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

http://Amazon.com is one of the most well-known and successful Internet startup companies. Beginning as an online bookstore and expanding into other areas of online retail, http://Amazon.com pioneered several key features of online shopping, or what is now called e-commerce.

http://Amazon.com was founded ...

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