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Jeff Bezos warns of economic recession, advises people to postpone large purchases
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Jeff Bezos warns of economic recession, advises people to postpone large purchases

Bezos stated that the 'economy does not look good right now'

When a fugitive launches a full-page ad war in WSJ against Modi on the lines of ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’ posters
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When a fugitive launches a full-page ad war in WSJ against Modi on the lines of ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’ posters

The advertisement was put in allegedly by one Ramachandran Vishwanathan, a disgruntled would-be supplier of multimedia content via satellite in India

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket crashes minutes after lift-off, no people aboard
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket crashes minutes after lift-off, no people aboard

The flight had 36 experiments to be exposed to a few minutes of weightlessness, half of which were sponsored by NASA, mostly by students

Jeff Bezos this week in 1994 released the first posting for jobs at 'well-capitalised start-up' Amazon
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Jeff Bezos this week in 1994 released the first posting for jobs at 'well-capitalised start-up' Amazon

Bezos after quitting his investment banking job at a New York firm in 1994, launched Amazon from his garage in Seattle. In 1995 Amazon sold its first book. Today nearly 26 years later he is the second richest man in the world

Amazon's Jeff Bezos attends premiere for $1bn Lord of the Rings prequel The Rings of Power
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos attends premiere for $1bn Lord of the Rings prequel The Rings of Power

The highly anticipated TV series, launching September 2 on Amazon's streaming platform, is said to be a personal obsession of Jeff Bezos, multi-billionaire founder of the online shopping giant-turned-streamer.

Up, up and away: As Blue Origin makes its sixth flight, how much does space tourism cost and will it ever be affordable?
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Up, up and away: As Blue Origin makes its sixth flight, how much does space tourism cost and will it ever be affordable?

After a number of flights into space by SpaceX, Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic in the last one year and several more lined up, one thing is certain: space tourism is finally taking off. But, with prices running into hundreds of thousands of dollars to millions, will it ever be affordable?

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos slams President Joe Biden's appeal for lower gasoline prices
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos slams President Joe Biden's appeal for lower gasoline prices

Bezos said Biden's remarks on Twitter amounted to 'either straight ahead misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics'

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin flies six astronauts to space in fifth crewed mission
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin flies six astronauts to space in fifth crewed mission

The white spacecraft called New Shepard lifted off with a roar from a desert spot in west Texas at 8.26 local time (1326 GMT)

Elon Musk crowned world's richest man with a net worth of $233.7 billion; Mukesh Ambani is India's richest
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Elon Musk crowned world's richest man with a net worth of $233.7 billion; Mukesh Ambani is India's richest

Only two Indians are there in the Forbes real-time billionaire list - Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani and Adani Group's chairman Gautam Adani

White House lashes out at Jeff Bezos for criticising Joe Biden administration's fiscal, economic policies
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White House lashes out at Jeff Bezos for criticising Joe Biden administration's fiscal, economic policies

White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates said that it wasn't surprising that Jeff Bezos' tweet came after US president Joe Biden met with labour organisers, including Amazon employees

Amazon's Jeff Bezos prompts China conspiracy theory after Elon Musk's Twitter takeover
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos prompts China conspiracy theory after Elon Musk's Twitter takeover

Jeff Bezos' comments on Tesla's reliance on China comes months after a Reuters investigation in December 2021 found Amazon had ceased demands from China to continue doing business and grow the company in the east Asian nation

Elon Musk wants to turn Twitter HQ into homeless shelter, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos extends support
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Elon Musk wants to turn Twitter HQ into homeless shelter, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos extends support

Musk had conducted a poll in this regard on the social media platform in which the Amazon founder replied, saying that a portion of the building can be converted where even employees can volunteer.

Amazon workers win their first union in the US: What does it mean and why is it significant
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Amazon workers win their first union in the US: What does it mean and why is it significant

In what is being described as a modern-day David vs Goliath battle, a small group of workers succeeded in forming Amazon's first union at a warehouse on Staten Island in New York. Their efforts are laudable, as they went up against one of the fiercest anti-union companies in the United States

Explained: What is Joe Biden's Billionaire Minimum Income Tax and how it will work?
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Explained: What is Joe Biden's Billionaire Minimum Income Tax and how it will work?

The Biden administration is calling for a 20 per cent minimum tax rate on all American households worth more than $100 million

Angry locals plan to pelt Jeff Bezos' superyacht with rotten eggs if iconic Rotterdam bridge dismantled
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Angry locals plan to pelt Jeff Bezos' superyacht with rotten eggs if iconic Rotterdam bridge dismantled

A Facebook event has been scheduled for 1 June this year, when Bezos' megayacht, worth 430 million euros, is scheduled to pass through Rotterdam and over 13,000 people have indicated that they are interested in attending the event

Daughter of America's first astronaut Alan Shepard set for Blue Origin spaceflight
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Daughter of America's first astronaut Alan Shepard set for Blue Origin spaceflight

The entire flight is expected to last a little over 10 minutes, with the crew experiencing a few minutes of weightlessness at the very apex of the suborbital flight

Explained: Who is Japanese tycoon Yusaku Maezawa who took a trip to the ISS? Have other billionaires done this?
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Explained: Who is Japanese tycoon Yusaku Maezawa who took a trip to the ISS? Have other billionaires done this?

Maezawa is a tycoon who made his fortune in fashion retail, launching Japan’s largest online fashion mall, Zozotown. As per Forbes, the 46-year-old is worth around $2 billion

Blue Origin plans to launch private space station for commerce and research, can house 10 people at one time
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Blue Origin plans to launch private space station for commerce and research, can house 10 people at one time

According to a fact sheet released by Blue Origin, Orbital Reef will fly at an altitude of 500 kilometers (310 miles), slightly above the ISS, with inhabitants experiencing 32 sunrises and sunsets a day.

Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'
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Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'

William voiced his disapproval a day after William Shatner became the oldest man to fly to space in a rocket built by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

William Shatner, Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, blasts into space on rocket built by Jeff Bezos
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William Shatner, Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, blasts into space on rocket built by Jeff Bezos

Shatner became the oldest person in space, eclipsing the previous record — set by a passenger on a similar jaunt on a Bezos spaceship in July — by eight years