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What business leaders can learn from Jeff Bezos’ leaked texts

Joel Wallenstrom Contributor Joel Wallenstrom is president and chief executive of Wickr, a secure communications company. Before Wickr, Joel co-founded iSEC Partners, one of the world's leading information security research teams, later acquired by NCC Group, and served as Director for Strategic Alliances at @stake, one of the very first computer security companies in the industry. More posts by this contributor Exposure of your sensitive data is...
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The 23 most powerful LGBTQ+ people in tech

Tim Cook is arguably the most prominent LGBTQ+ person in tech, but he isn't the only one. There are LGBTQ+ identifying individuals in prominent roles as venture capitalists, diversity in tech advocates, and C-suite level executives at large tech companies like IBM and Microsoft. Here are 23 of the most influential and notable people in tech who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. The atmosphere in Silicon Valley, where "bro culture" is rampant, is not know for being kind to anyone "different." ...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, US, America, Trends, Tim Cook, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Chris Hughes, Grindr, Sean Eldridge, Joel Simkhai, New Republic, Eldridge


Amazon was having official talks with city officials just the day before it canceled the New York HQ2 (AMZN)

Amazon was still trying to hammer out a deal with New York officials and union representatives, just the day before the company officially canceled plans for its proposed HQ2 headquarters in NYC, Bloomberg reports. Amazon executives, city officials, and union heads reportedly met Wednesday to address "outstanding issues" related to the proposal. A labor union president told Bloomberg that those present at the meeting had "all agreed" to the negotiated terms, so he was "amazed" when Amazon canc...
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Michael Sanchez insists he didn't leak Jeff Bezos' racy selfies, but he keeps refusing to answer a key question

The accusation that Jeff Bezos' intimate texts to former TV host Lauren Sanchez were leaked to the National Enquirer by Sanchez's brother, Michael Sanchez, has been widely reported. CNN, The Daily Beast, and the Associated Press have all cited sources this week who believe Sanchez leaked information about the relationship. Business Insider has been in regular contact with Sanchez for seven days. He has consistently declined to comment about the allegations he passed the texts to the Enquirer. ...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Trends, Cnn, Associated Press, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Abc News, Trump, Howard, Jeff, Bezos, Becker


It Sure Looks a Lot Like the Pro-Trump Brother of Jeff Bezos's Girlfriend Helped Leak Those Sexts

CNN reported on Wednesday evening that “two people with knowledge of the matter” had confirmed that Michael Sanchez, the brother of the woman with whom Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had an affair, was the person who initially tipped off the National Enquirer to the secret romance and set off a firestorm.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Technology, Cnn, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, AMI, Michael Sanchez, American Media Inc, Sexts, Lauren Sánchez, Double Complexifier


Amazon’s HQ2 Dumps New York on Valentine’s Day

It's been a rough week for the world's richest man: As Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' battle with the National Enquirer rages on, his company announced its romance with Long Island City, Queens, is over and it will not build part of a second headquarters there. "A number of state and local politicians have made it...
Tags: Amazon, Ecommerce, New York, General, Advertising, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Long Island City Queens


The brother of the woman with whom the Amazon CEO was in a relationship tipped off the National Enquirer about their affair, sources say

The brother of the woman with whom Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was in a relationship was the person who tipped off the National Enquirer to their relationship, two people with knowledge of the matter confirmed to CNN on Wednesday.
Tags: Amazon, News, Cnn, Stories, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Apple quietly makes billions from Google Search each year, and it's a bigger business than Apple Music. Google paid Apple $9.4 billion in 2018 to be the default search engine on the iPhone, according to a new Goldman Sachs estimate. Apple's rumored subscription news service will reportedly be announced at an event next month. Apple will host a March 25th event at The Steve Jobs Theater in its Apple Park campus where it's expec...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Russia, US, Trends, Hungary, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Un, Goldman Sachs, Bill, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer


Behind on Jeff Bezos' beef with the National Enquirer? Here's the complete timeline of the feud to catch you up (AMZN)

Jeff Bezos recently published a bombshell blog post in which he claimed that the National Enquirer was engaging in "extortion and blackmail" by threatening to release his intimate personal texts and photos. It's the latest dramatic development in a feud that started in early January, when Bezos announced that he and wife MacKenzie Bezos were seeking a divorce — shortly before a story in the National Enquirer revealed that the Amazon CEO was having an extramarital affair with former TV anchor ...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Bezos, MacKenzie, AMZN, D E Shaw Co, MacKenzie Bezos, Lauren Sánchez, Business Insider Forbes


The Alleged Blackmail of Jeff Bezos: Did Legal Counsel for the National Enquirer Breach His Professional Duties?

It is alleged that the National Enquirer blackmailed Jeff Bezos by threatening to publish humiliating photographs and messages. In exchange for not publishing the information, the National Enquirer wanted Bezos to stop his criticism of the paper. To manage the situation, Bezos wrote an article titled “No Thank You, Mr. Pecker”. In the article, Bezos exposed multiple emails directed at him from the National Enquirer (American Media, LLC). One of the emails included an email message from American ...
Tags: Law, California, Canada, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Blackmail, Ontario, Bezos, Gavin de Becker, Practice Of Law, Pecker, American Media et al Marty Here, Bezos Parties, Bezos Parties AM, Jon Deputy, General Counsel Media American Media LLC


The global tide is turning against Mohammed bin Salman | Financial Times

The global tide is turning against Mohammed bin Salman | Financial Times:The savage murder last year of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, dismembered by Saudi Arabia’s agents in its consulate in Istanbul, surprised in the way it accelerated into the worst crisis between the kingdom and the west since September 11 2001, when 15 of the 19 hijackers who attacked the US turned out to be Saudis. It seems just as surprising that, as 2019 progresses, there is little let-up in the pressure on the Saudi leader...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Post, Saudi Arabia, US, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Istanbul, Financial Times, Mohammed, Bezos, Mohammed bin Salman, Adel al Jubeir, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


'Bodyguard to the stars': the man helping Jeff Bezos fight the Enquirer

Gavin de Becker has spent decades protecting the rich and famous. Now he’s helping the Amazon CEO take on a tabloidThe National Enquirer has his sexts and, it appears, saucy photos. His imminent divorce is the talk of Wall Street.So Jeff Bezos, the Amazon boss, announced on Friday that he had turned to a singular figure for help – a “bodyguard to the stars” and Los Angeles-based security consultant named Gavin de Becker. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Los Angeles, Film Industry, US news, Jeff Bezos, US press and publishing, National Enquirer, Gavin de Becker


Meet the Hollywood investigator helping Jeff Bezos in his sexting feud

Gavin de Becker has spent decades protecting the rich and famous. Now he’s helping the Amazon CEO take on the National EnquirerThe National Enquirer has his sexts and, it appears, saucy photos. His imminent divorce is the talk of Wall Street.So Jeff Bezos, the Amazon boss, announced on Friday that he had turned to a singular figure for help – a “bodyguard to the stars” and Los Angeles-based security consultant named Gavin de Becker. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Film Industry, US news, Jeff Bezos, US press and publishing, National Enquirer, Gavin de Becker, National EnquirerThe National Enquirer




A lawyer at the heart of the National Enquirer's war with Jeff Bezos used to work for Amazon for 9 years

A lawyer at the heart of the National Enquirer's war with Jeff Bezos used to be a loyal servant of the billionaire at Amazon, The Wall Street Journal reports. American Media Inc's Deputy General Counsel Jon Fine worked at Amazon from 2006 to 2015, and was focused primarily on publishing and the company's Kindle business. Fine took up a job at AMI in November 2018. He wrote two of the emails published in Bezos' explosive blog post last week, in which he accused the Enquirer of extortion. A law...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Netflix, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast, Journal, Martin, Bezos, AMI, Enquirer, Gavin de Becker, American Media Inc, Dylan Howard, American Media Inc AMI


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Amazon is acquiring WiFi router company Eero. Eero makes "mesh" Wi-Fi routers, which help blanket even the largest spaces with a strong wireless internet signal. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Apple and Google accused of helping "enforce gender apartheid" by hosting a Saudi government app that tracks women and stops them leaving the country. Under Saudi law, every woman has a legal "guardian" who can restrict her trav...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Saudi Arabia, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Mars, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, US District Court, Alexa, Bezos


Jeff Bezos investigation: Text messages 'were leaked by brother of mistress Lauren Sanchez'

Investigators working for Jeff Bezos have reportedly concluded that the intimate text messages published by the National Enquirer were leaked by the brother of the Amazon boss’s mistress. The team, led by investigator Gavin de Becker, believed that Michael Sanchez – the brother of Mr Bezos’s girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez – gave the texts to the tabloid, several media reports have suggested. Mr Sanchez has previously denied he was involved in leaking the material and this weekend he attacked the A...
Tags: Amazon, News, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Bezos, Sánchez, Michael Sanchez, Gavin de Becker, Lauren Sánchez


Bezos Probe Concludes Mistress’ Brother was Enquirer Source

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. The person wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity. The findings add to the intrigue surrounding the clash between the pro-Trump tabloid and the world’s richest man. Bezos’ investigat...
Tags: Amazon, Post, New York, News, Abc, Washington, White House, Ap, Playboy, Associated Press, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Josh Marshall


More Confirmation

Now we have the AP confirming that Bezos investigators have confirmed that Michael Sanchez, brother and manager of Bezos’s girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, is the one who gave texts and pictures to The National Enquirer. [Author: Josh Marshall]
Tags: News, Ap, National Enquirer, Josh Marshall, Bezos, Michael Sanchez, Editor’s Blog, Lauren Sánchez


Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' scandal triggers alarm for other billionaires

Even the world's richest person couldn't stop a nude selfie leak.When Jeff Bezos alleged in a blog post-Thursday that he was the victim of blackmail attempts by the publisher of the National Enquirer, he underscored risks particular... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer


National Enquirer parent company AMI asked Justice Dept. if it should register as foreign lobbyist

Remember that weird glossy magazine that came out last year promoting Saudi crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman? Daily Beast called it Saudi propaganda, and it was. AMI, the parent company of The National Enquirer, produced it. Right after they put this weird Saudi propaganda publication out, AMI asked the United States Department of Justice if it should register as a foreign lobbyist, according to multiple news reports out today. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has accused AMI of blackmailing him over ...
Tags: Amazon, Post, News, Saudi Arabia, Nbc News, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Justice Department, Bezos, Mohammed bin Salman, AMI, Justice Dept, United States Department of Justice, MBS, The National Enquirer, Justice Department s National Security Division


Report: National Enquirer publisher asked DOJ if it needed to register as foreign agent

Not long after it published a glossy magazine touting Saudi Arabia and its crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, American Media Inc. — otherwise best known as the company behind the National Enquirer — appears to have gone to the Justice Department with a question: Had the fawning publication made American Media a foreign agent?
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Stories, National Enquirer, Doj, Justice Department, Mohammed, American Media, Salman American Media Inc


Amazon is acquiring Wi-Fi router company Eero, which helps blanket your entire home with a strong wireless-internet signal (AMZN)

Amazon is acquiring Eero, the pioneering Wi-Fi router company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eero makes "mesh" Wi-Fi routers, which help blanket even the largest spaces with a strong wireless-internet signal.  It's Amazon's latest big-ticket smart-home acquisition, following home-security companies Blink and Ring. Eero continues to face strong competition from the likes of Netgear, Linksys, and even Google. Amazon is acquiring the home "mesh" Wi-Fi router company Eero, the companies ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Xiaomi, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Qualcomm, Shasta Ventures, Trump, Netgear, Wi Fi, Google Amazon, AMZN, Eero, Dave Limp


Amazon is acquiring WiFi router company Eero, which helps blanket your entire home with strong wireless internet signal (AMZN)

Amazon is acquiring Eero, the pioneering WiFi router company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eero makes so-called mesh WiFi routers, which help blanket even the largest spaces with a strong wireless internet signal.  It's the latest big-ticket Amazon smart-home acquisition, following home security companies Blink and Ring. Eero continues to face strong competition from the likes of Netgear, Linksys, and even Google. Amazon is acquiring the home mesh WiFi router company Eero, the compa...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Qualcomm, Shasta Ventures, Trump, Netgear, Google Amazon, AMZN, Eero, Dave Limp, Eero Beacon, Netgear Linksys, SVP of Amazon Devices and Services


Report: National Enquirer publisher asked Justice Department if it needed to register as foreign agent

Not long after it published a glossy magazine touting Saudi Arabia and its crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, American Media Inc. appears to have gone to the Justice Department with a question: Had the fawning publication made it a foreign agent?
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Cnn, National Enquirer, Justice Department, Mohammed bin Salman, American Media Inc


Maher pits a real Bezos against a fake Trump in Best of Late Night

Comics give the latest on the National Enquirer scandal. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion.            [Author: USA TODAY Opinion]
Tags: Usa, News, National Enquirer, Trump, Bezos, Maher, USA TODAY Opinion


WSJ: National Enquirer Publisher Asked DOJ If It Should Register As Saudi Agent

National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. asked the Justice Department whether it should register as a Saudi agent, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The newspaper reported that a redacted letter published by the DOJ’s Foreign Agents Registration Act unit was addressed to American Media. The letter concerned the company’s release of a magazine praising Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, published to coincide with a visit he took to Washington in March 2018. “According to your submission...
Tags: Amazon, News, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Doj, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, WSJ, Trump, Bezos, Michael Cohen, Mohammad Bin Salman, American Media, American Media Inc


Who Is Michael Sanchez? The Brother of Jeff Bezos’ Girlfriend Faces Scrutiny

The brother of a woman who had an affair with Amazon head Jeff Bezos has denied being the source of personal texts published by the National Enquirer, but a new report again raised his name. Citing unnamed sources within AMI, the tabloid’s parent company, a story in The Daily Beast late Sunday said that Michael…
Tags: Amazon, News, Uncategorized, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Michael Sanchez, Daily Beast


Word of the week: Complexifier

There was salaciousness in “No Thank You, Mr. Pecker,” Jeff Bezos’s statement, published February 7 on Medium, addressed to the National Enquirer’s publisher; there were accusations of extortion and blackmail as well. But the word that incited the most chatter was complexifier, which Bezos used twice: Here’s a piece of context: My ownership of the Washington Post is a complexifier for me. It’s unavoidable that certain powerful people who experience Washington Post news coverage will wrongl...
Tags: Post, Washington Post, Current Affairs, New York Times, Linguistics, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Jargon, Neologisms, Trump, Nixon, Moynihan, Ben, Bezos, Dave Pell, The Post


Jeff Bezos Weighs Options While National Enquirer Publisher Goes on Defensive

Photos and other details about Bezos’s extramarital affair came from “a reliable source” known to Bezos -- and not from President Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia or Trump adviser Roger Stone, said Elkan Abramowitz, an attorney for David Pecker, the chairman of American Media Inc. “It was a usual story that National Enquirer gets from reliable sources,” Abramowitz said on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.
Tags: Science, Abc, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Trump, Bezos, Roger Stone, Abramowitz, American Media Inc, David Pecker, Elkan Abramowitz, Donald Trump Saudi Arabia