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Musk and Bezos compete to help NASA bring people back to the moon

NASA has officially hired tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to bring people back to the moon by 2024. The independent space agency announced on Thursday that it had awarded three US companies $ 967 million in deals related to its Artemis project: Musk’s SpaceX, Bezos’ Blue Origin, and IT company Dynetics. The three companies will submit competing designs …

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The House Judiciary Committee asks Jeff Bezos to testify whether Amazon has misled Congress

The house’s judiciary committee called on Friday for Jeff Bezos to testify after democratic leaders said they suspected Amazon of lying to Congress. The democratically led committee threatened to summon Bezos if he did not comply. Amazon’s stock fell after the announcement. Seven bipartisan committee members said in a letter to Bezos that a recent Wall Street Journal report on …

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NASA chooses Bezos’ Blue Origin and Musks SpaceX to build new lunar lander science

NASA has selected three private space companies to oversee the development of the lunar lander for the upcoming lunar landings. The three companies are Blue Origin, owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos; ElX Musk’s SpaceX; and Dynetics, based in Huntsville, Alabama, announced NASA on Thursday. The lunar lander will carry the astronauts from the lunar orbit to the lunar surface …

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Bezos takes the tax back on Amazon

SEATTLE – At the end of February Jeff Bezos, Managing Director of Amazon, and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez in France discussed with President Emmanuel Macron in the Élysée Palace about climate change and celebrated with the designer Diane von Furstenberg on the Eiffel Tower. Days later, paparazzi spotted the couple having dinner in Carbone, New York. By the end of …

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Jeff Bezos buys a $ 16 million apartment in New York City

Jeff Bezos Maybe you just paid millions of dollars for the price of an apartment in New York City, but hey … for him it’s like throwing a penny into a well. The richest guy in the world just put $ 16 million in a 3,000-square-foot, 3-bedroom apartment in the Big Apple. And look at that … the joint was …

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Jeff Bezos buys a $ 16 million apartment in New York

Amazon’s founder and CEO bought a $ 16 million apartment this month, adjacent to the $ 80 million condominiums he already owns in a New York apartment building, according to city property reports. Last summer Bezos bought a penthouse and two apartments below it in a renovated neo-Gothic building from 1912 with a view of Madison Square Park. At $ …

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Jeff Bezos is $ 6.4 billion richer as Amazon stock hits a new record high

TOP ROWAlready the richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos saw his net worth grow almost 5% after Amazon’s stock hit a new all-time high on Tuesday. The e-commerce giant saw unprecedented demand amid widespread coronavirus outages. The Amazon share reached a new all-time high on Tuesday and was able to make up for its losses through the coronavirus-triggered … …

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Worker tests positive for COVID-19 in the D-FW camp that Jeff Bezos of Amazon visited

A Amazon.com Inc. warehouse visited this week by Jeff Bezos, the chief executive officer, confirmed the first coronavirus case for employees, according to a message sent to employees on Thursday. The employee who tested positive for Covid-19 was last on site according to the update sent by Amazon on Monday. “In line with our daily processes, the website has undergone …

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Bezos visits the Amazon Whole Foods warehouse for security reasons

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com Inc., speaks on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO, surprisingly visited an Amazon fulfillment center and a Whole Foods store when employees asked the company to better protect them from the corona virus. The visit takes …

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