Jeff Bezos

  • Prime Air: Amazon testing 30-minute package delivery using drones 02-12-2013 07:46 AM

    Amazon.com is testing delivery packages using drones, CEO Jeff Bezos said Sunday on the CBS television program 60 Minutes. Bezos said the drones, unmanned vehicles that fly through the air, could deliver packages that weigh up to five pounds (2.3 kg). That represents roughly 86 per cent of packages that...
  • Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos completes Washington Post purchase 02-10-2013 11:53 AM

    Washington: The Washington Post now belongs to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Washington Post Co. said Tuesday that it had completed the sale of the newspaper publishing business to Bezos, who said in August he was buying it for $250 million. The soon-to-be-renamed Washington Post Co. is retaining the Kaplan...
  • How will Amazon's Jeff Bezos change The Washington Post? 08-08-2013 06:43 AM

    Technology and media circles are abuzz at how e-commerce wunderkind Jeff Bezos plans to modernize The Washington Post, a money-losing bastion of the old economy. Among the top predictions: the man who transformed retailing will want to wean the venerable paper off its print edition; expand the Post's real-time content...
  • From Amazon to Washington Post: How Jeff Bezos built his empire 06-08-2013 07:09 AM

    New York: Over nearly two decades, Jeff Bezos built Amazon.com from a scrappy online bookseller into an e-commerce empire, shook up the print publishing world with the Kindle e-reader and even started a space travel company. Now he is buying The Washington Post for $250 million, purchasing one of the...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy the Washington Post 06-08-2013 06:45 AM

    Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur. Bezos, hailed by many as a visionary who helped transform Internet retail,...
  • US: Lost Apollo 11 Moon dust found in dusty storage 26-05-2013 10:08 PM

    Washington: Moon dust samples gathered by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 lunar mission have been discovered inside a California lab warehouse after sitting in the dusty storage unnoticed for more than 40 years. Vials of Moon dust brought back to Earth by Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were found last...