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American engineer and entrepreneur, founder of Amazon.com, Inc. and Blue Origin

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Jeff Bezos: American engineer and entrepreneur, founder of Amazon.com, Inc. and Blue Origin
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American entrepreneur, media proprietor, investor, and computer engineer. He is the founder and executive chairman of Amazon, where he previously served as the president and CEO. With a net worth of almost $200.1 billion as of September 2021, he is either the wealthiest or second-wealthiest person in the world according to both Forbes and Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

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Lawmaker: Amazon is using every advantage to crush its competition [Video]

Lawmaker: Amazon is using every advantage to crush its competition

A bipartisan group of lawmakers warned Amazon they are concerned top executives including former CEO Jeff Bezos may have misled or even lied to Congress about the company’s business practices...

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Late-night cracks up over Shatner's post-space talk with Bezos [Video]

Late-night cracks up over Shatner's post-space talk with Bezos

Late-night comedians zeroed in on the awkward moments following William Shatner’s historic space flight aboard Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket.

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Emotional Shatner: Most profound experience I can imagine [Video]

Emotional Shatner: Most profound experience I can imagine

Actor William Shatner speaks with Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos after landing from a sub-orbital space flight aboard the New Shepard.

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See 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner reach space [Video]

See 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner reach space

“Star Trek” actor William Shatner, along with three other crewmembers, completed a successful sub-orbital space trip aboard Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin rocket. At 90, Shatner becomes..

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'To oldly go': Star Trek's William Shatner, 90, set to rocket into space with Blue Origin [Video]

'To oldly go': Star Trek's William Shatner, 90, set to rocket into space with Blue Origin

Star Trek's Captain Kirk is preparing for his first real-life space flight on Wednesday onboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin capsule.

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Musk trolls Bezos over billionaire status [Video]

Musk trolls Bezos over billionaire status

Elon Musk widened his lead as the richest person in the world, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index.

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Boris Johnson confronts Jeff Bezos over tax [Video]

Boris Johnson confronts Jeff Bezos over tax

Boris Johnson has said he tackled taxation of online retailers during his meeting with Amazon boss Jeff Bezos at the United Nations General Assembly. "The internet giants need to be making their fair..

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Boris Johnson praises Jeff Bezos' climate efforts [Video]

Boris Johnson praises Jeff Bezos' climate efforts

Boris Johnson has met with Amazon chairman and founder Jeff Bezos at the United Nations General Assembly in New York to discuss the upcoming COP26 climate summit. The Prime Minister welcomed the..

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William Shatner Fires Back at George Takei Over 'Guinea Pig' Space Crack

George Takei thinks his old "Star Trek" buddy, William Shatner, is just an old-timer who played lab rat for Jeff Bezos' latest jaunt to space ... but Captain Kirk's not having it. Bill fired back over..
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Jeff Bezos, GF Lauren Sanchez Pack On PDA on NYC Walk

Jeff Bezos and GF Lauren Sanchez clearly don't want to take a trip together on Blue Origin's New Shepard ... because they don't want any space between them. The Amazon chief and his GF put on a huge..
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Prince William Blasts Space Tourism, Urges Billionaires to First Repair Earth

Prince William has some harsh words for the Elon Musks, Jeff Bezos' and Richard Bransons of the world ... focus on fixing this planet instead of exploring what else is out there. The Duke of Cambridge..
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William Shatner Launching to Space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Watch Live Stream

William Shatner's about to rocket into space, courtesy of Jeff Bezos and one of his Blue Origin rockets ... and you can watch his journey trek to the stars right here. Captain Kirk and his crew --..
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Amazon founder Bezos 'funds' new age-reversal company opening in UK

amazon founder bezos 'funds' new age-reversal company opening in uk
A new start-up that aims to reverse aging is planning to open a lab in the UK, reportedly with funding from Jeff Bezos.
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Bezos might scupper NASA's 2024 moon landing - if spacesuit delays don't do it first

A lawsuit from Jeff Bezos may end up scuppering NASA's mission to return to the moon by 2024, although it isn't the only obstacle putting that date in peril.
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Billionaires' tiff: Jeff Bezos sues after NASA's lunar lander contract goes to Elon Musk

billionaires' tiff: jeff bezos sues after nasa's lunar lander contract goes to elon musk
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin is suing the US government after NASA awarded a lunar lander contract to rival SpaceX.
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Jeff Bezos offers to cover 'billions' in NASA costs for chance to take part in moon missions

jeff bezos offers to cover 'billions' in nasa costs for chance to take part in moon missions
In an open letter to NASA, Jeff Bezos has offered to waive billions of dollars in payments from the space agency in order to ensure his company Blue Origin gets to take part in its upcoming moon..
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Space Tourism Should Be Taxed Like Visits to Legoland, Congressman says

Space tourism shouldn't be a tax-free joyride for Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and other billionaires ... so says Rep. Earl Blumenauer, who's ready to do something about it. We got the Oregon..
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British man arrested over Twitter hack that saw celeb accounts including Obama and Bezos post Bitcoin scam

british man arrested over twitter hack that saw celeb accounts including obama and bezos post bitcoin scam
A British man has been arrested in Spain in connection with the July 2020 hack of Twitter that resulted in more than 130 accounts belonging to celebrities scamming their followers out of Bitcoin.
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Backlash after Jeff Bezos thanks Amazon customers and staff for paying for his space flight

backlash after jeff bezos thanks amazon customers and staff for paying for his space flight
Billionaire Jeff Bezos has thanked Amazon employees and customers for paying for his maiden voyage to space - but his remarks have prompted criticism from politicians and celebrities.
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Ben Crump to Pitch Van Jones on Law Center After Bezos' $100M Gift

Ben Crump says the huge stash of cash Jeff Bezos just donated to Van Jones could go a long way for a cause they both care about deeply -- helping Black people learn the law. The civil rights attorney..
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AOC Blasts Bezos for Thanking Amazon Employees for Paying for Space Trip

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is tearing Jeff Bezos a new one after he thanked Amazon employees and customers for footing the bill for his trip to space. We got the Congresswoman Tuesday on Capitol..
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Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin Crew Set to Launch into Space

Jeff Bezos is putting his money and his ass, quite literally, on the line for his Blue Origin aerospace company's first crewed mission into space at 6 AM PT ... and TMZ will be live streaming. The..
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Safe landing for Jeff Bezos and crew as billionaire achieves childhood dream of becoming astronaut

safe landing for jeff bezos and crew as billionaire achieves childhood dream of becoming astronaut
Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest man and founder of Amazon, has landed safely back on Earth with his crew following a successful launch by his private spaceflight company Blue Origin.
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A dream 52 years in the making: Amazon founder ready to blast off into space

a dream 52 years in the making: amazon founder ready to blast off into space
Jeff Bezos says his dream of travelling into space was born when, as a five year old, he watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon in 1969.
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'I'm not nervous, I'm excited': Jeff Bezos ready for flight to edge of space

'i'm not nervous, i'm excited': jeff bezos ready for flight to edge of space
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has said he is "ready", not nervous, for his flight to the edge of space.
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Jeff Bezos Wants Blue Origin Shuttles to Become Reusable, Like Airliners

Jeff Bezos says he wants his virgin trip to space to become something everyday people can do on the regs -- almost like catching an airline flight ... which his company is aiming to do through their..
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Meet Sanjal Gandavle, the Indian engineer who is part of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' spaceship Blue Origin's team

Sanjal Gavande is part of the team that built the rocket system New Shepard for Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin.
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Flight Will Include Youngest and Oldest People to Go to Space

Jeff Bezos lost the billionaire space race to Richard Branson, but his trip will still be historic ... because it's carrying both a teenager and an octogenarian into space. As you've probably heard .....
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Teen in space! Dutch student to be youngest person to ever to leave earth's atmosphere

teen in space! dutch student to be youngest person to ever to leave earth's atmosphere
An 18-year-old Dutch student will become the youngest ever person in space after being confirmed as the first paying passenger aboard Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's rocket when it lifts off next week.
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Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO today - but how much power is he really giving up?

jeff bezos steps down as amazon ceo today - but how much power is he really giving up?
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has officially stepped down as the company's chief executive, handing that role over to Andy Jassy, in order to focus on "new products and early initiatives".
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Bezos, Branson, Musk: What you need to know about the new space race

bezos, branson, musk: what you need to know about the new space race
The last century's space race was a competition between the world's great powers and a test of their ideologies. It would prove to be a synecdoche of the entire Cold War between the capitalist United..
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Richard Branson aims to beat rival Jeff Bezos into space by nine days

richard branson aims to beat rival jeff bezos into space by nine days
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson has announced his plan to reach space nine days before Amazon boss Jeff Bezos by taking part in a test flight for his company Virgin Galactic.
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Virgin Galactic Will Fly to Space with Richard Branson Before Jeff Bezos

Richard Branson is closing in on winning the billionaire space race with Jeff Bezos -- because Virgin Galactic now has a flight planned for next weekend, and the British billionaire will be onboard...
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Woman, 82, gets chance to go into space 60 years after missing out due to her gender

woman, 82, gets chance to go into space 60 years after missing out due to her gender
An 82-year-old woman who had astronaut training in the 1960s but was denied the opportunity to go into space because of her gender is being given a second chance thanks to Jeff Bezos.
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Jeff Bezos Sues Girlfriend Lauren Sanchez's Brother, Michael

The war between Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend's brother is far from over, because the Amazon chief has just sued Michael Sanchez for allegedly hiding money to avoid forking over some serious cash. As..
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Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Green Light to Fly Passengers into Space

Richard Branson just cleared one huge hurdle in his quest to beat Jeff Bezos into sub-orbital space ... the FFA just gave Virgin Galactic the green light to fly passengers. The Virgin Galactic honcho..
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AOC Rips Jeff Bezos For Asking For Space Money While Ex Donates Billions

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks it's pretty rich to see a billionaire seeking handouts from Uncle Sam while their ex-wife gives away billions of dollars -- so she's ripping Jeff Bezos. We got AOC..
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Blue Origin Seat for 1st Manned Mission to Space Goes for $28 Mil

Some high roller just dropped a fortune and a half to be one of two people who will fly up into space next month alongside the Bezos brothers ... all for a quick 11-minute trip! Blue Origin auctioned..
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Space ride with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos sells for £19.8m at auction

space ride with amazon founder jeff bezos sells for £19.8m at auction
A trip into space with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has sold for $28million (£19.8m) at auction.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Rips Jeff Bezos for Trip to Space

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is going scorched earth over Jeff Bezos leaving Earth -- she's pissed about his trip to space, and says everyone who pays their taxes should be too. We got the Senator Thursday at..
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Wealthiest Americans including Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos 'paid no income tax'

wealthiest americans including elon musk and jeff bezos 'paid no income tax'
President Joe Biden is facing calls to introduce a wealth tax following a report alleging America's richest executives, including Elon Musk and Amazon's Jeff Bezos, have avoided paying income tax -..
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Jeff Bezos Going to Space on Blue Origin's First Manned Rocket, Bringing Brother

Ground control to Major Jeff ... you sure you really want to do this, sir??? Jeff Bezos says he's heading to space as part of the first crewed flight on a rocket ship made by his aerospace company,..
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Jeff Bezos to travel into space next month for 'adventure' with his brother

jeff bezos to travel into space next month for 'adventure' with his brother
Jeff Bezos - one of the world's richest men and the chief executive of Amazon - has said he will travel into space next month.
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'We need to do a better job for our employees', says Amazon boss Bezos

'we need to do a better job for our employees', says amazon boss bezos
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has vowed to make his company a better place for its workers.
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Amazon boss (and world's richest man) Bezos backs tax hike after Biden criticism

amazon boss (and world's richest man) bezos backs tax hike after biden criticism
Amazon's founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has endorsed Joe Biden's plan to raise corporate taxes after the US president singled out the company over its contributions to federal coffers.
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Amazon Sued for Pulling Job Offers from People Testing Positive for Weed

Amazon's allegedly been retracting job offers from people who use marijuana ... and now Jeff Bezos' company is getting sued. There's a new class-action lawsuit against Amazon in New York, where one guy..
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Jeff Bezos' Ex MacKenzie Scott Remarries, He's a Teacher at Kids' School

MacKenzie Scott has a new husband -- a teacher at her kids' school -- and while marrying the ex-Mrs. Jeff Bezos means the guy's suddenly mega-wealthy ... he's already giving it all away. MacKenzie and..
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Billionaire MacKenzie Scott marries science teacher after divorce from Jeff Bezos

billionaire mackenzie scott marries science teacher after divorce from jeff bezos
Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott, who is the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a science teacher from her children's school.
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Jeff Bezos steps aside as Amazon chief but 'is not really going anywhere'

jeff bezos steps aside as amazon chief but 'is not really going anywhere'
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged to focus on "new products and early initiatives" after announcing he is to step down as chief executive later this year.
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Jeff Bezos Passing Amazon CEO Torch to New Exec, Still Chief on Board

Jeff Bezos is letting go of the Amazon reins, day-to-day at least, and while he's not vanishing altogether from the office, it's clear his focus elsewhere. Bezos' departure as CEO was announced Tuesday..
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Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO after Christmas quarter sales exceed $100bn

jeff bezos to step down as amazon ceo after christmas quarter sales exceed $100bn
Amazon has announced its founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is to step down from running the business as it reported record revenues for its core Christmas quarter, topping $100bn for the first time with help..
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Jeff Bezos Wins Defamation Lawsuit Brought by GF's Brother

Jeff Bezos just scored a big legal victory, annihilating his girlfriend's brother in court. A judge just told Michael Sanchez to take a hike, dismissing his defamation suit against the richest man in..
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