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Read about online retailer Amazon.com and founder Jeff Bezos. Topics include Amazon Prime and Amazon Fresh; Amazon Original /Amazon Studios streaming TV; Amazon Web Services; its South Lake Union headquarters and other Seattle offices; Kindle readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Echo and Alexa; its e-commerce competitors; and Bezos’ Washington Post ownership and Blue Origin space venture.

Jeff Bezos’ hack inquiry falls short of implicating National Enquirer

This image shows the front page of the Jan. 28, 2019, edition of the National Enquirer featuring a story about Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ divorce. Bezos claims American Media Inc., which owns the Enquirer, threatened to publish intimate photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained his private text messages with his mistress that were published within the story. Prosecutors are now looking at whether an email exchange Bezos published shows AMI violated an agreement it struck to avoid prosecution for alleged campaign finance violations. (National Enquirer via AP) NYR105 NYR105

The Amazon founder’s investigation did not find evidence to back his suggestion of a link between Saudi Arabia and the tabloid that gleefully exposed his affair.

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FILE — Jeff Bezos in Seattle, Aug. 27, 2017. Just a year ago, the world’s richest man seemed to have a pretty low-key life. Times have changed. (Kyle Johnson/The New York Times) XNYT191 XNYT191

Jeff Bezos, Tabloid Man

Just a year ago, the world’s richest man seemed to have a pretty low-key life. Times sure have changed. Updated