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August 5, 1998 | CHARLES PILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amazon.com Inc., a top Internet shopping site, went on a buying spree of its own Tuesday. The Seattle-based company, the leading online bookseller and a darling of Wall Street, announced that it will acquire Junglee Corp. of Sunnyvale, Calif., a leading search tool for gathering information simultaneously from a range of online shopping sites, and PlanetAll, a Web-based calendar, address book and reminder service. The acquisitions could increase traffic to Amazon.
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August 5, 1998 | CHARLES PILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amazon.com Inc., a top Internet shopping site, went on a buying spree of its own Tuesday. The Seattle-based company, the leading online bookseller and a darling of Wall Street, announced that it will acquire Junglee Corp. of Sunnyvale, Calif., a leading search tool for gathering information simultaneously from a range of online shopping sites, and PlanetAll, a Web-based calendar, address book and reminder service. The acquisitions could increase traffic to Amazon.
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November 18, 1998 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amazon.com hadn't even opened its online video store before industry watchers declared it a slam-dunk for the Internet retailer. The Seattle-based company's stock, one of the bellwethers of investor sentiment toward the Internet sector and its potential, zoomed $22.25 to close at $148.50 on Nasdaq on Tuesday. The company, a leader in online bookselling that expanded into selling music in June, almost immediately took over the No. 1 spot in online music retailing.
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July 3, 2000 | DAVID KESMODEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Sandeep Walia and his partners presented their sweeping plan for an Internet start-up to investor Navneet Chugh last year, Chugh was underwhelmed, to put it kindly. "Navneet said, 'Shut up, guys. You can't do all that,' " said the 26-year-old Walia, an electronics engineer whose idea for a worldwide e-tailer of ethnic handicrafts occurred to him at a party. A swift wake-up call was not all that the fledgling company, BuyBuzz Inc.
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