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  • Amazon is planning a big move that will affect American jobs in a huge way

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT


    Online retail behemoth Amazon is planning a big move that may affect millions of Americans, and chip away at one of the biggest forms of employment in the nation. A peek into the future A report says that Amazon plans to open as many as 3,000 physical st
  • Bezos pledges $2 billion to help homeless families and launch a network of preschools

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT

    Bezos pledges $2 billion to help homeless families and launch a network of preschools
    FCCNNJeff Bezos, the world's richest man, on Thursday announced he was starting up philanthropic organizations focused on providing help to homeless families and preschools for low-income communities, a later start...
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2B US charitable fund

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2B US charitable fund
    The founder and CEO of Amazon is starting up a new charitable fund to tackle homelessness and preschools in low-income neighbourhoods.
  • We finally know how Jeff Bezos will spend his billions

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT

    We finally know how Jeff Bezos will spend his billions
    The richest person ever has decided to spread the love. On Jeff Bezos' Twitter on Thursday, the Amazon billionaire shared a statement announcing the creation of his new charitable organization: the Bezos Day One Fund. As Bezos' wealth ballooned, many have
  • Amazon reaches market value of $1 trillion

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT

    Amazon reaches market value of $1 trillion
    Jeff Bezos has long been one of the wealthiest people in the world. Now, the company he founded is also one of the world's most valuable. Amazon became the second U.S company to reach a market cap of $1 trillion today, crossing the milestone when the stoc
  • This is Jeff Bezos' first ever job listing for Amazon

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT

    This is Jeff Bezos' first ever job listing for Amazon
    Today, Jeff Bezos is the world's richest man, the master at the helm of the mighty capitalist empire that is Amazon. But back in 1994, he was just a scrappy entrepreneur building his dream team, and using '90s era message boards and double spaces after pe
  • The Trump administration is working on a new proposal to protect online privacy

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT

    The Trump administration is working on a new proposal to protect online privacy
    FCCNNWASHINGTON - The Trump administration is crafting a proposal to protect web users' privacy, aiming to blunt global criticism that the absence of strict federal rules in the United States...
  • If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths American Society Would Collapse

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT


    This article originally appeared on Truth Dig. Our society should’ve collapsed by now. You know that, right? No society should function with this level of inequality (with the possible exception of one of those prison planets in a “Star Wars&r
  • On Prime Day Workers and Consumers Both Let Amazon Know It’s Far From Prime

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT


    SEATTLE – Amazon’s flagship annual sales event, Prime Day, encountered a tangle of difficulties starting Monday as aggrieved workers, boycotts, and a range of technical glitches brought new attention to the online retailer’s troubled int
  • Amazon workers on strike as Prime Day kicks off

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:09 GMT

    Amazon workers on strike as Prime Day kicks off
    This Monday is Amazon Prime Day, and like every other year, that means you'll have the chance to get a great deal on some dongles. But this year, unlike every other year, Prime Day means you'll also have the chance to stand in solidarity with workers prot
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  • Another tech billionaire turns media mogul

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT

    Another tech billionaire turns media mogul
    Where Jeff Bezos goes, other tech billionaires follow. The latest titan to invest in print media is Salesforce founder Marc Benioff who, along with wife Lynne, is buying Time magazine. The pair are using $190 million from their personal fortune to bu...
  • Amazon will announce the home of its 'HQ2' this year

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT

    Amazon will announce the home of its 'HQ2' this year
    We'll know where Amazon will build its second major headquarters before the year ends, company chief Jeff Bezos has revealed during a speech in Washington. The e-commerce giant is apparently almost ready to announce its pick from among the 20 candida...
  • Bezos family launches $2 billion philanthropy fund

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT

    Bezos family launches $2 billion philanthropy fund
    Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder who happens to be the richest person on the planet, has launched a philanthropic effort with an initial commitment of $2 billion. He and his wife MacKenzie will use the Day One Fund to build a "network of new, non-profi...
  • Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after criticism from Keith Ellison

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT

    Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after criticism from Keith Ellison
    Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. An Amazon executive said the company blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them. Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith E
  • If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths American Society Would Collapse

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT


    This article originally appeared on Truth Dig. Our society should’ve collapsed by now. You know that, right? No society should function with this level of inequality (with the possible exception of one of those prison planets in a “Star Wars&r
  • Trump levels false attacks against The Post and Amazon in a pair of tweets

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT

    Trump levels false attacks against The Post and Amazon in a pair of tweets
    President Donald Trump on Monday used his Twitter account to make false and misleading attacks against The Washington Post and Amazon, which share an owner but are independently operated. In the first of his tweets, Trump said the “Amazon Washington
  • Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT

    Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET
    Today, Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, will perform another test on the sub-orbital New Shepard spacecraft and launch vehicle. This time, the company is looking at pushing the engines to their maximum limits with a high...
  • Tech Company Refuses to Sell Facial Recognition Software to the Government

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT


    In recent months controversies have erupted over various tech companies contracting with the various law enforcement and military agencies. At Google, employees publicly expressed their distaste for the company’s contract to provide the U.S. Departm
  • 25 Families Own $1.1 Trillion Between Them as the Global Wealth Inequality Gap Grows

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT


    Once a family-owned business Forbes is well known for producing their annual list of the world’s richest billionaires. Launched in 1982 the original list ranked the top 400 Americans by net worth. Only 13 billionaires were included in that list, and
  • Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:10 GMT

    Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism
    In Part 1 of our investigative series on Surveillance Capitalism, MPN spoke to author Yasha Levine and Monthly Review editor John Bellamy Foster about the rise of the Amazon.com empire and its fusion with the U.S. state apparatus. In our next installments
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  • Mithril Capital Management, cofounded by Ajay Royan and Peter Thiel, is leaving the Bay Area

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    Mithril Capital Management, cofounded by Ajay Royan and Peter Thiel, is leaving the Bay Area
    From its glass-lined offices in San Francisco’s leafy Presidio national park, six-year-old Mithril Capital Management has happily flown under the radar. Now it’s leaving altogether and relocating its team to Austin, a spot that, among others t
  • Amazon’s ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ wins big at the Emmys

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    Amazon’s ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ wins big at the Emmys
    Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” dominated the comedy categories at tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards, winning for outstanding comedy series, supporting actress in a comedy series (Alex Borstein), lead actress in a comedy series
  • Marc and Lynne Benioff will buy Times magazine from Meredith for $190M

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    Marc and Lynne Benioff will buy Times magazine from Meredith for $190M
    Another tech billionaire will scoop up a major news outlet. Meredith Corporation, which acquired Time Inc. in January, announced today that it has agreed to sell its eponymous magazine to Salesforce.com co-founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne Benioff
  • We finally know how Jeff Bezos will spend his billions

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    We finally know how Jeff Bezos will spend his billions
    The richest person ever has decided to spread the love. On Jeff Bezos' Twitter on Thursday, the Amazon billionaire shared a statement announcing the creation of his new charitable organization: the Bezos Day One Fund. As Bezos' wealth ballooned, many have
  • Amazon will start selling real, large Christmas trees

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    Amazon will start selling real, large Christmas trees
    Sorry Santa Claus, Jeff Bezos is your Father Christmas now. Amazon, in its ongoing quest to utterly dominate the holiday season, has announced plans to start shipping real, live Christmas trees, come November. That news comes courtesy of The Associated P
  • ShipBob brings in $40M to help e-commerce businesses compete with Amazon

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    ShipBob brings in $40M to help e-commerce businesses compete with Amazon
    Nowadays, those of us who shop for everyday goods online are accustomed to said goods arriving on our doorstep 24 to 48 hours after we click ‘buy.’ That’s because of Amazon; the e-commerce giant’s next-day delivery feature is a swe
  • Bernie Sanders’ problem with Amazon

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    Bernie Sanders’ problem with Amazon
    Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is seeking additional information about the working conditions in Amazon warehouses in advance of legislation he’s preparing to introduce on September 5.  Income inequality was, after all, the centerpiece of Sande
  • What is this weird Twitter army of Amazon drones cheerfully defending warehouse work?

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    What is this weird Twitter army of Amazon drones cheerfully defending warehouse work?
    Here is a strange little online community to puzzle at. Amazon has developed an unnerving, Stepford-like presence on Twitter in the form of several accounts of definitely real on-the-floor workers who regurgitate talking points and assure the world that
  • This is Jeff Bezos' first ever job listing for Amazon

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    This is Jeff Bezos' first ever job listing for Amazon
    Today, Jeff Bezos is the world's richest man, the master at the helm of the mighty capitalist empire that is Amazon. But back in 1994, he was just a scrappy entrepreneur building his dream team, and using '90s era message boards and double spaces after pe
  • Fanatics exec chairman Michael Rubin to speak at Disrupt SF 2018

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:35:11 GMT

    Fanatics exec chairman Michael Rubin to speak at Disrupt SF 2018
    Even as the wealth of Jeff Bezos balloons and Amazon eats everyone’s online retail lunch, there are still a few other e-commerce entrepreneurs faring rather well. In 2011, eBay purchased GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion, at the same time divesting whol
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  • Jeff Bezos - Wikipedia

    Sat, 22 Sep 2018 08:55:00 GMT

    Early life. Bezos was born Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the son of Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen and Chicago native Ted Jorgensen.
  • Jeff Bezos

    Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:05:00 GMT

    Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos is the first person with a net worth surpassing $150 billion in the 3 decades that Forbes has tracked the richest Americans.
  • Jeff Bezos - Business Leader, Entrepreneur - Biography

    Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:11:00 GMT

    American entrepreneur Jeff Bezos is the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com and owner of 'The Washington Post.' In 2017, he became the richest person in the world with a net worth ...
  • Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) | Twitter

    Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:31:00 GMT

    The latest Tweets from Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos). Amazon, Blue Origin, Washington Post
  • Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos) • Instagram photos and videos

    Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:28:00 GMT

    570.8k Followers, 0 Following, 46 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos)
  • Jeff Bezos - CNBC

    Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:48:00 GMT

    23 Hours Ago. TOKYO, Sept 20- Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's first meeting with role model and SoftBank Group Corp boss Masayoshi Son came in 2010 when they bathed together- a ...
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    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:17:00 GMT

    Think like Jeff Bezos: Making of an e-commerce business mammoth from yesterday for tomorrow : 23 life changing lessons from Jeff Bezos on Life,People,Business, Technology and Leadership
  • The daily routine of Jeff Bezos, the richest person in ...

    Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:37:00 GMT

    Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. He runs online retail giant Amazon, which is now the second US company to join the $1 trillion club. Here's a look at his ...
  • Here's Why Jeff Bezos Is Not Truly The Richest Person In History

    Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:41:00 GMT

    Amazon, the global e-commerce behemoth, has brought incomparable scale to online retailing. In turn, it has brought incomparable wealth to its founder, Jeff Bezos.
  • How Jeff Bezos makes and spends his billions - Business Insider

    Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:23:00 GMT

    Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of ecommerce giant Amazon, is the wealthiest person alive and the first person in modern history to accumulate a fortune of over $100 billion. Bezos has an estimated ...