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Bob Behnken, a Nasa astronaut, in his spacesuit at SpaceX headquarters. Photograph: SpaceX via AP/NYT

Michael Bay, the director of the 1998 cosmic disaster movie Armageddon, once gave an interview discussing the worst crisis in the making of the film. (...)

An Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough,  England. Photograph: Chris J RatcliffeAFP/Getty Images

It’s hard to do business online and maintain any kind of distance from Amazon. A friend who ordered three beauty products from an Irish-based, online (...)

SpaceX Starlink satellites visible in the night sky over Skopje, North Macedonia. The fifth series of satellites was launched by US space company SpaceX from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 18th. Photograph: Georgi Licovski/EPA

Those of us looking up at the sky at night may have spotted a new constellation. A line of lights, pinpricks against the black, arcing across the glob(...)

Workers at the Amazon delivery hub in Hawthorne, California protest on May 1st against the failure of employers to provide adequate protection against the coronavirus . Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images

One apparent silver lining to coronavirus is that it is a “great equaliser”, as New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, put it. Covid-19 can strike Wall S(...)

Jeff Bezos was already the world’s richest man before lockdown sales at Amazon boosted his coffers. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Amazon emerged as one of the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, announcing it had revenues of $75.4 billion (€69 billion) in the fir(...)

Amazon is expected to book 25 per cent more revenue in the quarter compared to the same period in 2019. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Amazon is poised to report both soaring expenses and blockbuster earnings on Thursday, making clear the initial costs of its breakneck expansion to me(...)

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(...)

Big tech will win big in this pandemic. Photograph: Reuters

We’re having coffee dates on Houseparty, meetings on Hangouts, seeing the family on Zoom. Children are star jumping with Joe on YouTube, submitting th(...)

The FTW6 warehouse has been cleaned multiple times since the infected worker was last in the facility, according to someone at the company who did not wish to be named

An Amazon warehouse visited this week by chief executive Jeff Bezos confirmed its first employee coronavirus case, according to a message sent to wor(...)

Jack  Dorsey (43) joins a growing list of celebrities, world leaders and technologists who are earmarking some portion of their wealth to fighting the spread of the coronavirus and its effects.  Photo: Getty Images

Jack Dorsey, chief executive of Twitter and Square, said he planned to donate $1 billion (€920 million), or just under a third of his total wealth, to(...)

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