The American idealization of wealthy mavericks isn’t confined to the pages of comic books.
An online petition that started as a joke has gone viral, becoming a kind of digital performance art piece all of its own.
Amazon’s experimental approach to product design can hurt your wallet and the environment. Why does it need our help to figure out what it’s doing?
Ms. Scott’s wealth has continued to grow thanks to Amazon’s soaring stock price. Forbes estimates her net worth at roughly $60 billion.
Outsiders see a business success story for the ages. Many insiders see an employment system under strain.
Four people will be aboard the New Shepard, the Blue Origin rocket named for the first American in space, when it is set to launch.
Pay up, Monopoly Men; freeloading isn’t cool.
The gap between workers and C.E.O.s widened during the pandemic as public companies granted top executives some of the richest pay packages ever.
A bombshell report raises questions about the tax bills of the wealthy.
Mr. Bezos will be on board when his rocket company, Blue Origin, launches its first human spaceflight next month, after he steps down as chief executive of Amazon.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, while diminished, commanded a premium price, with Amazon seeking to bolster its crucial Prime membership offering.
Their marital estate is enormous and complex, containing assets as varied as stocks and farmland. Divvying it up could have implications for philanthropy.
In “Amazon Unbound,” his second book about the company, Brad Stone focuses on its singular C.E.O.
Billionaires have grown more wealthy and powerful during the pandemic.
After more than three decades at respected news service, Ms. Buzbee becomes the successor to the star editor Martin Baron.
Blue Origin has teased space tourism for years. Its first flight with people on board launches July 20.
The decision could be a win for Amazon, which said it was passed over for the $10 billion Pentagon contract because of his animosity toward its founder, Jeff Bezos.
While millions of people struggled to make ends meet, many of the companies hit hardest in 2020 showered their executives with riches.
Tech executives wanted to change the world, and they did. Of course we’re now questioning them.
What’s good for the online giant might be very bad for free competition and national cohesion.
Joy Buolamwini is on a crusade against bias in facial recognition technology, and the powerful companies that profit from it.
Elon Musk’s company bested Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin and others in the contest to carry American astronauts to the lunar surface.
Customers should start telling Jeff Bezos to treat his workers like human beings.
We hear about trillions all the time now, but the number is beyond human comprehension.
Amazon was built on an underdog philosophy, but its workers are finding a voice. That presents a problem for the company that goes far beyond the union vote in Alabama.
The world’s biggest online retailer must become a leader in reducing single-use packaging.
In “Fulfillment,” Alec MacGillis tours America to understand how one company’s culture and capitalistic impulses are seeping into our way of life.
Equus offers life-changing “attunement” through the medium of horses. But how?
Her new husband, Dan Jewett, is a high school science teacher. He has pledged to work with her in giving away much of her billions.
The celebrated editor is ending his tenure at the helm of a very different newspaper than the one he originally signed on to run.
We the people need to take more control of how we move into the brave new worlds beyond our planet.
Americans should contemplate the human cost of speedy delivery.
The legacies of John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie offer hints about what could be next for Amazon’s founder.
Andy Jassy, the successor to Jeff Bezos, was already running the company’s most profitable business.
The Amazon founder prepares to step back just as Washington turns up the heat on the mega-retailer and cloud company.
Mr. Jassy, who will become Amazon’s chief this summer, has spent more than two decades absorbing lessons from Mr. Bezos.
Amazon has reimagined entire industries. What happens next to the $1.7 trillion company?
The Amazon founder started his private rocket company in 2000, but its busiest phase could just now be starting.
His loyal lieutenant will take Amazon’s helm as the company faces ever-growing scrutiny.
Andy Jassy, the chief of Amazon’s cloud computing division, will become chief executive, while Mr. Bezos, the company’s founder, will become executive chairman.
Through a streamlined operation, Ms. Scott has given away $6 billion this year, much of it to small charities and nonprofits.
“She’s disrupting the norms around billionaire philanthropy by moving quickly,” an expert on charities said.
Big tech companies now exert huge influence over what stories get told. The message is clear: Be careful who you offend.
This year is finally coming to an end, so here is one last peek at the books behind Chris Rock, Jeff Bezos, Jemele Hill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and more.
Jeff Bezos is intent on recording even our moods. How much personal data is too much to give to Amazon?
Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket hasn’t flown space tourists yet, but it has found a business niche with NASA and private science experiments.
A damning congressional report about Big Tech helps make the case to break up Jeff Bezos’ empire.
“Kingdom of Silence,” due Friday, and “The Dissident,” due Dec. 18, revisit the killing of the Saudi journalist Khashoggi in Turkey in 2018.
On social media, people had some concerns about the Ring Always Home Cam. To put it mildly.
The most patriotic thing that companies could do is help democracy work better.