Jeff Bezos

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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(...)

An Amazon warehouse in New jersey.

Amazon is increasing the minimum wage paid to US and UK workers, passing on some of the spoils of its rapid expansion to staff in the face of criticis(...)

Donald Trump’s tweets condemning so-called ‘fake news’ media usually only reach most Americans through those same news outlets. Photograph: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

My current emotional state is pinned to the top of my Twitter feed. It reads: “Being angry all the time is exhausting and corrosive. Not being angry f(...)

Bono and The Edge’s backing of Convoy  is by no means the first tech investment made by the musicians. Photograph: EPA

On on-demand trucking technology company backed by U2 frontman Bono and lead guitarist The Edge has raised $198 million (€ 167 million) through the sa(...)

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I hate, hate, hate getting wet. My idea of torment is a “long soak in a hot bath”. I hasten to add that I do actually have a shower every day. Misera(...)

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis strides the aisle of the company’s new discount store Jack’s in Chatteris, near Cambridge. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Image of the week: Jack’s Union Jacks Every drop of fresh milk in Tesco-owned Jack’s is British, got that, British? Union Jacks adorn the aisles of t(...)

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(...)

Wall Street. It took Amazon just 165 trading sessions to grow its market value from $600bn in January to $1 trillion, the Wall Street Journal noted last week. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Signs of froth are becoming evident in US markets for the first time since before January’s correction. That’s according to Citigroup and Goldman Sach(...)

To extend the reach of its Prime Video service, Amazon has chosen the time-honoured method of expansion: spending money on sports rights. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

Is it game, set and match to Amazon? What began as an online bookseller has become a giant of ecommerce, cloud computing and media, its activities str(...)

Amazon has revolutionised how people shop online and is the world’s dominant internet retailer. Photograph:  Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Amazon. com on Tuesday joined Apple to become the second $1 trillion publicly listed US company after its stock price more than doubled in a year as i(...)

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