Tag Archives: Science and technology in the United States

27Jul/17
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin,

Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest man – Forbes

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 28, 2011) (REUTERS) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company’s meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported on Thursday (July 27). Continue reading

13Feb/17

Verizon brings back unlimited plan

Verizon launched its unlimited data plan Monday. That’s the first time it has offered the all-you-can-eat data plan in five years. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

20Jul/16

Bill Gates invests $5 billion in Africa development, health research

Tech magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates says his charity foundation will invest $5 billion over the next five years in African development, with a focus on health initiatives.

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10Jul/15

Ellen Pao resigning as CEO of Reddit

Ellen Pao resigning as acting chief executive of Reddit.

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18May/15

Apple CEO touts iPhone, praises Silicon Valley in commencement speech

(GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY) – Apple CEO Tim Cook used a commencement address in Washington D.C. on Sunday (May17) to jokingly encourage graduates who are not iPhone users to become one.
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