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Jeff Bezos now world’s second richest person

Jeff Bezos has leapt past Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett to become the world’s second richest person. Bezos, 53, added US$1,5bn to his fortune as Amazon.com rose US$18,32 on Wednesday, the day after the

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Jeff Bezos now world’s third richest person

Jeff Bezos just snuck past Warren Buffett to become the third richest person on Earth. The Amazon.com founder’s net worth was US$65,05bn on Thursday (R923bn at the time of writing), topping Buffett by $32m on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

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Hard times ahead for Apple

Apple’s share price, which peaked above US$132 a year ago, is now around $94. This is despite the news that Warren Buffett’s investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway had recently acquired more than 9,8m Apple shares. Since

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Mark Zuckerberg to give away his billions

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is to emulate fellow billionaires, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, by giving away most of his amassed fortune to worthy causes. In a post on Facebook on Tuesday, celebrating the birth of his daughter