Jeff Bezos

Who are the richest people in the world?
Jeff Bezos
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Who are the richest people in the world?

Jeff Bezos tops the Forbes Billionaires List for the fourth year running
7 Apr 2021
Amazon’s new boss: who is Andy Jassy?
Amazon Web Services chief executive Andy Jassy will take over from Jeff Bezos
Behind the scenes

Amazon’s new boss: who is Andy Jassy?

The online retail company’s founder will hand over the reins in Q3
3 Feb 2021
Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans
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In Brief

Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans

Previously unseen internal documents and emails granted Congress new licence to probe
30 Jul 2020
Amazon thrives during pandemic - but comes under pressure
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos
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Amazon thrives during pandemic - but comes under pressure

This is a crisis tailor-made for an e-commerce giant like Amazon, and business is booming, even as it faces criticism
16 Apr 2020
Amazon worker fired amid strike over coronavirus protection
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Amazon worker fired amid strike over coronavirus protection

Calls for hazard pay after multiple employees test positive for coronavirus
1 Apr 2020
Inside Jeff Bezos’s new $165m Beverly Hills mansion
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In Depth

Inside Jeff Bezos’s new $165m Beverly Hills mansion

Amazon founder breaks record for most expensive LA property
14 Feb 2020
Jeff Bezos hack: what is malware and are you vulnerable?
Jeff Bezos
In Depth

Jeff Bezos hack: what is malware and are you vulnerable?

Experts say cyberattack like that on Amazon CEO’s phone is ‘horribly easy to do’
23 Jan 2020

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Jeff Bezos’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’
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Jeff Bezos’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’

Revelation expected to send shockwaves through the US
22 Jan 2020
Bernard Arnault tipped to become world’s richest person
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Bernard Arnault tipped to become world’s richest person

Frenchman’s Tiffany takeover set to further boost coffers
26 Nov 2019
Amazon at 25: where next for the online giant?
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In Brief

Amazon at 25: where next for the online giant?

The online retailer has gone from being an ‘everything store’ to an ‘everything company’
5 Jul 2019
Jeff Bezos wants to take crews to Moon by 2024
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Jeff Bezos wants to take crews to Moon by 2024

Amazon CEO has often spoken of desire to colonise outer space
10 May 2019
Jeff Bezos’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi Arabia’
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Jeff Bezos’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi Arabia’

Personal information was used to blackmail Amazon boss back in February
1 Apr 2019
Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of extortion
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Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of extortion

Emails show tabloid threatening to publish ‘dick pic’ from Amazon chief
8 Feb 2019
What could a wealth tax on world’s richest 1% buy?
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In Brief

What could a wealth tax on world’s richest 1% buy?

Oxfam report finds world’s wealthiest 26 people own as much as poorest 50%
22 Jan 2019
Amazon accused of cutting benefits to fund pay rises
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Amazon accused of cutting benefits to fund pay rises

Trillion-dollar company eliminates bonuses and stock awards for hourly workers
5 Oct 2018
Why has Amazon’s Bezos given $2bn to homeless?
Jeff Bezos
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Why has Amazon’s Bezos given $2bn to homeless?

Tech founder’s new charity will also fund schools where ‘child will be the customer’
14 Sep 2018
Blue Origin: what is it and how is it different to SpaceX?
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In Depth

Blue Origin: what is it and how is it different to SpaceX?

Jeff Bezos’s start-up may one day transport a small group of passengers to sub-orbit
30 Apr 2018
Trump falls 222 places on Forbes rich list
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Trump falls 222 places on Forbes rich list

President’s wealth plummets as Jeff Bezos records the biggest year-on-year gain ever
7 Mar 2018
Who is richest person of all time?
John D. Rockefeller was the wealthiest American who ever lived
In Brief

Who is richest person of all time?

None of history’s wealthiest people are alive today
11 Jan 2018
Is Jeff Bezos the richest person of all time?
Jeff Bezos
In Brief

Is Jeff Bezos the richest person of all time?

Amazon CEO worth over $100bn - but is he richer than Bill Gates once was?
10 Jan 2018
Hundreds of North American cities vie for new Amazon HQ
Detroit is one of the cities vying for Amazon's new HQ
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Hundreds of North American cities vie for new Amazon HQ

Chosen location will gain $5bn investment and 50,000 jobs
24 Oct 2017
Bill Gates gives £3.6bn to charity
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Bill Gates gives £3.6bn to charity

Biggest donation for two decades brings Microsoft founder's total giving since 1994 to £27bn
16 Aug 2017
World's eight richest men own as much as 50% of poor
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World's eight richest men own as much as 50% of poor

Oxfam report says inequality gap is 'greater than had been feared'
16 Jan 2017