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Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015

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Amazon Fire tablet owners get a deal on Bezos' Washington Post

The Amazon CEO, who acquired the Post in a $250 million deal, is offering the paper's new tablet app exclusively to Fire tablet owners for free for the next six months.

By November 20, 2014

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

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Amazon's unusual launch event teaser: CEO Jeff Bezos' favorite childhood book

Could a 61-page children's book unlock clues about Amazon's plans for its mysterious launch event? Jessica Dolcourt read it to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.

By July 24, 2015

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Bezos says Amazon not late to 'premium' smartphone game

Fire Phone faces stiff competition from iPhone 5S, Galaxy S5. But Amazon CEO says "wireless thing" just getting started.

By June 19, 2014

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Colbert insults Bezos and proves you don't need Amazon

Calling Jeff Bezos "Lex Loser," Stephen Colbert organizes a campaign to sell one first-time author's book through a different retailer.

By June 13, 2014

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You've come a long way, Amazon

We dug into the CNET archives to bring you this interview with Amazon's Jeff Bezos from way back in 1997 when the tech giant was just a baby. Check out the amazing simplicity of the website and warehouse back then.

July 15, 2015

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See how Amazon looked back when it was a startup

From the CNET vault: As Amazon celebrates its 20th anniversary with big sales for its Prime members, we dug into our archives to find this interview with CEO Jeff Bezos, just two years into the site's existence.

By July 15, 2015