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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin will soon begin selling tickets for rides on its space tourism rocket

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeff Bezos drives a Rivian R1T electric truck around Blue Origin’s launch facility in Texas. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin will soon begin selling tickets for rides on its space tourism rocket called New Shepard, the company......

Bezos’ Blue Origin protests NASA awarding astronaut lunar lander contract to Musk’s SpaceX

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Getty Images Jeff Bezos‘ Blue Origin filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office against NASA on Monday, challenging the space agency’s award of a nearly $3 billion moon lander contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX......

Jeff Bezos is obsessed with a common Amazon warehouse injury

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An employee looks for items in one of the corridors at an Amazon warehouse. Carlos Jasso | Reuters In his final letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos urged a deep dive into musculoskeletal disorders, which account for about 40%......

Amazon signs with ULA for rockets to launch Jeff Bezos’ Kuiper internet satellites

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rendering of a United Launch Alliance’ Atlas V rocket carrying Amazon satellites. ULA/Amazon Amazon is preparing to send its first Project Kuiper internet satellites into orbit, with Jeff Bezos‘ company announcing on Monday that it signed a contract with United......

SpaceX reportedly beats Bezos’ Blue Origin in NASA contest to build astronaut lunar lander

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX CEO Elon Musk raises his arms in celebration beneath a Starship rocket prototype under construction in Boca Chica, Texas. Steve Jurvetson on flickr Elon Musk’s SpaceX beat out teams led by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin and Leidos subsidiary Dynetics......

Amazon’s Bezos: Union defeat does not bring ‘comfort’

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56763910 In a statement, Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), which led the unionisation drive in Bessemer, said the comments showed the campaign had had a “devastating” impact on the firm’s reputation, “regardless of the vote result”. BBC – For more and to sign......

Jeff Bezos says Amazon needs to do a better job for employees in final shareholder letter

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In his final letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday laid out a broad vision for the future of the company, committing to extend Amazon’s famous obsession over its customers to the same level of care for its......

DARPA awards nuclear spacecraft contracts to Lockheed Martin, Bezos’ Blue Origin and General Atomics

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An artist’s rendering of a DRACO spacecraft. DARPA The Pentagon’s research and development arm on Monday awarded a trio of companies with contracts to build and demonstrate a nuclear-based propulsion system on a spacecraft in orbit by 2025. General Atomics,......

Jeff Bezos says he supports a hike to corporate tax rate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday voiced support for raising the corporate tax rate but stopped short of saying he supports President Joe Biden’s plan for the......

Bezos, Musk top Forbes’ record-setting billionaire list

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(Reuters) – Forbes’ annual world’s billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year, the media company said on Tuesday. The ranks of the ultra-wealthy are expanding after a year in which the coronavirus pandemic upended world economies and......

People Find These Fake ‘Happy Amazon Employee’ Accounts, Can’t Stop Mercilessly Roasting Amazon

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Amazon has been in the news again lately, as more and more employees are coming out and revealing details about the inhumane working conditions and quotas that some of them have to deal with. Currently, votes are being counted in an election to determine whether or not workers at the......

Person Working In An Amazon Warehouse Shares What His Day Looks Like Hour-By-Hour And People Are Saying This Is Modern Day Slavery

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Working at Amazon and the sometimes inhumane ways the company treats its employees has been on a lot of people’s minds lately. Just yesterday, We published an article about entrepreneur Dan Price’s insights about how Amazon exploits the people that work for it. However, this story isn’t about Price. It’s......

Amazon CEO Bezos applauds Congress for Dreamer bill: ‘Families across America deserve this’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Alex Wong | Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world’s wealthiest person, is urging lawmakers to pass immigration reform and thanked members of Congress for bringing a bill to the floor that would create a......

Jeff Bezos turns down Bernie Sanders’ invitation to attend Senate hearing on income inequality

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Alex Wong | Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has declined a request to discuss issues around income inequality before the Senate Budget Committee, the company confirmed to CNBC. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent and......

Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, marries Seattle science teacher

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science teacher. Dan Jewett made the announcement in a letter to the website of the nonprofit organization the Giving Pledge on Saturday. Jewett said he......

Jeff Bezos visited the new headquarters of Relativity Space, the 3D-printing rocket builder

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The row of two-story tall 3D printer bays at the company’s headquarters. Relativity Space The founders of two private rocket-building companies met today – one, the richest person on Earth; the other, leader of a venture pushing the boundaries of......

Jeff Bezos overtakes Elon Musk to reclaim spot as world’s richest person

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reclaimed his title as the world’s richest person after he leapfrogged Tesla CEO Elon Musk, according to real-time data from Forbes. Musk saw his net worth slide by $3.9......

Jeff Bezos would owe $2 billion a year in state taxes if Washington passes wealth tax

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeff Bezos would owe about $2 billion a year in state income taxes under Washington’s proposed wealth tax, according to legislators. As part of an effort to reduce inequality and offset the state’s lack of an income tax, Washington state......

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