Jeff Bezos

Media gets first ever tour of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin

Media gets first ever tour of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin

The team members of Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin were aware that there would be queries when the company called up media to its Kent, Washington office this week. It was the first time ever that the press got the chance to enter Blue Origin, which has worked under the wraps till date. The rocket company floated by Jeff Bezos has been working on interesting space travel projects.

During a tour and roundtable, reporters threw lot of questions at Bezos. The conversation went on for four hours.

Some of the key questions asked during the meeting were:

Blue Origin could have first test flights with people in 2017, says founder Jeff Bezos

Blue Origin could have first test flights with people in 2017, says founder Jeff

Jeff Bezos’ aerospace company Blue Origin is planning its first crewed test flight next year. The company founder revealed the new plan near Seattle while having a tour of venture's research and development site.

Bezos said that many individuals have shown interest in having a commercial space flight. But Blue Origin has not yet started taking deposits from interested people, so it is still unclear whether those individuals will pay for a space trip.

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin opens its doors to reporters

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin opens its doors to reporters

Blue Origin is a space technology and travel company promoted by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and on Tuesday, the company opened its doors to reporters for the first time ever. Bezos welcomed everybody at Blue Origin, and at the same time thanked them for taking out time and paying a visit.

Blue Origin marks shift of space business from NASA and aerospace behemoths such as Lockheed Martin in the direction of private industry, mainly smaller entrepreneurial companies.

Founded by another Internet entrepreneur, Elon Musk, Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX has been the most popular and successful one among the new generation of rocket and space technology companies.

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Lands Successfully

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Lands Successfully

Landing of a rocket is no more considered a very significant deal; however, in reality it is quite a tough task. This explains the reason for SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s excitement following the successful landing of its Falcon 9. The rocket landed close to its launch pad at Cape Canaveral on December 21 2015. The 14-story booster returned intact after successfully launching 11 commercial satellites to orbit.

Donald Trump talks against Jeff Bezos and Reporters. Why?

Donald Trump talks against Jeff Bezos and Reporters. Why?

Controversy’s child Donald Trump grabbed headlines recently by talking against Muslims. His Twitter account receives loads of comments against him and his political campaign. But the GOP candidate’s newest targets are reporters and media organizations questioning his political career.

This is not the first time when Trump has picked a fight. The 69-year-old politician and business magnate is well known for his arguments mostly with women, including journalist Megyn Kelly and comedian Rosie O'Donnell. He even talked about Ronda Roussey's recent loss. He said Roussey's loss made him happy.

Blue Origin Makes Successful Launch of VTVL Rocket

Blue Origin Makes Successful Launch of VTVL Rocket

Blue Origin, a spaceflight company founded by Jeff Bezos made headlines yesterday as it launched its flagship rocket ‘New Shepard’, a reusable vertical takeoff vertical landing (VTVL) rocket from its West Texas launch facility and landed it successfully back to earth without any issues.

As per the team associated with the launch, the rocket or the vessel reached at an altitude of over 100 thousand kilometers and retuned back on earth without any difficulties and technical issues.

The company said in a statement that success of their flagship rocket is a significant step in its quest to build a reusable spacecraft that could carry up to six passengers into space and bring them back on earth safely.

Free Six Month Online Access to Washington Post for Amazon Prime Subscribers

Free Six Month Online Access to Washington Post for Amazon Prime Subscribers

The prime subscribers of online portal Amazon will now get access to the digital edition of The Washington Post newspaper at lesser costs under a new offer launched by the giant.

The scheme has been launched in view of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' campaign for promoting the newspaper in which he invested $250 million in 2013.

Under the new scheme, introduced by Amazon, the prime members who make annual payments for free shipping, and accessing online data will get six-month free access to the digital edition of the Washington Post. The newspaper otherwise costs $9.99 per month.

As the free access completes over 6 month, the subscribers can access the digital edition at $3.99 per month.

Our ultimate vision is millions of people living and working in space, says Jeff Bezos

Our ultimate vision is millions of people living and working in space, says Jeff

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com has envisioned 'millions' of people living in orbit as Blue Origin, his exploration company, and other commercial ventures have developed spacecraft to make travel more widely available.

On Tuesday, Bezos said investment from rich entrepreneurs with a passion for space will lead into an era wherein leaving the Earth's atmosphere would be available to everyone.

Previously, he made an announcement that Blue Origin will invest €180m million into a new rocket assembly facility and launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

During a rare, 30-minute interview in Florida with reporters after the Blue Origin announcement, Bezos said that their ultimate vision is millions of people living and working in space,. He said that they have a long way to go.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos challenging Elon Musk and Richard Branson in race to outer space

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos challenging Elon Musk and Richard Branson in race to outer

On Tuesday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gave details about expanded plans for his rocket business, which will carry cargo, satellites and someday people into the great unknown. Alike his fellow billionaires, Bezos has a far-out insight for where his Blue Origin project will possibly lead. With this, Bezos has challenged Elon Musk and Richard Branson in a race to outer space.

Following the announcement in Cape Canaveral, Fla, during a rare, 30-minute conversation with reporters, Bezos said their ultimate vision is millions of people living and working in space.

Jeff Bezos’s Aerospace Company preparing to launch Spaceship into Earth's orbit

Jeff Bezos’s Aerospace Company preparing to launch Spaceship into Earth's orbit

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon. com, has been moving ahead with his aerospace company, Blue Origin. The Billionaire has been preparing to launch a spacecraft into earth's orbit. According to reports, the spaceship will be capable of carrying humans into the planet's orbit.

The aerospace company headquartered in Kent, Washington, has finished designing and testing the engine that will power the spaceship called New Shepard. As per the reports, if Blue Origin succeeds in it maiden mission, the craft will one day carry about three passengers to a height of about 62 miles.

Amazon buys video-game streaming site Twitch for 970 million dollars

AmazonLondon, Aug 26 - American international company Amazon has bought a video-game streaming service Twitch for 970 million dollars.

Google's Youtube was previously rumoured to indulge in the acquision for almost the same amount.

Twitch, earlier known as Twitch. tv, allows gamers to watch other players play video games online.

The service had over 55 million users until July this year, reported the BBC.

The chief executive of Amazon Jeff Bezos said that Twitch is a great platform that brings millions of users together and that the company looks forward to learn from Twitch. (ANI)

FAA not to allow Amazon drone delivery plans

FAA not to allow Amazon drone delivery plansThe Federal Aviation Administration has said that it does not allow commercial unmanned flights at present and it is unlikely to permit Amazon to use its drone flights for delivering packages.

Jeff Bezos, the head of Amazon, had floated the idea of using commercial unmanned flights for delivering packages. The idea has seen reluctance from the regulators and criticism from the shipping industry. Following the guidelines released on 7 November 2013, it is believed that the regulators will not allow such shipments and delivery.

Amazon testing plan to deliver packages using drones

Amazon testing plan to deliver packages using dronesAmazon. com Inc, the world's leading online retailer, has announced that it is testing delivery of packages using drones - unmanned aircrafts.

Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos said revealed that the company was testing how drones could be used to deliver packages of up 5 pounds (2.3 kg) to buyers. It may be noted here that nearly 86 per cent of packages that Amazon delivers weigh up to 5 pounds.

As per the company's plans, the drones would pick up packages from Amazon's distribution centers and deliver them to buyers' homes.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post for $250M

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post for $250MThe Washington Post Co. on Monday announced that widely popular online retailer Amazon's founder & CEO Jeff Bezos has agreed to acquire its flagship newspaper plus some related publishing assets for $250 million.

Bezos will gain control of the Washington Post from the Graham family, which has been leading the newspaper for decades.  

Bezos, who is worth nearly $25 billion, will acquire the newspaper in his personal capacity and not through Amazon. com - the world's biggest online retailer.

Amazon Launches Airbags Security System

Amazon Launches Airbags Security SystemAccording to reports, for all those individuals who are in a habit of dropping their smart phones, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO recently announced that the newly launched Airbags, a copyright application which was filing with the exterior inventors, was the perfect solution.

However, talking about this new magical appliance, the company officials asserted that the innovative patent application offered a special kind of system, by which, if any one drops his Smartphone then this system would immediately create a protective airbag around the devices and hence it would not get damaged.

Amazon to launch tablet this fall

Amazon to launch tablet this fallUS online retail giant, Amazon. com is planning to release its own tablet this fall to compete with rivals including Apple’s iPad and host of other makes running on Google’s Android platform.

According to some reports, Amazon will ship as many as 1 million of its tablet computers in the third quarter of the year. Amazon’s tablet will run on open source Android platform and if it is able to attract a significant number of buyers, it will be the first Android powered tablet to give a serious complementation to Apple’s iPad, according to PCWorld. com.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos renders official apology for the Kindle act

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos renders official apology for the Kindle act “Thoughtless, stupid and painfully out of line with our principles” – that is how the Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has described the company’s action of unceremoniously removing the copies of two of George Oswell’s books, Animal Farm and 1984, from the Kindle store as well as the Kindle e-readers of the customers!




Check out More news from Telecom Sector :: Pharmaceutical Sector :: Auto Sector :: Infrastructure :: Real Estate


Syndicate content