Bezos vs Biden on Inflation

Amazon founder and Washington Post CEO Jeff Bezos came out swining on Twitter against the economic policies of President Joe Biden. “They know inflation hurts the neediest the most. But unions aren’t causing inflation and neither are wealthy people. Remember the Administration tried their best to add another $3.5 TRILLION to federal spending,”
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Bezos’ Ex Donates, Slaughtering 570K Chickens, Maha Festival Lineup

(Originally published 3/23/2022) Today’s news thinks a romp in the park and a rubber ball are in order for your four-legged best friend. Don’t have a pup of your own? Click here for cuteness:. 570,000 broiler chickens are slated for slaughter due to bird flu in the flock,...
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Bezos family gifts $166M to NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn in New York City received a $166 million donation from the Bezos family to address social determinants of health and improve health equity in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. The Bezos Family Foundation, established by Jackie and Mike Bezos, the parents of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos,...
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NYU Langone-Brooklyn gets $166M gift from Bezos family

NYU Langone Health on Monday announced the receipt of a $166 million gift from the Bezos family to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, whose main campus is in Sunset Park. This gift follows a $25 million philanthropic pledge made in 2017 by the Bezos Family Foundation to support major initiatives to help mothers, children and families in Brooklyn.

Rivian can thank Bezos for its $100 billion blockbuster public debut

This is the web version of Data Sheet, a daily newsletter on the business of tech. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. Well before electric-vehicle manufacturer Rivian became the hottest IPO of 2021, with a market valuation topping $100 billion despite no immediate revenue stream, Amazon pulled the modestly-known upstart into the mainstream—and, for better or worse, the automaker’s fate is now closely tied to the Seattle e-commerce behemoth.
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HART: Shatner and Bezos’ flights of fancy

Environmental icon Jeff Bezos blasted his buddy William Shatner into space last week on Bezos’ rocket ship, “Blue Origins.” They used tons of fuel and discharged the huge metal rocket that held the fuel back onto Earth. Since it was from Amazon’s founder, the package discharged from this journey landed broken and on the wrong person’s porch.

Ambani joins Bezos, Musk in world’s exclusive US$100 billion club

(Oct 9): Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, joined Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in the world’s most exclusive wealth club with a fortune of at least US$100 billion. The chairman of India’s Reliance Industries Ltd entered the rarefied group of 11 men as his conglomerate’s stock climbed to a record on Friday. He’s now worth US$100.6 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, after his wealth increased by US$23.8 billion this year.

UN chief rips into billionaires Bezos and Branson for ‘joyriding in space’ while billions starve on Earth

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres at the General Assembly on Tuesday tore into billionaires for joyriding to space while millions go hungry on Earth.Mr Guterres highlighted the gap between the rich and the poor in his opening speech and said a "malady of mistrust" is spreading across the globe as people strive to bring food to the table."I am here to sound the alarm. The world must wake up. We are on the edge of an abyss and moving in the wrong direction. Our world has never been more threatened or more divided," he said.Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard...

Elon Musk: Seems like Bezos retired to pursue a job filing lawsuits against SpaceX

Eccentric entrepreneur and billionaire Elon Musk consistently finds ways to make it to the news. Although the executive is well-regarded for his PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and The Boring Company, he is quite outspoken on social media platforms like Twitter. Just a few weeks ago, he shot down rumors of demanding the Apple CEO position from Tim Cook in a very public manner. Now, he has made his way to Neowin for taking a dig at Amazon's recently-retired and former CEO Jeff Bezos.

Blue Origin rocket to fly for first time since Bezos' trip to space

The follow-up to Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos' historic 10-minute trip to space will be a much more low-key affair. The 17th flight of a Blue Origin New Shepard rocket -- and the first since the July 20 crewed flight with Bezos; his brother Mark; aeronautics legend Wally Funk; and student Oliver Daemen -- will have no humans on board. Instead, the mission will carry 18 commercial payloads inside the capsule and a sensor mounted to the exterior will test a bit of lunar landing tech for NASA.

Column: Keep Amazon lockers out of Chicago parks, Mr. Bezos. Just strap one on me instead.

Rectangular banks of Amazon lockers are sprouting like geometric invasive species in parks across Chicago. You may have spotted a few in your travels, but if not, allow me to paint a picture: They look like ugly lockers someone left behind in a park because they were too embarrassed to keep carrying them. That’s pretty much it. They’re dark-blue-ish, they’ve got the Amazon logo on them, and ...