Bezos' fortune was $65.3 billion as of 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, compared with Buffett's $64.9 billion.
The Seattle-based company is riding a wave of retail sales moving to the internet, and its Netflix-like video streaming is bringing new customers to its subscription Prime service.
The online retailer is partnering with more than 25 crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo and venture capital firms to offer 200 products on the platform.
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The world's biggest online retailer, which has laid out plans to start using drones for deliveries by 2017, said a cross-government team supported by the U.K. Civil Aviation Authority had provided it with the permissions necessary to explore the process.
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Plus: Amazon sold more than 600 items per second during its second annual Prime Day on July 12.
The online retailer said Wednesday that the self-created holiday was its biggest sales day ever, with worldwide orders rising more than 60 percent compared with the previous Prime Day. In the U.S., orders rose by more than 50 percent.
On a day of deals, there was something for everyone. Sort of.
Amazon Prime Day
The best deals go fast, so act and look quickly.
Get creative and use Prime Day to build value for your storefront. Learn what your customers want and prepare for the holiday season.
If Prime Day is ever to rival Black Friday, it better start this year.
You can also get $10 off on your first order through the voice assistant.
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