amazon lets you pay with your palm

29 Sep 2020

Technology
Now, Amazon lets you pay with your palm

Amazon is building on its physical retail ambitions with an innovative new technology that lets you pay with nothing but the palm of your hand.

This smart speaker by Amazon can follow you around

25 Sep 2020

Technology
This smart speaker by Amazon can follow you around

At its mega hardware event last night, Amazon made a flurry of tempting announcements.

NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos is now worth $200bn, and more

27 Aug 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Jeff Bezos is now worth $200bn, and more

In the updates since last night, Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, became richer than ever.

Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why

20 Aug 2020

Business
Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why

Yesterday, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries had announced the acquisition of online pharmacy Netmeds, along with its subsidiaries and parent company, to scale up its e-commerce play.

Quibi's founder sells Beverly Hills mansion for a staggering $125mn

15 Aug 2020

Entertainment
Quibi's founder sells Beverly Hills mansion for a staggering $125mn

Los Angeles just got one of its costliest residential property sales in its history.

#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

02 Aug 2020

Technology
#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

This week, the biggest story in tech was the congressional trial of the CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon over anti-trust issues.

Kuiper constellation: Amazon gets approval to provide internet from space

31 Jul 2020

Business
Kuiper constellation: Amazon gets approval to provide internet from space

After e-commerce, web services, entertainment, Amazon is set to take on Elon Musk's SpaceX in the booming "internet-from-space" category.

Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

30 Jul 2020

Business
Big Tech on trial: Key moments from the historic hearing

On Wednesday, Big Tech went on trial as the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook appeared before Congress for a hearing on antitrust.

Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here

27 Jul 2020

Business
Big Tech CEOs to testify before Congress: All details here

On Wednesday, the Chief Executives of four of US' largest technology conglomerates - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - are heading to testify before a US Congressional panel.

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

25 Jul 2020

Entertainment
CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.

Twitter hackers accessed DMs of dozens of high-profile accounts

23 Jul 2020

Technology
Twitter hackers accessed DMs of dozens of high-profile accounts

Last week's massive Twitter hack left more than 100 high-profile accounts, including those of business magnates like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk, compromised.

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

19 Jul 2020

Technology
After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

Twitter hack: Musk, Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, others compromised

16 Jul 2020

Technology
Twitter hack: Musk, Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, others compromised

Microblogging platform Twitter has been hit by a massive hack by cryptocurrency scammers.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

14 Jul 2020

Business
Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

26 Jun 2020

Business
Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars

After Alphabet's Waymo, Tesla, and Uber, online shopping giant Amazon is stepping into the field of autonomous vehicles.

Amazon provides part-time job opportunities in 35 Indian cities

18 Jun 2020

Business
Amazon provides part-time job opportunities in 35 Indian cities

At a time when more and more people are losing their jobs due to the impact of COVID-19, Amazon is working to provide part-time income opportunities to many.

Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress

16 Jun 2020

Business
Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos may finally testify before Congress

E-commerce behemoth Amazon has confirmed that its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is ready to testify before a US Congressional panel this July.

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