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American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.

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Jeff Bezos: American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, chief executive officer, and president of Amazon. The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, Bezos was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018. In September 2018, Forbes described him as "far richer than anyone else on the planet" as he added $1.8 billion to his net worth when Amazon became the second company in history to reach a market cap of $1 trillion.

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Amazon's Bezos pledges $10 billion to climate change fight

Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will commit $10 billion to fund scientists, activists, nonprofits and other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects of climate..
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Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change

The Amazon boss and world's richest man gives 8% of his fortune to fight the planet's "biggest threat".
BBC News - Published

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A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike [Video]A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike

Wall Street finished lower on Thursday as investors took a cautious stance after a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in China. Conway G. Gittens has the recap.

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An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable [Video]An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez have been publicly dating for just over a year. Sanchez is an Emmy-nominated news anchor and media personality. Bezos is the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the..

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Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock? [Video]Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has sold $1.8 billion of Amazon shares according to SEC filings. Amazon shares saw a huge spike last week. The company reported triumphant 2019 earnings report. This isn't the..

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Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users [Video]Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users

Compared to the e-commerce giant, Netflix has nearly 162 million worldwide members. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the impressive number in the company's final quarterly report of 2019.

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Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates [Video]Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday posted holiday quarter results well above expectations as the expansion of its one-day shipping program came under budget and membership in its Prime loyalty club notched a..

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Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

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Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone [Video]Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

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Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Taunted Bezos [Video]Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Taunted Bezos

Francis Mascarenhas/Reuters Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appears to have had access to Jeff Bezos' private messages after a video message was sent to Bezos' WhatsApp account in April 2018...

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Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N. [Video]Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N.

Two U.N. officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos’ phone and both the kingdom and the United States..

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Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd' [Video]Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as “absurd” on Wednesday, seeking to head..

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Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking [Video]Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking

On Wednesday Saudi's crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman refuted allegations that he hacked Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos' phone. Libby Hogan reports.

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Bezos' Phone Reportedly Hacked By Saudi Prince [Video]Bezos' Phone Reportedly Hacked By Saudi Prince

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message from Mohammed bin Salman, according to an explosive new report from The Guardian, which cites multiple..

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Did The Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia Actually Hack Jeff Bezos' Phone? [Video]Did The Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia Actually Hack Jeff Bezos' Phone?

British media has reported that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Mohammed bin Salman. According to Business Insider, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, carried out the deed in May 2018, via a..

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Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge [Video]Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge

India's trade minister remains unimpressed with Amazon's $1 billion investment, as Jeff Bezos continues his charm offensive tour visit to the country. Adam Reed reports.

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Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses [Video]Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amit Agarwal, the head of Amazon India, recently announced the company’s intent to invest in India’s operations.

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Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery [Video]Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery

REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced in a Saturday evening Instagram post that the tech company will donate $1 million Australian dollars (or about $690, 000 USD) to help Australia..

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

Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest person, has purchased a Beverly Hills mansion known as the Warner Estate from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million, a source familiar with..
Reuters - Published

Dissident takes claim he was hacked by Saudi Arabia to court

Case brought amid allegations that Crown Prince bin Salman targeted phone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos
Independent - Published

U.N. says officials barred from using WhatsApp since June 2019 over security

United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because "it's not supported as a secure mechanism," a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday, after U.N. experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the..
Reuters - Published

White House says it takes reports of Amazon chief Bezos' phone hack seriously

The White House on Thursday said it is taking reports about the hacking of Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos' phone seriously, after reports raised questions about the possible..
Reuters - Published

CEOs should still do work with Saudi Arabia despite report: Mnuchin

American business executives should still do business with Saudi Arabia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday after a report on the kingdom's possible involvement in the hacking of..
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U.N. experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hack of Amazon boss Bezos

U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and other authorities into allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
Reuters - Published

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

The call comes after reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
BBC News - Published

Saudi prince may have been involved in Bezos phone hacking: U.N. experts

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon's billionaire boss Jeff Bezos, United Nations experts said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Saudi prince helped hack Amazon boss Bezos' phone? Absurd, says minister

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as "absurd" on Wednesday, seeking to head off a..
Reuters - Published

Saudi foreign minister calls claim that Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Wednesday that an allegation the kingdom’s crown prince had been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff..
Reuters - Published

Saudi involved in hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone, U.N. report will say

Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone and both the kingdom and the United States..
Reuters - Published

Jeff Bezos hack: Saudi Arabia calls claim ‘absurd’

The Saudi crown prince's WhatsApp account has reportedly been linked to the data breach.
BBC News - Published

Saudi dismisses reports it is behind hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that a media report that the Kingdom is behind the hacking of Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone was "absurd."
Reuters - Published

After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party on Friday slammed editorial policies of billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, even as his e-commerce firm Amazon announced plans to create a..
Reuters - Published

Under fire in India, Amazon offers small business owners $1 billion olive branch

Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos said his company will invest $1 billion to bring small businesses online in India, reaching out to some of his fiercest critics in a goodwill visit that saw him donning..
Reuters - Published

Amazon in India: Jeff Bezos announces $1bn Indian investment

The billionaire's visit to India is expected to be marred by protests by small business owners.
BBC News - Published

Amazon boss Bezos to face protests from traders during India trip

Thousands of small-scale traders in India are planning to organize protests against Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, who will visit the country next week for a company event and potential meetings..
Reuters - Published

U.S. watchdog backs Bezos' protest over key Pentagon launch program

A U.S. watchdog on Monday backed a protest from Jeff Bezos' space company that challenged the Pentagon's military space launch procurement strategy, showing support for one of the Amazon billionaire's..
Reuters - Published

Amazon's rising air shipments fly in the face of climate plan

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the online retailer's delivery operations.
Reuters - Published

Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse

Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce..
Reuters - Published

Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 billion last week

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos offloaded $990 million worth of shares in the company last Thursday and Friday, taking the total value of shares sold last week to $2.8 billion.
Reuters - Published

Amazon chief Bezos cashes in $1.8 billion of share pile

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos sold shares worth $1.8 billion in the last three days of July, reducing the value of his stake in the world's third most valuable company to about $110 billion.
Reuters - Published

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end

British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX in..
Reuters - Published

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon..
Reuters - Published

Amazon, after big hire, experimenting with sports media strategy: interview

When Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos was spotted schmoozing in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's booth during the Super Bowl in February, the media world exploded with anticipation about Amazon's..
Reuters - Published

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