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Amazon s Jeff Bezos unveils $2B philanthropic fund

  WASHINGTON, USA – Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the richest person on the planet, announced Thursday he was creating a philanthropic fund to help homeless families and launch preschools in low-income communities, committing an initial $2 billion. Bezos made the announcement on Twitter a year after asking for ideas on how ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 14th, 2018

Bezos a $100 billion man as Amazon rises on cyber shopping

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was a $100-billion man on Monday as the online retail colossus raked in cash from the holiday weekend's cyber shopping spree. Forbes magazine's real-time ranking of the richest people had Bezos on top, with a personal net worth of $100.3 billion. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates saw his net worth climb to a dizzying $89.4 billion but was relegated to being the second most affluent person on the planet. Bezos owns almost 17 percent of Amazon, which he founded in a Seattle garage in 1994 after quitting a hedge fund job to sell books online. Amazon shares finished the official trading day up just shy of a percent, and inched up a bit more i...Keep on reading: Bezos a $100 billion man as Amazon rises on cyber shopping.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos unveils new rocket design

Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos unveils new rocket design.....»»

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years

SEATTLE --- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing, ending a 25-year marriage that played a role in the creation of an e-commerce company that made Bezos one of the world's wealthiest people. The decision to divorce comes after a trial separation, according to a statement posted Wednesday on Jeff Bezos' Twitter account. He and his wife both signed the announcement, which ended with a vow to remain "cherished friends." "If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again," the couple said. Left unanswered was one of the biggest sticking points in any divorce: How the assets amassed during the marriage will be divided. And there may ...Keep on reading: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Amazon CEO, wife divorce after 25 years | The Manila Times Online

SEATTLE: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing, ending a 25-year marriage that played a role in the creation of an e-commerce company that made Bezos oneREAD The post Amazon CEO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years

  SEATTLE --- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing, ending a 25-year marriage that played a role in the creation of an e-commerce company that made Bezos one of the world's wealthiest people. The decision to divorce comes after a trial separation, according to a statement posted Wednesday on Jeff Bezos' Twitter account. He and his wife both signed the announcement, which ended with a vow to remain "cherished friends." "If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again," the couple said. Left unanswered was one of the biggest sticking points in any divorce: How the assets amassed during the marriage will be divided. ...Keep on reading: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos ‘has been seeing’ former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez -Fox News

AMAZON billionaire Jeff Bezos has been secretly having a relationship with Lauren Sanchez, a former TV anchor and the glamorous wife of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Amazon s Bezos, world s wealthiest man, to divorce

NEW YORK, USA – Amazon founder Jeff Bezos , rated the world's wealthiest person, announced Wednesday, January 9, on Twitter that he and his wife MacKenzie Bezos were divorcing after a long separation. "We want to make people aware of a development in our lives," Jeff Bezos, 54, and MacKenzie ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Twelve Filipinos make it to Forbes billionaires club

By Krista A. M. Montealegre National Correspondent HENRY SY, Sr., the founder of the SM Group of Companies, was named the Philippines’ richest man for the 10th straight year, leading 11 other Filipinos in the world’s billionaires’ club, according to an annual ranking published by Forbes magazine. Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos claimed the […] The post Twelve Filipinos make it to Forbes billionaires club appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

Bezos tops Forbes world’s rich list as Trump wealth drops

PARIS: Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is now the world’s richest person, having snatched the top spot from Microsoft founder Bill Gates who slips to second place, according to Forbes magazine’s annual billionaires list published Tuesday. US President Donald Trump’s ranking on the list fell to 766th place from 544th in the last edition, his wealth [...] The post Bezos tops Forbes world’s rich list as Trump wealth drops appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series may rival ‘Game of Thrones’

A "Lord of the Rings" TV series may be produced by Amazon, and could rival current top fantasy series "Game of Thrones". According to Variety, Warner Bros. Television and the J.R.R. Tolkien estate are keen on having a TV adaptation of the late author's "Lord of the Rings" novels. Amazon currently stands as the top contender to pick up the show and produce it. This goes in line with CEO Jeff Bezos' previous announcement about Amazon's mandate to create something to match "Game of Thrones". On the other hand, Deadline reports that Netflix may also gun for LOTR. So far, no deal has been solidified and negotiations are still in the early stages. However, the price for the LOTR rights ha...Keep on reading: ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series may rival ‘Game of Thrones’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person

Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person.....»»

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest person – briefly

NEW YORK: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates, a new estimate showed. Forbes magazine said its real-time tracking of personal fortunes showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.5 billion, [...].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 28th, 2017

Amazon s Jeff Bezos was briefly the world s richest man

NEW YORK — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday in Forbes magazine's tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2017

Forget beanbag chairs

Redmond, Wash. — Just off a remote stretch of road here, near wineries, horse stables and farms, Amazon is secretly growing something, but it’s not what Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, calls the “tiny seeds” that cou.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 13th, 2016

Bezos passes Buffett, becomes third-richest person — Forbes

Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hath.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJul 29th, 2016

Philequity unveils new mutual fund offering | Inquirer Business

Mutual fund management firm Philequity has rolled out its newest mutual fundone that mirrors the holdings and weights of the 23-member MSCI Philippines index, a benchmark provided by Morgan Stanley Ca.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Apple unveils plan for $1 billion campus in Texas, U.S. expansion

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (UPDATED) – Apple unveiled plans Thursday for a $1 billion campus in Texas that will create jobs for the tech giant outside Silicon Valley, a move made without the fanfare of the recent Amazon headquarters bidding war. The new campus – for engineering and other functions, but not ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Jeff Bezos space project lands big rocket partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin space exploration project on Thursday landed a major deal to provide engines for a next-generation rocket being built by a major US launch services contractor. United Launch Alliance (ULA) said that Blue Origin will provide engines for the booster stage of a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Damayan launches Ompong fund drive

Operation Damayan, the philanthropic arm of The Philippine STAR media group, has launched a fund drive to assist families affected by Typhoon Ompong, which slammed into Northern Luzon on Saturday morning, causing widespread devastation, flooding and landslides......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Damayan launches Typhoon Ompong fund drive

Operation Damayan, the philanthropic arm of The Philippine STAR media group, is launching a fund drive to assist families affected by Typhoon Ompong, which slammed into Northern Luzon on Saturday morning, causing widespread devastation, flooding and landslides. Source link link: Damayan launches Typhoon Ompong fund drive.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018