Vincent Boland: Tycoon space race is boldly going where many have gone before
So far, the space missions of Bezos, Branson and Musk lack the poetics, significance or purpose of Aldrin and Armstrong’s, but it’s early days yet
Analysis: Jeff Bezos’s trip to space manages to be both historic and somewhat dull
The Amazon founder went up and came down again, doing the bare minimum to qualify him as an astronaut, but as space becomes a playground for billionaires, there are some concerns about the harm they could do
To infinite riches. . . and beyond: Marion McKeone on the billionaire space race
Two of the world’s wealthiest men are battling for commercial domination of space with a grizzly old-timer determined to thwart them both. But apart from the ego boost, what’s in it for them – and us?
Should we be led by the Billionaires’ Club on climate change?
The rise of the cult of the charismatic billionaire whose genius and benevolence will magically solve the planet’s problems is the ultimate fiction
Amazon’s Irish workers urged to ‘blow the whistle’ if they face poor conditions
Hotline is launched for employees who may have issues with their treatment as company prepares to open its first Irish fulfilment centre
Tech View: What’s next for Amazon as Bezos steps down?
Being a successful businessman is one thing but being a successful boss and steering a ship the size of Amazon is another matter – something Jeff Bezos’s replacement is soon to find out
Vincent Boland: Bezos sets his sights on the stars but will keep a watchful eye on Jassy
The Amazon founder is stepping down as ceo to devote more time to the Washington Post and his ambitions of space flight, yet he will still monitor his successor closely
Emmet Ryan: Why Amazon’s change at the top could have big implications for Ireland
Andy Jassy taking over from Jeff Bezos as chief executive could make this country more important in the tech giant’s global strategy