Jeff Bezos incorporated Amazon.com as “Cadabra” on 5th July 1995. The company’s name was later changed to Amazon.com, after the South-American river, when Bezos released that cadabra sounded similar to cadaver.
Freelancers in the U.S. together earn more than $715 billion. The total freelancing workforce in the US is about 53 million or every third worker. This was revealed in the Freelancers Union report. [more...]