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Jeff Bezos: the Amazon founder will concentrate on his Blue Origin space exploration company, and has said he will spend billions on fighting climate change.  Photograph: J Emilio Flores/New York Times

The news that Jeff Bezos would step aside as Amazon’s chief executive was a surprise, but there were signs it may have been on his mind for some time.(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is stepping back from the day to day running of the business. Photograph: John Locher/AP

Jeff Bezos has a formulation about one-way doors and two-way doors –decisions that are irreversible and permanent and those that can always be unwound(...)

Over the past year Elon Musk’s net worth soared by more than $150bn   in possibly the fastest bout of wealth creation in history. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP

Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, is now the richest person on the planet. A 4.8 per cent rally in the electric carmaker(...)

Before the pandemic, Jeff Bezos increasingly spent his time away from Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle. Photograph: The New York Times

At the end of February, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, were in France discussing climate change with Presid(...)

Jeff Bezos now owns about 11 per cent of Amazon, the company he founded in 1994, and which recently exceeded a market capitalisation of $1 trillion.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has sold almost $3.5 billion (€3.2 billion) worth of shares in the company over the course of the past week. Beginning on J(...)

Professor Brian Cox said he was amazed by students’ entries at the  BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

Sending politicians to space, even for just five minutes, to ensure they get a better perspective on the world, on its value and vulnerability, should(...)

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(...)

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