Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has become the world's newest and only $100bn billionaire - thanks to a $2.4bn surge in his personal fortune on the run up to Black Friday.
Online purchases for the day are up 18.4 percent over past year, according to data from Adobe Analytics, and investors are betting the company will take an outsized share of online spending over the gifting season. Though the two men have dueled over the richest person title, Bezos is now confidently in the lead, according to CNN Money, with Gates "now worth a mere $89 billion, according to Forbes and Bloomberg".
The founder of the world's largest e-commerce company made almost Dollars 2.4 billion on Friday alone.
Get this. Bezos made $2.4 BILLION on Friday! Bezos has once again knocked Bill Gates off the top spot. Berkshire Hathaway investor Warren Buffett holds the No. 3 slot on the list.
The online retail mogul surpassed Bill Gates again on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, this time advancing nearly $11 billion past the Microsoft co-founder.
Bucs' Barber, Lynch, Rice among Hall of Fame semifinalists
He also started all seven postseason games he played in, registering 7.0 sacks, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. One person with Miami Dolphins ties is among 27 semifinalists for 2018 induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame .
We can refuse Trump nuke order, says United States commander
In the event that Mr Trump chose to launch a nuclear attack, Gen Hyten would provide him with strike options that are legal . The Arizona senator was talking offstage on Friday after speaking at a town hall session for aerospace company workers.
Unlike Gates and Buffett, Bezos has given relatively little of his fortune to charitable causes. Were he more selfish, Bloomberg estimates Gates could now be worth $150 billion.
The world's richest man and e-commerce mogul directly owns about 78.9 million shares of Amazon. However, just in June, Bezos sent out a tweet requesting ideas on how to make sure his "philanthropic activity" is "helping people".
This year alone, Bezos' fortune has increased by $32.6 billion - more than anyone else on the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.
His goal was to tackle problems "at the intersection of urgent need and lasting impact".
The 83-year-old Manson was rushed from his cell at the Corcoran State Prison to a Bakersfield hospital earlier this week. Victims of a serial killer was the actress Sharon Tate, is the wife of Director Roman Polanski, and four of her friends.
That's pretty vague, and the article mentions that Google probably also uses the info for advertisers to target you. Google has been quietly doing this for nearly a year, but now that the company has been caught it says it'll stop.
Saudi Arabia and its allies Sunday lashed out at alleged Iranian violations in the region amid tensions between Riyadh and Tehran. He alleged, "Iranian threats have gone beyond all limits and pushed the region into a risky abyss".
Final price of each Rafale jet? She also claimed that no private party is involved in the acquisition of 36 Rafale aircrafts. She said the UPA government had sat over the proposed procurement of jets for 10 years.
Although developers can make apps for Siri and HomePod, they're now limited to building things like lists, notes, and messaging. Inside it sports an Apple A8 microprocessor, which the company claims is "the biggest brain inside of a speaker".
And it's three-tenths of a percent better than that rate of 4.1 percent, which was the lowest in nearly 17 years. The largest increase in the last 12 months was 24,500 added jobs in professional and business services.
The fund is among the world's biggest investors in stocks, owning $667 billion worth of shares in over 9,000 companies globally. The proposal has to be reviewed by the Finance Ministry, which in turn needs to decide whether to propose it to parliament.
The Google Pixel smartphones have received positive reviews in many aspects but there is one major problem that many users face. Until now smartphone battery estimators presumed that a certain set of usage trend will continue throughout the day.
London Subway Station Evacuated After Reports Of Shots Fired
Reuters have reported that London's Oxford Circus underground station is being evacuated and that armed police are on the scene. Eyewitnesses reported hearing people screaming on the platform and seeing a stampede of riders trying to leave the station.
Robinho gets 9 yrs for gang rape (4)
Former Real Madrid and Manchester City star Robinho is now playing in his homeland for Atletico Mineiro . Robinho began his career with Santos before leaving Brazil in 2005 for a three-year spell with Madrid.
Spirit drinking linked to aggressive emotion
In fact, drinking spirits tends to draw out more negative feelings than other types of alcohol , say the United Kingdom authors. Some respondents said even the complete absence of any new emotions after consuming this drink.
David Cassidy is suffering from organ failure
The actor's rep added that Cassidy was in an induced coma but that "he is now conscious and surrounded by family". Cassidy is best known for his role as Keith Partridge in the '70s TV series and for his career as a pop singer.
Dubai Airshow 2017: Boeing announces further orders
Analysts are of the view that the two plane makers will be engaged in cut throat competition in the single-aisle segment. Boeing is dominating the Dubai show so far, after Dubai's Emirates airline announced a surprise 787 Dreamliner order .
Newly discovered Earth-like planet could support life
Ross 128 b also orbits a red dwarf , but its star is much less active, so the surface of the planet is likely more temperate. Astronomers announced Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy.