Jeff Bezos: News
23 May 2023Lauren 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 2023Lauren 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 2023Netflix
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 2023Elon 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 2023India
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 2023Elon 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 2023Blue 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 2022Amazon
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 2022Twitter
'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 2022Amazon
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 2022Space 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 2022Space 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 2021United 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 2021SpaceX
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.
28 Oct 2021International Space Station (ISS)
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 2021Amazon
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.
04 Oct 2021Space 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 2021Technology
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 2021Blue 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 2021Amazon
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 2021Space 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 2021Blue 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 2021Amazon
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 2021Amazon
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 2021SpaceX
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 2021World
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 2021Google
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 2021Amazon
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 2021Amazon
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 2021Mark 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 2020Amazon
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 2020Facebook
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 2020Walt 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 2020Facebook
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 2020Facebook
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 2020Twitter
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 2020Twitter
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 2020Facebook
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 2020Hollywood
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 2020Instagram
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.