Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994. The tech giant is the largest Internet retailer in the world as measured by revenue and market capitalization, and second largest after Alibaba Group in terms of total sales. The amazon.com website started as an online bookstore and later diversified to sell video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobookdownloads/streaming, softwarevideo gameselectronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronicsKindle e-readersFire tabletsFire TV, and Echo—and is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructureservices (IaaS and PaaS). Amazon also sells certain low-end products under its in-house brand AmazonBasics.