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Common Sense: Why Jeff Bezos’ Divorce Should Worry Amazon Investors

Supported by Common Sense Why Jeff Bezos’ Divorce Should Worry Amazon Investors ImageJeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, at last year’s Vanity Fair Oscar party. Their impending divorce raises questions about the future of their roughly $ 140 billion stake in Amazon.CreditCreditDanny Moloshok/Reuters By James B. Stewart Jan. 18, 2019 Jeff Bezos and his wife, […]

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Amazon says it 'listened to our critics' as it raised its minimum wage to $15 – here's how the clash between Bernie Sanders and Jeff Bezos went down

While you may appreciate how easy it is to turn to Amazon as a one-stop retailer you don’t have to leave your couch to shop at, smaller businesses are struggling to keep up with the corporation. This situation was especially evident when Amazon acquired Whole Foods, sending other grocery chains scrambling to keep up. Amazon’s […]

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More than 100 Amazon employees, including senior software engineers, signed a letter asking Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial recognition software to police

Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesJeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon, arrives for the third day of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2017 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Amazon employees signed and sent a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos asking the company to stop selling facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies and […]

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Amazon workers wrote to Jeff Bezos protesting its facial recognition contracts with police

Getty/Chip SomodevillaAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Amazon employees have protested about the company’s facial recognition contracts with US government and police. They wrote to CEO Jeff Bezos pointing to Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has separated thousands of children from their parents at the US border. They said Amazon was enabling the departments that […]

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Burglars got away with breaking into billionaire Jeff Bezos's Beverly Hills mansion after leading police on a car chase

Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos Burglars tried to break into Jeff Bezos’ Beverly Hills mansion last week. They didn’t end up stealing anything from Bezos’ home, but it’s suspected that the same culprits broke into another nearby home that same night. After the police chased them for 25-minutes by car, the burglars escaped on […]

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‘We’re going to have to leave this planet’: Jeff Bezos outlines moon colony plan

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is convinced that one day “we are going to have to leave this planet.” And he believes that his Blue Origin space company can help make it happen. Outlining his ambitious vision at the Space Development Conference in Los Angeles during a recent on-stage chat with GeekWire‘s Alan Boyle, Bezos said that, […]

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explains his famous one-character emails, known to strike fear in manager's hearts

Michael Seto/Business Insider Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos still personally reads customer complaint emails sent to him, even though he doesn’t reply to many of them, he said during an on-stage interview on Friday. Often, he’ll forward those emails on to the executives in charge with a single character: a question mark. The manager who receives […]