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Do CEOs deserve all the attention they get? New research provides answers

Media interest in CEOs has soared to stratospheric heights in recent years, with the likes of Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs becoming household names. But do corporate top dogs deserve all that attention? New research shows that a CEO does indeed often have an outsized effect on firm performance.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos appoints first woman to 'shadow' role

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Jeff Bezos has appointed a new person to be his "shadow" and it's a woman.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos appoints the first woman to a highly coveted role as his 'shadow'

For almost as long as Amazon has existed, Jeff Bezos has had a "shadow" — an up-and-coming executive who gets the much-envied chance to go with the CEO to daily meetings, talk over problems, and generally have as much access to Bezos as they can handle. Show More Summary

Amazon Is Using the Subway For Deliveries Just Like the Rest of Us

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As much as Amazon hypes its cutting-edge drone delivery dreams, Jeff Bezos’ convenience-fetishizing empire is relying on a much older transit system to make most of its quick deliveries around Manhattan: The subway. Read more...

This exec knew Alibaba would be huge when Jeff Bezos copied part of founder Jack Ma's speech

Since going public in the US last year, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has continued its explosive growth. Today, it's on track to become bigger than Wal-Mart. Former vice president Porter Erisman, who worked at the company for 8 years, can still remember the day he realized how big a deal Alibaba was going to be. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos Surprising Meeting Strategy

This weird strategy helps Amazon's founder keep meetings on task and purposeful.

Why Elon Musk's space rockets are so much more promising than Jeff's Bezos's right now

2015 is shaping up to be an extremely exciting time for the future of commercial spaceflight, which will be built upon the backbone of revolutionary 21 st Century rockets. Private American space companies Blue Origin and SpaceX are paving the way. Show More Summary

The Washington Post is experimenting with bringing its tablet experience to the web

Last year, The Washington Post debuted a new app for the Kindle Fire with an intriguingly distinct user interface. Jeff Bezos was quite involved in its development, “Project Rainbow” — not surprising, I suppose, considering that it was the most meaningful crossover yet between his day job (owning Amazon) and his side gig (owning The...

Amazon Reveals More About Robopocalyptic Drone Delivery Plans

Online retailer Amazon has disclosed full details of a concept for delivering packages with unmanned air vehicles in a US patent application published on 30 April.Amazon founder Jeff Bezos first announced plans to deliver packages with...Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Launches First Suborbital Rocket

What is it with tech billionaires and space? Something about making a pile of cash in Silicon Valley seems to inspire a pressing urge to get off the planet. Elon Musk’s SpaceX is changing the economics of orbital payloads, and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has opened up space tourism to anyone with $250,000 and a dream. Show More Summary

Business Briefing: Bezos Spaceship Completes Its First Test Flight

Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon.com, said in a statement that the spacecraft reached 58 miles high and parachuted to a landing in the West Texas desert.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Debuts Spacecraft in First Flight Test

The Blue Origin spaceflight firm funded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos held a first test flight of its New Shepard space vehicle

Companies battle to be first in space tourism

Jeff Bezos' "Blue Origin" successfully launched a test rocket, proving it is one step closer to space tourism. The "New Shepard" blasted off in Texas, going 58 miles into the air before returning to Earth. The Amazon founder is competing in a space race with other billionaires including Richard Branson and Elon Musk. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space company tests first rocket

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Blue Origin, the commercial space company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, tested its suborbital rocket for the first time Wednesday

Amazon.com Owner’s Company Sends Suborbital Spaceship Soaring (VIDEO)

If you thought a drone delivery system was impressive – and maybe a little unrealistic – then you won’t believe Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ latest endeavor. The entrepreneur has now test-launched a suborbital rocket, taking the first steps toward commercial spaceflight.

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