What goes up must come down and even the unthinkable has happened – Jeff Bezos, founder of e-commerce giant Amazon.com has left his position of CEO as of Monday, it was announced. Bezos will be replaced by Andy Jassy, who for years led Amazon's lucrative division of cloud computing AWS.
Aerospace company Blue Origin's owner Jeff Bezos will go to space with an 82-year-old woman pilot, the firm said Thursday. Wally Funk was one of the first women trained to fly to space but was denied astronaut wings decades ago because of her gender.
Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of the multi-national technology Amazon will fly to space next month on the first space flight from his rocket company Blue Origin, the billionaire said.
MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos and one of the world's richest women, has married a Seattle science teacher, who promptly declared he plans to help give away most of their wealth to charity.
Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO of Amazon later this year, the company said on Tuesday, 30 years after holding that role. The online company said he'll be replaced in the fall of 2021 by Andy Jassy, who currently runs Amazon's cloud business.
MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is giving away her fortune at an unprecedented pace, donating more than US$4 billion in four months after announcing US$ 1,7bn in gifts in July.
More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries have signed a letter to Amazon.com Inc boss Jeff Bezos backing a campaign that claims the tech giant has “dodged and dismissed … debts to workers, societies, and the planet,” organizers said.
The combined wealth of America's billionaires, including Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, jumped more than 19% or by half a trillion since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, according to a report published by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).
United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because it's not supported as a secure mechanism, a UN spokesman said on Thursday, after UN experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the online communications platform to hack the phone of Amazon chief executive and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos.
The owner of US tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer has agreed to sell the title to magazine distributor James Cohen. American Media Inc (AMI) said it would sell the title and two of its sister publications to Mr Cohen.