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Amazon VP quits over firings of workers raising safety concerns

05 May 2020

Amazon VP quits over firings of workers raising safety concerns

A vice president at Amazon Web Service (AWS) has quit his job 'in dismay' at the conglomerate's decision to fire workers who publicly raised questions over the company's coronavirus safety measures for warehouses.

SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander

02 May 2020

SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander

By 2024, NASA hopes to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon.

Jack Dorsey donating 28% of his wealth to 'disarm' COVID-19

08 Apr 2020

Jack Dorsey donating 28% of his wealth to 'disarm' COVID-19

In a major move, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and payments platform Square, has announced the decision to donate $1 billion, or about 28% of his wealth, to aid COVID-19 relief efforts.

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

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.

Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested

09 Mar 2020

Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested

In what is believed to be the latest crackdown by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a fourth prince was reportedly arrested on Saturday.

SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

07 Mar 2020

SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.

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

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.

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

13 Feb 2020

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.

How to set up two-step verification on WhatsApp

02 Feb 2020

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.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

31 Jan 2020

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.

#TechBytes: How to secure your WhatsApp from hacking attempts

24 Jan 2020

#TechBytes: How to secure your WhatsApp from hacking attempts

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

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

23 Jan 2020

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.

Waiting and chilling: Richa Chadha on her wedding plans

23 Jan 2020

Waiting and chilling: Richa Chadha on her wedding plans

Bollywood actress Richa Chadha has finally opened up about her wedding plans with boyfriend Ali Fazal.

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

22 Jan 2020

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.

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

21 Jan 2020

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.

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

18 Jan 2020

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

If you've been looking for a lesson in acceptance and self-deprecating humor, learn it from Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

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

17 Jan 2020

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.

Google's latest acquisition will make local businesses discoverable online

15 Jan 2020

Google's latest acquisition will make local businesses discoverable online

With the growth of e-commerce and changing online shopping habits, more and more businesses are coming online, taking their products to the public.

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

15 Jan 2020

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.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest

15 Jan 2020

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.

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

02 Dec 2019

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.

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

28 Nov 2019

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.

Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage

12 Nov 2019

Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered last year, inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. His murder, allegedly ordered by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sparked outrage and showed dissenting voices are shut.

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

25 Oct 2019

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.

Modi has lost his moral-compass, onus is now on bhakts

25 Oct 2019

Modi has lost his moral-compass, onus is now on bhakts

Prime Minister Modi = Prime Minister + Modi. According to the equation, there are/were thirteen more people like him in India. But, there is no one like the second part of the equation: Modi. He is infinity times infinity, in hatred and love both.

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

18 Oct 2019

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.

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

03 Oct 2019

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.

Chinese netizens slam Amazon for selling Hong Kong T-shirts

16 Aug 2019

Chinese netizens slam Amazon for selling Hong Kong T-shirts

Netizens in China charged at leading online retailer Amazon for selling T-shirts supporting anti-government protesters in the country's semi-autonomous region of Hong Kong.

World's richest lose $117bn in one day; Ambani $2.45bn poorer

07 Aug 2019

World's richest lose $117bn in one day; Ambani $2.45bn poorer

The richest 500 people in the world lost $117 billion (Rs. 8,28,418 crore) in a single day market crash on Monday.

Amazon accidentally gives 99% discount on Prime Day sale

21 Jul 2019

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.

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

18 Jul 2019

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.

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

10 Jul 2019

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.

MacKenzie Bezos to get $38bn in world's biggest divorce settlement

03 Jul 2019

MacKenzie Bezos to get $38bn in world's biggest divorce settlement

Months after the couple announced their split, MacKenzie Bezos (48) will walk away with $38 billion as she divorces her husband, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), anytime this week.

Want world's largest plane? It "just" costs $400 million

15 Jun 2019

Want world's largest plane? It "just" costs $400 million

Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane by wingspan, is up for sale for a whopping $400 million.

Here's a look inside Jeff Bezos's new $80mn NYC penthouse

08 Jun 2019

Here's a look inside Jeff Bezos's new $80mn NYC penthouse

Ever since he divorced his wife of 25 years, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has been house-hunting. And after months, his search has finally come to an end.

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity

29 May 2019

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos (48), the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), has become the newest billionaire to sign The Giving Pledge - a philanthropy group of the world's wealthiest people.

Jeff Bezos plans to send humans to Moon: Here's how

10 May 2019

Jeff Bezos plans to send humans to Moon: Here's how

At a recent event, Jeff Bezos, the boss of Amazon and spacefaring giant Blue Origin, unveiled Blue Moon - a giant lunar lander.

Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie reach divorce settlement, costliest in history

05 Apr 2019

Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie reach divorce settlement, costliest in history

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos revealed terms of their divorce settlement on Thursday, months after the power couple announced their split.

Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos's phone, accessed private data

31 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos's phone, accessed private data

In a shocking revelation, a top-level security specialist has alleged that the Saudi Arabian government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.

Donald Trump calls Apple CEO Tim "Apple", Internet LOLs hard

07 Mar 2019

Donald Trump calls Apple CEO Tim "Apple", Internet LOLs hard

According to US President Donald Trump, the last name of Apple CEO is "Apple" and not "Cook", and we aren't making this up.