Why did Rotterdam stand between one of the world’s richest men and his boat? The furious response is rooted in Dutch values.
Jeff Bezos’ successor has set himself apart with a hands-on approach in Washington.
“Net zero emissions” sounds like an ambitious goal, but for most corporations it’s just kicking the can down the road.
Technology titans are missing that old adulation.
The former Federal Reserve chair warns that the U.S. could be headed for a period of “stagflation.”
Elon Musk has invested heavily in China, where officials are willing to influence or punish companies that cross political red lines.
The billionaire could be at the helm of the internet’s loudest megaphone.
Three decades after worrying about making rent, she is now giving away billions — all while trying to keep herself out of the spotlight.
Having rich guys like Jeff Bezos in orbit can make space travel routine and help all of us dream big.
The company’s crackdown on a worker protest in New York backfired and led to a historic labor victory.
The donation is part of an ongoing effort by Ms. Scott to give away her fortune.
The “Saturday Night Live’’ comedian will be one of six passengers to fly to the edge of space this month with Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Jeff Bezos.
We don’t know what space can tell us about the origins of the universe and life on Earth. But that, above all, is the reason for going.
The middle section of the Dutch port’s historic Koningshaven Bridge will be temporarily dismantled so that a boat being built for Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, can traverse the city.
Jack Sweeney, a freshman at the University of Central Florida, said that Mr. Musk raised privacy and security concerns about his popular Twitter account, @ElonJet.
Starting in January, space tourists will not receive a participation trophy for flying to space. But everyone will be on the honor roll.
Some very wealthy people give their money away in an attempt to burnish their reputations. Not the Tesla C.E.O.
A 2011 thriller was supposed to cost $15. One merchant listed it at $987, with a 17th-century publication date. That’s what happens in a marketplace where third-party sellers run wild.
What this economic moment means for the company and the people who work there.
Mr. Strahan, a “Good Morning America” co-host, is one of six people set to join the next spaceflight with Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Jeff Bezos.
The gift was the largest yet for the foundation and was among several splashy donations in recent months by Mr. Bezos, one of the world’s richest people.
Billionaires, having read stories of world-building as boys, are now rich enough, as men, to build worlds. The rest of us are trapped in them.
They are tech titans, entertainment moguls and heirs to great fortunes. Their ranks grew during the pandemic, changing the political conversation around taxing the wealthy.
Blue Origin says it will team up with Sierra Space, Boeing and other companies to build an outpost that could help replace the International Space Station.
A knot of problems with Amazon’s system for handling paid and unpaid leaves has led to devastating consequences for workers.
Mark McGurl’s “Everything and Less” examines the impact the tech giant has had on literature itself.
The actor who played Captain Kirk played the role of pitchman for Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight company at a time that it is facing a number of workplace and business difficulties.
Jeff Bezos’ rocket company will launch the man who played Captain Kirk along with three other passengers on a short up and down flight to the edge of space.
Next week, in a thoroughly modern blurring of reality and fiction, William Shatner will soar to space with Blue Origin. Do you care?
It’s only the edge of space, but the man who played the “Star Trek” captain is heading there with three other people for Blue Origin’s second flight with passengers.
The island has rare elements needed for electric cars and wind turbines. But protesters are blocking one project, signaling that mining companies must tread carefully.
Blue Origin launched the Amazon founder to the edge of space in July and has another flight planned in October, but the company has experienced other setbacks this year.
A year after announcing the Bezos Earth Fund, the Amazon founder detailed how some of the money would be spent.
Author Dave Eggers dissects the anxieties and discontents of living in a world wrought by tech giants.
The penthouse, overlooking the Central Park reservoir, was sold by the Swiss financier Jacqui Safra. The closing was the second largest so far this year.
When Jeff Bezos flew off in his rocket, he became the international (interstellar?) symbol of the male in midlife crisis.
Oliver Daemen will fly to the edge of space after another passenger who paid $28 million for the seat had a scheduling conflict.
The successful trip was the first in a series to the edge of space and beyond by billionaire entrepreneurs that seek to make human spaceflight more routine.
The V.S.S. Unity will lift off from New Mexico on Sunday morning as billionaire entrepreneurs race to make spaceflight unexceptional.
The Virgin Galactic founder hopes to edge out, by nine days, Blue Origin’s first flight with a crew aboard.
Mr. Bezos has a complicated legacy of towering ambition, extraordinary success, unimaginable personal wealth and a scorched earth business approach
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.