Jeff Bezos - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Jeff Bezos Amazon buys Mideast's after $800M counteroffer DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amazon purchased the Middle East's biggest online retailer on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm disclosed an $800 million counteroffer. A joint statement described the purchase as expanding Amazon's influence into the Mideast as the chairman of the state-supported firm Emaar prep... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:13:00 GMT 2017-03-28T10:13:00Z Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump's DC neighbors WASHINGTON (AP) — Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say Ivanka Trump and her family don't make for very good neighbors, taking up much of the parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags at the curb for days. A big part of the complaint: a huge security presence, with even a trip to the playground requiring three vans. Neighbors o... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:13:00 GMT 2017-03-25T18:13:00Z Oscars best picture gaffe dominates after-party chatter LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards after parties are always swanky and star-studded. But this year, even disparate celebrations had a conversation topic in common: The best-picture gaffe that saw Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway award the night's top prize to "La La Land," only to correct themselves and present it to "Moonlight." The unprecedented error dominated post-party tal... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:03:00 GMT 2017-02-27T10:03:00Z Moonshot pad roaring back into action with SpaceX launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch pad used to send Americans to the moon and shuttle astronauts into orbit is roaring back into action. Dormant for nearly six years, NASA's Launch Complex 39A should see its first commercial flight this weekend. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will use it to hoist supplies to the International Space Station. ... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:07:00 GMT 2017-02-17T22:07:00Z CEO Jeff Bezos says Amazon backs suit opposing Trump order SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says the Seattle-based company supports a lawsuit filed by Washington state's attorney general against President Donald Trump and the administration over Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees. Fellow Washington state-based companies Microsoft and Expedia are also supporting the suit, which was... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:01:00 GMT 2017-01-31T18:01:00Z Navy: Wind farm opposed by GOP lawmakers won't harm radar WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power data centers for Inc. poses a threat to national security. State legislative leaders have asked the incoming Trump administration to either kill or require major changes to the nearly completed wind f... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:43:00 GMT 2017-01-20T01:43:00Z Streaming giants play hero and villain in Oscar season NEW YORK (AP) — When Oscar nominations are announced next week, Amazon is virtually assured of notching the first — but probably not the last — best-picture nomination for a streaming service. Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester by the Sea," which Amazon plunked down $10 million for at the Sundance Film Festival last year, is widely expected to be among the leading contenders at ... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:59:00 GMT 2017-01-19T20:59:00Z Amazon plans to hire 100,000 over the next 18 months NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans — and the sharp contrast the e-commerce powerhouse strikes against traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, many of which are cutting jobs and closing stores . Amazon has long been known for investing the money it makes back in... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:54:00 GMT 2017-01-12T21:54:00Z The Latest: Senate to hold hearing on election meddling WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:25 p.m. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee plans to hold an open hearing in January that will examine possible meddling by Russia in last month's presidential election. An aide to Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says he and Ben Cardin of... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 04:39:00 GMT 2016-12-15T04:39:00Z Trump tells anxious tech leaders: 'We're here to help' NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump, who faced fierce opposition from some Silicon Valley leaders during the election campaign, strove to assure the titans of tech on Wednesday that his administration is "here to help you folks do well." Trump, still savoring his election victory, convened a summit at Trump Tower for nearly a dozen tech leaders, ... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:06:00 GMT 2016-12-15T00:06:00Z Tech leaders to make peace, or press their case, with Trump SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Silicon Valley leaders were among Donald Trump's most outspoken opponents during the presidential campaign. On Wednesday, though, many of them will come face-to-face with the president-elect for the first time since the election. The tech industry had multiple concerns about candidate Trump, among them fears that he would stifle innov... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:07:00 GMT 2016-12-14T18:07:00Z Tech leaders couldn't beat Trump; they'll meet him instead SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology leaders are about to come face-to-face with President-elect Donald Trump after fiercely opposing his candidacy, fearful that he would stifle innovation, curb the hiring of computer-savvy immigrants and infringe on consumers' digital privacy. On Wednesday, Silicon Valley luminaries and other technology leaders are headed to ... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:06:00 GMT 2016-12-13T19:06:00Z