Amazon said that founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has finalized his divorce with wife MacKenzie, who will end up with a stake in the online shopping giant worth more than $35 billion.
The e-commerce company will no longer prohibit its third-party sellers from listing their products on other sites for less than they do on Amazon’s U.S. site.
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West Virginia’s senior senator has penned a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, asking for the tech entrepreneur to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to the Mountain State.
The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid’s parent company said Sunday.
Jeff Bezos’ stunning accusation that the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him mentioned the close ties between the paper’s publisher, David Pecker, and President Donald Trump — and a second, less well-known connection.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained his private exchanges with his mistress.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid.
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A note posted on Bezos’ Twitter account Wednesday said the two of them will remain “cherished friends,” as well as “partners” in ventures and projects.
With high-profile giving fueled by both capitalism and poverty, critics have thrust that dichotomy into the spotlight, challenging how the system that allowed these philanthropists to amass their fortunes ultimately contributes to the social problems they’re trying to address.
On Nov. 20, Bezos’ Day 1 Families Fund announced it is donating a total of $10 million in grant money to three local nonprofits, including District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH), Community of Hope and Northern Virginia Family Service.
For decades, this quirky branch of education has appealed mostly to wealthy parents. Now, Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com, and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, pledged to fund a new network of “Montessori-inspired,” tuition-free preschools for low-income children.
“We’re proud that Amazon has recognized all the tremendous things Virginia has to offer,” said Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam following the announcement that Amazon’s new headquarters will come to Northern Virginia.
For beleaguered news organizations the prospect of a deep-pocketed savior — even from the very same tech industry that has kneecapped the media’s traditional business model — is all but irresistible.
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