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Jeff Bezos is an American internet entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of ecommerce major Amazon. 56-year-old Bezos is the richest man in the world and could soon become the world’s first trillionaire . More

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  • UK PM Boris Johnson to challenge Amazon founder Jeff Bezos over company's tax record Sep 20, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    UK PM Boris Johnson to challenge Amazon founder Jeff Bezos over company's tax record

    Concerns surrounding international corporate tax rates for tech giants will be high on the agenda during Boris Johnson's meeting with Jeff Bezos.

  • Jeff Bezos and Elon exchange pleasantries after trading barbs less than a month ago Sep 17, 2021 01:10 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos and Elon exchange pleasantries after trading barbs less than a month ago

    The two billionaires have locked horns recently Musk had responded to Amazon’s lawsuit saying that filing legal actions against his company is Jeff Bezos' full time job.

  • SpaceX prepares to send first all-civilian crew into orbit on September 15 Sep 13, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    SpaceX prepares to send first all-civilian crew into orbit on September 15

    Jared Isaacman, the American founder and chief executive of e-commerce firm Shift4 Payments, will lead three fellow spaceflight novices on a three-day trip from blastoff at Cape Canaveral, Florida, to splashdown in the Atlantic.

  • Filing lawsuits against SpaceX is Jeff Bezos' full time job, says Elon Musk Sep 02, 2021 10:03 AM IST

    Filing lawsuits against SpaceX is Jeff Bezos' full time job, says Elon Musk

    Amazon had asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to dismiss SpaceX’s latest amendment to its Starlink satellite network

  • Indian-American lead engineer in Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin jumps ship to Elon Musk's Space X Aug 17, 2021 06:01 PM IST

    Indian-American lead engineer in Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin jumps ship to Elon Musk's Space X

    Nitin Arora was working on Blue Origin's landmark project to develop a moon lander designed to carry varying payloads to the lunar surface.

  • Elon Musk takes swipe at Jeff Bezos: Check what he said Aug 14, 2021 02:54 PM IST

    Elon Musk takes swipe at Jeff Bezos: Check what he said

    Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, who have been trying to launch long-range orbital rockets, were competing for a coveted contract from the government to build a spaceship to deliver astronauts to the moon as early as 2024.

  • Louis Vuitton chief Bernard Arnault becomes world's richest surpassing Jeff Bezos Aug 06, 2021 10:11 AM IST

    Louis Vuitton chief Bernard Arnault becomes world's richest surpassing Jeff Bezos

    Bernard Arnault had earlier achieved this feat in December 2019, January 2020, May 2021, and July 2021.

  • 3 business success tips from the world’s richest person: Bernard Arnault of LVMH Aug 04, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    3 business success tips from the world’s richest person: Bernard Arnault of LVMH

    Thanks to the unpredictable currents of the financial world, Bernard Arnault of LVMH has overtaken Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person. Here are some of his business mantras.

  • Calling It Off | Some of the most talked about divorces in recent times Aug 03, 2021 07:29 PM IST

    Calling It Off | Some of the most talked about divorces in recent times

    As Bill Gate and Melinda French officially got divorced, let's take a look at some of the most talked about divorces in recent times.

  • Billionaire Jeff Bezos' net worth declines by $13.5 billion after Amazon shares tumble at Wall Street Jul 31, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    Billionaire Jeff Bezos' net worth declines by $13.5 billion after Amazon shares tumble at Wall Street

    Despite the drop in shares, Bezos still remains the world’s richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He is ahead of Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk by approximately $8 billion.

  • Jeff Bezos ready to cover $2 billion in costs if NASA agrees for Blue Origin's moon mission contract Jul 27, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos ready to cover $2 billion in costs if NASA agrees for Blue Origin's moon mission contract

    Earlier this year in April, NASA rejecting Blue Origin's bid, had awarded Elon Musk's SpaceX , a $2.9 billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the lunar surface as early as 2024.

  • Fiercest billionaire space race is Bezos vs Musk Jul 22, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    Fiercest billionaire space race is Bezos vs Musk

    The coming-out party for Blue Origin went on to show that it’s important for the Amazon founder to make up for the lost time

  • Jeff Bezos says Amazon customers and employees paid for his space trip Jul 21, 2021 06:25 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos says Amazon customers and employees paid for his space trip

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who became the second billionaire in the world to launch his own aircraft (New Shepard) into space this month, said at a news conference: “I want to thank every Amazon employee, and every Amazon customer because you guys paid for all this.”

  • In Pics | Jeff Bezos' trip to space and back on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket Jul 21, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    In Pics | Jeff Bezos' trip to space and back on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket

    Jeff Bezos was accompanied by a hand-picked group: his brother, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands and an 82-year-old aviation pioneer from Texas — the youngest and oldest to ever fly in space.

  • Jeff Bezos completes short trip to space in Blue Origin rocket, voyage lasts 11 minutes Jul 20, 2021 06:59 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos completes short trip to space in Blue Origin rocket, voyage lasts 11 minutes

    Blue Origin's first crewed mission, an 11-minute hop from west Texas to beyond the Karman line and back again, coincided with the 52nd anniversary of the first Moon landing.

  • In Pics | Meet Maharashtra-born Sanjal Gavande who is part of Jeff Bezos’ rocket Blue Origin's team Jul 20, 2021 06:19 PM IST

    In Pics | Meet Maharashtra-born Sanjal Gavande who is part of Jeff Bezos’ rocket Blue Origin's team

    Sanjal Gavande, who joined Blue Origin in April 2021 as a system engineer, later became part of the New Shepard project. Here are a few things to know about the Indian-born engineer who is part of Bezos’ Blue Origin’s engineer team.

  • Jeff Bezos's space flight: What if something goes wrong on Blue Origin rocket? Jul 20, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos's space flight: What if something goes wrong on Blue Origin rocket?

    Accompanying Jeff Bezos on the sub-orbital trip are his brother Mark, 82-year-old Wally Funk, a former test pilot, and Dutch teenager Oliver Daemen.

  • Engineer from Maharashtra is part of team that built Jeff Bezo's rocket Jul 19, 2021 11:08 AM IST

    Engineer from Maharashtra is part of team that built Jeff Bezo's rocket

    Sanjal Gavande's father Ashok is a retired Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation officer, and her mother Surekha is a retired MTNL employee.

  • 18-year-old Oliver Daemen joining Blue Origin's 1st passenger spaceflight Jul 15, 2021 10:42 PM IST

    18-year-old Oliver Daemen joining Blue Origin's 1st passenger spaceflight

    According to Blue Origin, Daemen took a year off after graduating from high school last year to obtain his private pilot’s license. He’ll attend the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands in September.

  • Jeff Bezos donates $200 million to Smithsonian for Air and Space Museum Jul 15, 2021 09:41 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos donates $200 million to Smithsonian for Air and Space Museum

    The donation comes as the richest man in the world by Forbes estimates prepares to fulfil his childhood dream of travelling to space.

  • After PUBG, Shein set to make a comeback; is it an attempt to circumvent govt's ban? Jul 14, 2021 05:56 PM IST

    After PUBG, Shein set to make a comeback; is it an attempt to circumvent govt's ban?

    While Amazon does have a 'conditions of use' policy that binds the sellers with its privacy policy, it sheds responsibility in cases where the seller uses a third-party vendor.

  • Why space tourism is the new getaway for the rich and famous Jul 13, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Why space tourism is the new getaway for the rich and famous

    The status symbol of big billionaires has undergone a metamorphosis of sorts. The in-thing is space tourism. With Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin announcing its decision to sell its first flight into microgravity to the highest bidder the stage is set for the uber rich & super famous to venture out into the unknown and experience the ultimate thrill. Find out more about this upcoming trend

  • New Space Race: Did Richard Branson really travel to 'space', and how the flight stacks up against Jeff Bezos' Jul 13, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    New Space Race: Did Richard Branson really travel to 'space', and how the flight stacks up against Jeff Bezos'

    Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has claimed that unlike, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic 'Unity' spacecraft, its ‘New Shepard’ is designed to fly above the Kármán line that 'defines space'.

  • Jeff Bezos' fortune touches record $211 billion after Pentagon decision: Report Jul 07, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos' fortune touches record $211 billion after Pentagon decision: Report

    The last time a billionaire's wealth came close to Jeff Bezos' new record was in January, when Tesla founder Elon Musk's net worth rose to $210 billion

  • What next for Jeff Bezos and Amazon Jul 05, 2021 09:32 PM IST

    What next for Jeff Bezos and Amazon

    Jeff Bezos leaves an enduring legacy after transforming Amazon from a modest online bookseller into one of the world’s most powerful corporations as he prepares to blast off into uncharted territories. He was set to hand over the job of Amazon's chief executive on July 5 to Andy Jassy. Bezos wanted to spend more time on projects including his space firm Blue Origin. He announced that he will fly to space on the first flight by his rocket on July 20.

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