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Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin sues NASA for awarding lunar lander contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX

Jeff Bezos’s owned space firm Blue Origin is suing Nasa for awarding a $2.9 billion lunar lander contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The former Amazon boss’s firm said there were “fundamental issues” with the deal, calling it unfair. The row stems from a decision in April to hand the deal to one company, not two […]

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United States changes definition of ‘ASTRONAUT’ after Bezos and Branson fly to edge of space

The United States tightened its definition of the word “astronaut” after a few billionaire took rides to the edge of space. According to new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules, astronaut hopefuls must be part of the flight crew and make contributions to space flight safety. That means Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson may not […]

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Blue Origin: Jeff Bezos makes short trip to space with his brother and two others

Jeff Bezos made a short journey to space, in the first crewed flight of his rocket ship, New Shepard. He was accompanied by Mark Bezos, his brother, Wally Funk, an 82-year-old pioneer of the space race, and an 18-year-old student. They travelled in a capsule with the biggest windows flown in space, offering stunning views […]

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Wally Funk, 82, who spent six decades trying to reach space will join Jeff Bezos on space flight

82-year-old Wally Funk who has spent six decades trying to reach space will join Jeff Bezos on the first human flight by his space company later this month. She underwent training in the 1960s, becoming the oldest person to ever fly to space. Mr Bezos has invited Ms Funk as an “honoured guest” and shared […]

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MacKenzie Scott donates $2.74 billion to ‘historically underfunded organizations’

MacKenzie Scott donated $2.74 billion to organizations that focus on the arts and combating racial discrimination. In divorce settlement with Jeff Bezos, Ms Scott became one of the richest woman’s in the world. She and Bezos were married for 25 years. At $193.5 billion, Bezos is currently the world’s’ wealthiest person, and Scott’s fortune is […]

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Mystery bidder pays $28 billion for 10-minute trip to edge of space alongside Jeff Bezos

A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire’s company Blue Origin next month. The Amazon founder revealed this week that both he and his brother Mark would take seats on board the company’s New Shepard launch vehicle on July 20, […]

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Billionaire Jeff Bezos to fly to space aboard a Blue Origin flight on July 20

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will fly to space along with his on the first human flight launched by his space company, Blue Origin. In an Instagram post, Mr Bezos said space flight was something he had wanted to do “all my life”. Blue Origin is also auctioning off a seat in the capsule, for someone […]

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MacKenzie Scott marries Seattle teacher after Bezos divorce

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, one of the world’s richest people, has re-married after her 2019 divorce from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Seattle teacher Dan Jewett acknowledged his marriage to Scott this weekend on the couple’s webpage for the Giving Pledge, a philanthropic organization which encourages the world’s richest people to dedicate a majority of their wealth […]

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Amazon Rejig: Jeff Bezos to handover chief executive job to Andy Jassy, take role of chairman

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will step down as chief executive officer and become chairman, a move he said would give him “time and energy” to focus on his other ventures. Bezos, who has a fortune of almost $200bn, will be replaced by Andy Jassy, who currently leads Amazon’s cloud computing business. The change will take […]

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TikTok influencer counts Jeff Bezos’s total wealth in individual rice grains

Jeff Bezos’s is worth is $116 billion and as harmless the number looks, it’s a huge, huge amount, making Jeff Bezos the world’s richest. A TikTok star, had a great way of showing just how much it looks like in bulk. The unit of measurement? Rice. TikTok star Humphrey Yang, who is also entrepreneur and […]

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Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend’s brother over defamation

Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will now fight a family battle as Michael Sanchez, brother of his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, has filed a lawsuit against him, alleging that the world’s richest man defamed him by saying that Michael leaked intimate photos and texts to the National Enquirer. In January 2019, the National Enquirer exposed […]

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WSJ report claims CEO Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend leaked chat messages

The controversy over Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is turning murkier by the day. Days after The Guardian claimed Bezos’s mobile phone was hacked by Saudi Arabian prince in 2018, a new report, this time by Wall Street Journal, has revealed that it was, in fact, the multi-millionaire’s girlfriend who played a role in their personal […]