One thing we know: when it is all over, those of us who survive will find some form of meaning in it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
"I have a disproportionate amount of money to share."
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
"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."
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."
Every meeting requires a brilliantly written six-page memo which the whole room reads silently together.
An AT&T exclusive Amazon smartphone is expected to release in September.
But in an age of increasing scepticism of powerful institutions, Bezos must contend with a new adversary: a growing sense of public scrutiny.
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.
CEO Jeff Bezos said hiring talented people was the single most important element of guaranteeing Amazon's success.
Burglars tried to break into Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Beverly Hills mansion. After a 25-minute car chase, they successfully evaded the police.
But is it all billionaire bravado?
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.
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 next big move is putting autonomous robots in your home, according to a Bloomberg report.
Power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z are entertainment's first billion-dollar couple.
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