Jeff Bezos: News

23 May 2023

Lauren Sanchez

Who is Lauren Sanchez, award-winning journalist and Jeff Bezos's fiancée

The news of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos getting engaged to broadcast journalist Lauren Sanchez recently made headlines, with reports from Page Six confirming the news.

23 May 2023

Lauren Sanchez

Jeff Bezos-Lauren Sanchez engaged? Sanchez's 20-carat diamond ring raises speculations 

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, a renowned broadcast journalist, are now engaged, an insider close to the couple revealed to Page Six.

17 Apr 2023


5 times when Netflix proved being down isn't being out 

Netflix is the biggest video streaming platform in the world. It wasn't always, though. Before it became the streaming giant it is now, the company had to go through its share of troubles.

28 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

5 CEOs who felt the brunt of Elon Musk's trolling

Elon Musk is known for many things: his riches, Twitter, Tesla, SpaceX, etc. He has also built a reputation for not holding back when speaking about someone or something.

22 Mar 2023


The world now has fewer billionaires: Here's what happened

Over the past year, we have seen the global economy struggling to stay afloat amid war, macroeconomic headwinds, the tech sector's fall, and the banking crisis.

21 Feb 2023

Elon Musk

#NewsBytesExplainer: Billionaires who lost their fortune in the recent past

From Elon Musk losing $100 billion in a single calendar year to Sam Bankman-Fried's personal wealth being completely wiped out, the past year has been chaotic for some of the world's richest.

14 Feb 2023

Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin makes solar cells from Moon dust

Blue Origin, a private aerospace company owned by Jeff Bezos, has come up with a technology that uses simulated Moon regolith to make solar cells and transmission wires.

28 Nov 2022


Amazon shuts wholesale e-commerce platform, its third business in India

Amazon will bring down the curtain on Amazon Distribution, its wholesale e-commerce platform that caters to small neighborhood stores in India.

20 Nov 2022


'Postpone large purchases': Amazon founder Jeff Bezos warns of recession

Billionaire entrepreneur and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has warned of economic recession in the world.

13 Oct 2022


Amazon changes rockets for its Kuiper satellites: Here's what happened

It won't be much longer before we get a glimpse of Amazon's internet-from-space. The first two satellites of the space-based Kuiper constellation will be launched early next year.

13 Sep 2022

Space News

Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin rocket crashes; no people were onboard

Jeff Bezos-owned space travel company Blue Origin has experienced its first launch failure.

26 Aug 2022

Space News

Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin's 23rd mission will have no tourists

Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin has announced that its 23rd sub-orbital space flight will be launched on August 31.

16 Nov 2021

United Nations (UN)

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.

05 Nov 2021


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

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

24 Oct 2021


TikTok star discovers the shocking things Alexa records about you

A TikTok star who goes by "" shared a video documenting her surprise when she discovered how much data Amazon has collected about her from smart speakers and smart bulbs.

04 Oct 2021

Space News

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.

07 Sep 2021


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.

15 Jul 2021

Blue Origin

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.

06 Jul 2021


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.

02 Jul 2021

Space News

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.

02 Jul 2021

Blue Origin

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.

27 May 2021


Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5

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

16 Apr 2021


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.

15 Apr 2021


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.

08 Mar 2021


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.

04 Feb 2021


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.

03 Feb 2021


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.

03 Feb 2021


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.

05 Jan 2021

Mark Zuckerberg

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.

16 Dec 2020


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.

27 Aug 2020


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.

15 Aug 2020

Walt Disney

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.

30 Jul 2020


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.

27 Jul 2020


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.

23 Jul 2020


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.

16 Jul 2020


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

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

16 Jun 2020


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.

12 Mar 2020


Weinstein said Jennifer Aniston 'should be killed', reveal court documents

"Jen Aniston should be killed", disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had said in 2017, after a reporter reached out to him for a comment on a story, freshly unsealed court documents have revealed.

18 Feb 2020


Bezos launches $10 billion-worth 'Earth fund' to fight climate change

In order to tackle the problem of climate change, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has announced the plan to create a new 'Earth Fund' and invest $10 billion in it.