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Jeff Bezos

American entrepreneur, founder, and chairman of Amazon.

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July 15, 2021
Jeff Bezos donates $200 million to the Smithsonian Institution to boost its National Air and Space Museum.
July 2021
Jeff Bezos picks Wally Funk, a 82-year-old woman pilot and aerospace pioneer to launch with him.
February 2, 2021
Jeff Bezos announces his plans to step down as Amazon's CEO and become its executive chairman.
November 16, 2020
Jeff Bezos announces first beneficiaries of his $10 billion climate fund.

July 21, 2020
Jeff Bezos adds record $13 billion in single day to his fortune.
February 17, 2020
Jeff Bezos announces a $10 billion fund to fight climate change.
February 13, 2020
Jeff Bezos buys the Warner Estate in Beverly Hills from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million.
January 13, 1964
Jeff Bezos was born in Albuquerque.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and brother Mark give a rare interview about growing up and secrets to success

Nov 14, 2017

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By MATT OTT and MARCY GORDON
October 18, 2021
AP NEWS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. House lawmakers are threatening to seek a criminal investigation of Amazon, saying the tech giant has one "final chance" to correct previous testimony by executives on its competition practices.
By MARCIA DUNN and RICK TABER, Associated Press
October 13, 2021
Chron
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) - Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted...
AP
October 13, 2021
HuffPost
Captain Kirk takes a trip to the final frontier.
Eric Berger
October 13, 2021
Ars Technica
This flight does not solve any of the problems at Blue Origin, of course.
CNN
October 13, 2021
CTVNews
Ryanair is refusing to carry passengers who were refunded by credit card companies for flights they did not take because of coronavirus lockdowns.
Richard Luscombe
October 13, 2021
the Guardian
Critics see the 'awful business' of private space tourism as having little technological or exploration value
The Associated Press
October 13, 2021
CTVNews
Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as traders waited for updates on inflation and corporate earnings.
The Associated Press
October 13, 2021
CTVNews
China's import and export growth slowed in September amid shipping bottlenecks and other disruptions combined with coronavirus outbreaks, according to customs data reported Wednesday.
USA TODAY
October 12, 2021
USA TODAY
To celebrate his self-adorned gold medal, Elon Musk jokingly jabbed at his rival Jeff Bezos by responding to a Twitter post with a silver medal emoji.
The Canadian Press
October 12, 2021
CTVNews
Opponents of Line 5 want the White House to reject Canada's bilateral effort to prevent a Michigan judge from shutting down the cross-border pipeline.
The Associated Press
October 12, 2021
CTVNews
Southwest Airlines flights appeared to be running closer to normal on Tuesday after the airline cancelled nearly 2,400 flights over the previous three days.
By TED ANTHONY, AP National Writer
October 12, 2021
Chron
"Risk is our business," James T. Kirk once said. "That's what this starship is...
The Associated Press
October 11, 2021
CTVNews
Dozens of large German companies have urged the country's next government to put in place ambitious policies to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord.
October 9, 2021
https://www.outlookindia.com/
Ever since Mukesh Ambani inherited the oil refining and petrochemicals from his late father, Dhirubhai Ambani, he has endeavoured to transform the energy giant into a retail, telecommunications and e-commerce major.
Jackie Annett
October 5, 2021
Express.co.uk
FACEBOOK founder Mark Zuckerberg's net worth fell a staggering $7billion (£5.1billion) overnight as his social media platforms suffered an outage that cost one of the world's richest men a fortune.
By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer
October 4, 2021
Chron
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Captain Kirk is rocketing into space next week - boldly...
BBC News
October 4, 2021
BBC News
William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk, is set to become the oldest person to fly to space.
October 1, 2021
Chron
A group of more than 20 current and former employees are accusing Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin...
The Associated Press
October 1, 2021
ABC News
A group of more than 20 current and former employees are accusing Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin spaceflight company of being a toxic work environment and not following proper safety protocols
The Associated Press
October 1, 2021
CTVNews
A group of more than 20 current and former employees are accusing Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket ship company of being a toxic work environment and not adhering to proper safety protocols.
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