University students from the Chinese mainland and southeast China's Taiwan visit the Huainan Big Data Exhibition Center in Huainan, east China's Anhui province on July 9, 2019. Photo: Xinhua University students from the Chinese mainland and southeast China's Taiwan visit the Huainan Big Data Exhibition Center in Huainan, east China's Anhui province on July 9, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
University students from the Chinese mainland and southeast China's Taiwan visit the Huainan Big Data Exhibition Center in Huainan, east China's Anhui province on July 9, 2019. Photo: Xinhua

Bezos, Zuckerberg and Musk made US$115 billion this year, increasing their wealth as Covid-19 drives more people online

  • Five of the largest US tech companies – Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, and Microsoft – have market values equivalent to about 30 per cent of US gross domestic product, almost double what they were at the end of 2018
  • The collective wealth of tech billionaires in Bloomberg’s ranking of the world’s 500 richest people has nearly doubled since 2016, from US$751 billion to US$1.4 trillion today

Topic |   Millionaires and billionaires
University students from the Chinese mainland and southeast China's Taiwan visit the Huainan Big Data Exhibition Center in Huainan, east China's Anhui province on July 9, 2019. Photo: Xinhua University students from the Chinese mainland and southeast China's Taiwan visit the Huainan Big Data Exhibition Center in Huainan, east China's Anhui province on July 9, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
University students from the Chinese mainland and southeast China's Taiwan visit the Huainan Big Data Exhibition Center in Huainan, east China's Anhui province on July 9, 2019. Photo: Xinhua
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