Stories tagged: jeff bezos
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
A Washington Post story published early Thursday afternoon raised that possibility, stating that while the Seahawks are not currently for sale, Bezos “has expressed an interest in buying the Seahawks.”
Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
Seattle’s socialist Councilmember Kshama Sawant declared victory Saturday after later vote tallies powered her dramatic comeback. She trailed by a large margin on election night before passing challenger Egan Orion …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Washington’s daily free commuter newspaper, Express, always prided itself on wit. The paper is published by The Washington Post and when Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos bought the Post in 2013, …
Sat., March 2, 2019
We are well into the age of privacy haves and privacy have-nots. But privacy, it seems, remains one value that cannot be bought.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
As stories go, the face-off between Jeff Bezos and David Pecker (paging Charles Dickens) has all the elements of a 21st-century battle royale between good and evil. Thank you, God.
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
Private investigators working for Jeff Bezos have concluded that the brother of the Amazon CEO’s mistress leaked the couple’s intimate text messages to the National Enquirer, a person familiar with …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid’s parent company said …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
The publisher of the National Enquirer said Friday it will look into claims of extortion and blackmail made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who said the tabloid threatened to publish …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups.
Sat., June 30, 2018
The Seattle region is home to America’s two richest men, but their local legacies to date represent two very different eras for the city.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018
Amazon shareholder, former Spokane environmentalist urges Bezos to take an interest in Columbia River Treaty talks
The Columbia River Treaty got a mention at Amazon’s annual meeting. Former Spokane environmentalist John Osborn urged Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to take an interest in treaty negotiations at Wednesday’s …
Tue., April 24, 2018
The new leader of one of Germany’s governing parties said she supports a protest against working conditions at Amazon during CEO Jeff Bezos’ visit to Berlin on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018
President Donald Trump is again attacking online retailer Amazon.com, calling its business deal with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages a money-losing agreement that hurts U.S. taxpayers. Federal regulators, …
Fri., March 30, 2018
For more than two years, President Donald Trump has lashed out at Amazon, its founder Jeff Bezos, and the Bezos-owned Washington Post.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Amazon says the number of veterans and military spouses in its workforce exceeds 17,500, putting the company well ahead of its goal of scooping up 25,000 people in the orbit …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Amazon’s Request for Proposal narrows the list significantly in terms of the number of cities realistically able to bid for such a project.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
Amazon, bursting out of its Seattle headquarters, is hunting for a second home. Must haves: A prime location, close to transit, with plenty of space to grow.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017
A surge in Amazon.com shares Thursday morning in advance of the online retailer’s earnings report has propelled founder Jeff Bezos past Bill Gates as the world’s richest person.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017
Amazon.com Inc. is embracing artificial intelligence to deliver goods more quickly, enhance its voice-activated Alexa assistant and create new tools sold to others through its cloud-computing division, Chief Executive Officer …
Wed., April 12, 2017
The expansion of Amazon.com’s empire might seem unstoppable, as the company adds tens of billions in revenue to its top line and tens of thousands of employees to its payroll …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 19, 2017
Ivanka Trump’s brand of clothing, shoes and accessories has been at the center of a tempest since her father was elected president. But on Amazon.com this past week, the brand …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk will be among those attending President-elect Donald Trump’s gathering of technology industry leaders Wednesday in New York, people …
Mon., April 4, 2016
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos said that his company is about to debut a new version of the Kindle e-book reader.
Wed., March 9, 2016
Private space travel company Blue Origin expects its first test flights with people in 2017, company founder Jeff Bezos said during a tour of the venture’s research and development site …
Sat., July 28, 2012
OLYMPIA – A campaign to ratify same-sex marriage in Washington received $2.5 million from the founder of Amazon.com. Washington United for Marriage, which is pushing approval of Referendum 74 on …