Jeff Bezos donates ‘generously’ to save the world

Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, has made the second largest charitable gift in recent history. The Amazon founder is giving $10 billion to a new initiative that will fund programs to combat the effects of climate change, he said in an Instagram post on Monday. The Bezos Earth Fund comes after years of criticism that the … Continue reading Jeff Bezos donates ‘generously’ to save the world

Saudi Prince accused of hacking Amazon and Washington Post owner, Jeff Bezos

U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and other authorities into allegations that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince was involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos. The U.N. special rapporteurs, Agnes Callamard and David Kaye, said on Wednesday they had information pointing to the … Continue reading Saudi Prince accused of hacking Amazon and Washington Post owner, Jeff Bezos

Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is taking a fall from his perch as the world's richest person, mostly because Amazon's stock price has fallen. That cut into Bezos' wealth, Bloomberg reports, though not so you'd notice. Bezos is at $107.1 billion at the moment, about $300 million less than Gates, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. It's the first time Microsoft's … Continue reading Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos