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Blue Origin successfully tests its New Shepard rocket for space tourism flights
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Blue Origin successfully tests its New Shepard rocket for space tourism flights

Blue Origin previously unveiled the capsule's interior, showing six seats, portholes, and a futuristic cabin with swish lighting.

Mukesh Ambani now fifth richest billionaire globally, pips Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer
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Mukesh Ambani now fifth richest billionaire globally, pips Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer

With a net worth of $77.3 billion, Mukesh Ambani is also the only Asian to feature in the top 10 in Forbes' Real Time Billionaires List, placed after Mark Zuckerberg

Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts
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Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts

Hackers accessed Twitter’s internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices including US presidential candidate Joe Biden, billionaire Elon Musk and former president Barack Obama

Twitter hack: Compromised accounts will remain blocked until investigation completes, internal system access limited
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Twitter hack: Compromised accounts will remain blocked until investigation completes, internal system access limited

Twitter says the attack is "a coordinated social engineering attack" that targetted its employees with access to internal systems and tools.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos willing to testify to US Congress investigating potential violations of antitrust law by big tech firms
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos willing to testify to US Congress investigating potential violations of antitrust law by big tech firms

The big four tech platforms are under investigation by a House Judiciary Committee panel and the US Justice Department.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Amazon says India business most affected due to the COVID-19 lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Amazon says India business most affected due to the COVID-19 lockdown

Announcing its Q1 results for 2020, Amazon said that it would be spending $4 billion in COVID-19 related expenses during its Q2.

NASA contracts private companies — SpaceX, Blue Origin, Dynetics — to develop Artemis' lunar lander
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NASA contracts private companies — SpaceX, Blue Origin, Dynetics — to develop Artemis' lunar lander

The three companies will develop, build and fly the landers and the contract for the initial 10-month period is $967 million.

Delivery workers emerge as frontline soldiers; govt's political coldness to e-commerce sector seen fading
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Delivery workers emerge as frontline soldiers; govt's political coldness to e-commerce sector seen fading

Though e-commerce companies are still somewhat struggling to fulfill deliveries, everyone—the government, customer, and Indian businesses—is fast realising that online retail cannot be ignored anymore

Coronavirus Outbreak: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to help WHO in providing COVID-19 test kits
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to help WHO in providing COVID-19 test kits

Bezos also discussed the urgent need for collective action to produce and distribute a large number of COVID-19 test kits.

Jeff Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 mn; surpasses media executive Lachlan Murdoch’s $150-mn Chartwell estate deal
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Jeff Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 mn; surpasses media executive Lachlan Murdoch’s $150-mn Chartwell estate deal

Bezos, whose net worth was estimated by Forbes at $131 billion this year, owns properties around the world.

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella plans to visit India later this month; likely to meet Narendra Modi, senior industry leaders
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Microsoft boss Satya Nadella plans to visit India later this month; likely to meet Narendra Modi, senior industry leaders

A visit by Nadella would be in the midst of the government taking a tougher stance against foreign technology firms competing in domestic market by drafting laws aimed at more tightly-controlled cross-border data flows.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India later this month; might meet PM Modi as well
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India later this month; might meet PM Modi as well

Nadella is planning to be in India between 24 - 26 February and will likely visit New Delhi and Bengaluru.

Amazon wants Donald Trump’s testimony on president's order to 'screw' e-retail giant in favour of Microsoft in Pentagon deal
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Amazon wants Donald Trump’s testimony on president's order to 'screw' e-retail giant in favour of Microsoft in Pentagon deal

The Amazon.com Inc unit alleged that Trump exerted undue influence on the decision to deny it the $10 billion contract.

Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend Lauren Sanchez's brother, accused of defaming Amazon chief by leaking 'graphic photographs'
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Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend Lauren Sanchez's brother, accused of defaming Amazon chief by leaking 'graphic photographs'

The brother of Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend has filed a lawsuit accusing Bezos and his security consultant of defaming him in connection with a 2019 National Enquirer story revealing Bezos’ extramarital affair

Servers at UN’s Geneva, Vienna offices, human rights agency hacked last year as part of ‘sophisticated espionage operation’, says leaked report
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Servers at UN’s Geneva, Vienna offices, human rights agency hacked last year as part of ‘sophisticated espionage operation’, says leaked report

Sophisticated hackers infiltrated UN networks in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, the hackers' identity and the extent of the data they obtained are not known

Amazon employees protest new policy that risks their jobs for speaking out on climate change
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Amazon employees protest new policy that risks their jobs for speaking out on climate change

Amazon uses fossil fuel-powered planes, trucks and vans to ship packages worldwide, adding up to an enormous footprint.

The Jeff Bezos hack is a lesson that everyone is vulnerable to a similar attack
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The Jeff Bezos hack is a lesson that everyone is vulnerable to a similar attack

Despite being end-to-end encrypted, WhatsApp, like almost any messaging service, can act as a conduit for malware.

Sundance 2020: Bryan Fogel’s documentary, The Dissident, based on murder of Jamal Khashoggi debuts at the festival
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Sundance 2020: Bryan Fogel’s documentary, The Dissident, based on murder of Jamal Khashoggi debuts at the festival

Bryan Fogel said he hopes The Dissident, which dramatically details the plot to kill Khashoggi, forces a reappraisal of the Middle Eastern country internationally.

How Jeff Bezos' iPhone X was hacked: 14 bytes of 4.4 MB video sent by Saudi crown prince likely to have been malware
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How Jeff Bezos' iPhone X was hacked: 14 bytes of 4.4 MB video sent by Saudi crown prince likely to have been malware

On the afternoon of 1 May, 2018, Jeff Bezos received a message on WhatsApp from an account belonging to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman