Sunday, 20 June 2021
Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28m
An unnamed bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire’s company Blue Origin next month
13 Jun 2021, 08:54
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to fly to space next month
The Blue Origin spacecraft which is set to carry Bezos and others has undergone 15 test flights
08 Jun 2021, 13:56
‘Amazon Unbound’ an unvarnished look at its unprecedented growth
With the publication of “The Everything Store” in 2013, Bloomberg journalist Brad Stone revealed how the unlikely Seattle start-up Amazon became an unexpected king of ecommerce. Since then, its ...
25 May 2021, 09:09
Jeff Bezos backs Biden’s infrastructure plan, tax hike proposal
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has endorsed US president Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan and even a hike in corporate tax rate
08 Apr 2021, 10:11
Jeff Bezos will seek to shift space venture Blue Origin into hyperdrive
Freed from his daily obligations at Amazon.com Inc, Jeff Bezos is expected to turn up the heat on his space venture, Blue Origin, as it faces a pivotal year and fierce competition from Elon Musk's ...
09 Feb 2021, 10:12
Activists team up with workers to protest against Amazon
An international group of climate activists have joined hands with warehouse workers to launch an online campaign called “Make Amazon Pay”, demanding that the e-commerce giant reduce carbon footprint ...
29 Nov 2020, 08:49
How Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates reacted to Biden’s victory
Tech honchos including Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos congratulated president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris after their victory in the US ...
10 Nov 2020, 09:53
EU lawmakers want Jeff Bezos to tell if Amazon spies on them
A group of lawmakers in the European Union has written to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demanding answers from him on whether the company monitors the activities of politicians and trade union activists
09 Oct 2020, 08:40
Amazon workers protest outside Jeff Bezos’ home
Activists led protests outside Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ home in Beverly Hills, California, demanding an increase in hourly wages for the company’s warehouse workers and higher taxes on ...
07 Oct 2020, 08:52
Musk calls Bezos a ‘copycat’ over Zoox acquisition
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has called Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos a copycat after the ecommerce giant announced to purchase self-driving car company Zoox pegged at over $1 billion
28 Jun 2020, 09:24