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  • Hyperloop One races to new top speed, and a famous billionaire chairman

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Hyperloop One races to new top speed, and a famous billionaire chairman
    Hyperloop One set a new company record when it reached a blistering 242 mph outside of Las Vegas on Friday — and days later, it gained a famous billionaire.  The company named Richard Branson its chairman on Monday, rebranding itself as Virgin
  • Musk versus Bezos: Whose rocket is the biggest?

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Musk versus Bezos: Whose rocket is the biggest?
    When it comes to rockets, size matters, and Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos know it. The two billionaire entrepreneurs both own their own spaceflight companies.  Musk's SpaceX is currently using its large Falcon 9 rocket to fly large payloads to orbit for N
  • Jeff Bezos's rocket company sent 'Mannequin Skywalker' to the edge of space

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Jeff Bezos's rocket company sent 'Mannequin Skywalker' to the edge of space
    Blue Origin is back at it again.  The rocket company — backed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — just announced the completion of its seventh rocket test and landing of its suborbital New Shepard rocket and capsule in Texas on Tuesday.&nbs
  • Americans spent over $5 billion on Black Friday

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Americans spent over $5 billion on Black Friday
    Did you buy something on Black Friday? You're not alone! Unsurprisingly, the biggest retail day of the year delivered its promised spoils for customers and companies with over $5 billion spent, according to analysis from Adobe.  According to Salesfor
  • Black Friday raised Jeff Bezos' net worth to $100 billion

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Black Friday raised Jeff Bezos' net worth to $100 billion
    Jeff Bezo$ made out like Scrooge McDuck on Black Friday after rising Amazon share prices lifted his personal fortune to more than $100 billion.  That's billion, with a "b." His 78.9 million shares of Amazon got a boost thanks to investor optimism ove
  • How three underdog cities are fighting for Amazon HQ2

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    How three underdog cities are fighting for Amazon HQ2
    Chad Emerson, president and CEO of Downtown Huntsville, Inc., knows that the odds are stacked against the city of Huntsville, Alabama being selected as home of Amazon's proposed second headquarters — but he takes a page from the city's space race pa
  • Here are the favorites for Amazon's second headquarters

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Here are the favorites for Amazon's second headquarters
    As Amazon's Hunger Games-esque trial to choose the site of its second North American headquarters drags on, a few cities have emerged as clear favorites. A new report from Sperling's Best Places compiles speculation from media outlets, research firms, and
  • If Jeff Bezos really wanted to rule the world, he'd pose for corny photos like he used to

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    If Jeff Bezos really wanted to rule the world, he'd pose for corny photos like he used to
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos might be jacked and powerful now, but his photo shoot panache has really taken a nosedive. In the early years of Amazon (the mid-to-late '90s, when all style was perfect), Bezos seemed to have a penchant for corny, delightful photo o
  • Bezosville: Mashable's proposal for Amazon's second headquarters

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Bezosville: Mashable's proposal for Amazon's second headquarters
    Dear Mr. Jeff Bezos,We, the humble city of Gatestown in collaboration with Mashable, are pleased to submit our application to become the home to Amazon's second headquarters. We want this thing. We need this thing. Our city hasn't had any good news s
  • Not everyone's desperate for Amazon's second headquarters

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Not everyone's desperate for Amazon's second headquarters
    Cities have been desperately trying to attract Amazon’s second North American headquarters — but some groups want to know exactly what kind of jobs "HQ2" will bring.  On Tuesday, 73 civic groups, including unions, nonprofits, religious or
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  • Barry Ritholtz: Companies that Trump trashed are doing very well

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT


    Remember when President Donald Trump would call out a company by name, causing its stock price to gyrate madly, whacking a few billions off its market value with just one offhanded tweet? Good times. The mostly efficient market has since figured out that
  • Bezos family donates $33 million to Dreamers scholarship program

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Bezos family donates $33 million to Dreamers scholarship program
    A number of tech companies and executives have voiced support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. But Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie have just given $33 million in support to DACA recipients, also known as Drea...
  • Who and What Will AI Serve? US and China Give Very Different Answers

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Who and What Will AI Serve? US and China Give Very Different Answers
    BEIJING (Analysis) — Speaking to a group of students in September, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a bold proclamation. “Artificial intelligence is the future,” he said, stating that this is a fact “not only for Russia but fo
  • Trump trains crosshairs on favorite target, again – Amazon

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Trump trains crosshairs on favorite target, again – Amazon
    By JOSEPH PISANI NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be charged more by the U.S. Postal Service for the packages it sends around the world. Amazon has been a consistent recipient
  • Blue Origin tests Crew Capsule 2.0 with 'biggest windows in space'

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Blue Origin tests Crew Capsule 2.0 with  'biggest windows in space'
    Jeff Bezos' rocket company isn't quite ready for space tourism, but today's test flight gets it a bit closer. Bezos tweeted that for the first time, Blue Origin has tested version 2.0 of its Crew Capsule, and while he didn't mention how luxurious the...
  • Power for Puerto Rico? Twin Cities solar energy consultants see opportunity

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Power for Puerto Rico? Twin Cities solar energy consultants see opportunity
    After spending three months this summer helping the United Arab Emirates write procedures for a new nuclear power plant, Peter Reese followed his wife’s advice and returned home to the cooler climate of South Minneapolis without a job in hand. And t
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ wealth now tops $100 billion

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ wealth now tops $100 billion
    Amazon.com founder and chief executive — and Washington Post owner — Jeff Bezos saw his net worth climb above $100 billion Friday as shares in his online retail giant surged on optimism over holiday sales. Bezos’ ascent is the first time
  • Jeff Bezos Net Worth Now North of $100 Billion

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT


    Jeff Bezos has a lot of XMAS cheer ... because he just crossed the $100 BILLION mark thanks to Black Friday. Amazon stock shot up 2.5% Friday, and Bezos is the largest shareholder.  The jump in stock price puts him in 12 figure territory. &helli
  • Bezos Cashes in on Lobbying Washington With Amazon’s $53 Billion Deal to Supply Pentagon

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Bezos Cashes in on Lobbying Washington With Amazon’s $53 Billion Deal to Supply Pentagon
    The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018, in addition to including passages involving regime change in Venezuela and exorbitant expenditures on the maintenance and expansion of American empire, continues to surprise: its lat
  • Amazon reportedly eyeing a 'Lord of the Rings' TV series

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT

    Amazon reportedly eyeing a 'Lord of the Rings' TV series
    Hollywood is buzzing with rumors (Variety, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter) that Warner Bros. and Amazon are considering a deal for a series based on J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings books, with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos "personally" involved in the t...
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  • Jeff Bezos donates $33 million in scholarships for DACA students

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Jeff Bezos donates $33 million in scholarships for DACA students
    When announcing the donation, Bezos mentioned his father, who came to the U.S. from Cuba at 16 "...alone and unable to speak English."
  • Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers
     Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant
  • Who and What Will AI Serve? US and China Give Very Different Answers

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Who and What Will AI Serve? US and China Give Very Different Answers
    BEIJING (Analysis) — Speaking to a group of students in September, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a bold proclamation. “Artificial intelligence is the future,” he said, stating that this is a fact “not only for Russia but fo
  • Amazon shipped a bonkers number of items to Prime customers in 2017

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Amazon shipped a bonkers number of items to Prime customers in 2017
    Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Somewhere deep within his superhero hideout (or supervillain lair, depending on your poi
  • Amazon did a lot of funky stuff this year and it’s paying off

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Amazon did a lot of funky stuff this year and it’s paying off
     Holy hell, it’s been a year for Amazon. Jeff Bezos’ former-online-bookstore dumped $13.7 billion to buy a bunch of grocery stores, that speaker you talk to in your living room that Amazon makes is really popular and a bunch of
  • Is Technology the Key to Success in the 21st Century?

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Is Technology the Key to Success in the 21st Century?
    Technology advances by leaps and bounds. It seems like we’re always fighting to stay current on tech trends. Consumers aren’t alone in this race for the hottest products and services on the market. Many businesses are also eager to jump on the
  • Hyperloop One races to new top speed, and a famous billionaire chairman

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Hyperloop One races to new top speed, and a famous billionaire chairman
    Hyperloop One set a new company record when it reached a blistering 242 mph outside of Las Vegas on Friday — and days later, it gained a famous billionaire.  The company named Richard Branson its chairman on Monday, rebranding itself as Virgin
  • Musk versus Bezos: Whose rocket is the biggest?

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Musk versus Bezos: Whose rocket is the biggest?
    When it comes to rockets, size matters, and Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos know it. The two billionaire entrepreneurs both own their own spaceflight companies.  Musk's SpaceX is currently using its large Falcon 9 rocket to fly large payloads to orbit for N
  • Jeff Bezos's rocket company sent 'Mannequin Skywalker' to the edge of space

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    Jeff Bezos's rocket company sent 'Mannequin Skywalker' to the edge of space
    Blue Origin is back at it again.  The rocket company — backed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — just announced the completion of its seventh rocket test and landing of its suborbital New Shepard rocket and capsule in Texas on Tuesday.&nbs
  • As the federal government falters, technology is leading a rise of the rest in statehouses nationwide

    Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:02:37 GMT

    As the federal government falters, technology is leading a rise of the rest in statehouses nationwide
     The tech revolution is no longer confined to Silicon Valley or the California statehouse. Earlier this week, Steve Case announced that his Rise of the Rest seed fund, designed to invest in innovation in the Mid West and other areas traditi
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  • Jeff Bezos - Wikipedia

    Sun, 07 Jan 2018 19:02:00 GMT

    Jeffrey Preston Bezos (/ ˈ b eɪ z oʊ s /; né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, electrical engineer ...
  • CEO Jeff Bezos’ - Forbes

    Mon, 08 Jan 2018 04:56:00 GMT

    Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos briefly topped Forbes' ranks of the world's richest in July 2017, as his online retailer's stock surged. He owns nearly 17% of Amazon ...
  • Jeff Bezos net worth: Amazon CEO now richest person in ...

    Tue, 09 Jan 2018 07:39:00 GMT

    With Amazon stock continuing to climb, Jeff Bezos just set record for highest net worth ever.
  • Mind-blowing facts about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' net worth ...

    Tue, 09 Jan 2018 11:14:00 GMT

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos became the first person in modern history to achieve a 12-figure net worth.
  • Jeff Bezos Jumps Into ‘Dreamer’ Fight With Gift for ...

    Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:35:00 GMT

    SEATTLE — Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, on Friday injected himself into one of the most contentious political debates in the United States ...
  • Jeff Bezos - IMDb

    Sat, 06 Jan 2018 12:43:00 GMT

    Jeff Bezos, Actor: Star Trek: Beyond. Jeff Bezos was born on January 12, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Jeffrey Preston Bezos. He is an actor, known for Star ...
  • Jeff Bezos - CNBC

    Mon, 08 Jan 2018 07:05:00 GMT

    2:20 PM ET Wed, 3 Jan 2018. CNBC gave Denver a grade of a C+ in meeting Amazon's criteria — citing in particular its location, crumbling roads and high business costs.