Kindle 2 Introduced: Blasphemy for Booklovers?

While working for a hedge fund doing research on the Internet 14 years ago, Jeff Bezos had an idea, a big idea: The Internet, he thought, would be a good place to sell books. He borrowed $300,000 from his parents -- who he said had one question: "What is the Internet?" With his wife at the wheel, Bezos, the CEO of Amazon.com, headed west to Seattle, writing the company's business plan as he went. Bezos launched Amazon.com, now a multibillion-dollar company, from his garage, and...Full Story
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