The lander will be able to deliver payloads to the lunar surface, deploy up to four smaller rovers and shoot out satellites to orbit the moon, Bezos told the audience, which included NASA officials and potential Blue Moon customers.
Some critics have said the hike was insufficient and note that Amazon paid zero U.S. federal income tax on more than $11 billion in profits before taxes in 2018, and received a $129 million tax rebate from the federal government.
The divorce of Bezos and wife MacKenzie Bezos was finalized Thursday. The billionaire pair announced they were getting divorced in January, shortly before the National Enquirer reported that Jeff Bezos and Sanchez were having an affair.
Jeff Bezos, who will continue to exercise sole voting authority over the shares, will probably remain the world’s richest person, with a 12 per cent Amazon stake that’s currently valued at $107 billion.
Jeff Bezos’s security chief, alleged the Saudis wanted to hurt Bezos because he owns The Washington Post. The Post has aggressively reported on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, one of its columnists, who was killed in October in Turkey.
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, once the world’s richest person, has again eclipsed the $100 billion threshold, joining Amazon.com Inc.’s Jeff Bezos in the exclusive club, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Bezos’ online post details a stunning and bizarre clash between the world’s richest man and the nation’s biggest tabloid publisher. In it, all of the country’s obsessions of recent years appear to have collided, from the personal lives of billionaires and sensational tabloid headlines to Trump’s fight with the media.
The rules bar Amazon and Flipkart Online Services Pvt. Ltd. from owning inventory, and require them to treat all vendors equally, throttling discounts and exclusives -- a huge advantage to homegrown companies including Ambani’s new venture.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos wore pajamas to a meeting. But it was no casual wear Wednesday at work. In an instagram post he said that it was to raise awareness about childhood cancer, the second leading cause of death in the US between kids aged 4 and 14.
Honouring innovation and entrepreneurship, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday presented US-India Business Council (USIBC) Global Leadership Awards to Managing Director of Sun Pharmaceuticals Dilip Shangvhi and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. John Chambers of Cisco mentioned that USIBC members are on track to invest $45 billion in India.