Jeff Bezos

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos records $200 billion personal wealth, makes history

Since the beginning of 2020, Amazon stock is up nearly 80 per cent, said the Forbes report, adding that Bezos' net worth on January 1 was roughly $115 billion.

published on : 27th August 2020

Chemist body writes to Jeff Bezos, says e-pharmacies are 'illegal'

Earlier this week, Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd announced the acquisition of a majority equity stake in Netmeds for a cash consideration of around Rs 620 crore.

published on : 20th August 2020

Germany launches new antitrust probe into Amazon: Report

Earlier, Amazon said that it does not access sales data from independent sellers to help develop its own products.

published on : 17th August 2020

Amazon to export USD 10 billion Make in India products by 2025: Jeff Bezos

Amazon’s cumulative export sales in 2019 grew by 100% touching Rs 8,000 crore, the e-tailer’s country head, India and Senior-Vice President, Amit Agarwal said.

published on : 20th July 2020

Twitter accounts of Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates hacked in bitcoin scam

Comments and posts at Twitter indicated thousands of dollars in bitcoin may have been sent to the scammers' digital account.

published on : 16th July 2020

Amazon will not send CEO Jeff Bezos to testify in US Congress in ongoing antitrust probe

Earlier this month, the Committee called on Bezos to testify after Democratic leaders accused Amazon officials of providing misleading statements to Congress.

published on : 16th May 2020

Amazon profit tumbles despite rise in sales amid lockdown, here's why

Revenue rose 26 per cent to USD 75.45 billion, beating the USD 73.7 billion analysts expected.

published on : 1st May 2020

Jeff Bezos buys new apartment for $16 million in New York

Last summer, Bezos purchased a penthouse and two apartments below the new apartment, in a renovated 1912 neo-Gothic building that overlooks Madison Square Park.

published on : 18th April 2020

Jeff Bezos gets richer by USD 6.5 billion in a day as investors flock to Amazon

Amazon has been a favourite among 'sheltered-at-home' investors because of an unprecedented surge in online orders.

published on : 15th April 2020

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos donates $100 million to feed out-of-work Americans due to COVID-19

Some people, however, were not very happy with the contribution as it only composes about .08 per cent of Bezos' nearly $120 billion worth of wealth and assets.

published on : 4th April 2020

Jeff Bezos launches USD 10 billion fund to combat climate change

Amazon has been accused of creating vast amounts of waste from the packaging it uses for doorstep deliveries, as well as for the greenhouse gas emissions from huge fleets of vehicles.

published on : 18th February 2020

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos buys estate in Los Angeles for USD 165 million: Report

Bezos bought the nine-acre Warner Estate in Beverly Hills from media mogul David Geffen.

published on : 13th February 2020

US senators ask Amazon to improve safety practices after reports of 'disturbing injury rates'

'Any practice that puts profits before worker safety is unacceptable,' read the letter signed by Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Cory Booker, among others.

published on : 11th February 2020

Amazon to invest USD 1 billion in digitising Indian SMBs: Jeff Bezos

The company will use its global footprint to export USD 10 billion worth of Make In India goods by 2025, Bezos said at the Amazon SMBhav summit.

published on : 15th January 2020

Here are the world's biggest billionaire winners and losers of 2018

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Inc. founder and the richest man in the world, was 2018’s biggest gainer for the second year running.

published on : 31st December 2018
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