Bezos, now the world's richest person, asked Twitter followers a year ago for ideas about how he should shape his "philanthropy strategy".
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to launch a $2bn (£1.53bn) fund to help homeless families and launch pre-schools in poor communities.
Citing the Amazon mantra of customer obsession, Bezos said in a tweet "the child will be the customer".
Bezos' announcement comes on the heels of a number of high-profile philanthropic efforts by the country's tech billionaires.
Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos sit on the board of the Bezos Family Foundation, run by his parents. "It was a Day 1 outlook that made me reach out to ask for suggestions on approaches to philanthropy past year".
Jeff Bezos, Amazon chief and the world's richest person, attended a board meeting in pyjamas on Wednesday and shared the new look on Instagram. "It was only a matter of time before Bezos would join this new era of big philanthropy".
"If you're the president of the United States, you don't take that job thinking you're not going to be scrutinized", Bezos said, adding that he'd had "a couple of conversations" with Donald Trump, though he declined to elaborate.
As with most investment decisions by the Amazon founder, this one was likely grounded in data and science.
Amazon CEO and world's richest man Jeff Bezos has invoked Twitter wrath for seemingly an all-around commendable cause - setting up a charity fund to fight homelessness and create a preschool network for the underprivileged.
Gates did not fully throw himself into philanthropy until he stepped down as CEO of Microsoft in 2000.
"I don't know how much I'm going to give away", he told economic club president David Rubenstein.
While the online retail giant's presence made Seattle the fastest-growing big city in the USA, it also has taken a toll on its residents, driving up rent prices, clogging traffic and overwhelming public transportation.
"We're hoping that local, state and federal governments see this as a call to invest more in preschool and childcare", he said.
While Bezos was thinking about where best to put his own money, Amazon stepped up its corporate giving, focused on growing inequality in its hometown of Seattle.
Launched in 1994 as an online bookseller, Amazon has become a retail powerhouse operating globally, and has expanded into streaming video, music, cloud computing and other segments, and a year ago acquired the Whole Foods grocery chain. It previously helped the nonprofit temporarily house 200 homeless people.
This time around, the iPhone XS will stay at the $999 mark while the iPhone XR will use cheaper materials and sell for about $750. These upgrades apply to the front camera too , so your selfies can look like they were taken by a professional photographer.
Trump said last week that he also had tariffs on an additional $267 billion worth of goods ready "on short notice if I want". Later on Thursday, China's foreign ministry welcomed the offer of talks and said the two countries were discussing details.
The fake news media, like CNN , have attacked President Trump for disputing the "scientists" who came up with the 3,000 number. Trump, the story noted, spent a "long weekend" at his golf club and attended a political rally in Alabama.
US President Donald Trump also said the talks, which both countries intensified in recent weeks, were coming along well. USA officials say time is running out to reach a deal that the current Congress can vote on.
The bigger question is whether you consider the iPhone XR's $750 a reasonable price for a new iPhone that isn't its top flagship. If you want a 2018 iPhone (and not the iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone 7), you can keep a little more money in the bank.
More flights were expected to be grounded and more airports were preparing to shut down operations as the storm moves inland. On Tuesday, McMaster lifted the evacuation order for three counties in the lower part of the state.
Several of the cars in the pack will feature film-inspired gadgets that players will be able to view while in Forzavista mode. In other words, it'll be winter for everyone at the same time, and this will open up new race routes in the speedy sandbox.
Microsoft is now training users to click through these warnings, which also appear after you download and launch an app. Multiple sources for worldwide browser market share estimate only a small proportion of Windows 10 users choose Edge .
But they wanted to do it for her - their 37-year-old leader who is the heart and soul of the franchise . "This is all about Sue". The game, which saw Seattle overcome the Washington Mystics 98 - 82 for the sweep, was also up 33% from last year's Game 3.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to launch a $2bn (£1.53bn) fund to help homeless families and launch pre-schools in poor communities. Sawant is referring to the Seattle head tax that the Seattle City Council adopted and then repealed a month later .
Liverpool have won their opening four games of a league season for the first time since 1990-91 under Kenny Dalglish. Discussing the global break, Klopp said: "It's a big challenge but it's the same for all of us".
Storm surge could be as high as 6 to 12 feet from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout on North Carolina's southeast coast. Governors in the Carolinas and Virginia already had declared emergencies, and some sought federal aid as well.
Even miles away from the Atlantic, North Carolina residents in low-lying areas are boarding up and emptying stores. U.S. television networks said 7pm to 7am curfews had been put in place in several towns surrounding Myrtle Beach.
Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict and millions more displaced, according to the UN. Idlib is the insurgents' only remaining major stronghold and a government offensive could be the war's last decisive battle.
The fourth generation of the watch sees a major revamp in its specifications and the most visible external design change to date. The XS and XS Max have dual 12-megapixel rear cameras and a dual 7-megapixel selfie camera - just like the iPhone X .
Tottenham Hotspur will be without midfielder Dele Alli and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris when they face Liverpool at Wembley on Saturday. Lloris (31) admitted being more than twice the drink-drive limit when he was stopped in the early hours on August 24.
As word of the shocking find made it to major global news sites, the scandal start impacting the restaurant chain's bottom line. Xiabu Xiabu released a statement on Saturday night saying that it valued food security and would make improvements.
One suggestion being floated is to refuse any match assignments involving Williams until she apologizes for vilifying Ramos. That triggered a third violation, which resulted in a game penalty that gave Osaka a 5-3 lead.
Nadal's challenge looked doomed even as early as the first set, as he was feeling the injury after just four games, he admitted. He was barking at himself, at his entourage, at a crowd vocally supporting his opponent, Juan Martin del Potro.
The feed from the new side camera's will be displayed inside on two 5-inch displays that sit on the ES' a-pillars. . If you are excited about ordering an ES with this mirror tech, Lexus says that it will only be available in Japan.
About 26.9% of the state's generation now comes from hydro, with 26.9% from renewables and 43.3% from natural gas. SB100 sets a goal of phasing out all fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045.