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Jeff Bezos is spending $12 million to renovate his Washington, DC, mansion — here’s what it will look like when it’s done
Jeff Bezos bought a residential property in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, DC, for $23 million in 2016. Bezos is said to be spending $12 million to renovate the homes and the surrounding property. Here's what it will look like.
Warren Buffett says he ‘blew it’ when he didn’t invest in Amazon early, and the regret is what keeps him from investing today
Warren Buffett says he "blew it" when it came to investing in one of the tech world's biggest juggernauts: Amazon. He's been watching Amazon since the beginning, and has high praise for Jeff Bezos, but never pulled the trigger and invested. And there's a moment every year when he's full of regret.
A massive union will protest outside an Amazon event after reports of warehouse workers peeing in bottles
One of the UK's biggest unions will protest outside an Amazon event in Manchester over the way the retail giant treats its warehouse workers. GMB organised its demonstration after Business Insider's coverage of author James Bloodworth's experiences working undercover at an Amazon warehouse.
The Sunday Times Rich List features some familiar tech faces, including bonafide Silicon Valley superstars and those who have made their fortune in China and beyond. The combined net worth of the individuals, including Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, stands at more than the GDP of Switzerland.
You may not run the world's most valuable tech company like Tim Cook, and you may not be worth over $1 billion like Sheryl Sandberg. But that doesn't mean you can't dress like your favorite tech CEO. The best part? You can do it for less than $200.
Peeing in trash cans, constant surveillance, and asthma attacks on the job: Amazon workers tell us their warehouse horror stories
Amazon workers described working conditions in the company's warehouses across the world. One US worker said there were "awful smells" coming from trash cans after desperate coworkers urinated in them.
Amazon was originally called "Cadabra," as in "abracadabra," Brad Stone writes in his 2013 book, "The Everything Store." Eventually, CEO Jeff Bezos hit on the idea of naming the company after the largest river on earth because he intended to create earth's largest bookstore.
Wilma went missing last week and was found in the home of a delivery driver who was employed by a company contracted by Amazon. Wilma's owner, Richard Guttfield, had emailed Jeff Bezos directly after growing frustrated with the Amazon customer-service team.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket successfully lifts off and lands back on the ground in textbook test flight
Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' private rocket company, launched the New Shepard's rockets eighth test flight from West Texas on Sunday. It was the second time they were reusing the rocket, and the second time they had commercial customers' payload onboard.
The story of an Amazon employee completely forgetting his car shows how intense the company’s early days truly were
Amazon employees who joined the company in the mid-90s worked around the clock. As Brad Stone writes in "The Everything Store," more than one employee was so focused on their job that they forgot all about the car they owned.