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Jeff Bezos is continuing to make good on his pledge to give away the majority his wealth, to the tune of $123 million. The Amazon founder announced on Instagram earlier this week that he has recently awarded 40 grants as part of his Bezos Day 1 Families Fund initiative.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos plans to give away the majority of his $124 billion net worth during his lifetime, telling CNN in an exclusive interview he will devote the bulk of his wealth to fighting climate change and supporting people who can unify humanity in the face of deep social and political divisions.
Amazon asked the FTC last month to cancel subpoenas to founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy. They lost, and the FTC will require them to testify.
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business How crazy rich is Elon Musk? The Tesla and SpaceX CEO’s net worth […]
A Chapel Hill professor is scheduled to leave for space Thursday from a Texas launch site at 9:10 a.m.
Nia Harden, WRAL reporter
Jim Kitchen and five others will be part of the scheduled March 23 mission.
Mark Bergin, WRAL senior multiplatform producer
When future generations write about the history of space travel, 2021 may well get its own chapter. "The year of the billionaires," it might be called.
A year after Meals on Wheels of Durham received the largest donation in its history, the nonprofit is looking to expand - both its services and to a larger building.
Sarah Krueger, WRAL Durham reporter
Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company.
By Marcia Dunn and Rick Taber, Associated Press & Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer
Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin is set to launch William Shatner, the actor known best for his role as Capt. James T. Kirk in the original "Star Trek," and three others on a brief journey to the edge of space Wednesday morning.
Joey Roulette, New York Times
Thanks to both Elon Musk's Tesla shares and his majority stake in privately-held SpaceX, where he serves as CEO, Musk has accumulated vast wealth. Jeff Bezos is No. 2. Here's the latest.
Captain Kirk is headed to space.
By Chloe Melas, CNN
Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, the two wealthiest people on this planet, both want to be center stage when NASA returns astronauts to the moon. But NASA only has enough money for one of them, and it went with Musk's SpaceX. That means Bezos' Blue Origin is mad. Here's what's happening.
Jeff Bezos wants to spot NASA up to $2 billion in a bid to reignite the battle for space between his rocket company Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX.
When uber-billionaire Jeff Bezos blasted off from a launchpad in Texas for a fast and short trip to near-space, he ignited a burst of claims about the outsized carbon footprint of his adventure. PolitiFact checks those claims.
Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact reporter
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and crew talk about their experience flying to the edge of outer space in a historic, successful flight for Blue Origin.
Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, went to space and back Tuesday morning on an 11-minute, supersonic joy ride aboard the rocket and capsule system developed by his space company, Blue Origin.
Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, is about to launch himself on a supersonic joyride to the edge of space. Heres how you can watch.
Bezos and crewmates spoke to The Today Show Monday about their big trip.
Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet, is preparing for a rocket-powered, 11-minute 2,300-mph excursion to the edge of space on Tuesday, capping off a month filled with rocket news and a bit of drama among the world's richest people who are dedicating large portions of their wealth to rocket development.
The Smithsonian said Thursday that Jeff Bezos will donate $200 million to the museum, the largest gift the institution has received since its founding in 1846.
If all goes as planned, Branson's flight will beat fellow space baron Jeff Bezos's trip by just nine days. (Branson swears he didn't time his trip to beat Bezos but, like, come on.)
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos stepped down as CEO on Monday, handing over the reins as the company navigates the challenges of a world fighting to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.
In an Instagram post early Monday, Jeff Bezos said he, his brother, and the winner of an ongoing auction, will be aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft during its scheduled launch on July 20.
The world's richest man is reportedly buying a boat, though that word feels inappropriately sensible for the monstrosity going to Captain Bezos: a 417-foot superyacht that's so massive it has its own "support yacht" with a helipad, Here are the details. Contain your envy.