Jeff Bezos

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos collide after SpaceX wins moon landing contract

The two richest men in the world have been sparring in a tightly fought global space race, vying for contracts from government agencies and businesses. Blue Origin said on Monday it had filed a protest with the federal Government Accountability Office, accusing NASA of moving the goalposts for contract bidders at the last minute.

Apr 27, 2021, 20:53 PM IST

Amazon Prime hits 200M users globally, Jeff Bezos in final annual letter to shareholders

In his final annual letter to Amazon`s shareholders on Thursday, Bezos who will be replaced by former AWS head Andy Jassy as Amazon CEO this year, said that customers have connected more than 100 million smart home devices to Alexa.

Apr 16, 2021, 17:34 PM IST

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's aerospace company Blue Origin conducts 'astronaut rehearsal' in test flight

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's aerospace company Blue Origin has conducted an "astronaut rehearsal" during the successful 15th uncrewed test flight of the company`s reusable suborbital rocket New Shepard, dubbed NS-15.

Apr 15, 2021, 13:47 PM IST

Amazon accepts its employees pee in bottles, know details

E-commerce giant Amazon on Friday (April 2) accepted that its employees pee in plastic bottles after earlier denying the claims made by Representative Mark Pocan on his Twitter account.

Apr 04, 2021, 14:02 PM IST

Gautam Adani leaves behind Mukesh Ambani, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk with astonishing wealth surge

Gautam Adani's coffer rose from $ 16.2 billion to an astonishing $ 50 billion in the year 2021. There is a growth of $ 34 billion in just a year. In comparison to this, Mukesh Ambani grew $ 8.1 billion. Gautam Adani with a $ 34 billion wealth surge, has left behind big names in the international business arena such as Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.

Mar 12, 2021, 18:17 PM IST

Warren Buffet enters $100 billion rich club, check out top 5 billionaires in the elite list

Buffett’s net worth rose to $100.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Mar 12, 2021, 10:31 AM IST

Jeff Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie Scott marries Dan Jewett: Know everything about him

Jewett has been a teacher for decades and most recently taught chemistry at the private Lakeside School, where Scott's children attended. However, it remains unclear when Scott and Jewett tied the knot. Jewett made the announcement on the website for Giving Pledge, the movement created to encourage wealthy people to donate to charity and other philanthropic causes.

Mar 09, 2021, 17:08 PM IST

Elon Musk loses world’s richest person tag: One tweet on Bitcoin costs him $15 billion

This is touted to be the biggest decline since September and the primary reason behind this fall is fuelled by Musk's comments over the weekend that the prices of Bitcoin and smaller rival Ether "do seem high." This came two weeks after Tesla announced it added $1.5 billion in Bitcoin to its balance sheet.

Feb 23, 2021, 18:49 PM IST

Jeff Bezos reclaims world's richest title as Elon Musk's short stint at top ends

Tesla' shares slid 2.4 per cent on Tuesday, which resulted in Musk losing $4.6 billion from his fortune and his brief stint as the world's richest ended, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranking. Musk remained at the top for almost six weeks as he remained at the centre of some of the biggest market events this year.

Feb 17, 2021, 07:47 AM IST

Here's all about Andy Jassy, the man who will replace Jeff Bezos as Amazon CEO

The news came as Amazon registered its largest quarter by revenue of all time at $125.56 billion, as online shopping broke all records in the holiday December quarter amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Here is all you want to know about Andy Jassy, the man who will replace Jeff Bezos as Amazon CEO 

 

Feb 03, 2021, 11:49 AM IST

Amazon surpasses $100B in quarterly revenue for 1st time

Amazon also announced that Jeff Bezos will transition to the role of Executive Chair in the third quarter of 2021 and Andy Jassy, CEO of AWS, will become Chief Executive Officer at that time.

The Amazon stock were up 1 per cent in extended trading on Tuesday.

Feb 03, 2021, 10:41 AM IST

Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos to step down in third quarter, Andy Jassy to takeover

Ecommerce giant Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday beat estimates for holiday-quarter sales and said Jeff Bezos would move to the role of executive chair in the third quarter and be replaced by Amazon Web Services head Andy Jassy as chief executive officer.

Feb 03, 2021, 07:58 AM IST

Inside Story of the richest Elon Musk

Creating history, Elon Musk, became the world's the richest person on the planet, going past Bezos on Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world's 500 wealthiest people.

Jan 08, 2021, 22:00 PM IST

Tesla CEO Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's wealthiest man, check out his net worth

Musk's wealth surge over the past year marks the fastest rise to the top of the rich list in history, CNBC reported. 

Jan 08, 2021, 07:35 AM IST

Elon Musk leaves Jeff Bezos behind, becomes richest man on planet

Creating history, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who had once decided to sell off Tesla owing to poor results, became the richest person on the planet, going past Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos on Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world`s 500 wealthiest people.

Jan 08, 2021, 00:12 AM IST

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tops Forbes richest list for third year in a row

Forbes said that the aggregate wealth of the its 400 list rose to a record $3.2 trillion.

Sep 08, 2020, 18:27 PM IST

Five things you want to know about Jeff Bezos, the 1st person ever to be worth over $200 billion

The person who is closest to Bezos now is Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates who is currently worth $116.1 billion.

Aug 27, 2020, 17:33 PM IST

Jeff Bezos sells over $3.1 billion in Amazon shares

Following tax deductions, the world's richest man will take home an estimated $2.4 billion, Forbes reported on Wednesday.

Aug 06, 2020, 13:46 PM IST

Elon Musk calls Jeff Bezos a 'copycat' over acquisition of self-driving firm Zoox

On Thursday, news reports surfaced that Amazon is set to spend over $1 billion to acquire self-driving car startup Zoox.

Jun 27, 2020, 14:56 PM IST

NASA selects Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build astronaut moon lander

The three companies, which include firms of tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, will share $967 million from NASA, though specific amounts each company will receive were not immediately known.

May 01, 2020, 12:12 PM IST