Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. File
Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, is set to join the astronaut club Tuesday on the first crewed launch by Blue Origin, another key moment in a big month for the fledgling space tourism industry.
Billionaire company founder to be replaced by Andy Jassy of AWS.
When a magician performs a trick, audiences rarely look where they need to. Sleight of hand and charming patter is used to divert our attention away from what is actually happening. Misdirection comes in many forms. On Tuesday, it involved one of the
Andy Jassy, Amazon’s incoming CEO, has a conference room nicknamed the Chop. As Business Insider puts it in a profile of Jassy, “The Chop is where ideas, and sometimes employees, go to get chopped down to size.” Despite the alarming name, I’m not sure
Alibaba, the Chinese Internet giant, has announced that it will now be divided into six separate entities, and the news has sent its market shares soar. It is seen as a signal from the Chinese government that free market is alive and kicking, and that Chinese authorities realise that they need the private
The weird merry-go-round involving Twitter’s unpaid bills shows no sign of slowing. On this whirl, it is KKR suing the social media company for failing to pay rent on office space in Oakland, California. Already in arrears in Boston, San Francisco and London, the beleaguered bird is now facing a demand for
Even before he was formally sworn in as Scotland’s first minister, Humza Yousaf had made his first mistake. Not offering his defeated rival Kate Forbes a senior post in his cabinet and is a big error that will return to haunt him. The former finance secretary rightly turned down a demotion to the rural affairs
I have come to Sharjah from Europe for a week just to see Ramadan in the UAE. I am in love with the vibes of the UAE. It is so spiritual being in the UAE that I can’t even express in words. My friend took me to Dubai and Abu Dhabi and I had a great time with them. I liked the hospitality of the people.