MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her fortune after divorce from Amazon billionaire

2019-05-29 13:04

"I have a disproportionate amount of money to share."

Jeff Bezos explains why he thinks getting 8 hours of sleep is key to making important decisions in the workplace

2018-09-17 09:23

In an interview with David Rubenstein, the cofounder and co-executive chairperson of The Carlyle Group, the Amazon CEO discussed some of his business practices.

Jeff Bezos is the richest person alive — here's how he makes and spends his billions

2018-08-28 14:11

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is the first person in modern history to accumulate a fortune of over $100 billion (R1.4 trillion). Here's how he spends his money.

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin plans to land on the moon by 2023

2018-07-06 17:52

Blue Origin, the space flight project founded by Jeff Bezos in 2000, already has plans for space tourism and has completed some test flights with reusable rockets. Now, the company aims to land on the moon within 5 years.

Amazon is notorious for disrupting industries — now it’s eyeing entire countries

2018-05-31 07:23

Entire economies, particularly emerging markets, are at risk of sweeping disruption as Amazon looks to expand globally, according to Morgan Stanley.

Warren Buffett says he 'blew it' when he didn't invest in Amazon early, and the regret is what keeps him from investing today

2018-05-16 12:23

Warren Buffett says he "blew it" when it came to investing in one of the tech world's biggest juggernauts: Amazon. He's been watching Amazon since the beginning, and has high praise for Jeff Bezos, but never pulled the trigger and invested.

Jeff Bezos says his advice to Amazon interns and execs is to stop aiming for work-life 'balance' — here’s what you should strive for instead

2018-04-30 18:07

"I get asked about work-life balance all the time," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said. "...That's a debilitating phrase because it implies there's a strict trade-off."

One of Amazon's biggest challenges in its early days was solved by an obscure book about lichen

2018-04-23 18:22

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he found a "loophole" that allowed him to overcome an early obstacle to success, Brad Stone writes in "The Everything Store."

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

2018-04-23 11:24

Every meeting requires a brilliantly written six-page memo which the whole room reads silently together.

Amazon expected to unveil its own smartphone

2014-06-18 17:15

An AT&T exclusive Amazon smartphone is expected to release in September.

 

Jeff Bezos could be the first 'woke' billionaire philanthropist — but only if he's willing to help solve the problems he's created

2018-09-23 21:08

But in an age of increasing scepticism of powerful institutions, Bezos must contend with a new adversary: a growing sense of public scrutiny.

Amazon becomes the 2nd US company to join the $1 trillion club

2018-09-04 18:20

Such astronomical growth from a small, Seattle book seller to one of the world’s biggest companies has made its founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, easily the richest man in the world.

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

2018-08-09 16:26

CEO Jeff Bezos said hiring talented people was the single most important element of guaranteeing Amazon's success.

Burglars got away with breaking into billionaire Jeff Bezos's Beverly Hills mansion after leading police on a car chase

2018-06-12 15:57

Burglars tried to break into Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Beverly Hills mansion. After a 25-minute car chase, they successfully evaded the police.

Richard Branson says he's months away from becoming an astronaut

2018-05-28 06:29

But is it all billionaire bravado?

How Amazon got its name

2018-05-08 11:46

Amazon was originally called "Cadabra," as in "abracadabra," according to Brad Stone's book "The Everything Store." Eventually, CEO Jeff Bezos hit on the idea of naming the company after the largest river on earth because he intended to create earth's largest bookstore.

The process Jeff Bezos used to interview job candidates before he was a CEO became the way Amazon decided who got the job

2018-04-25 12:59

Amazon's hiring process was first based on the way CEO Jeff Bezos used to assess candidates when he worked at D.E. Shaw. Interviewers threw out tricky brainteasers and watched how the person tried to solve them.

Amazon's got a 'top secret' plan to put robots in your home by 2019, according to a new report

2018-04-23 17:06

Amazon's next big move is putting autonomous robots in your home, according to a Bloomberg report.

Jay Z is the richest hip-hop artist in the world but he'd be nothing without Beyoncé — here are the 7 richest power couples

2018-03-02 08:49

Power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z are entertainment's first billion-dollar couple.

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