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Jeff Bezos is interrupted by animal rights protesters

Amazon hosts its first re: MARS conference in Las Vegas dedicated to high-tech topics such as AI and robotics. Company founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, however, was interrupted during a talk by a demonstrator with more fundamental concerns: the well-being of the chickens. Bezos was interviewed during a keynote conversation when the protester quickly stepped on stage and wore what …

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MacKenzie Bezos and the pitfalls of tech philanthropy

Almost two months after the final divorce of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos has decided to be far more generous than her and her former husband as a couple. When the couple split up, she became one of the richest women in the world with an estimated fortune of more than $ 36 billion. Now she wants to give …

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MacKenzie Bezos signs the Giving Pledge after the divorce

The newly formed billionaire has signed the Giving Pledge, which encourages the richest people in the world to spend much of their fortune on charity, either during their lifetime or in the will. The initiative was created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates in 2010 and has so far attracted the support of 204 individuals and families. Her …

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Jeff Bezos was MIA for Amazon's proposal for climate change

Nearly 8,000 Amazon employees have publicly signed a letter urging their company to dramatically limit its impact on the environment. They hoped to present their plea at the company's annual meeting on Wednesday directly to their boss, Jeff Bezos. But the boss was not available – at least not then. Bezos attended the Seattle shareholders' meeting and entered the stage …

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Jeff Bezos Builds a Moonship – The Motley Fool

Two years ago, the founder of Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos – yes, the guy who belongs to Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) – made NASA a promise: If they have one As a space agency partner, Blue Origin built a rocket – and a lunar lander – to build this base. The rocket in question is the New Glenn rocket currently under …

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