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When Jeff Bezos was the world’s richest man for a few hours

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos had a short stint as the world’s richest man on Thursday when a 1 percent jump early in the day in the shares of Amazon.com helped him surpass the wealth of Bill Gates. Unfortunately, the company’s shares

Bill Gates to lead new cleantech $1bn fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures

By : CIOL Writers

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Vinod Khosla, Jack Ma, Hasso Plattner, John Doerr and 14 other high-profile investors have formed a new venture fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, where they plan on investing over a billion dollars “to provide everyone in the