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Jeff Bezos turns 58 today. Here are 14 things you might not know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images You might not know that Jeff Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." He survived a helicopter crash in Texas in 2003. In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997.Paul Souders/Getty Images According to CNBC, Bezos, then Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was barely 17 years old and a junior in high school when sh...
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10 codenames that Amazon used to describe highly secretive projects, from 'Project D' to 'Vesta'

Amazon's Seattle headquarters. Reuters Amazon often uses code names to refer to its secretive projects. Names include "Veritas," "Project Golden," and the "Gazelle Project." Codenamed projects included the search for a second headquarters and early efforts to dominate book publishers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Project A Amazon The Kindle was referred to as Project A during the e-reader's development. The first version of the Kindle launched in 200...
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Jeff Bezos just traveled to the edge of space. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos launched 62 miles above Earth aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Tuesday. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images ...
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Jeff Bezos launches to the edge of space today. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos will launch to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket at 9 a.m. ET. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Accord...
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12 pieces of advice from Jeff Bezos, from dealing with failure to shunning the phrase 'work-life balance'

Jeff Bezos. Alex Wong/Getty Images Bezos will step down as Amazon's CEO on July 5 and will be replaced by Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy. Bezos founded Amazon 27 years ago, and the company now has a market cap of over $1.73 trillion. Here's a roundup of Bezos' 12 most notable nuggets of advice from his time as Amazon's CEO. See more stories on Insider's business page. Failure is important. Jeff Bezos. Reuters "As a company grows, everything needs to s...
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Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO in one week on July 5, a 'sentimental' date he picked because it was when the company was incorporated in 1994

Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Jeff Bezos will officially leave his job as Amazon CEO one week from today on July 5. Bezos told shareholders the date was "sentimental" because it's when Amazon was first incorporated. Bezos said that as Amazon's executive chair he would focus on "new products and early initiatives." See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos officially steps down from his job as CEO of Amazon in one week, on July 5."We chose that date...
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Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO in 2 weeks on July 5, a 'sentimental' date he picked because it was when the company was incorporated in 1994

Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Jeff Bezos will officially leave his job as Amazon CEO two weeks from today on July 5. Bezos told shareholders the date was "sentimental" because it's when Amazon was first incorporated. Bezos said that as Amazon's executive chair he would focus on "new products and early initiatives." See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos officially steps down from his job as CEO of Amazon in two weeks, on July 5."We chose that da...
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10 things in tech: Bezos' last day, new Nintendo Switch, Tesla tunnel

Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.A quick note: there will not be a newsletter on Memorial Day - Monday, May 31. Enjoy your long weekend; we'll see you on Tuesday.Now, let's get started.1. Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5. Bezos said the date was "sentimental" because it was when Amazon was incorporated in 1994. More on his departure - and what's next. 2. Elo...
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Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5, a 'sentimental' date that he picked because it was when the company was incorporated, in 1994

Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Jeff Bezos will officially leave his job as Amazon CEO on July 5, he told shareholders on Wednesday. Bezos said the date was "sentimental" because it was when Amazon was incorporated in 1994. Bezos said in his new role as executive chair he would focus on "new products and early initiatives." See more stories on Insider's business page. In his last shareholders meeting as Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos announced he would officially step down from t...
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Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO after 26 years at the helm. Here are some of his headline-making moments, from launching a space company to blocking a blackmail attempt.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter of this year. Big moments from his last 26 years include taking Amazon public and blocking a blackmail attempt. He also became the world's richest person, bought the Washington Post, and launched a space company. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the 26 years he's run Amazon, Jeff Bezos has had some major, headline-making moments. From weathering the d...
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Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon's CEO. A video of a young Bezos from 1997 shows why he decided to build his empire on books.

Jeff Bezos founded his Amazon empire on books. Paul Souders/Getty Images An old viral video of Jeff Bezos from 1997 shows him explaining why he picked books as the first thing to sell on Amazon. Bezos said books provided greater choice than any other product category. The video provides insight into how Bezos first built his retail empire. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Jeff Bezos is stepping back as CEO of Amazon, with executive Andy Jassy poised to take over in Q...
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13 things you probably didn't know about Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who turns 57 on January 12, was born in New Mexico to a teenage mother and father.  Even at a young age, he showed a knack for engineering and inventing. You might not know that Bezos almost named his wildly successful company "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jeff Bezos is known as ...
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