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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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  • Jeff Bezos sells Amazon shares worth $3.1 billion Aug 06, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos sells Amazon shares worth $3.1 billion

    During the first two working days of August, Bezos sold 1 million shares as part of a previously announced trading plan, according to the filings.

  • Worst zoom quiz ever? Tech glitch lets Jeff Bezos escape an hour of antitrust questioning Jul 30, 2020 12:02 PM IST

    Worst zoom quiz ever? Tech glitch lets Jeff Bezos escape an hour of antitrust questioning

    A congressional aide said it was “not clear” what happened with Amazon's virtual feed

  • US Congress grills Sundar Pichai, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg over their 'ability to exploit power' Jul 30, 2020 10:49 AM IST

    US Congress grills Sundar Pichai, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg over their 'ability to exploit power'

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's richest individual, while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is the fourth-ranked billionaire.

  • Jeff Bezos' snack, room ratings and 'the net': Key online moments from tech hearing Jul 30, 2020 09:28 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos' snack, room ratings and 'the net': Key online moments from tech hearing

    The chief executives of the country's largest tech companies – including Zuckerberg, Amazon Inc's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Alphabet Inc's Google and Apple Inc's Tim Cook – gave virtual testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel.

  • Mackenzie Scott donates $1.7 billion of her wealth since split with Jeff Bezos Jul 29, 2020 08:28 PM IST

    Mackenzie Scott donates $1.7 billion of her wealth since split with Jeff Bezos

    Scott, who was previously known as MacKenzie Bezos, also announced her new last name, which she said was taken from her middle name.

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' fortune sees record single-day rise of $13 billion Jul 21, 2020 09:18 AM IST

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' fortune sees record single-day rise of $13 billion

    Jeff Bezos' net worth has risen by $74 billion in 2020 to $189.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

  • Amazon pledges $2 billion venture capital fund to invest in clean energy Jun 23, 2020 07:08 PM IST

    Amazon pledges $2 billion venture capital fund to invest in clean energy

    Amazon, which delivers about 10 billion items a year and has a massive transportation and data center footprint, has faced protests from environmental activists and pressure from its employees to take action on climate change.

  • Book Review: The power of Amazon and what businesses can learn from the e-commerce giant Jun 20, 2020 04:13 PM IST

    Book Review: The power of Amazon and what businesses can learn from the e-commerce giant

    Bezonomics: How Amazon is Changing Our Lives and What the World’s Best Companies are Learning from it is a breezy biographical profile of Jeff Bezos, and connects the dots about how Amazon has infiltrated our daily lives

  • Amazon says CEO Jeff Bezos willing to testify before US Congress Jun 16, 2020 07:50 AM IST

    Amazon says CEO Jeff Bezos willing to testify before US Congress

    The company's attorney sent a letter to members of the House Judiciary Committee, saying Amazon had cooperated with the probe. "This includes making Jeff Bezos available to testify at a hearing with the other CEOs this summer," said the letter from Robert Kelner of Covington and Burling LLP.

  • "You’re the kind of customer I’m happy to lose," Jeff Bezos to a racist customer Jun 09, 2020 03:37 PM IST

    "You’re the kind of customer I’m happy to lose," Jeff Bezos to a racist customer

    The email sent by his customer named Dave to Bezos contains racial slurs and insults.

  • Elon Musk wants Amazon to 'break up'; Here's why Jun 05, 2020 07:30 AM IST

    Elon Musk wants Amazon to 'break up'; Here's why

    "This is insane @JeffBezos," Musk tweeted at Amazon's chief. Both men are billionaires and oversee competing space exploration companies on top of their duties at Telsa and Amazon. "Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong!" Musk added in a second tweet.

  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos invests in UK digital freight forwarder Beacon Jun 01, 2020 07:51 AM IST

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos invests in UK digital freight forwarder Beacon

    Beacon said on Sunday it raised over $15 million in Series A fundraising, from investors including Bezos and venture capital firm 8VC.

  • Jeff Bezos could become first trillionaire in the world: Study May 15, 2020 07:40 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos could become first trillionaire in the world: Study

    The study predicts that Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries, maybe the fifth person in the world to become a trillionaire

  • US House panel calls on Amazon's Bezos to testify on third-party sellers May 01, 2020 09:25 PM IST

    US House panel calls on Amazon's Bezos to testify on third-party sellers

    At issue are statements by Amazon's associate general counsel, Nate Sutton, who denied under oath last July and in written testimony that Amazon used sensitive business information from independent sellers on its platform to develop products for Amazon to sell.

  • Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA's astronaut moon lander May 01, 2020 07:20 AM IST

    Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA's astronaut moon lander

    The three companies, which include firms of tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, will share $967 million from NASA, though specific amounts each company will receive were not immediately known.

  • Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk among billionaires gaining net worth in pandemic: Report Apr 23, 2020 09:55 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk among billionaires gaining net worth in pandemic: Report

    The wealth surge of America's richest men happened during a period that saw as many as 22 million Americans file for unemployment.

  • Pentagon: $10 billion cloud contract that snubbed Amazon was legal Apr 16, 2020 09:15 PM IST

    Pentagon: $10 billion cloud contract that snubbed Amazon was legal

    The judge presiding over the bid protest in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims said in March that Amazon’s challenge likely had merit on some technical grounds involving pricing.

  • Jeff Bezos just became richer by $6.4 billion after Amazon hit the $1-trillion mark Apr 15, 2020 10:48 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos just became richer by $6.4 billion after Amazon hit the $1-trillion mark

    Amazon’s stock jumped 5.3 percent on April 14, hitting a new record close of $2,283 per share.

  • Climate Change | Five areas where Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund can make a difference Feb 27, 2020 11:52 AM IST

    Climate Change | Five areas where Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund can make a difference

    Climate change is the biggest development challenge that would demand sustained, meaningful investments and collective efforts, rather than individual action. The Amazon CEO’s fund could set the foundation for much greater climate action.

  • Policy | Nuclear power is the way forward Feb 19, 2020 01:24 PM IST

    Policy | Nuclear power is the way forward

    A focus on nuclear power will not only help India reduce its dependence on fossil fuels that contribute to climate change, but will also make India more energy independent.

  • Jeff Bezos launches $10 billion fund to combat climate change Feb 18, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos launches $10 billion fund to combat climate change

    Bezos has often clashed with US President Donald Trump, who regularly attacks climate change activists.

  • Jeff Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 million: Report Feb 13, 2020 07:53 AM IST

    Jeff Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 million: Report

    The deal marks a record for the Los Angeles area. The previous residential record was set late last year, when media executive Lachlan Murdoch paid roughly $150 million for Chartwell, a Bel Air estate used as the Clampett residence in the television show "The Beverly Hillbillies," the Journal reported.

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sells $1.8 billion worth of company stock: Report Feb 05, 2020 08:08 PM IST

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sells $1.8 billion worth of company stock: Report

    The report also noted that the sale came at a time when Amazon’s market cap crossed the trillion dollar mark recently.

  • Jeff Bezos asks US judge to dismiss lawsuit by girlfriend's brother: Report Feb 04, 2020 12:46 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos asks US judge to dismiss lawsuit by girlfriend's brother: Report

    Michael Sanchez sued Bezos in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Friday, alleging Bezos falsely stated that Lauren Sanchez's brother was the source of his intimate photographs, according to a court filing.

  • Infosys co-founder Murthy clarifies his 'not used to delays' comment Jan 29, 2020 10:29 AM IST

    Infosys co-founder Murthy clarifies his 'not used to delays' comment

    When asked about Bezos’ reaction, Murthy stated that the Amazon CEO was very understanding.

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