Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at a New York charity benefit in May 2012
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Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, at a press conference in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sept. 06, 2012.
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Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon at a news conference in Santa Monica, Sept. 6, 2012.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introducing the Kindle 2 in February 2009
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, holding the new big-screen Kindle DX.
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A Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs.
Amazon's new-and-improved Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, showing the upcoming GoodReads feature
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From left, Amazon's 8.9" Kindle Fire HDX, updated 7" Kindle Fire HD and 7" Kindle Fire HDX
Be careful where you take your books. Amazon could be watching.
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The news that the Washington Post is to be sold to billionaire Jeff Bezos is displayed on an electronic ticker board outside the Washington Post Co. headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Aug. 5, 2013
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President Obama waves at Amazon employees as he finishes a speech about the economy and jobs at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Jul. 30, 2013. =
Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos explains the company's strategy at its media event in Santa Monica, California on September 6, 2012.
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Amazon.com founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos holds the new Kindle 2.
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A remote aerial vehicle called Prime Air that Amazon hopes to develop to deliver goods to customers.
Special Delivery: the shopping drone now under development by Amazon.
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President Barack Obama made a stop at Amazon's Distribution Center in Chattanooga, where he spoke to the gathered crowd about jobs creation and lowering the unemployment rate, July 30, 2013.
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The Amazon tablet called the Kindle Fire is viewed on Sept. 28, 2011, in New York City.
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Workers at Amazon's logistics center in Graben, Germany, on Dec. 17, 2012
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Mist and clouds above the Amazon are formed in part by the vegetation below
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Author Stephen King holds up a pink Amazon Kindle 2 at a news conference in New York City
Amazon's digital-book reader, the Kindle
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Harriet Klausner, #1 Amazon Book Reviewer, in her home in Morrow, Georgia