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Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launches 12th test flight

Blue Origin, the stealthy company founded by Amazon's billionaire founder Jeff Bezos, just launched another test flight of its tourism rocket as it steadily inches toward sending paying customers into space.

Bernard Arnault could become world's richest person

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates can clearly afford a lot of leather wallets from Louis Vuitton and little blue boxes from Tiffany. But the world's two richest people could both soon find themselves worth less than the head of LVMH because of its takeover of Tiffany.

Amazon may fight government cloud decision in court

Amazon is considering its options for how to move forward following the decision to award a massive government contract to its competitor, Microsoft, according to a source familiar with the situation. One analyst said he "fully expects" Amazon to try to fight the decision in court.

Amazon to buy 100,000 electric vans

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a broad plan on Thursday to fight climate change, including meeting the Paris climate agreement 10 years early, which will make the company carbon neutral by 2040.

How the Washington Post has changed under Jeff Bezos

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post in 2013, and within three years the paper had doubled its web traffic and become profitable -- an impressive feat for a media company that struggled in the wake of the financial crisis.

Inside effort to turn Trump against Amazon's bid for a $10B contract

Tech giant Oracle's push to scuttle a bid by its rival Amazon to win a highly sought-after defense contract has reached President Donald Trump's desk -- a possible attempt to appeal to the President's well-known animosity toward the online retail giant and its founder, Jeff Bezos.

Antitrust scrutiny isn't stopping Big Tech from trying to get bigger

On Tuesday, representatives from Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google are set to testify at a House hearing on "online platforms and market power," in what could be the industry's most high-profile grilling session since tech antitrust scrutiny ramped up in Washington a month ago.

Challenges Amazon faces on its 25th birthday

As Amazon marks its 25th year, the groundbreaking company is dealing with a host of controversy and problems. High-powered officials are challenging its size and calling for it to be broken up. Politicians are raising questions about its worker pay. And Amazon faces growing competition from rivals. The Seattle-ba