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  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb 3- U.S. private space companies Space Exploration Technologies and United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing N>, have scheduled more than 30 launches from Florida this year, up from 18 last year, according to company and Air Force officials. The jump in planned launches reflects increasing demand for commercial...

  • Bezos, Zuckerberg risk billions over moves in company stock

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos takes a $7 billion hit, while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made $6 billion.

  • Amazon shares tumble on Q4 miss Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 5:10 AM ET
    Amazon shares tumble on Q4 miss

    Amazon reporting record earnings but fell short of Street expectations sending the stock lower, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Jan 28- Amazon.com Inc posted its most profitable quarter ever on Thursday but the world's No. 1 online retailer still managed to disappoint Wall Street by badly missing estimates, sending its shares down more than 13 percent in after-hours trading. Amazon's net profit for the fourth quarter, which includes the holiday shopping season, rose to $482 million, or...

  • Bezos takes $7B hit on Amazon earnings miss Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 4:20 PM ET
    Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and CEO

    Didn't enjoy your Christmas? Jeff Bezos just lost $7 billion on his.

  • Boeing builds the most powerful rocket ever made Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 1:32 PM ET
    An artists rendering of Boeing's most powerful rocket, the Space Launch System or SLS.

    Boeing's Space Launch System, or SLS, has one customer and one mission: to take Americans into deep space.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Jan 22-- Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, successfully launched and landed a suborbital rocket for a second time, a key step in its quest to develop reusable boosters, the company said on Friday. Fellow tech titan Elon Musk's SpaceX in December successfully returned a rocket to a landing pad in Florida after...

  • Buffett on track to lose $2 billion in Friday rout Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 2:21 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett is having a VERY bad day.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The U.S. Air Force has awarded contracts to Orbital ATK Inc and privately-held Space Exploration Technologies to develop prototypes of new U.S.-built rocket engines under a broader effort aimed at ending reliance on Russian-made engines, the Pentagon announced on Wednesday. Orbital ATK won an initial contract worth $47 million to...

  • Why media titans need to worry about Netflix Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 10:27 AM ET
    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings's plan to take on traditional media may sound like a long shot, but his strategy keeps working, the NYT reports.

  • When restless billionaires trip on their toys Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 9:52 AM ET
    Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov.

    Large investments and philanthropic experiments by billionaires are more likely to fail in the future, The New York Times reports.

  • Donald Trump blasts Samuel L. Jackson's golf swing Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 4:23 PM ET
    Samuel L. Jackson (L) and Donald Trump (R).

    Donald Trump is in yet another Twitter feud. The billionaire called out Samuel L. Jackson Tuesday, criticizing his TV commercials and his golf swing.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Graham Holdings, the former Washington Post parent that now focuses on non-newspaper media and for-profit education, is moving into the fast-emerging market for corporate cyber security training, with a new business unit launch set for Wednesday. Analysts project growth in the cyber security training market, which includes boot camps,...

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants an Oscar Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 4:18 PM ET
    Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc.

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, whose company picked up two Golden Globes and two Emmy Awards in 2015, seeks to earn an Academy Award.

  • Out with baby kisses, voters want selfies Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 2:31 PM ET
    Donald Trump selfie

    Gone are the days when voters want politicians to kiss their babies or sign an autograph. These days most hope to score a selfie with a candidate.

  • 8 CEOs just scored $60B this year Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    Amazon's Jeff Bezos

    Zuckerberg, Page, and Bezos are just a few CEOs who made billions this year, reports USA Today.

  • Bezos wants an Oscar in 2016 Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Bezos wants an Oscar in 2016

    The Amazon CEO hopes to produce 16 films per year.

  • Amazon by the numbers Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    Amazon by the numbers

    Victor Anthony, Axiom Capital Management, discusses Amazon's retail dominance as the e-commerce company seeks to ease ties with UPS and grow its content library.

  • Amazon lifts the veil on Prime Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 3:47 AM ET
    Amazon Prime box, Amazon Prime

    Amazon typically plays its customer data close to the chest, but on Monday, it let a few figures about its Prime service trickle out.

  • Amazon's plan to 'take over the world' Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 7:11 AM ET
    Amazon's plan to 'take over the world'

    Edmund Lee, Re/code managing editor, weighs in on Amazon's long-term plans as it takes on UPS for delivery dominance.