Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company shot a capsule higher into space Wednesday than it's ever done before.<p>The New Shepard rocket blasted off from West Texas on the company's latest test flight. Once the booster separated, the capsule's escape motor fired, lifting the …

Space Travel

Bloomberg Billionaires Index - Jeff Bezos

Bezos owns 16 percent of Amazon, the world's largest online retailer. His stake is disclosed in a May 2018 SEC filing.<p>He's sole owner of space …

Billionaires

Jeff Bezos In Prime Position for Paparazzi

<b>Jeff Bezos</b> was a man of no words Thursday night ... as a throng of paparazzi fired off what seemed like 100 questions in 10 seconds.<p>We got the Amazon …

Paparazzi

‘The Expanse’ Team Thanks Out-Of-This-World Fans For Saving Their Show – Comic-Con

The latest stop on <i>The Expanse</i>‘s wild ride to a Season 4 was San Diego today, where Amazon used its Comic-Con presentation to introduce its newest …

Chamber of Commerce

Why Jeff Bezos Believes Company Culture Will Make or Break You | Inc.com

In a competitive and ever-changing world, companies need more from their employees than ever. Leaders like Jeff Bezos of Amazon have put a relentless focus on culture -- because it pays off. Bezos is now the richest person in the world, and Amazon is one of the strongest forces in all of retail. …

Money

Who's had a week to forget, and a week to remember?

<b>One person's fortune is often another person's misfortune. And so while someone, somewhere, is having a good week, someone elsewhere is bound to be having a bad one.</b><b>Who around the world has had a week to remember? And who has had a week to forget?</b><p>Good week: This new employee<p>Walter Carr was about to …

Bill Gates

As the SpaceX steamroller surges, European rocket industry vows to resist

After 50 years of success, Europe's main spaceport reaches a crossroads.<p>KOUROU, French Guiana—White light flooded in through large windows behind …

Space Exploration

Joss Whedon announces he's writing a new Dr. Horrible comic

Now that Joss Whedon has decided (without apparently consulting anybody else) that it’s time to climb back out of his personal time-out corner, he …

Comics

Newt: Trump-Pence Vision for Space Could Make Armstrong's Dream True

Astronaut Neil Armstrong 49 years ago declared his "small step" onto the moon as a "giant leap for mankind," but the United States' space bureaucracy …

Donald Trump

‘Lore’ Gets Almost Halloween Season 2 Premiere Date + Trailer – Comic-Con

Lore is coming back for its second season on Amazon just a little bit closer to Halloween than last time, Comic-Con learned today with a scary peek …

San Diego

The new Republican Gilded Age

The Republican Party has the run of the federal government. What sort of society do they wish to create? The Gilded Age — an often-overlooked period …

U.S. Politics

Joss Whedon Explains What Making a Web Series and Making a Blockbuster Have In Common

Amazon initially passed on the independent web series "Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog," which has since made Whedon millions.<p>Joss Whedon’s projects …

Marvel Universe

Arab supercars back on London’s luxe streets

Gold-colored Bugatti’s and souped up Lamborghinis cruise along London’s streets in the early hours of the morning. “The season” during which rich …

Supercars

Workers Strike and Promote Boycotts on Amazon Prime Day

The online retail giant had an eventful Prime Day, with strikes, boycotts, demonstrations—and of course, billions of dollars in profit.<p>On that most …

Liberal View

Race To $1T: Why Amazon Will Beat Microsoft By 5 Months

Should you bet on the rider (a company’s CEO) or the horse (the company’s strategy)? That’s a key questions for those who want to profit from buying stocks.<p>The right answer is complicated because of the interaction between the two. But if you compare two Seattle-based companies, Amazon and …

Market Capitalization

Cart Blanche

Oh, no. The fake holiday that Amazon had been marketing for months (with the help of hundreds of news outlets that treat Prime Day like news – and …

eCommerce

7.5 billion and counting: How many humans can the Earth support?

<b>(AP/NASA)</b><p>What will happen if we do nothing to manage future population growth and total resource use?<p>Andrew D. Hwang<p>July 20, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Humans are the most populous large mammal on Earth today, and probably in all of geological …

World Health Organization

Amazon Moves the Needle with Marketplace Sales | eMarketer Retail

Amazon's marketplace sales not only have leapfrogged its direct sales business, but marketplace growth is significantly outstripping that of direct …

eCommerce

Back from the Dead: Why Cross-Network Revivals Are Taking Over TV

For decades, television shows existed in two distinct states – alive or dead. Other than fan fiction, there wasn’t much hope for a canceled show to …

TV

Rajoy says farewell as Spain's conservatives seek new leader

AP National News VideoMore>><p>"Doctor Who" fans -- some wearing their favorite Dr. Who costumes -- boisterously welcome newcomer Jodie Whittaker at …

Donald Trump

Amazon Item of the Day: The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless Gaming Headset - The Best Wireless Headphones

One of the best ways you can support TouchArcade is by doing your Amazon shopping through a TouchArcade affiliate link. We’ve set up the easy to …

Headphones

Audiophiles Preparing For Sonos' Huge Forthcoming IPO

Audiophiles all over the world and financial investors interested in the tech scene are likely jumping with joy after news broke that Sonos (SONO) …

Business

SDCC LIVE: Amazon Showcases The Tick, Good Omens, The Expanse & More

Amazon Prime Video hopes to give its competition a run for their money with its Comic-Con International panel. The streaming service brought some of …

TV

Chance the Media Mogul, Six Nights With Harry Styles, Pay-to-Play, Max Richter, Mobb Deep... 07/20

quote of the day<p>The rhyme speaks to where the story lands. When I get going, something rhymes with something else, and suddenly this isn't a song …

Mobb Deep

Polk Command Bar review: Alexa-powered sound bar gives command performance - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Polk Command Bar offers built-in Alexa voice control that works more reliably than Alexa works in competing Sonos speakers. With the help of a wireless subwoofer, sound quality is better than the Beam for both music and movies. A feast of connectivity options includes dual HDMI and the …

Audiophile

How Much Should You Earn from Your Side Hustle?

A side hustle can help you turn around a difficult financial situation. Whether you are looking to pay off debt, improve your retirement savings, or …

Personal Finance

Jet Suit On Sale Makes Anyone Into Iron Man for $592K

3 hours ago<p>It's a bird! It's a Plan! It's a....HUMAN?! YES!<p>A jet suit created by a former commodities trader in the U.K. has gone on sale in a London …

Engines

Protecting consumers from the 'm-word' (Shhh. It's 'milk')

Jul. 20, 2018, 10:32 a.m.<p>Opinion<br>• Rule of Law<p>Is there any consumer of almond milk who believes that the beverage they are enjoying is cow’s milk flavored with almonds? For that matter, how many consumers choose soy milk because they crave the taste?<p>Perhaps the odd person is confused about this, but …

Donald Trump

Google Blocked Amazon From Offering Another Android to Phone Makers

When 'open' isn't really open.<p>One curious detail from the European Commission's announcement of a $US5 billion fine against Google involves another …

Android Phones

Amazon Showrunners Panel: Frances McDormand Will Star as God in ‘Good Omens’

Frances McDormand will play the voice of God in Amazon’s upcoming drama series “Good Omens.”<p>Executive producer Neil Gaiman announced the casting …

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