Jeff Bezos, worth US$137 billion, announced the split from his wife of 25 years on Twitter. MacKenzie Bezos was one of Amazon’s first employees, doing its accounting in its first year of operation in 1994.
Microsoft Corporation is one of the world’s biggest software makers and manufactures and licenses a range of products and services related to computing. Founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, the company is probably best known for its Windows software, although it has begun an aggressive drive into the mobile sector seeking to make inroads on market share held by Google and Apple. It paid 5.44 billion euros for the handset business of Nokia in September 2013.