World’s richest people who haven’t signed Giving Pledge: Bezos to Brin

World’s richest people who haven’t signed Giving Pledge: Bezos to Brin

Jeff Bezos has committed to giving away the “majority” of his $116 billion fortune during his lifetime — but when it comes to signing the Giving Pledge, the Amazon founder remains mum. The pledge, launched by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in 2010, is a campaign that encourages billionaires from across industries to commit to … Read more

Jeff Bezos Warns Of Recession, Advises People Not To Buy TV, Fridge This Holiday Season

Jeff Bezos Warns Of Recession, Advises People Not To Buy TV, Fridge This Holiday Season

“Economy does not look good right now,” Jeff Bezos stated. (File) Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos recently warned consumers and businesses that they should consider postponing large purchases during the holiday season as an economic recession might be in the offing.  Speaking to CNN, the business tycoon advised consumers to keep their cash safe … Read more

Jeff Bezos plans to give away most of his fortune: Why 'it’s a big deal,' from a philanthropy expert – CNBC

Jeff Bezos plans to give away most of his fortune: Why 'it’s a big deal,' from a philanthropy expert – CNBC

Jeff Bezos plans to give away most of his fortune: Why ‘it’s a big deal,’ from a philanthropy expert  CNBC Trevor Noah Mocks Jeff Bezos for Promising Dolly Parton $100 Million: ‘You Think It’s Charity’ Giving Money to Millionaires (Video)  Yahoo Entertainment The tricky business of charity Explained  The Economic Times All hail Jeff Bezos the philanthropist! The … Read more

Jeff Bezos’ top tips for managing the economic downturn

Jeff Bezos’ top tips for managing the economic downturn

Washington CNN Business  —  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos recently warned consumers and businesses they should consider postponing large purchases in the coming months as the global economy contends with a downturn and faces a possible recession. The business leader offered his starkest advice yet on a faltering economy in an exclusive sit-down interview with CNN’s … Read more

Jeff Bezos for the first time says he will give most of his money to charity

Jeff Bezos for the first time says he will give most of his money to charity

Washington CNN Business  —  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos plans to give away the majority of his $124 billion net worth during his lifetime, telling CNN in an exclusive interview he will devote the bulk of his wealth to fighting climate change and supporting people who can unify humanity in the face of deep social and … Read more

Reading a Fake Version of My Own Book

Reading a Fake Version of My Own Book

Although I’m not proud of it, as an author, I often engage in the masochistic ritual of checking my Amazon ranking and reviews. So back in the spring, shortly after my latest book came out, I typed “The Puzzler” by A. J. Jacobs into the Amazon search bar and pressed “Enter.” Up came my book, … Read more

Dolly Parton receives $US100 million Courage & Civility Award award from Jeff Bezos for philanthropic work

Dolly Parton receives $US100 million Courage & Civility Award award from Jeff Bezos for philanthropic work

Country music star and philanthropist Dolly Parton has received a $US100 million ($149 million) prize awarded by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Key points: The prize recognises leaders who pursue solutions with courage and civility It was announced by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his longtime partner, news anchor Lauren Sanchez Parton says she will do … Read more

Dolly Parton receives $100 million Courage and Civility Award from Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez

Dolly Parton receives 0 million Courage and Civility Award from Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez

CNN  —  Dolly Parton is the latest recipient of the Bezos Courage and Civility Award. “Jeff [Bezos] and I are so proud to share that we have a new Bezos Courage and Civility Award winner — a woman who gives with her heart and leads with love and compassion in every aspect of her work,” … Read more

Dolly Parton receives $100 million Courage and Civility Award from Jeff Bezos

Dolly Parton receives 0 million Courage and Civility Award from Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez

CNN  —  Dolly Parton is the latest recipient of Jeff Bezos’ Courage and Civility Award recipient. “Jeff and I are so proud to share that we have a new Bezos Courage and Civility Award winner — a woman who gives with her heart and leads with love and compassion in every aspect of her work,” … Read more

Hey, at least Westworld’s cast will still get paid like it’s getting a final season

Hey, at least Westworld’s cast will still get paid like it’s getting a final season

Ed Harris in WestworldPhoto: John Johnson/HBO Reports have already begun to trickle out about the whys behind HBO’s decision to cancel Westworld this weekend, and it turns out that this was not, by all accounts, one of those elaborate and multi-layered narrative conundrums that the show so loved to traffic in, but more of a … Read more