Bezos's reign as world's richest proves fleeting as Amazon sinks

2017-07-28 08:29

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s richest person on Thursday … at least for a few hours.

The 8 billionaires who own the same wealth as 3.6bn people

2017-01-17 05:31

Here's the list of the eight billionaires with the same wealth as the bottom 50% of the world's population.

Millions more switch on to Amazon Prime

2015-12-29 09:47

US online giant Amazon says it added three million customers to its Prime subscription service worldwide in the third week of December as it capped a record holiday season.

US should be 'spacefaring' - Bezos

2015-09-17 12:53

Technology billionaire Jeff Bezos is excited about the idea of humans in space - millions of them living and working there.

Amazon could shake up sector with smartphone

2014-06-17 10:19

Amazon's mystery unveiling is expected to be a smartphone, which if managed well could shake up the market and boost the US online giant as a device maker.

Two new Kindles get power boost

2013-09-25 22:18

Amazon has unveiled upgraded Kindle tablet computers boosting power for the devices while adding a 'Mayday' button for free, live technical support.

Can Bezos add web savvy to Post?

2013-08-07 11:01 CEO Jeff Bezos is revered as one of the brightest minds in corporate America, but even he is puzzling over how to reverse the financial slide threatening The Washington Post.

Amazon unveils new Kindle Fire tablet

2012-09-06 22:32

Amazon's founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has unveiled a new, larger version of its Kindle Fire tablet, with a high-definition display.


How Bezos's grocery shopping shakes up an $800bn industry

2017-06-19 07:21

In one fell swoop, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has charged into the supermarket business with the $13.7bn acquisition of Whole Foods, shaking up the $800bn grocery sector.

Bezos says he is not cowed by Trump

2016-05-19 10:50

Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos has fired back at Donald Trump, calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's barbs at him not "appropriate."

Space billionaires Bezos and Musk in Twitter spat

2015-11-26 07:09

Jeff Bezos has achieved two technological milestones in barely 24 hours, but Elon Musk had something to say about his bragging rights.

Boeing opens commercial spaceship plant

2015-09-06 18:30

Boeing has taken the wraps off an assembly plant for its first line of commercial spaceships, which Nasa plans to use.

Bezos airlifted by navy for medical treatment

2014-01-05 09:05

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was flown by helicopter from a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands for medical attention, authorities in Ecuador say.

Jeff Bezos eager to experiment at Post

2013-09-03 10:34

Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post's future owner, says he is eager to try new things in search of an exciting future for the venerable but struggling daily. ramps up challenge to iTunes

2013-01-10 22:13 has launched a service that gives compact disk buyers instant copies of music in the internet "cloud" in a major challenge to Apple's iTunes shop.

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