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Bezos, Jeff

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1964–

Internet Entrepreneur

Jeff Bezos launched Internet mega-retailer http://Amazon.com in 1995. Amazon now has more name-brand recognition than Burger King, Wrigley's, or Barbie, according to Fortune magazine, and has customers in 150 countries. The company has made 38-year-old Bezos a multi-billionaire, and had ...

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