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Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, Blue Origin and owner of The Washington Post, introduces their newly developed lunar lander “Blue Moon”. Photograph: Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Life in a distant future as imagined by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will be, in many ways, like life today. People will socialise, commute to work and h(...)

Jeff Bezos: following this week’s sales,  his remaining Amazon stock holdings are worth about $109 billion. Photograph: Reuters

Jeff Bezos has sold $1.8 billion (€1.6 billion) worth of Amazon shares over the past few days, in the ecommerce chief’s first stock sale since his div(...)

The Falcon 9 rocket with a payload of 60 satellites for the Starlink broadband network lifts off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral. Photograph: Malcolm Denemark/Florida Today via AP

More than an hour later some 270 miles above Earth, the cluster of satellites – part of a system called Starlink – pushed off from the rocket that car(...)

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos. Ms Bezos has promised to give away more than half her $36.6 billion fortune. Photograph: EPA

MacKenzie Bezos, who recently became the world’s fourth richest woman following her divorce from Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon, ha(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has unveiled a plan for a vehicle designed to land on the moon, in what he said was the first step to build colonies for humans in space

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has unveiled a plan for a vehicle designed to land on the moon, in what he said was the first step to build colonies for hum(...)

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos and his former wife MacKenzie Bezos. Photograph: Reuters

MacKenzie Bezos will retain Amazon stock worth more than $35 billion (€31 billion) after her separation from its founder and chief executive Jeff Bezo(...)

Amazon’s pay rise helps to address growing discontent at working conditions in its network of logistics warehouses. Photograph: AP

A few hours after Amazon announced it would raise the minimum wage for its US staff to $15 (€13) an hour, chief executive Jeff Bezos appeared on stage(...)

Jeff Bezos’ stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP

Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has said he is giving $2 billion (€1.71 billion) to start a fund that will open pre-schools in low-incom(...)

epa06042063 Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon, during the conference 'The Future of Newspapers' with the leading world players in the information industry, on the occasion of the 150 years of Italian newspaper 'La Stampa' in Turin, Italy, 21 June 2017.  EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has remained largely invisible in the world of philanthropy. That changed last week in a single tweet - followed by 42,000 more. (...)

Bezos bestie: the robot from Hankook Mirae Technology he piloted at MARS 2017.

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has revealed the final part of his plan to take over the world: from inside a giant robot that resembles the Caterpi(...)