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, headed west to Seattle, writing the company's business plan as he went. Bezos launched, now a multibillion-dollar company, from his garage, and...Full Story
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