Musk, Bezos, Zuckerberg rated most popular entrepreneurs
Tech entrepreneurs Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are rated as the most publicised entrepreneurs across various online mediums.
Amazon posts $113bn net sales as CEO Andy Jassy starts tenure
The company’s operating income increased to $7.7 billion in the second quarter, compared with $5.8 billion in second quarter 2020.
World’s richest man successfully completes space excursion
Jeff Bezos and his brother Mark successfully completed their space trip yesterday, landing safely back on earth after 10 minutes.
Billionaire Richard Branson readies to travel to space
Sir Richard Branson will board Virgin Galactic’s next test flight to space, as tech billionaires look to commercialise space travel.
Blue Origin Announces That Jeff Bezos and His Brother Mark Will Join the Auction Winner on New Shepard’s First Human Flight on July 20th
Bidding is underway now at BlueOrigin.com and concludes with a live online auction on June 12th.
Pandemic fuels Amazon’s blow-out Q1 financial results
The company posts strong results in the first quarter ended 31 March, as online shopping surges as a result of COVID-19.
Amazon to develop R4bn office at disputed facility in Cape Town
The controversial River Club Development, expected to unlock economic opportunities for South Africa, will be the new home of Amazon and other commercial properties.
Amazon’s billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos steps down
Jeff Bezos will transition to the role of executive chairman, and Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, will become chief executive officer of Amazon.
Amazon to tap into Eskom’s grid in renewable energy project
The local project will see 28GWh of solar energy wheeled via Eskom’s grid from a solar farm in the Northern Cape to Amazon’s facilities each year.
SA-born Elon Musk dislodges Bill Gates as world’s second richest
For the first time, the Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranks the Tesla CEO with a $127.9 billion fortune, above the Microsoft founder ($127.7 billion).
Twitter lambasted for lax security after ‘embarrassing’ hack
The social media platform lacked adequate cyber security protections and, at the time of the attack, did not have a chief information security officer, says a report.