The richest couple in the world — Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos — is in the midst of finalizing their divorce. But when the dust settles, the Amazon CEO’s reign as richest man in the world is unlikely to end. Continue reading Jeff Bezos will still be the richest man in the world after his divorce, even though MacKenzie Bezos is keeping 25% of the Amazon shares
Jeff Bezos‘ divorce announcement this month has been a boon for the gossip pages, with tabloids dishing on the couple’s massive fortune of roughly $140 billion and on Bezos’ reported steamy texts to his new girlfriend. Continue reading Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ $140B divorce: What you need to know
On Thursday a group of Amazon employees sent a signed letter to CEO Jeff Bezos calling on the company to stop selling a sophisticated facial-recognition software to law-enforcement agencies. Continue reading Over 100 Amazon employees, including senior software engineers, signed a letter asking Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial-recognition software to police
With politicians, users, and even its own employees furious with Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, it’s hard to imagine that a company could be more screwed than the social network. But we live in Trump world now, and his “obsession” with punishing Amazon is causing investors to flee at a cost of $53 billion. Continue reading Amazon Lost $53 Billion in One Day Because Trump Has Opinions
Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, with a personal net worth of $108 billion. In 2017, Bezos’ company, the internet retail giant Amazon, reportedly took in $5.6 billion in U.S. profits. Continue reading Amazon Made $5.6 Billion in Profits Last Year and Reportedly Paid Zero American Dollars in Federal Taxes
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have agreed to work together to provide healthcare for their employees that is “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.”
Amazon’s first Amazon Go, a kind of grocery store without cashiers or a checkout line, will open to the public in Seattle on Monday in the first stage of an experiment that could usher in a new era of shopping.