Jeff Bezos

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“Consumers will become reusers, and so consumables will have to become recyclables. Remanufacturing, refurbishment and repurposing may well become the only acceptable basis for retail.”

Growth is the investment thesis of the worldwide technology industry. Steady, predictable growth of both top-line revenues and bottom-line profits kee(...)

Laura Deming: ‘The idea was to starve a worm, mutate it, and then laser its gonads off, which increases the worm lifespan by 60 per cent’

Laura Deming is early for the interview in the restaurant in San Francisco’s hip Mission district, bent over a book. Bathed in the light streaming thr(...)

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are facing a wide-ranging investigation in the US. Photograph: Reuters

The US government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on (...)

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(...)

An image provided by Amazon shows on the company’s website how its Rekognition software works with chief executive Jeff Bezos. Facial recognition software is coming under increasing scrutiny from civil liberties groups and lawmakers.

Facial recognition software is coming under increasing scrutiny from civil liberties groups and lawmakers. Now Amazon, one of the most visible purveyo(...)

Deliveroo founder  Will Shu said  that Amazon had been an inspiration both to him and to the company he found in 2013

If we were Just Eat we might be suffering from a bit of an Amazon-related queasy tummy this weekend. It emerged on Friday that the king of online reta(...)

The graft behind the glitz at the Cannes Film Festival. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images

Image of the week: Step-by-step The phrase “roll out the red carpet” doesn’t come from nowhere: the red carpet must indeed be rolled out, in this cas(...)

Uber’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange: main beneficiaries  will be Uber founder Travis Kalanick and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. Photograph: Johannes Eisele

For a company that has never made a profit and says itself that it may not do so in the future, Uber has so far done very well for its investors. This(...)

The former CEO of Uber, is the largest individual shareholder, with 8.6 per cent of shares, and will be the undisputed winner of the day

They are the spoons full of sugar that make the bitter taste of capitalism go down. When billion-dollar technology startups go public, the media tends(...)

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