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American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.

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Jeff Bezos: American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, chief executive officer, and president of Amazon. The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, Bezos was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018. In September 2018, Forbes described him as "far richer than anyone else on the planet" as he added $1.8 billion to his net worth when Amazon became the second company in history to reach a market cap of $1 trillion.

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ShowBiz Minute: Osbourne, Bezos, Burberry

ShowBiz Minute: Osbourne, Bezos, Burberry  
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos launches $10-billion Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Monday he was committing $10 billion of his personal fortune to fight climate change with the Bezos Earth Fund.
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Jeff Bezos Donates $10 Billion for New Fund to Battle Climate Change [Video]Jeff Bezos Donates $10 Billion for New Fund to Battle Climate Change

With an estimated worth of over $130 billion, Bezos is the world's richest person.

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A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike [Video]A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike

Wall Street finished lower on Thursday as investors took a cautious stance after a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in China. Conway G. Gittens has the recap.

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An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable [Video]An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez have been publicly dating for just over a year. Sanchez is an Emmy-nominated news anchor and media personality. Bezos is the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the..

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Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock? [Video]Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has sold $1.8 billion of Amazon shares according to SEC filings. Amazon shares saw a huge spike last week. The company reported triumphant 2019 earnings report. This isn't the..

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Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users [Video]Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users

Compared to the e-commerce giant, Netflix has nearly 162 million worldwide members. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the impressive number in the company's final quarterly report of 2019.

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Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates [Video]Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday posted holiday quarter results well above expectations as the expansion of its one-day shipping program came under budget and membership in its Prime loyalty club notched a..

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Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

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Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone [Video]Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

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Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Taunted Bezos [Video]Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Taunted Bezos

Francis Mascarenhas/Reuters Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appears to have had access to Jeff Bezos' private messages after a video message was sent to Bezos' WhatsApp account in April 2018...

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Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N. [Video]Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N.

Two U.N. officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos’ phone and both the kingdom and the United States..

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Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd' [Video]Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as “absurd” on Wednesday, seeking to head..

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Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking [Video]Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking

On Wednesday Saudi's crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman refuted allegations that he hacked Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos' phone. Libby Hogan reports.

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Bezos' Phone Reportedly Hacked By Saudi Prince [Video]Bezos' Phone Reportedly Hacked By Saudi Prince

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message from Mohammed bin Salman, according to an explosive new report from The Guardian, which cites multiple..

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Did The Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia Actually Hack Jeff Bezos' Phone? [Video]Did The Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia Actually Hack Jeff Bezos' Phone?

British media has reported that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Mohammed bin Salman. According to Business Insider, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, carried out the deed in May 2018, via a..

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Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge [Video]Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge

India's trade minister remains unimpressed with Amazon's $1 billion investment, as Jeff Bezos continues his charm offensive tour visit to the country. Adam Reed reports.

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Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses [Video]Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amit Agarwal, the head of Amazon India, recently announced the company’s intent to invest in India’s operations.

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Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery [Video]Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery

REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced in a Saturday evening Instagram post that the tech company will donate $1 million Australian dollars (or about $690, 000 USD) to help Australia..

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos buys $165-million Los Angeles mansion owned by David Geffen, reports say

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest person, is has purchased the historic Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for $165 million.
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Jeff Bezos sold $1.8 billion worth of Amazon stock as it eclipsed $1 trillion in market value

Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, cashed out of his Amazon shares as the stock skyrocketed recently, making him even richer.
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos, already the wealthiest person on the planet, just got billions richer

Jeff Bezos got billions richer in minutes as Amazon shares soared in extended trading on a killer quarter driven by strong holiday sales.
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Jeff Bezos, Tabloid Man

Just a year ago, the world’s richest man seemed to have a pretty low-key life. Times sure have changed.
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U.N. says officials barred from using WhatsApp since June 2019 over security

United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because "it's not supported as a secure mechanism," a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday, after U.N. experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the..
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White House says it takes reports of Amazon chief Bezos' phone hack seriously

The White House on Thursday said it is taking reports about the hacking of Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos' phone seriously, after reports raised questions about the possible..
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CEOs should still do work with Saudi Arabia despite report: Mnuchin

American business executives should still do business with Saudi Arabia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday after a report on the kingdom's possible involvement in the hacking of..
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Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos' phone

Saudi Arabia denied it was responsible for a cyberattack against Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and called for a formal government investigation.
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U.N. experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hack of Amazon boss Bezos

U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and other authorities into allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
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Saudi prince may have been involved in Bezos phone hacking: U.N. experts

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon's billionaire boss Jeff Bezos, United Nations experts said on Wednesday.
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Saudi prince helped hack Amazon boss Bezos' phone? Absurd, says minister

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as "absurd" on Wednesday, seeking to head off a..
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Saudi foreign minister calls claim that Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Wednesday that an allegation the kingdom’s crown prince had been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff..
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Impeachment, Coronavirus, Jeff Bezos: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here's what you need to know.
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Saudi involved in hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone, U.N. report will say

Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone and both the kingdom and the United States..
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Saudi dismisses reports it is behind hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that a media report that the Kingdom is behind the hacking of Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone was "absurd."
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'You can do better': Jeff Bezos ripped for $690K Australian wildfire relief donation

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the tech giant is donating $690,000 to Australia wildfire recovery efforts, but many critics are saying it's not enough.
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Blue Origin launches same rocket record 6 times

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space company, has scored another successful spaceflight. Blue Origin launched and landed the same rocket, called New Shepard, for a record sixth time Wednesday in West Texas...
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Jeff Bezos could soon be toppled as world's richest person

French magnate has Amazon founder in his sights, boosted by his company's purchase of Tiffany.
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Bernie Sanders laughs at idea of Jeff Bezos floating Michael Bloomberg's presidential run

Bernie Sanders, AOC reacted with laughter at report that Amazon's Jeff Bezos asked Mike Bloomberg if he'd run for president.
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future

Amazon is the world's largest online retailer, serving 225M customers worldwide. What's next for the company that prides itself on disrupting tradition? Charlie Rose interviews Amazon CEO and founder..
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Viewer comments on "Amazon"

In the mail: Lesley Stahl reads comments on Charlie Rose's look inside the retail giant Amazon with its founder Jeff Bezos.
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Bernie Sanders echoes Trump in Washington Post feud

Senator Bernie Sanders is attacking the Washington Post on the campaign trail, saying the paper is harsh on him because of his criticism of its owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The rhetoric mimics some of..
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Microsoft Wins Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI Contract, Thwarting Amazon

Amazon was considered a front-runner for the cloud computing project, known as JEDI, before President Trump began criticizing the company’s founder, Jeff Bezos.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos drops to world’s second richest person, Bill Gates reclaims spot

Amazon's stock price drop has cost CEO Jeff Bezos his spot atop the list of the world's richest people. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates reclaimed it.
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Space heavyweights join Jeff Bezos' moon lander project

Amazon founder says proposed moon lander could be ready within five years
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Forbes 400: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett remain the richest people in the US

The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, remains the richest person in America despite parting with $46 billion over the past year, according to Forbes.
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Forbes announces its list of 400 wealthiest Americans

After her divorce from Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos made the list
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Animal rights activists arrested at California Whole Foods

Activists used a giant cut-out of Jeff Bezos' head, live music and human chains to protest Whole Foods' animal product providers
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Washington Post editor says Bernie Sanders favoring 'conspiracy theory' by linking coverage to Amazon, Jeff Bezos

At a Monday town hall, Sanders suggested that some critical Washington Post coverage of his campaign was linked to his own criticism of Amazon.
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Amazon plans to deliver on promise of even faster shipping, calling it a success

In earnings announcement, CEO Jeff Bezos says free one-day delivery now available on more than 10 million items and customers are responding in kind.
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This health investor shadowed Jeff Bezos, worked for Bill Gates: Here’s what he learned

"I don’t always have the right answers, but I do have a lot of scars and I’m happy to share those,” said Peter Neupert.
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Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth

"We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.
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Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy on plans to head back to the moon

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell sat down with Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy. They discussed the future of space travel, along with plans to put..
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Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy on the future of space exploration

Bezos and Kennedy sat down with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell ahead of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11
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Jeff Bezos on why space travel is important

As the founder of Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos is invested in the future of space travel. But he assured "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, his interest in space is more than a hobby.
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Jeff Bezos on his relationship with John Glenn

In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, Jeff Bezos talked about his relationship with astronaut John Glenn. He said Glenn wrote him a letter before he died, sharing his vision..
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Jeff Bezos: Everyone who goes to space comes back "changed"

In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos described his vision of space tourism. He described an "11 minute ride" to the edge of the atmosphere, and..
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Jeff Bezos on the "price of admission" to space

As America marks the 50th anniversary of man's first trip to the moon, Jeff Bezos is contemplating the future. He spoke to "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell about his plans..
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Shaq started investing like Jeff Bezos: ‘I probably quadrupled what I’m worth’

Among Shaq's long list of investments: Las Vegas nightclubs, 17 Auntie Anne's and a Krispy Kreme franchise.
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"CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell" debuts with interview with Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy

Kennedy will join Bezos to launch the network's coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos divorce finalized by judge

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from author MacKenzie Bezos has been finalized by a judge, leaving MacKenzie with a settlement worth $38 billion.
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Amazon's Bezos says businesses must have 'passion'

At a conference in Las Vegas, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stressed the importance of bringing passion to his business and taking risks, emphasizing the need to embrace failures and not always needing to be..
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Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws

Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos.
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