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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.com, Inc. 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 worth when Amazon became the second company in history to have a market cap of $1 trillion.


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..
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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

Videos for Jeff Bezos

Amazon blames Trump for loss of Pentagon contract [Video]Amazon blames Trump for loss of Pentagon contract

Amazon on Monday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of exerting "improper pressure" and bias that led the Department of Defense to award a lucrative $10 billion cloud contract to rival Microsoft...

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Bill Gates Once Again The Richest Person In The World [Video]Bill Gates Once Again The Richest Person In The World

On Friday, Bill Gates regained the title of the richest person in the world from Jeff Bezos, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Gates' net worth is $110 billion. In July, Gates was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Amazon challenges Pentagon's cloud award to Microsoft [Video]Amazon challenges Pentagon's cloud award to Microsoft

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after Amazon announced plans to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Bezos Reportedly Called Bloomberg: Asked If He Would Run For President [Video]Bezos Reportedly Called Bloomberg: Asked If He Would Run For President

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos called former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg earlier this year and asked him if he was interested in running for president, according to Recode. Bloomberg filed paperwork..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon's $10 bln cloud computing contract [Video]Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon's $10 bln cloud computing contract

Microsoft has won the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud computing contract, the Defense Department said on Friday, beating out favorite Amazon. Mia Womersley reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Falls [Video]Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Falls

Bezos can blame his company's third quarter earnings, which came in below Wall Street's estimates and sent the company's shares tumbling. Much of Bezos' wealth is tied to Amazon's stock. He owns..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Amazon's gloomy holiday outlook drives down shares [Video]Amazon's gloomy holiday outlook drives down shares

Amazon on Thursday forecast revenue and profit for the holiday quarter below expectations, as it faces fierce competition and rising costs from its plan to speed up delivery times globally. Lisa..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Amazon founder visits Washington, DC high school [Video]Amazon founder visits Washington, DC high school

American tech giant's CEO Jeff Bezos meets with high school students as part the company's initiative to fund computer science. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published


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..
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