1 Jul 2021
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin firm announced Thursday that barrier-breaking woman aviator Wally Funk, 82, will be the fourth passenger on the billionaire's space trip. The trip to space is 60 years overdue for Funk, who was one of the Mercury 13, the first women trained to fly to space from 1960-1961, but excluded because of…
17 Jun 2021
A petition calling for billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to be denied re-entry to Earth following his spaceflight next month has garnered thousands of signatures online. The Change.org petition, as of the time of this report, has gained over 12,000 signatures since it was created last week. Titled "Petition To Not Allow Jeff Bezos Re-Entry…
13 Jun 2021
It appears that the universe came together to see that glasses are shattered and it is a week of world records. From the journey out of space to becoming the hottest creature on the planet. Catch up on all the major stories that made our week: What in the quackery?! What happens when an imposter…
13 Jun 2021
A mystery 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.
11 Jun 2021
Two weeks after losing the title of the richest person in the world to LVMH chief Bernard Arnault, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos reclaimed the No. 1 spot on Thursday according to Forbes. Amazon shares closed more than 2% higher, boosting Bezos’ net worth by $3.5 billion, while shares in Arnault’s luxury conglomerate LVMH slumped by nearly…
7 Jun 2021
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday he will fly into space next month on the first human flight launched by his Blue Origin rocket firm.
27 May 2021
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Wednesday that he will hand over operational control to his successor on July 5, leaving as the e-commerce giant flexes its muscles in television and cloud.
25 May 2021
French fashion tycoon Bernard Arnault today crept ahead of Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest man as his net worth climbed to $186.3billion. The chief executive of Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) saw his luxury goods firm stock increase by 0.4 percent during the first hours of trading on Monday. The rise pushed Arnault's…
15 Apr 2021
Amazon now has more than 200 million subscribers to its Amazon Prime service, CEO Jeff Bezos wrote in his annual letter to shareholders Thursday. Amazon Prime Video programming is included in the larger Prime subscription, making it one of the most widely available premium streaming services in the world. Prime passed 150 million subscribers in…
8 Mar 2021
MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle teacher who teaches at the private school where her children are enrolled. Scott, who was previously known as MacKenzie Bezos and is worth an estimated $53 billion, divorced the Amazon founder back in 2019 after 25 years of marriage. The 50-year-old's new husband is…
4 Feb 2021
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Tuesday he would stand aside later this year as chief executive of the company he built from a startup into one of the world's most valuable firms.
8 Jan 2021
A rise in Tesla’s share price has pushed Musk past Jeff Bezos (who had been the richest person since 2017) with his net worth now estimated at $184 billion, CNBC reported.