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Legislator Says Amazon Lobbied to Stop Seattle From Enacting Tougher Pay Equity Law

The bill will update Washington’s Equal Pay Act for the first time in 75 years. by Heidi Groover What's Amazon so afraid of? DAVID RYDER/GETTY Jeff Bezos has now become the first person to top Forbes' list of the world's richest people with more than $100 billion. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos unseats Bill Gates on Forbes 2018 richest billionaires list

Jeff Bezos is officially the richest man in the world. He beat out former reigning champ Bill Gates who has been the richest person for 18 of the past 24 years.        

Jeff Bezos knocks Bill Gates off the top of Forbes' richest people list

last weekNews : The Lookout

Forbes magazine has released its annual list of super duper rich people on Tuesday, and move over Bill Gates because Jeff Bezos is flush with cash. Surprising no one, the Amazon CEO topped the list with a $112 billion net worth. This is a milestone, making Bezos the first person to top $100 billion on the list of World's Billionaires. Show More Summary

Secretive Startup Building Giant Catapult to Throw Stuff Into Space

SpaceX might get the most media attention these days, but it’s far from the only commercial aerospace firm aiming to revolutionize the way we reach and return from space. SpaceX faces stiff competition from both Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin and Boeing’s United Launch Alliance, a name you might remember being thrown around as possible (but... Read more »

LGBTQ+ Activists Call on Jeff Bezos to Choose Queer-Friendly State for New Headquarters

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay :

Activists demand state protections for the 50,000 employees Amazon plans to hire at its second headquarters.

Amazon Daily Deals: Horizon: Zero Dawn $35

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets :

The Internet is where we do most of our shopping, and a solid 90% of it is done at Amazon. Jeff Bezos has turned his humble bookstore into a sort of Automat of […] The post Amazon Daily Deals: Horizon: Zero Dawn $35 appeared first on

How Amazon Got Swole Just Like CEO Jeff Bezos

The retail giant is one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2018 as much for the dramatic effect of its moves as its moves themselves. When Jeff Bezos was spotted striding between meetings at the annual Allen & Company Sun...Show More Summary

Does money equal happiness? It does, but only until you earn this much

Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett may not be much happier than the manager of your nearest In-N-Out Burger.        

Warren Buffett: Bezos, Dimon, and I aim for something bigger on health care than cost-saving

Warren Buffett says his joint venture with Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon is going for something bigger than shaving a few percentage points off health-care costs.        

BUFFETT: The JP Morgan-Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway healthcare venture 'is going for something bigger than shaving a few percent off costs'

Warren Buffett told CNBC Berkshire Hathaway's new healthcare venture with Amazon and JPMorgan will be "something that other people can pick up on." Additionally, Buffett said his relationship with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan CEO...Show More Summary

Angry Amazon Users Protest Company’s Partnership with NRATV After School Shooting

Angry Twitter users called on Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos to end the partnership with the National Rifle Association and NRATV programming.

You get what you pay for

(February 22, 2018 12:57 PM, by Scott Sumner) This tweet caught my attention: Jeff Bezos possesses $121.3 billion dollars. There are about 550,000 homeless people in America. If Jeff Bezos gave every homeless person in America $100,000, he would still have $66.3 Billion Dollars! Let that sink in...... (0 COMMENTS)

Amazon’s next big TV series is based on Iain Banks’s Culture novels. What are the Culture novels?

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon (and owner of The Washington Post), has announced that Amazon Studios is adapting Iain M. Banks’s Culture novels as a TV series. Bezos is a self-announced fan of these books, but they are relatively unknown in the United States, and even in the United Kingdom, where Banks was a […]

PERFECT TIMING: Jeff Bezos reveals construction of a massive clock inside a Texas mountain that will…

PERFECT TIMING: Jeff Bezos reveals construction of a massive clock inside a Texas mountain that will chime every day for 10,000 years as a ‘symbol for long-term thinking.’

Amazon developing Iain M. Banks' CULTURE novels as a television series

3 weeks agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

In a surprise announcement, Jeff Bezos, the head of Amazon, has personally confirmed that his company is developing Iain M. Banks' Culture series of science fiction novels as a television series. The series will open with an adaptation of the first novel in the series, Consider Phlebas. Show More Summary

TNW’s Big Spam: What do you call a week without a Wednesday?

Q: What do you call a week without a Wednesday? Top trending tech news: ???? Uber officially launched Uber Express POOL (TechCrunch)? Jeff Bezos bought a really expensive clock (TNW) ???? Spotify announced its first new hardware product (TNW) What we’re talking about: Jeff Bezos just installed a $42 million 10,000-year clock on his property. Show More Summary

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