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Amazon's first CFO Joy Covey.

Amazon’s infamous 1997 letter to shareholders was reportedly co-written by the company’s first CFO, Joy Covey

Amazon's first-ever CFO, the late Joy Covey, is said to have co-authored the infamous 1997 letter to shareholders that's attributed to Jeff Bezos.
Jeff Bezos and a wildfire in the Santa Cruz region of Bolivia on August 22.

Twitter users have hopped on a viral hashtag to ask Jeff Bezos of Amazon (the company) to help save the Amazon (the burning rainforest)

Bezos' multi-billion-dollar company, Amazon, gets its name from the Amazon river that passes through the rainforest.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

‘Feels like yesterday’: Jeff Bezos reposted Amazon’s first job listing in a throwback to 25 years ago

The job ad said 'your compensation will include meaningful equity ownership,' but Bezos' company wasn't even called Amazon at the time.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has always been obsessed with speed.

A single line from Jeff Bezos’ first Amazon job ad, posted 25 years ago today, tells you everything about his obsession with speed

Jeff Bezos wrote he was looking for someone who could perform tasks 'in about one-third the time that most competent people think possible.'
Exterior of Amazon's Hyderabad, India, campus, its largest campus to date.

Amazon just opened its biggest campus to date in Hyderabad, India — take a look inside

The 9.5-acre campus took three years to build, and is located in the financial district of Hyderabad, India.
Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos partied backstage with Katy Perry and rapper Lil Nas.

Jeff Bezos partied with Katy Perry and Lil Nas X at a concert for thousands of Amazon employees

Jeff Bezos also took to the stage during the concert to introduce Katy Perry and thank his employees for their hard work.
Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos.

Amazon is about to be clobbered with a big new tax, and its first instinct is to slam 3rd-party sellers with higher costs

France's digital services tax was approved by the French Senate in July. Amazon, Facebook, and Google are fighting the levy.

9 visionary predictions tech execs like Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs made before 2000 that came true

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos all made predictions before the turn of millennium that are still coming true today.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos both have grand plans to colonise space.

Here are some of the gaping holes in Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos’ plans to conquer space

Three space experts told us about the scientific, physiological, and ethical challenges of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos' space colonisation ambitions.
Nike used to be called Blue Ribbon Sports.

Google used to be called BackRub. Here are 9 other companies that started with completely different names.

Ever heard of search engine BackRub? Probably not — but you've definitely used it. Sergey Brin and Larry Page rechristened it Google in 1997.