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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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  • Why billionaires like Bezos, Gates are funding ‘treasure hunt’ in Greenland Aug 09, 2022 08:55 AM IST

    Why billionaires like Bezos, Gates are funding ‘treasure hunt’ in Greenland

    Some of the world’s richest men are funding a ‘treasure hunt’ in Greenland, hoping to find critical metals beneath the island country’s melting ice.

  • Jeff Bezos, Satya Nadella mourn death of Tom Alberg who served on Amazon board for 23 years Aug 07, 2022 04:17 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos, Satya Nadella mourn death of Tom Alberg who served on Amazon board for 23 years

    Tom Alberg had helped guide Amazon through the years when it lost massive amounts of money before it evolved into the powerhouse of e-commerce site.

  • Jeff Bezos’ yacht quietly moved out of Dutch shipyard after backlash | Watch Aug 05, 2022 06:21 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos’ yacht quietly moved out of Dutch shipyard after backlash | Watch

    In the early hours of Tuesday morning, Jeff Bezos’ superyacht was quietly moved out of the Dutch shipyard where it was built.

  • Amazon CEO Andy Jassy breaks from the Bezos way Jul 18, 2022 10:56 PM IST

    Amazon CEO Andy Jassy breaks from the Bezos way

    Andy Jassy’s actions in Washington are a sign of a new era taking shape at Amazon.

  • Elon Musk at Sun Valley Conference: Key things to know about the ultra-exclusive gathering Jul 08, 2022 04:08 PM IST

    Elon Musk at Sun Valley Conference: Key things to know about the ultra-exclusive gathering

    During their stay at the Idaho lodge, the rich and powerful from the tech, finance, and media world listen to speeches and participate in panels

  • Jeff Bezos slams Joe Biden's call for gasoline stations to cut prices Jul 04, 2022 06:44 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos slams Joe Biden's call for gasoline stations to cut prices

    In a tweet on Saturday, Biden said, "this is a time of war and global peril," and demanded the companies lower gasoline prices, which have soared to about $5 a gallon in many parts of the country.

  • Jeff Bezos hits out at White House after Biden asks gas companies to lower prices Jul 03, 2022 10:56 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos hits out at White House after Biden asks gas companies to lower prices

    "Inflation is far too important a problem for the White House to keep making statements like this," Jeff Bezos tweeted.

  • Historic Dutch bridge won’t be dismantled for Jeff Bezos’ $500 million superyacht Jul 02, 2022 03:05 PM IST

    Historic Dutch bridge won’t be dismantled for Jeff Bezos’ $500 million superyacht

    The shipyard that is building Jeff Bezos’ superyacht has decided against asking the Dutch city of Rotterdam to dismantle a historic bridge in order to allow the vessel to pass.

  • Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other billionaires have these 7 traits in common, says Harsh Goenka Jun 27, 2022 12:32 PM IST

    Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other billionaires have these 7 traits in common, says Harsh Goenka

    What is the secret sauce of personalities who have built immense wealth in their lives?

  • Jeff Bezos shares throwback pic with dad on Father's Day with a short and sweet note Jun 20, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos shares throwback pic with dad on Father's Day with a short and sweet note

    Jeff Bezos has always been quite public in his admiration of his stepfather Miguel Bezos who fled to the US from Cuba in the early 1960s when Fidel Castro came to power.

  • Google co-founder Sergey Brin files for divorce; a look at other billionaires who split Jun 20, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin files for divorce; a look at other billionaires who split

    Sergey Brin, the world’s sixth-richest person, has filed for divorce from Nicole Shanahan, citing “irreconcilable differences”. With a staggering amount of wealth involved, billionaire divorces get a lot of news time

  • Jeff Bezos, Sequoia Capital-backed SaaS startup Lummo lays off 50-60 employees from its Bengaluru office Jun 09, 2022 12:09 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos, Sequoia Capital-backed SaaS startup Lummo lays off 50-60 employees from its Bengaluru office

    In the early hours of Tuesday, around 50-60 employees in India started receiving direct emails informing them to move on. The company has a total of around 500 employees in its offices in Jakarta and Bengaluru.

  • Amazon executive behind its massive delivery operation to leave after 23 years Jun 04, 2022 07:37 AM IST

    Amazon executive behind its massive delivery operation to leave after 23 years

    Clark joined Amazon in May 1999, a day after graduating from business school. He quickly rose ranks, from an operations manager in Kentucky to running all of Amazon’s retail, logistics and other consumer-facing businesses as of last year.

  • Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin to launch its fifth tourist flight to space on Saturday Jun 02, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin to launch its fifth tourist flight to space on Saturday

    The Blue Origin flight lasts for about 11 minutes and passengers get to experience a few minutes of weightlessness and see the curve of Earth against the darkness of outer space.

  • Elon Musk's advice to Jeff Bezos: 'Party less, work more' May 29, 2022 11:09 AM IST

    Elon Musk's advice to Jeff Bezos: 'Party less, work more'

    Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk have been involved in a 15-year dispute over their respective space ambitions.

  • Why Jeff Bezos has this magazine of 2006 framed. It isn't because he's on the cover May 19, 2022 06:54 PM IST

    Why Jeff Bezos has this magazine of 2006 framed. It isn't because he's on the cover

    When a Twitter user commented that the reporter Robert D. Hoff did not know how wrong he was, Jeff Bezos came to his defence.

  • 'Lots of risk-taking, mistakes': Jeff Bezos shares throwback pic as Amazon completes 25 years May 17, 2022 01:51 PM IST

    'Lots of risk-taking, mistakes': Jeff Bezos shares throwback pic as Amazon completes 25 years

    Jeff Bezos said that the 25-year journey with Amazon has been far from smooth, but he wouldn’t trade the ride for anything.

  • Jeff Bezos and Joe Biden spar over corporate taxes and inflation May 17, 2022 06:23 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos and Joe Biden spar over corporate taxes and inflation

    The White House quickly retorted Monday that Bezos opposes an economic agenda for the middle class. And then Bezos fired back, arguing that the Biden administration would have made inflation worse if its $3.5 trillion economic and social spending bill, known as Build Back Better, had made it into law.

  • Jeff Bezos hits out at Joe Biden again: 'Misdirection doesn't help the country' May 16, 2022 01:05 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos hits out at Joe Biden again: 'Misdirection doesn't help the country'

    Hours ago, Jeff Bezos had criticised US President Joe Biden over his remark on controlling inflation in the country by taxing "the wealthiest corporations".

  • Jeff Bezos criticises Joe Biden over tweet on taxing super rich to control inflation May 15, 2022 12:11 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos criticises Joe Biden over tweet on taxing super rich to control inflation

    Jeff Bezos's Amazon too has been has been the subject of much criticism over the fact that the company’s final federal tax burden has been particularly lacking in recent years.

  • Jeff Bezos’ edit button dig amid Elon Musk-Twitter deal developments May 14, 2022 10:37 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos’ edit button dig amid Elon Musk-Twitter deal developments

    Jeff Bezos recently made an error while responding to a tweet and used that to point out how Twitter did not have an edit feature yet, despite a push from its soon-to-be-boss Elon Musk.

  • Jeff Bezos thanks mom 'for all the sacrifices you made'. Shares photos May 09, 2022 01:33 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos thanks mom 'for all the sacrifices you made'. Shares photos

    Jacklyn Bezos was a single teen when Jeff Bezos was born in 1964. She was 17, could not even afford a telephone and was told by her school administration that...

  • Amazon driver leaves touching message for girl battling cancer. Jeff Bezos reacts May 07, 2022 03:07 PM IST

    Amazon driver leaves touching message for girl battling cancer. Jeff Bezos reacts

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gave a shout-out to an employee who went viral for a small act of kindness that touched one Florida family in a big way.

  • Jeff Bezos loses $13 billion in hours as Amazon shares slump on poor quarterly show Apr 30, 2022 08:17 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos loses $13 billion in hours as Amazon shares slump on poor quarterly show

    Shares of the e-commerce company were down 14 percent on Friday after it reported a quarterly loss and the slowest sales growth since 2001

  • With Twitter, Elon Musk exponentially increases his influence, and that’s not necessarily comforting Apr 26, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    With Twitter, Elon Musk exponentially increases his influence, and that’s not necessarily comforting

    Elon Musk has the backing of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, and that’s reassuring. Perhaps fears of Musk going haywire are misplaced…perhaps not 

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