Jeff Bezos: News

03 Jun 2024

Bernard Arnault

Elon Musk overtakes Arnault and Bezos as world's richest again

Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has become the world's richest person with a net worth of $210.7 billion, according to Forbes Real Time Billionaires list.

20 May 2024

Blue Origin

Blue Origin completes 7th crewed spaceflight after two-year break

Blue Origin, the spaceflight company owned by Jeff Bezos, successfully flew six paying customers to the edge of space and back on May 19.

18 May 2024

Blue Origin

Blue Origin to resume space tourism program after two-year hiatus

Blue Origin, the space company owned by Jeff Bezos, is set to recommence its space tourism program after a nearly two-year hiatus.

27 Apr 2024

Amazon

FTC accuses Amazon executives of using Signal to destroy evidence

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the US, has submitted a filing, accusing senior executives at Amazon of using the Signal app's disappearing messages facility to destroy evidence.

09 Apr 2024

Neuralink

Neuralink-rival Synchron prepares for groundbreaking brain chip clinical trial

US-based start-up, Synchron, is set to launch an extensive clinical trial of its revolutionary brain-computer interface (BCI).

05 Mar 2024

Elon Musk

Jeff Bezos dethrones Elon Musk as world's richest person

Elon Musk has been dethroned as the world's richest person by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

24 Feb 2024

Amazon

Jeff Bezos, NVIDIA to back humanoid robot start-up Figure AI

Jeff Bezos and NVIDIA, along with several others, are investing in humanoid robot start-up Figure AI, reported Bloomberg.

23 Feb 2024

Blue Origin

Blue Origin's space rocket stacked on launchpad for first time

Jeff Bezos's space venture, Blue Origin, has showcased its orbital-class New Glenn rocket at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

21 Feb 2024

Amazon

Jeff Bezos concludes 50M Amazon stock sale, nets $8.5B 

Jeff Bezos has sold another 14 million shares of Amazon worth around $2.4 billion. This latest sale wraps up his plan to sell 50 million shares.

16 Feb 2024

Amazon

Bezos sells $2B worth of Amazon shares in latest transaction

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has sold around $2.03 billion worth of shares in the e-commerce giant over February 14-15.

14 Feb 2024

Amazon

Bezos sells $4B worth of Amazon stock in 4 days

Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder, has sold 24 million shares, earning over $4 billion.

07 Feb 2024

Bill Gates

Bill Gates-backed mining start-up discovers Zambian copper deposit using AI

KoBold Metals, a California-based mining start-up backed by billionaires Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, has uncovered a massive copper deposit in Zambia.

Richest 500 people rebound with $1.5 trillion gain in 2023

The world's 500 wealthiest individuals saw their combined net worth skyrocket by $1.5 trillion in 2023, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

18 Dec 2023

Blue Origin

Blue Origin set for first space mission in 15 months

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Jeff Bezos, is set to launch its New Shepard rocket today, marking its first flight since a mishap in September 2022.

20 Nov 2023

Bill Gates

World's richest 1% emit more carbon than 66% of poorest

In a shocking revelation, a groundbreaking report by Oxfam has exposed a harrowing truth: the richest 1% of the world's population is responsible for a staggering 16% of global CO2 emissions.

03 Nov 2023

Amazon

Jeff Bezos announces move to Miami, shares emotional note

Billionaire Jeff Bezos has revealed his plans to relocate from Seattle to Miami, Florida.

28 Sep 2023

Blue Origin

FAA recommends 21 corrective actions for Jeff Bezos's space company

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has wrapped up its investigation into the mishap that happened to Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital vehicle in September 2022.

26 Sep 2023

Amazon

Amazon veteran Dave Limp to lead Jeff Bezos's space company

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos's space tourism and rocket company, has announced the appointment of Dave Limp, currently the Senior Vice President of Devices and Services at Amazon, as its new CEO.

11 Aug 2023

Amazon

Jeff Bezos just bought a $68 million home near Miami

Jeff Bezos has acquired a waterfront mansion near Miami, Florida, United States.

04 Aug 2023

Lauren Sanchez

Jeff Bezos's $500M yacht: World's largest, has Bezos's girlfriend's sculpture!

On Wednesday, Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos threw an engagement party to celebrate his companionship with fiancée Lauren Sánchez on his awe-inspiring yacht Koru in Italy, reported Page Six.

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

Netflix

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

India

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

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

X

'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

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

SpaceX

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

Amazon

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 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

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.

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

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

Amazon

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

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

SpaceX

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

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.

04 Feb 2021

Google

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

Amazon

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

Amazon

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

Amazon

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

Facebook

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

Facebook

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

Facebook

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

X

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

X

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

Facebook

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

Hollywood

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

Instagram

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.

13 Feb 2020

Amazon

Jeff Bezos buys $165 million home after mansion-hunting with girlfriend

The world's richest person, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, has just bought the most expensive property in Los Angeles, United States.

02 Feb 2020

WhatsApp

How to set up two-step verification on WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most secure messaging platforms available today. However, in the last six months, the Facebook-owned app has been subjected to some serious hacking attempts, including the snooping of over 120 Indian accounts and the hacking of Jeff Bezos's phone.

31 Jan 2020

Mark Zuckerberg

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is minting more money than you could imagine.

24 Jan 2020

WhatsApp

#TechBytes: How to secure your WhatsApp from hacking attempts

In the digital age, people value their data just as much as their money.

23 Jan 2020

Mohammed Bin Salman

After hacking report, Bezos tweets image from Jamal Khashoggi's memorial

The phone of the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, was allegedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, an explosive report in The Guardian claimed yesterday.

22 Jan 2020

WhatsApp

Apparently, Saudi Crown Prince hacked Jeff Bezos's phone via WhatsApp

Last year, Gavin de Becker, a security specialist known for assisting the CIA and FBI, claimed that the Saudi government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.

21 Jan 2020

Piyush Goyal

Jeff Bezos snubbed: IMF's Gita Gopinath says India needs investment

At a time when India is witnessing a historic economic slump, the government should welcome investments, said chief economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, on Monday.

17 Jan 2020

Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal snubs Bezos's $1bn investment announcement, Chidambaram slams him

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos came to India bearing gifts. The world's richest man promised to invest $1 billion to digitize small businesses, but this offer was welcomed rudely.

15 Jan 2020

Amazon

Jeff Bezos investing $1 billion to digitize India's small businesses

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has said that his company, Amazon, will invest as much as $1 billion (approximately Rs. 7,100 crore) to digitize small businesses in India.

15 Jan 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest

The world's richest man and Amazon Inc. boss, Jeff Bezos is in India for a three-day visit.

02 Dec 2019

Forbes

Jeff Bezos gave $131M to charity, 0.1% of his wealth

From Jeff Bezos to Elon Musk, billionaire business magnates often donate a part of their wealth to charitable causes.

28 Nov 2019

Mukesh Ambani

Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders

Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, has become the 9th richest person in the world.

25 Oct 2019

Bill Gates

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos set to lose 'World's Richest' title

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will soon have to give up the title of the world's richest person as the Amazon.com Inc. stock dipped in after-hours trading on Thursday.

18 Oct 2019

Microsoft

Satya Nadella gets 66% salary hike. Guess his total earnings?

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella received a massive 66% raise in salary, during the fiscal year 2018-19.

03 Oct 2019

Saudi Arabia

At Jamal Khashoggi's memorial, Jeff Bezos hugs his fiancée

A year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was inhumanely murdered inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. On Wednesday, activists and his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz gathered outside the embassy to remember him.

21 Jul 2019

Amazon

Amazon accidentally gives 99% discount on Prime Day sale

During the recent Amazon Prime Day sale, a few photography enthusiasts left a lot happier than they would have imagined.

18 Jul 2019

France

Bill Gates not second richest anymore. Here's who replaced him

For the first time in the seven-year history of Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates swooped down to world's third-richest spot from his previous rank 2.

10 Jul 2019

Amazon

Want to work at Amazon? Job ad reveals back-breaking standards

For years, Amazon has made headlines for pushing employees to work long hours and imposing debilitating standards, but apparently, that was the plan from the get-go.

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