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Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are getting richer as the pandemic gets worse

The net worth of Bezos grew by $13 billion on Monday.

jeff bezos - Recode
10:56am PDT - July 21st, 2020

Seattle's Kshama Sawant warns Jeff Bezos after passing Amazon tax: 'We are coming for you'

Seattle city councilmember Kshama Sawant had a personal message for billionaire Jeff Bezos after the passage of the so-called Amazon tax, warning him that "we are coming for you."

jeff bezos - The Washington Times
5:15am PDT - July 8th, 2020

Amazon India's unit gets $308 million in fresh funds from parent - Reuters UK

Amazon.com Inc has invested 23.10 billion rupees (£245.26 million) in Amazon Seller Services, an Indian unit, strengthening the business at a time when more people shop online in a bid to avoid crowded public places.

jeff bezos - Reuters
1:25am PDT - July 8th, 2020

Amazon India's unit gets $308 million in fresh funds from parent - Reuters

Amazon.com Inc has invested 23.10 billion rupees ($308.02 million) in Amazon Seller Services, an Indian unit, strengthening the business at a time when more people shop online in a bid to avoid crowded public places.

jeff bezos - Reuters
12:27am PDT - July 8th, 2020

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday.

  1. Civil rights groups called their meeting with Facebook execs a 'disappointment' and said the company isn't ready to address the platform's 'vitriolic hate.' Facebook executives Mark…

    jeff bezos - Business Insider
    11:55pm PDT - July 7th, 2020

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck Wagestream used to raise $25 million from a garden shed

  • Fast-growing UK fintech startup Wagestream has raised £20 million ($25 million) in a fundraising led by Northzone. 
  • Wagestream lets employees draw down their wages early in exchange for a flat fee.
  • "It's probably not the ideal time …

    jeff bezos - Business Insider
    7:21am PDT - July 7th, 2020

U.S. tech chiefs to testify before House antitrust panel on July 27 - committee - Reuters India

The chief executives of Amazon.com, Apple, Alphabet's Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee said in a statement on Monday.

jeff bezos - Reuters
7:03pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

U.S. tech chiefs to testify before House antitrust panel on July 27: committee - Reuters Canada

The chief executives of Amazon.com , Apple , Alphabet's Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee said in a statement on Monday.

jeff bezos - Reuters
5:29pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

U.S. tech chiefs to testify before House antitrust panel on July 27 - committee - Reuters UK

The chief executives of Amazon.com , Apple , Alphabet's Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee said in a statement on Monday.

jeff bezos - Reuters
5:06pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

U.S. tech chiefs will testify before House panel on July 27: committee - Reuters UK

The chief executives of Amazon.com, Apple, Alphabet's Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee said in a statement on Monday.

jeff bezos - Reuters
4:12pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

U.S. tech chiefs will testify before House panel on July 27: committee - Reuters

The chief executives of Amazon.com, Apple, Alphabet's Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee said in a statement on Monday.

jeff bezos - Reuters
4:11pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

SUCCESS INSIDER: 6 key steps to launching a successful Amazon store, from people who did it from the comfort of their own homes

Amazon started in Jeff Bezos' garage. These Amazon sellers also started a business at home, and they've shared the secrets to their success on the major platform, from landing the coveted "buy box" to analyzing customer reviews properly. Read more here. Welco…

jeff bezos - Business Insider
7:39am PDT - July 6th, 2020

The UK just paid $500M to battle Musk in the internet-from-space race — cos Brexit

A new challenger has appeared in the internet-from-space race: the UK government, which CNBC reports has committed $500 million to reviving bankrupt satellite startup OneWeb. The UK government won a 20% stake in OneWeb during an auction in New York on Friday,…

jeff bezos - The Next Web
8:44am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

An Amazon driver quit in frustration in a tweet and abandoned a van full of packages at a gas station

  • Amazon driver Derick Lancaster ditched his delivery truck full of packages at a gas station and quit his job because he was fed up with the company and his position. 
  • Lancaster's tweet about the incident was widely shared.
  • The drive…

    jeff bezos - Business Insider
    11:03am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Sundar Pichai will all testify before Congress in an antitrust hearing

  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai, Apple's Tim Cook, and Amazon's Jeff Bezos will all testify before Congress in an antitrust hearing in late July.
  • The news was confirmed by Democratic Rep. David Cicilline of Rhode Island. jeff bezos - Business Insider
    3:25am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

U.S. tech chief executives expected to testify before House panel in late July - sources - Reuters India

The chief executives of the four U.S. tech giants -- Amazon.com, Facebook, Alphabet's Google and Apple -- will testify before the U.S. Congress in late July as part of an ongoing antitrust probe into the companies, according to two sources familiar with the m…

jeff bezos - Reuters
7:38pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Tech's biggest CEOs agree to appear at House antitrust hearing

Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai have all reportedly agreed to testify at a House antitrust hearing in late July. According to Kara Swisher (The New York Times, Recode), Rep. David Cicilline told her…

jeff bezos - Engadget
5:33pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Big tech CEOs agree to testify for House antitrust probe

The session is set to take place in July.

jeff bezos - Politico
3:17pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

U.S. tech chief executives expected to testify before House panel in late July: sources - Reuters

The chief executives of the four U.S. tech giants -- Amazon.com, Facebook, Alphabet's Google and Apple -- will testify before the U.S. Congress in late July as part of an ongoing antitrust probe into the companies, according to two sources familiar with the m…

jeff bezos - Reuters
3:14pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

San Francisco now has the 3rd-most billionaires of any city in the world, beating out London, Moscow, and Beijing

  • San Francisco is now the third city in the world with the most billionaires, per a new Wealth-X report.
  • The tech hub gained two billionaires in 2019, bringing its total billionaire count to 77.
  • San Francisco beat out cities includin…

    jeff bezos - Business Insider
    11:41am PDT - July 1st, 2020

'I was born into a huge situation of privilege': Bill Gates' oldest daughter discusses growing up in a billionaire household

Richard Shotwell/AP Images

  • Jennifer Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates' oldest daughter, said in a recent interview that she "was born into a huge situation of privilege."
  • Her father was once the world's wealthiest person and has a net worth of $…

    jeff bezos - Business Insider
    12:18pm PDT - June 27th, 2020

Amazon, SoftBank held talks over Russian online retailer Ozon, shareholder says - Reuters India

Global retail giant Amazon and Japanese SoftBank have made approaches to Russian conglomerate Sistema about a possible acquisition of its online retailer Ozon, Sistema's majority owner Vladimir Evtushenkov said on Saturday.

jeff bezos - Reuters
4:01am PDT - June 27th, 2020

Amazon, SoftBank held talks over Russian online retailer Ozon, shareholder says - Reuters

Global retail giant Amazon and Japanese SoftBank <9984.T> have made approaches to Russian conglomerate Sistema about a possible acquisition of its online retailer Ozon, Sistema's majority owner Vladimir Evtushenkov said on Saturday.

jeff bezos - Reuters
3:46am PDT - June 27th, 2020

Daily Crunch: Amazon buys self-driving startup Zoox

Amazon makes an autonomous driving acquisition, Microsoft closes its retail stores and health insurance startup Oscar raises $225 million. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 26, 2020. 1. Amazon to acquire autonomous driving startup Zoox According to Amazon’s a…

jeff bezos - TechCrunch
9:25am PDT - June 26th, 2020

Fewer Americans are giving to charity than ever before, and Trump's tax cuts may be to blame

  • President Donald Trump's 2017 tax reforms ended the requirement for many Americans to itemize their charitable donations, and that may be why fewer Americans are giving than ever before.
  • The ultrawealthy have been picking up the slack and ke…

    jeff bezos - Business Insider
    5:47am PDT - June 26th, 2020

RT @HarvardBiz: To make data more relatable, scale it to something people can understand. Jeff Bezos' net worth of $130 billion is difficul…

Wikum (@wikumdhammika)
6:15pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @andrewperezdc: WaPo reporters didn’t love @BernieSanders criticizing Jeff Bezos. Today, Sanders notes that “we saw that The Washington…

rosiebrown (@rachael5598)
6:15pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

k 〽️ (@damnginken)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HasBezosDecided: Do you guys remember that time Jeff Bezos could have ended world hunger and didn't? Ahaha me too great times

jen (@jenesaisqueer)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

2huskies (@2huskies4us)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

2020 Vision (@jwhoopes2)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @zachheltzel: Jeff Bezos makes this much money every four hours. https://t.co/2blHzIq0OK

sam (@n0t_sam)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

Sam Garzillo (@grrzillo)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

Jaremy (@thecoldbitch)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

Jane Diesel (@JamarlyR)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @mistertodd: Jeff Bezos makes 20 million dollars every two and a half hours. https://t.co/NWTRljfudX

Altytwo Altryness, BS (@whereIsTheSpai)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

Sarawr (@Noiryu13)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

Geraldine Rupesinghe (@GRupesinghe)
6:14pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

E-D's saying...... (@illbedamed)
6:13pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HasBezosDecided: The G7, a group with a combined GDP of $36.7 trillion, has offered collectively $20m towards protecting the Lungs of t…

Dark Snow (@Phoethicc)
6:13pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

Frank Jimenez (@faj2007)
6:13pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @mistertodd: Jeff Bezos makes 20 million dollars every two and a half hours. https://t.co/NWTRljfudX

Anna ♿ (@Texanona)
6:13pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

Dani (@dammitDANI19)
6:13pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @antsharwood: Why doesn’t the world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, give a bunch of money to help the actual Amazon?

Ngiare (@BeattieNgiare)
6:12pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @GeorgeTakei: You once asked Twitter, @JeffBezos, where you should donate your fortune. @Inc Magazine agrees with me: Saving the rainfor…

RileyRae (@RileyRae58)
6:12pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @DoubleDownNews: £16m pledged by G7 countries to help fight Amazon fires Meanwhile, on Planet Earth... £650m: Raised by billionaires t…

Linda Tallons#JC4PM2019#GTTO (@LindaTallons)
6:12pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

jenny (@jay_auroraxo)
6:12pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @DoubleDownNews: £16m pledged by G7 countries to help fight Amazon fires Meanwhile, on Planet Earth... £650m: Raised by billionaires t…

Blake #GTTO (@enzymeii)
6:12pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HousatonicITS: The “Lazy G” ranch in Cotulla, Texas, was originally purchased by Lawrence P #Gise (grandad of Jeff #Bezos), and it is w…

Crystal Scurr, LMFT (@CrystalScurr)
2:30am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @SurplusCornbre1: @TreyBest6 @michaeljknowles You know what's even less charity or kindness? Employers exploiting the labor value of the…

Hanny Hawkins (@hanny_hawkins)
2:30am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

Colin Herring (@HerringColin)
2:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

(@LostQueerSoul)
2:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @jeralynpasinabo: Jeff Bezos Became the Wealthiest Man on Earth with the Help of This Remarkable Book https://t.co/cl43c5T7Na https://t.…

Jeralyn Pasinabo (@jeralynpasinabo)
2:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

cishets leave me alone (@queerloonarmy)
2:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HasBezos: Jeff Bezos has enough money to double the pay of his workers & still be one of the RICHEST humans on Earth. Why doesn't Jeff…

✊#NoodPresidentBernieSandersOggy, one of the squad (@Noodoggy)
2:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Jeff Bezos just getting richer each day https://t.co/QhOMmGnIZG

(@tekufu)
2:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

ari. (@ariannamullary)
2:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

(@Zeraphira)
2:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @HasBezos: Jeff Bezos makes enough money in 3 hours to pay off all school lunch debt for the entire country. Why doesn't Jeff want to h…

still reid! (@ThatOneKidReid)
2:20am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

KOKO (@SleepyCities)
2:20am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

Ben “Doesn’t Shut Up” Moss (@ToastyNihilist)
2:19am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @JonErlichman: On this day in 1994: Jeff Bezos posts the first job ad for Amazon https://t.co/IE32yd7ZET

RT @JonErlichman: On this day in 1994: Jeff Bezos posts the first job ad for Amazon https://t.co/IE32yd7ZET

Clown Quotes (@Salesforce431)
2:19am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @crookednosering: jeff bezos makes $149,353/min. i make $12.50/hr before tax or $0.208/min. i work a double (13h) and get a single 30 m…

tig old bitties (@terpeppi)
2:18am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @CNBC: In this #CNBCClassic clip, Jeff Bezos explained his ambitious vision for Amazon in a 1999 interview: "There’s no guarantee that h…

Sami Seerangan (@saminathan)
2:18am PDT - August 26th, 2019

hey you... yeah im talkin ta you jeff bezos.. why dont ya shut up >:(

JacC Mckarthy (@yoshicasserole)
2:17am PDT - August 26th, 2019