Amazon's move to establish a new headquarters in the Washington area will have one immediate political impact: putting CEO Jeff Bezos more in President Donald Trump's face than ever. Bezos' ownership of The Washington Post, which he bought back in 2013, has enraged Trump, sparking Twitter-fueled allegations from the president that Amazon is dodging taxes, ripping off the U.S. Postal Service and putting traditional retailers out of business. Story Continued Below But the CEO's decision to put down corporate roots in the D.C. suburb of Crystal City, Va., injecting some 25,000 jobs into a region Trump has dubbed the "The Swamp," threatens to stoke the president's resentment of the tech mogul. “Anything that makes Bezos more prominent in Washington is going to irritate Trump and he will take it personally," said Michael D’Antonio, author of the 2015 Trump biography "Never Enough." D’Antonio added: "He will think Bezos made this decision to stick it to him.” Amazon … [Read more...] about Bezos to loom even larger in Trump’s D.C.
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caption Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates. source Business Insider Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk. Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses. Here are 15 books that Bezos, Gates, and Musk have given glowing reviews – and think everyone should read. “The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro source Vintage international Amazon description: “This is Kazuo Ishiguro’s profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the … [Read more...] about 15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read
Kif Leswing, provided by Published 6:18 am PDT, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Drew Angerer/Getty Images Jeff Bezos posted a job ad looking for a computer programmer 24 years ago on Wednesday. The salary for the job included significant equity, but the company wasn't even called Amazon yet. Read the entire job listing below. 24 years ago, a little-known entrepreneur posted a job listing to Usenet, a pre-internet message board. He was looking for "extremely talented" software developers to "help pioneer commerce on the internet." That entrepreneur? Jeff Bezos, who built that startup into Amazon, the tech giant that dominates online commerce. LATEST BUSINESS VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing Take A Delightful Tour Of The Moon, Thanks To NASA Media: GeoBeats Mailman Spots Massive Snake Wrapped Around A Mailbox Media: GeoBeats Report: FBI Warns Banks Of Potential Global ATM Attack to Steal ‘Millions’ Media: Buzz 60 Want to Delete … [Read more...] about Check out the first job listing Jeff Bezos ever posted for Amazon, from 24 years ago (AMZN)
caption Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. source Drew Angerer/Getty Images Jeff Bezos posted a job ad looking for a computer programmer 24 years ago on Wednesday. The salary for the job included significant equity, but the company wasn’t even called Amazon yet. Read the entire job listing below. 24 years ago, a little-known entrepreneur posted a job listing to Usenet, a pre-internet message board. He was looking for “extremely talented” software developers to “help pioneer commerce on the internet.” That entrepreneur? Jeff Bezos, who built that startup into Amazon, the tech giant that dominates online commerce. Amazon now has a $908 billion market cap, and Bezos is one of the wealthiest people in modern history. We first saw the 24-year-old job listing via BNN’s Jon Erlichman. It’s reproduced below in its entirety: source groups.google.com Here’s the text: Well-capitalized start-up seeks extremely … [Read more...] about Check out the first job listing Jeff Bezos ever posted for Amazon, from 24 years ago
Jeff Bezos is an Internet entrepreneur and also the founder of Blue Origin. The company is known for its work on New Shepard — a suborbital space rocket that includes a crew capsule for future paying passengers. New Shepard made a world-first first-stage rocket landing on land in 2015. Blue Origin is also working on a larger, orbital rocket called New Glenn that is expected to fly around 2020. Bezos made his fortune as the founder and CEO of Amazon, a company that greatly contributed to the establishment of electronic commerce (e-commerce) as a viable business model. He also owns the Washington Post. He was named Time's Person of the Year in 1999 and according to Forbes, has an estimated net worth of $126.5 billion in 2018. Teenage dreams of space Born to teenage parents, Bezos had an itinerant childhood that saw him grow up in several U.S. cities. He spent the summers at his grandfather's ranch in Texas. "His grandfather sparked and indulged Jeff's fascination with … [Read more...] about Jeff Bezos: Biography of Blue Origin, Amazon Founder