Jeff Bezos

The Richest People in the World

Who are the richest people in the world and how did they amass their fortunes? Read on to find out<p>The richest people in the world have a staggering …

Wealth

The 22 Most-Liked CEOs in the Tech Industry

Jeff Bezos ranked at No. 10.<p>Who are the most-liked CEOs? And how do the heads of tech companies stack up against their non-tech peers?<p>A company called Owler set out to find out. So the company, which is sort of like a cross between Glassdoor, PitchBook, Alexa and your favorite news feed, surveyed …

Fortune 500

The Future of Zero-Gravity Living Is Here

One moment I am my normal self, lying flat on my back, gazing at the ceiling. The next moment, I am released. My body drifts up from the floor, and …

NASA

Amazon's Brush With $1,000 Signals the Death of the Stock Split

Big companies are giving up on the stock split.<p>On Thursday, shares of Amazon.com Inc. almost brushed $1,000 before closing at $993.38.<p>The price increase, up from around $68 a decade ago, reflects the company’s growth and dominance. But it also marks the latest example of a company letting its stock …

Stocks

Why Amazon.com Stock Will Soar Past $1,000

The <b>Nasdaq Composite</b>, the <b>S&P 500</b> and the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> lost 2.57%, 1.82% and 1.78%, respectively, Wednesday as investors fretted about …

Stocks

Amazon Shares Primed to Eclipse $1,000 Mark

Amazon stock is primed to eclipse an all-time high price per share.

Amazon

So what if the poor buy avocados – everybody deserves a little luxury

How dehumanising it is when rich people tell those further down the economic food chain they shouldn’t have any small pleasures<p>I have ordered avocado toast a few times in my life, and its mark-up has never particularly appalled me. It is bad value in the same way Starbucks coffee is bad value, or a …

Amazon

Started Small So Will End Up Small: Breaking The Conventional Myth

Businesses are not born unicorns; they have to go through the toil which every seed faces in search of a ray of light to sprout out the mighty.<p><b>“It’s</b> …

Small Business

The 10 Best Amazon Prime Deals For Memorial Day

We found the most genius way to cook chicken wings.<p>February 2, 2005 shall forever hold historical importance for procrastinators: It's the date Jeff …

Amazon Prime

Demystifying The Amazon Valuation Dilemma

Amazon has a stratospheric P/E ratio, but cash flows tell a different story.<p>It is no secret that Amazon has been a disruptive force.<p>Amazon's …

Stocks

Bizarrely, Amazon is giving away 8,000 free bananas a day

Amazon is no stranger to giving shareholders freebees.<p>You might expect them to dish out all kinds of high-end technological gifts to keep people …

Amazon

How Boeing plans to build Darpa's first hypersonic spacecraft

The spaceplane will fly unmanned to high altitudes above Earth.<p>Darpa has finally picked Boeing to turn its first hypersonic spaceplane into a …

Aerospace

Boeing, DARPA to develop experimental spaceplane

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency says it will collaborate with Boeing (NYSE:BA) to develop a reusable spaceplane that can carry and …

Spacecraft

10 Inspiring Quotes From the Fearless Jeff Bezos

From Amazon to Blue Origin to <i>The Washington Post</i>, Jeff Bezos is considered by many, one of the most successful and influential leaders today. And we think he is just getting started.<p>Worth $72.8 billion, the third richest man in the world, continues to push boundaries in markets and explore new ways …

Success

Amazon is giving away 8,000 free bananas a day to anyone who wants it for a pretty great reason

Amazon has been rewarded by shareholders in recent years for dramatically diversifying its business, into everything from cloud software to …

Amazon

Amazon Sets Up Shop in the Heart of the Publishing Industry

Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, has often struck a defiant tone when asked about the company’s dominance of the book industry.<p>“Amazon is not happening to book selling,” he said in a 2013 interview. “The future is happening to book selling.”<p>But when he made that remark four years ago, …

Publishing

Challenged at shareholder meeting, Jeff Bezos explains Amazon’s political approach – GeekWire

At Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting in Seattle this morning, the company’s leaders trumpeted its growth, charitable giving, and international …

Amazon

Jeff Bezos says he's flattered by Warren Buffett's compliments and reads 'all his books'

Warren Buffett said earlier this month that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is "the most remarkable business person of our age."<p>At Amazon's<p>shareholdersmeeting …

Amazon

Amazon gave away too many free bananas and messed up Seattle

There’s no money in these banana stands.<p>Amazon has given out more than 1.7 million bananas in two years, according to the Wall Street Journal. But …

Amazon

Seattle businesses are slipping on Amazon's 1.7 million free bananas

The online retailer's good deed is turning into a market disruption.<p>Amazon looked to be doing Seattle a solid turn in 2015 when the online retailer …

Lifestyle

Jeff Bezos gives $1 million gift to support press freedom

The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press on Tuesday night announced a $1 million donation from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the biggest …

Journalism

Press freedom group to deploy $1M Bezos gift, its largest ever, on local level

Jeff Bezos photo via Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons<p><b>JEFF BEZOS, AMAZON’S CEO AND</b> <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post’s</i> owner, is giving $1 million to the Reporters …

Journalism

Amazon can now handle almost every single aspect of your wedding

Amazon may have gotten its start as a book seller, but founder Jeff Bezos knew early on that he wanted it to be "an everything store." These days, it …

Weddings

Amazon Shareholder Meeting Takes a Political Turn

Could Amazon's incredibly successful e-commerce, book selling, and cloud computing businesses be hurt by modern American politics? Jeff Bezos doesn't …

Amazon

Amazon's Phenomenal Rise In Market Value: The Most Remarkable Case Of Wealth Creation, Business Success In History?

The video above (click arrow to start) shows graphically the phenomenal rise in the stock market valuation of online retailer Amazon compared to the …

Fortune 500

The Amazon Era: No Profits, No Problem

There is a new calculus in corporate boardrooms. Profits are so yesterday. Now it’s all about vision and great storytelling.<p>Blame <b>Amazon.com</b>. The online behemoth cracked the code. Despite posting just a handful of profitable quarters in its two-decade history, it’s the fourth-largest public company …

Business

How AWS Cloud is demolishing the cult of youth

We live in a society obsessed with youth. Tech is no different from the wider culture. Startup culture in particular thrives on the idea that you’re …

Amazon Web Services

6 things you should give up if you want to be a great boss

More<p>Being an effective manager is no easy feat. Being effective and well-liked is even harder. But it's important to try: A Gallup study found that …

Leadership

Google Is Building the Future, and the New York Times Is Depressed

Here’s a not-so-trick question: if technologically-gifted and offered the chance to develop those talents at Google or the federal government, which …

New York Times

Why Organizations Need Chief Knowledge Curators — Chief Learning Officer

Essay<p>Organizational knowledge is like currency. When spent the right way, the dividends compound like the fastest growing interest.<p>Simon Rey<p>To ensure …

Leadership