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Amazon's Bezos rescued by Ecuadorian Navy: Reports

Jeff Bezos founder and new Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was flown from the Galápagos by an Ecuadorian navy helicopter after suffering a kidney stone attack on New Year's day, according to a summary of reports from local newspapers.

Bill Gates world's richest person again

Bill & Melinda Gates 2009

The 300 richest people on the planet are $524bn (£319bn) better off than this time last year, with the world's richest man, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, increasing his fortune by $15.8bn to $78.5bn over 2013.

Amazon's Zappos to ditch job titles

Hard at work

Zappos is known for its quirky culture, and now the online footwear retailer plans to strip all management titles and oust any semblance of a top-down hierarchy, news website Quartz reported.