Jeff Bezos

Photo Gallery: 5 things to know about world's richest man Jeff Bezos

Since June 1 this year, his wealth has grown more than USD 5 billion.

Jul 19, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest man

Bezos' wealth has grown more than USD 5 billion since June 1 to beat Bill Gates, the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, who is the second-richest man in the world with USD 92.9 billion.

Jun 19, 2018, 06:37 AM IST
Jeff Bezos thanks users on Amazon India's 5th Anniversary, offers cashback online

Jeff Bezos thanks users on Amazon India's 5th Anniversary, offers cashback online

Bezos has committed an investment of USD 5 billion in the Indian market.

Jun 06, 2018, 12:26 PM IST
Yeh akkha India jaanta hai, hum tumpe marta hai: Amazon woos its customer in style, leaves her in splits

Yeh akkha India jaanta hai, hum tumpe marta hai: Amazon woos its customer in style, leaves her in splits

Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and it is the largest Internet retailer in the world as measured by revenue and market capitalisation.

Apr 21, 2018, 18:25 PM IST

These are the world’s 10 richest people in 2018, says Forbes

Forbes magazine has released the list of the richest business tycoons across the world which also features India’s Mukesh Ambani.

Mar 07, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Forbes 10 richest people in the world in 2018

Forbes 10 richest people in the world in 2018

The US has the most billionaires (585), followed by mainland China (373).

Mar 07, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
Jeff Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list, Donald Trump's ranking falls over 200 spots

Jeff Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list, Donald Trump's ranking falls over 200 spots

US President Donald Trump's ranking on the list fell to 766th place from 544th in the last edition.

Mar 07, 2018, 07:26 AM IST
Bill Gates says billionaires should pay 'significantly' more taxes

Bill Gates says billionaires should pay 'significantly' more taxes

Bill Gates says he has paid more than $10 billion in taxes over a lifetime but billionaires like him should pay "significantly" more because they benefit more from the system.

Feb 19, 2018, 23:09 PM IST
Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates to become world's richest man

Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates to become world's richest man

Jeff Bezos, the founder-chairman of e-commerce giant Amazon, has propelled past Bill Gates to become world's richest man. Bezos net worth now stands at $106 Billion, ahead of Microsoft co-founder's $93.3 Billion. 

Jan 10, 2018, 21:27 PM IST
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' net worth exceeds $100 bn

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' net worth exceeds $100 bn

The new achievement comes on the backdrop of Black Friday sales which got Bezos` fortune swelling.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
Amazon's Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest

Amazon's Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos overtook Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the richest person in the world on Friday as the e-commerce giant's shares registered an uptick on the Wall Street.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
Bill Gates back as world's richest person; Amazon's Jeff Bezos slips back to 2nd place

Bill Gates back as world's richest person; Amazon's Jeff Bezos slips back to 2nd place

While most of Bezos's wealth is in Amazon, he also owns the private space firm Blue Origin and the Washington Post newspaper.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Amazon`s Jeff Bezos becomes world`s richest person, replaces Bill Gates

Amazon`s Jeff Bezos becomes world`s richest person, replaces Bill Gates

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has become the world’s wealthiest man, surpassing Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates after his shares surged on Thursday.

Jul 27, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos receives first Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Award from Apollo 11 moonwalker

Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos receives first Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Award from Apollo 11 moonwalker

Aldrin, 87, established the Apollo 11 Anniversary Gala to commemorate his moon mission, which blasted off at 13:32:00 UTC from Kennedy Space Center 48 years ago on July 16, 1969. 

Jul 17, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Narendra Modi in US: Excited to keep investing, growing in India, says Amazon CEO

Narendra Modi in US: Excited to keep investing, growing in India, says Amazon CEO

American online retail giant Amazon, which has committed investments to the tune of USD 5 billion in India, will "keep investing and growing in India", its chief Jeff Bezos has said.

Jun 26, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Amazon's Bezos asks for philanthropic ideas, gets plenty

Amazon's Bezos asks for philanthropic ideas, gets plenty

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is asking for ideas to help the world through philanthropy -- and is getting an earful.

Jun 17, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Amazon CEO Bezos asks Twitter followers how to donate his money

The request signalled a shift for Bezos, who has invested in longer-term bets like space exploration and kept quieter about other givings.

Jun 16, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Bezos is selling $1 billion of Amazon stock a year to fund rocket venture

Bezos is selling $1 billion of Amazon stock a year to fund rocket venture

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday he is selling about $1 billion worth of the internet retailer`s stock annually to fund his Blue Origin rocket company, which aims to launch paying passengers on 11-minute space rides starting next year.

Apr 06, 2017, 11:54 AM IST
Amazon replaces Twitter to live stream NFL

Amazon replaces Twitter to live stream NFL

Twitter will not stream the NFL`s Thursday Night Football games this year, instead Amazon will. The Jeff Bezos company won the rights paying $50 million for the deal.

Apr 05, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
Modi government privately took Amazon to task over insulting flag doormat

Modi government privately took Amazon to task over insulting flag doormat

India`s reaction to an Amazon.com website selling doormats resembling the country`s flag involved an unprecedented public and private offensive against the US company by Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s government.

Mar 31, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

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