The arrow (smile) in the Amazon logo used to be animated. This was removed because many misinterpreted it as a phallic symbol.
In 1999, Time magazine named Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, the Person of the Year. Founded in 1994, the company made profit for the first time in the last quarter of 2001. This means Bezos got the honour when his company was still making a loss! [more...]