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  • Bezos settles divorce for $38 billion

    ​ founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported.

    Written by Reuters08 July 19 09:14
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos will keep voting power following divorce

    ​ Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will retain voting control of his entire $143 billion stake in the company under a divorce settlement with his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, who will own 25 percent of those shares, the couple said on Thursday, removing uncertainty over control of the online retailer.

    Written by Reuters05 April 19 09:41
  • Jeff Bezos to spend $2B on homelessness and pre-schools

    ​Jeff Bezos,'s founder and the world's richest person, said on Thursday he will commit $2 billion to helping homeless families and starting pre-schools for low-income communities.

    Written by Reuters16 Sept. 18 09:40
  • A ride into space will cost US$200K

    ​Jeff Bezos' rocket company plans to charge passengers about US$200,000 to US$300,000 for its first trips into space next year, two people familiar with its plans told Reuters.

    Written by Reuters13 July 18 11:06
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook among 8 finalists for Time's Person of the Year

    Apple CEO Tim Cook, who dazzled the industry with new iPhones and iPads and showed strength by becoming the <a href="">first Fortune 500 CEO to publicly announce he is gay</a>, has made <em>Time</em> magazine's short list for Person of the Year for 2014.

    Written by Bob Brown10 Dec. 14 08:53
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on innovation and entrepreneurship

    In a ‘fireside chat’ with Amazon’s CTO, Werner Vogels, at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas the company’s founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos offered his thoughts on the key to innovation.

    Written by Rohan Pearce30 Nov. 12 15:20