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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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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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Bezos' wife gives 1-star review for 'The Everything Store' book

In a review on Amazon.com, MacKenzie Bezos takes issue with a new book depicting how Amazon got to where it is today. Now author Brad Stone offers his side of the story.

By November 4, 2013

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Amazon says hola to Mexico with major expansion

The e-commerce company added physical goods to its Mexico website, including baby products, DVDs, tools and appliances.

By June 30, 2015

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Amazon backs $150 million solar project in Virginia

Amazon Web Service's deal comes about a week after it was disclosed that 19 of its cloud-computing customers called on the business to divulge its energy use.

By June 10, 2015