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Space billionaires honored as ‘Legends of Aviation’

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos has racked up another round of recognition for his role on the space frontier: Next week he’ll be inducted into the Living Legends of Aviation, alongside aerospace executives, pioneering skydiver Joe Kittinger and musician Kenny G. Microsoft … Continue reading

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10,000 Year Clock is gearing up for visitors

With $42 million in funding from Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, the Long Now Foundation can afford to take the long view about a massive clock designed to run for 10,000 years — but it’s also open to hosting visitors in the nearer term. … Continue reading

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How Blue Origin’s HQs blazed a trail for Amazon

The process that Amazon went through to choose New York, Northern Virginia and Nashville as key sites for expansion isn’t the first HQ2 exercise for CEO Jeff Bezos: You could argue that the pattern was set when Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture decided where … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon’s flying tribute to vets

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is big on veterans, and in honor of Veterans Day, he presided over the vet-friendly christening of Valor, Amazon Air’s 40th Boeing 767 freighter. In a tweet, Bezos said the name pays tribute to “the thousands of … Continue reading

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Elon Musk talks up Space Force and Jeff Bezos

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is really psyched about the electric pickup truck he’s got on the drawing board — and he’s also cool with the Space Force and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space effort. Those are just … Continue reading

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High-flying management tips from Jeff Bezos

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos spoke today at the Air Force Association’s 2018 Air, Space and Cyber Conference, his head wasn’t just up in the clouds. To be sure, he devoted a lot of attention to his Blue Origin space … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos sells Air Force on rockets and the cloud

Billionaire Jeff Bezos made a subtle sales pitch for Amazon Web Services as well as the New Glenn rockets being built by his Blue Origin space venture today during a wide-ranging fireside chat at the Air Force Association’s annual conference. … Continue reading

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