The EarPods that come with the Apple iPhone now have three buttons – the volume controls and the centre button. You can use these to skip song tracks / audio book chapters, answer or decline phone calls and even take a photo! All this without touching the iPhone.
Bezos wanted a company name that started with the letter "A". After much deliberation and pouring over the dictionary, he settled on "Amazon" because it conveyed a place that was "exotic and different". [more...]