Jeff Bezos

Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos is an American entrepreneur who played a key role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc., an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products. Under his guidance, Amazon.com became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web and the model for Internet sales. He was born in 1964.

Jeff Bezos Makes His First Major Move at the Washington Post

In an effort to boost The Washington Post's web traffic and increase its national presence, Amazon's CEO struck a deal with local papers to give their paying customers free access to some of the Post's subscriber content

Source: time.com | Date: 19th March 2014

Amazon's history should teach us to beware 'friendly' internet giants

When corporate types gather to schmooze at expensive watering holes they talk about competition as an unalloyed public good. It's seen in Darwinian terms – companies engaged in a ceaseless battle for survival, with only the fittest emerging triumphant. But generally the discussion is couched in agreeably vague, general terms. The sordid realities of Darwinian competition – nature red in tooth and claw – are generally eschewed on the golf course and at the poolside.

Source: www.theguardian.com | Date: 22nd February 2014

'I just want to see my son, I just want to shake his hand and have him acknowledge that I'm his father': Desperate plea of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's ailing biological father

As ubiquitous as Google and as inextricably part of the internet’s DNA, Amazon.com is a multibillion dollar company built on one man’s fear of regret. Twenty years ago, founder Jeff Bezos, then 30, cast his mind forward and asked himself what regrets he had in his life. He realized, he later recalled, ‘If I’d ignored the emergence of the Internet just as it was happening …I’d be a fool.’

Source: www.dailymail.co.uk | Date: 16th January 2014

Amazon's Jeff Bezos flown from cruise ship after suffering kidney stone

The Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was airlifted from a cruise ship by the Ecuadorean navy after suffering a kidney stone attack in the Galapagos islands on New Year's Day.

Source: www.theguardian.com | Date: 5th January 2014