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If you try to picture the CEO of a given tech company year by year, there are usually a few distinctive features that stay pretty static. Mark Zuckerberg’s aggressive hairline has kept on being aggressive, Jeff Bezos has kept on being bald, and Elon Musk has kept on being a moleman. Read more...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Jack Nicholson, Software, Justin Bieber, Fergie, Starbucks, Mcdonalds, Brad Pitt, Jeff Bezos, Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, Dorsey


Photos of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket and spaceship offer a peek at Jeff Bezos' first-class flight to the edge of space

Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin employees celebrate the New Shepard rocket booster's first landing. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos plans to launch to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket as early as July 20, alongside his brother and two guests who have not yet been named. The group will be the vehicle's first passengers. Photos of the rocket and spaceship offer a peek at Bezos' upcoming flight, which will be unlike any human spaceflight before it. In just 11 minutes, New Shepa...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, Science, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Features, Spaceships, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Rocket Launch, Blue Origin, Mark, Jeff, Bezos, West Texas


A Mysterious Bidder Just Paid $28 Million to Fly to Space With Jeff Bezos on July 20

Someone with deep pockets just shelled out $28 million to fly to space with Jeff Bezos, the richest man on Earth, on Blue Origin’s first crewed flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle. Unfortunately, we don’t yet know who the mystery bidder is, although Blue Origin promises we’ll find out in a few weeks.Read more...
Tags: Science, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin


Jeff Bezos is trusting Blue Origin's new rocket with his life. It's flown 15 times, but he'll have no pilot and possibly no spacesuit.

Jeff Bezos (left) is set to launch aboard the New Shepard rocket (right) on July 20. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Blue Origin Jeff Bezos is risking his life to prove that Blue Origin can safely fly humans to the edge of space. About 1% of US human spaceflights have resulted in a fatal accident. But the New Shepard rocket seems relatively safe, given its flight record and how short the trip is. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark, and two unnam...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Cnn, Getty Images, Space Tourism, Spaceships, Jeff Bezos, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin


Winning bid for a seat on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin spacecraft goes for $28 million

Jeff Bezos inside a New Shepard Crew Capsule mockup. The first tourist on Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will pay $28 million for the trip to the edge of space. The company began taking bids last month for a seat on the spacecraft in its first crewed trip set for July 20. The winner of the auction will fly on the spacecraft with Jeff Bezos and his brother for 11 minutes. See more stories on Insider's business page. The winning bid for a seat on Blue Origin's first-ev...
Tags: Amazon, Science, News, Trends, Space Tourism, Rocket, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Bezos, Victoria Cavaliere, New Shepard, Jeff Bezos Blue Origin, Tech Insider, Mark Bezos, Space Tourists


Miami and Space - the new battlegrounds for tech's top egos

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Miami techies bristle at Silicon Valley "saviors"Palantir's TikTok astro-momThe most promising startups of 2021 Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. Soundtrack: This week's newsletter has been specially designed to be consumed while listening to David Bowie's "Starman." This week: Tech egos are clashing, from the shores of Miami to...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Space, Science, Enterprise, Microsoft, Softbank, America, Newsletter, Trends, Virgin Galactic, David Bowie, Venture Capital, Richard Branson, Miami, Silicon Valley


Rocket men: Bezos, Musk and Branson scramble for space supremacy

Experts say three billionaires have upended the traditional model for human spaceflight and are shaping a thriving new eraIt was a week in which two space-faring billionaires tussled again in their futuristic game of cosmic oneupmanship. And this time, for once, Elon Musk was not at the party.The declaration that Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and world’s richest man, was heading into space next month on the first crewed launch of his Blue Origin New Shepard rocket was followed quickly by an app...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, World news, US news, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Branson, Bezos Musk


Discovery Channel's reality show 'Who Wants to Be An Astronaut?' will send the winner to the ISS. Producers hope it will show that space travel can be made accessible to ordinary people.

The winner will journey to the ISS in 2022. Reuters Discovery Channel recently announced a new reality show that will send its winner to the ISS. The mission is expected to take place in 2022. Contestants will be expected to undergo "extreme" challenges based on real astronaut training. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's no shortage of companies offering to blast tourists into space. Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, and Richard Branson's...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, US, Trends, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Iss, Discovery Channel, Branson, Bezos, Peterson, International Space Station ISS


Discovery Channel's reality show 'Who Wants to Be An Astronaut?' will send the winner to the ISS. Its producers hope it will show that space travel can be made accessible to ordinary people.

The winner will journey to the ISS in 2022. Reuters Discovery Channel recently announced a new reality show that will send its winner to the ISS. The mission is expected to take place in 2022. Contestants will be expected to undergo "extreme" challenges based on real astronaut training. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's no shortage of companies offering to blast tourists into space. Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, and Richard Branson's...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, US, Trends, Earth, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Iss, Branson, Bezos, Peterson, Ricci


Unconfirmed report suggests Branson may try to beat Bezos into space - and Virgin Galactic didn't deny it

Jeff Bezos (left) and Richard Branson (right) may be in a very tight space race. Alex Wong/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson may try to beat Jeff Bezos to space next month, an industry blog suggests. Virgin Galactic did not deny the claim when asked by Insider, saying that Branson is expected to fly in the summer. An outside expert says the rumored July 4 weekend launch date is "very doable." See more stories on Insider's business page....
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Spaceshiptwo, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Faa, Rocket Launch, Branson, Billionaire, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Elon


Jeff Bezos will spend just 3 minutes in space, without a pilot. His launch will be unlike any prior US spaceflight.

Jeff Bezos (left) is set to launch aboard the New Shepard rocket (right) on July 20. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Blue Origin Jeff Bezos plans to launch into space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on July 20. Bezos, his brother, and an auction winner will experience weightlessness for three minutes. This spaceflight will be unlike any prior US launch, with no pilot and possibly no spacesuits. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos is preparing to rocket...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Spaceships, Jeff Bezos, Orbit, Rocket Launch, Blue Origin, Mark, Bezos


DOJ Vows to Hunt Down Whoever Let the Public Know How Little Billionaires Pay in Taxes

This week, ProPublica released a massive scoop—a treasure trove of financial records showing how some of the U.S.’s wealthiest billionaires scamper off with virtually no tax burden. And the U.S. government knows exactly what to do in response: find whoever released those embarrassing records and incarcerate the shit…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Tesla, Tax, Joe Biden, Berkshire Hathaway, Jeff Bezos, Propublica, Donald Trump, Doj, Michael Bloomberg, Tax Investigation


Elon Musk Paid $0 in Federal Income Tax in 2018: Report

Elon Musk, the second richest person in the world, paid precisely $0 in federal income tax in 2018, according to an explosive new report from ProPublica. And Musk isn’t the only one.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Finance, Elizabeth Warren, Tax, Income Tax, Tax Avoidance, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Propublica, Musk, Forbes


Richest Man on Earth to Become Richest Man in Space

For the past month, Blue Origin has been auctioning off a ride to space. Previously billed as just an open “seat” on a “crewed trip.” Now, Jeff Bezos has slipped a little detail in the mix: he and his brother Mark will be coming. You would have thought they would have mentioned that earlier? Would have been nice. The…Read more...
Tags: Science, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Mark


Space tourism is about to take off. Here's how firms like Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX are making sure visitors' bodies can survive the trip.

SpaceX Companies are preparing to take tourists to the edge of space as soon as 2022. Bidding for a seat onboard a Blue Origin spaceship has reached a whopping $2.8 million. As voyages get longer, training regimens will make sure humans can handle the trip. See more stories on Insider's business page. Companies like Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin are gearing up to send tourists to the edge of space - and eventually, beyond - But for ordinary...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Science, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Space X, Blue Origin, Afp, New Shepard


Amazon, MGM, and the Price of Entertainment

If all goes according to Amazon and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s plans, the web service giant will soon acquire the legacy film studio in an $8.45 billion deal that will add thousands of movies and television shows to the tech company’s portfolio of content available to stream to 200 million Prime subscribers. Taken at face…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Whole Foods, Joe Biden, Netflix, Sony, James Bond, Amy Klobuchar, Jeff Bezos, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Ken Buck, Josh Hawley, Businesspeople, Karl Racine, Amazon MGM


Amazon: Overworked Warehouse Employees Can Go Reflect in the Despair Closet

Amazon came up with a dystopian solution for when its warehouse employees struggle to keep their sanity amid workloads so grueling they often don’t have time to use the bathroom: Banish them to the meditation box.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Labor, Jeff Bezos, Gizmodo, Businesspeople, 3d Publishing, Economy Of The United States, Industry Economics, Leila Brown


Amazon Buying MGM Studios for $9 Billion

It’s official folks—Jeff Bezos will now own James Bond (pending regulatory approval lol). After murmurs earlier this week, Amazon announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire MGM in an $8.45 billion deal that will bolster the e-commerce giant’s Hollywood ambitions.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Science, Whole Foods, Films, Disney, Dc Comics, Amazon Prime, Discovery, Netflix, Comcast, James Bond, Att, Paul Thomas Anderson


Amazon Buys MGM Studios for $9 Billion

It’s official folks—Jeff Bezos now owns James Bond. After murmurs earlier this week, Amazon announced today that it had acquired MGM in an $8.45 billion deal that will bolster the e-commerce giant’s Hollywood ambitions.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Science, Whole Foods, Films, Disney, Dc Comics, Amazon Prime, Discovery, Netflix, Comcast, James Bond, Att, Paul Thomas Anderson


Amazon Workers Are Petitioning the Company To Bring Its Pollution to Zero By 2030

Ahead of Amazon’s planned shareholder meeting on May 26, more than 600 employees have signed a petition pressuring the company to bring its pollution levels down to zero by 2030 — particularly in the communities of color that predominantly border Amazon’s warehouses. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Environment, Articles, Jeff Bezos, Environmental Justice, Environmental Racism, Businesspeople, Amazon Workers, 3d Publishing, Criticism Of Amazon, Economy Of The United States, Paola Dela Cruz Perez


Bernie Sanders: Hard Pass on Giving Jeff Bezos Billions for Space Travel

No, Jeff Bezos should not just get billions of dollars from NASA because he thinks he deserves it, Bernie Sanders says. After Blue Origin made a stink over losing out to SpaceX on an exclusive $2.9 billion NASA contract for a moon landing mission (due, NASA said, to limited funding), Democratic Senator Maria…Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Nasa, Jeff Bezos, Bernie Sanders, Giving Jeff Bezos Billions for Space Travel


Bernie Sanders is trying to block Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin from getting $10 billion NASA funding for a moon-landing mission

Sen. Bernie Sanders (left) and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty/Jim Watson/Pool via REUTERS Jeff Bezos' space company, Blue Origin, wants $10 billion to take part in a NASA moon-landing mission. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday tried to block that funding through an amendment to the Endless Frontier Act. Sanders has a long history of opposing Blue Origin, owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bernie Sanders is trying to sto...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Science, US, Alabama, Trends, Nasa, Capitol Hill, Jeff Bezos, Washington State, Bernie Sanders, Blue Origin, Sanders, Bezos, Sen Bernie Sanders, Government Accountability Office


Jeff Bezos, a Real-Life Bond Villain, May Own James Bond Very Soon

Amazon Studios has already given noted yacht owner Jeff Bezos a big way into the Hollywood media space, between its Prime Video streaming offerings and its big plans for movies and TV. Very soon, those plans are potentially about to become even bigger because Amazon is on the verge of acquiring one of the biggest…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Science, Films, Disney, James Bond, Att, Warner Bros, Jeff Bezos, Robocop, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Wall Street Journal, MGM, Bezos, Amazon Studios


European Space Agency Lays Out Plans for a Lunar Satellite Network

The European Space Agency has detailed its plan for a network of lunar satellites that will support a human presence on the Moon. The project, dubbed Moonlight, would fashion the Moon as a launchpad for deeper space exploration.Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Environment, Once Upon A Time, Moon, Satellite, European Space Agency, Space Exploration, The moon, Jeff Bezos, Spaceflight, Blue Origin, Outer Space, David Parker, Space Science, Lunar Lander


Here's the Deal With Amazon Prime Day 2021

Well, it’s that time of year again folks. Once again, Amazon’s annual sales event for which the already stupidly rich corporation is made even richer is upon us.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, Science, Retailers, Jeff Bezos, Rivers, 3d Publishing


Amazon Explains Lord of the Rings' Giant Budget, Which Is Still Smaller Than Jeff Bezos' Yacht

Yes, the budget for Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series is almost half a billion dollars, but the woman behind it is happy to explain. In a new interview, head of Amazon Studios Jennifer Salke doesn’t deny last month’s reports that the show cost the studio about $465 million; she also blames both the market for original…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Shonda Rhimes, Disney, Netflix, Jeff Bezos, Ava Duvernay, Amazon Studios, Bela, Dana Walden, Jennifer Salke, V, Businesspeople, Bela Bajaria, The Ring, Economy Of The United States


Survive the Future Is a Sneaky-Simple Game That Makes Our Climate Choices Real

“You are the senior editor of the world’s most popular and trusted news organization. You have the enviable power to set the news agenda, and thereby shift the zeitgeist.” So reads the introductory text to Survive the Century, an online game. Also my dream bio, but I digress.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Environment, Vaccine, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Chevron, Chris, Christopher Trisos, Simon Nicholson, Sam Beckbessinger


Blue Origin Announces Launch Date for First Crewed Flight of New Shepard

After years of delays, Blue Origin says it’s finally ready for a crewed launch of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle. Founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the company is aiming for launch in July, and an auction will be held to choose a member of the crew.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its space tourism rocket set to launch in July

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Blue Origin is auctioning off a single ticket for a space tour on July 20. Bidding for the first space tour began on Wednesday and will go through June 12. The company released a video announcing its plans to start selling rides on its New Shepard rocket last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its first-ever space tourism flight.It will be the New Shepard's first fl...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Space Exploration, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Musk, Blue Origin


Jeff Bezos' company Blue Origin will soon begin selling tickets for rides on its space-tourism rocket

Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin Getty Images / Blue Origin Blue Origin released a video announcing its plans to start selling rides on its New Shepard rocket. The company said it plans to release more details on the space tours on May 5. Tickets are expected to be competitive with Virgin Galactic's space tours at around $250,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin will soon begin selling tickets for space tours on its New Shepa...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Space Exploration, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Bezos, West Texas



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