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12/29/ Announces "Best of 2008" Lists
12/26/'s 14th Holiday Season Is Best Ever
12/10/ Rolls Out the Red Carpet Announcing Its Top Movie Stars of 2008
12/10/08Amazon Web Services Extends Amazon EC2 to Europe
12/09/ Holiday Deals Continue
12/05/ to Webcast Investor Conference Presentation
12/04/08Amazon Web Services Launches "Public Data Sets on AWS," Enabling Developers and Researchers to Cost-Effectively Create, Share and Consume Massive Data Sets Available Free of Charge
12/03/ Application for iPhone and iPod touch Now Available on Apple App Store
12/01/ Acquires AbeBooks
11/28/ Announces Editors' Picks for Holiday Gifts
11/25/ Offers Black Friday Deals Now Through Cyber Monday
11/24/ Announces First-Ever Holiday Customer Review Team
11/21/08Amazing Deals Await Customers in "Amazon Customers Vote"
11/20/ Books Recognizes Independent Publishers Group, Macmillan and Random House Publisher Services as Amazon Books Distributors of the Year
11/18/08Amazon Web Services Launches Amazon CloudFront, a Self-Service, Pay-as-You-Go Content Delivery Service
11/17/08Music Lovers Have a New Way to Shop and Discover on with Over 100,000 New Artist Stores
11/13/ and Penguin Group (USA) Announce Second Annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Competition
11/12/08Low Prices on the Announces Daily Deal Text Alerts
11/11/08'WALL-E' DVD Available for Pre-Order on
11/10/ Editors Choose "The Northern Clemency" by Philip Hensher as the Best Book of 2008; "Only by the Night" by Kings of Leon and "Juno" Are Editors' Top Picks for Best Album and DVD of the Year
11/06/08Internet Movie Database launches, a German Language Website Offering Comprehensive Information for Movie and TV Fans
11/05/ Unveils the 2008 Holiday Toy List Powered by Amazon Windowshop
11/03/08Amazon Announces Beginning of Multi-Year Frustration-Free Packaging Initiative
10/23/08Amazon Web Services Launches Amazon EC2 for Windows
10/22/ Announces Third Quarter Sales up 31% to $4.26 Billion; Sales Growth Fueled by Lower Prices, Expanded Selection and Free Shipping
10/10/ to Webcast Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results Conference Call
10/06/'s Sports & Outdoors Store has Winning Lineup of NFL and NCAA Football Fan Gear
09/23/08Customers Get Quick and Easy Access to Over 6 Million DRM-Free Songs from Amazon MP3 On New T-Mobile G1 Powered by Android Software
09/22/08Amazon Offers Customers Release-Date Delivery for 'The Tales of Beedle the Bard'
09/17/ Helps TV Fans Discover More Content with New TV Show Stores
09/15/08Users Can Now Watch Full-Length Movies and TV Shows for Free on
09/15/ Launches Motorcycle & ATV Store
09/10/08Biographies of Potential First Ladies Cindy McCain and Michelle Obama Available on Kindle Months in Advance of Physical Book Publication
09/09/08Reading into American Politics -- Launches Election 2008 Store
09/08/ Exclusively Debuts New Bob Dylan Music Video
09/05/08ACI Gift Cards, Inc. Launches Amazon Gift Codes On Demand
09/03/08Amazon Customers Can Now Instantly Watch Ad-Free Movies and TV Shows on Macs, PCs and Compatible Sony BRAVIA Televisions Starting Today on Amazon Video On Demand
09/03/08Media Alert: Lexington, Ky., Fulfillment Centers to Host Hiring Event for Full-Time Hourly Positions
08/28/08Media Alert: Kennewick, Wash., Customer Service Center to Host Hiring Event for the 2008 Holiday Season
08/25/ Announces Release-Date Delivery for Hot New Video Games
08/21/08Amazon Web Services Launches the Amazon Elastic Block Store for Amazon EC2
08/18/ Announces Redemption of Remaining 4.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes
08/12/08Amazon Launches New Software en Espanol Store as the Software Shopping Destination for Hispanic Consumers
08/06/ Indiana Fulfillment Center to Host Hiring Events for Full-time Hourly Positions
08/01/ to Acquire AbeBooks
08/01/08Amazon Exclusively Offers Collector's Edition of "The Tales of Beedle the Bard"
07/30/08Amazon Mechanical Turk Launches New Web-Based Tools That Bring the Power of an On-Demand Workforce to Businesses Worldwide
07/23/ Announces Second Quarter Sales up 41% to $4.06 Billion; Sales Growth Accelerates to 31% in Media and to 58% in Electronics and Other General Merchandise
07/14/08Christian Publishers Commit to Delivering Majority of Catalogs to Amazon Kindle Owners by the End of 2008
07/11/ to Webcast Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results Conference Call
07/09/ Arizona Fulfillment Centers to Host Hiring Events for Full-time Hourly Positions
06/25/08Hector Babenco's Oscar(R)-Nominated Film ''Kiss of the Spider Woman,'' from City Lights Home Entertainment, is Now Available for the First Time as a Full-Length Movie to Download to Rent or Own Exclusively on
06/25/ Acquires
06/24/ Fulfillment Center in Whitestown, Indiana Hiring Several Hundred Full-time Positions
06/23/'s Office Supplies Store Is Now Open for Business
06/18/08Amazon to Open New Fulfillment Center in Goodyear, AZ
06/17/08Amazon MP3 Announces ''Daily Deals'' and ''Friday Five,'' Offering Customers Deep Discounts on Select MP3 Albums
06/16/08CreateSpace and HBO Video Team Up to Make Select HBO(R) and Cinemax(R) Documentaries Available on and Using CreateSpace 'DVD on Demand' Technology
06/10/08Looking for a Last Minute Father's Day Gift? Amazon Kindle is the Top-Selling and ''Most Wished For'' Consumer Electronics Product on Amazon.Com--Order Today and Get Free 2-Day Shipping
05/30/08Simon & Schuster, Inc. to Make 5,000 Additional Books Available for Amazon Kindle
05/23/ to Webcast Annual Shareholders Meeting
05/22/08Amazon Customers Have Spoken, Choosing Rhiannon D. as the Winner of the ''Amazon Beedle the Bard Ballad Writing Contest''
05/19/08Amazon to Locate New Distribution Center in Hazleton, PA
05/15/08New Amazon MP3 Clips Widget Adds to Suite of Digital Product Widgets That Allow Bloggers and Website Owners to Customize Their Web Properties and Make Money at the Same Time
05/13/08Amazon Customer Votes from Around the World Narrow the ''Amazon Beedle the Bard Ballad Writing Contest'' Field to Two Finalists
05/09/ Announces Partial Redemption of 4.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes
05/06/ Jewelry Store Retail Diamond Sales up More Than 100% in First Quarter 2008
05/05/08And the Beat Goes On - Out-of-Print CDs From SONY BMG and EMI Music to Be Made Available on, Providing Customers With Greater Music Selection
05/05/ Invites Customers to Determine Who Is One Step Closer to Winning the Weekend Trip to London with ''The Tales of Beedle the Bard''
04/23/ Announces First Quarter Sales up 37% to $4.1 Billion; Electronics and Other General Merchandise Grows 56%; Media Grows 28%
04/19/08Runaway Bestseller ''The Last Lecture'' is Sold Out Everywhere, But Not For Amazon Kindle Owners
04/17/08Amazon Web Services Launches AWS Premium Support, Providing Customers with Fast, One-on-One Technical Assistance
04/11/ to Webcast First Quarter 2008 Financial Results Conference Call
04/09/08Calling All Harry Potter Fans! to Lend J.K. Rowling's Handwritten Book of Stories, ''The Tales of Beedle the Bard,'' to One Customer for a Weekend Review in London
04/08/ Fulfillment Centers in Hebron, Ky. Hiring More than 500 Full-time Positions to Support Growing Customer Demand
04/07/, Penguin Group (USA) and HP Name Bill Loehfelm Winner of Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
04/04/08''Tu Musica, Tu Sabor'' -- Relaunches Latin Music Store with Greater Selection and Content
04/02/ Launches ''Amazon TextBuyIt,'' Making It Fast and Easy for Customers to Shop and Buy on Using Text Messages
03/27/08Amazon Web Services Launches ''Elastic IPs'' -- Static IPs for Dynamic Cloud Computing
03/27/08Dash Navigation Now Shipping First Two-Way Connected GPS Device Exclusively in’s Electronics Store
03/25/08CreateSpace Dramatically Lowers the Costs of Publishing for Authors and Publishing Professionals with New Pro Plan Pricing
03/19/ Completes Acquisition of Audible
03/17/ Completes Tender Offer for Audible
03/13/08Amazon Launches New Applications on Facebook(R) Platform--''Amazon Giver'' and ''Amazon Grapevine'' Let Facebook Users Share and Buy Products Their Friends Want from
03/11/ Completes Initial Tender Offer for Audible and Announces Subsequent Offering Period to Expire March 14, 2008
03/10/08Amazon's Hosts Virtual Town Square with Bestselling Authors to Discuss Diet and Nutrition
02/29/ to Webcast Investor Conference Presentation
02/27/ Welcomes as Newest Premier Retailer to Its Comprehensive Registry Service
02/21/ Launches Amazon Currency Converter: Now International Customers Can Shop and Purchase in Local Currency
02/20/ to Support Blu-ray as the Digital Format of Choice for Customers
02/12/ Jewelry Store Retail Diamond Sales up More Than 100% in Fourth Quarter 2007
02/08/ Board of Directors Authorizes Debt and Stock Repurchase Programs
02/04/08Amazon's Hosts Virtual Town Square With Bestselling Authors to Discuss Love and Relationships
01/31/ Extends Its Authoritative Reviews to Camera Lenses
01/31/ to Acquire
01/30/ Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 42% to $5.7 Billion; 2007 Free Cash Flow More Than Doubles, Surpassing $1 Billion for the First Time
01/29/ and Capitol Music Group Exclusively Debut New Lenny Kravitz Music Video on
01/28/08Love Is in the Air as Announces the Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in America
01/27/08Amazon to Begin International Rollout of Amazon MP3 in 2008
01/21/ and Interscope Geffen A&M Exclusively Premiere New Sheryl Crow Unplugged Performance on
01/18/ to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2007 Financial Results Conference Call
01/18/ Launches Indie & Art House Store with Actor, Director and Producer Jon Favreau as First ''Independent Voices'' Curator
01/17/08Internet Movie Database ( Reaches Definitive Agreement to Acquire Withoutabox
01/15/ Unveils Semi-Finalists in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
01/10/08Amazon MP3 to Add DRM-Free Downloads from SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
01/07/ Kicks Off the New Year with Tax Central

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