A new study found that Jeff Bezos is likely to become the world’s first trillionaire, possibly by 2026. Comparisun, a small business-advice platform, analyzed the net worth of the world’s 25 richest people and the market capitalization of the 25 highest-valued companies on the New York Stock Exchange and found
A worker at an Amazon warehouse in New York where a group of workers protested the retail giant’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has died because of the virus. The Verge reports that a worker at the JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island, New York died after testing positive for coronavirus.
Amazon founder and richest person in the world Jeff Bezos announced on Monday that he is committing $10 billion to fund programs that will combat climate change. Bezos made the announcement in an Instagram post. It comes as Amazon employees have been calling out the retail giant’s inaction related to
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is being challenged online by director Scott Z. Burns after claiming that The Report is a work of “fiction.” The incident began on Friday when Pompeo, who served as CIA director from 2017 to 2018, criticized the Amazon-made movie. The film centers around the CIA’s use
A number of internet rights and activist organizations are asking 2020 presidential candidates to pledge to break up big tech companies like Amazon, Google, and Facebook. The groups, which include Demand Progress and several others, are asking people to sign a petition that demands that “all candidates recognize that big
Every website or online service we use is hosted somewhere–typically in expansive data centers run by a handful of companies, namely Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Predictably, this comes with a troubling environmental cost. All those energy-thirsty servers need to be powered somehow, after all. Hoping to mitigate the problem is