2017 Press Releases

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12/08/17CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries Around the World
12/08/17Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries Around the World
12/06/17The Amazon Prime Video App Is Now Available on Apple TV in Over 100 Countries
12/06/17Amazon.com, Inc. Announces Early Participation Results of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation for Whole Foods Market, Inc. 5.200% Notes Due 2025
12/05/17'Tis the Season for Shopping Local: Prime Now and Amazon Handmade Team Up to Add Handcrafted Items from Local Artisans for Ultra-Fast Delivery
12/01/17Amazon Video Direct Announces Official Selections From The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Video
11/30/17AWS Announces Alexa for Business
11/30/17DigitalGlobe Goes All-In on AWS
11/29/17AWS Announces Five New Machine Learning Services and the World’s First Deep Learning-Enabled Video Camera for Developers
11/29/17AWS Announces a Slew of New IoT Services; Brings Machine Learning to the Edge
11/29/17AWS Announces New Capabilities for Amazon Aurora and Amazon DynamoDB, Introduces Amazon Neptune Graph Database
11/29/17AWS Announces Two New Container Capabilities—Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) and AWS Fargate
11/29/17Amazon Confirms: This Cyber Monday was the Single Biggest Shopping Day Ever, Surpassing Prime Day for the Most Products Ordered Worldwide
11/29/17Expedia Goes All-In on AWS
11/29/17The Walt Disney Company Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Infrastructure Provider
11/29/17National Football League Selects AWS as Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider for Next Gen Stats
11/29/17Amazon Adds a Little Jingle to the Jungle by Offering Prime Members Exclusive Early Showings of Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle on December 8, 2017
11/29/17AWS Announces New Amazon EC2 Instances
11/29/17AWS Announces Amazon GuardDuty
11/28/17AWS Announces Significant Investments in AWS Partner Network (APN) with New AWS Marketplace Features and APN Programs to Support Massive Cloud Growth
11/28/17AWS Announces AWS PrivateLink
11/28/17Amazon Music and Legendary Rock Band U2 Redefine Broadcast Listening With Launch of The U2 Experience
11/28/17Record Holiday Shopping Weekend for Amazon Devices—Millions of Alexa Devices Sold
11/28/17Turner Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
11/28/17VMware and AWS Expand Capabilities and Availability of VMware Cloud on AWS
11/27/17Intuit Selects AWS for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
11/27/17AWS Announces Family of Five AWS Media Services for Complete Video Workflows
11/27/17AWS Announces Amazon Sumerian
11/24/17Amazon’s Cyber Monday Brings Incredible Deals and Convenient Delivery
11/22/17Symantec Selects Amazon Web Services to Deliver Cloud Security to Global Customers
11/22/17AWS Announces Amazon ML Solutions Lab
11/21/17Amazon Celebrates 10th Holiday Season of Frustration-Free Packaging – An Invention That’s Helped Eliminate 181,000 Tons of Packaging and 307 Million Boxes, and Given Millions of Customers Holidays Without “Wrap Rage”
11/20/17Amazon.com, Inc. Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation for Whole Foods Market, Inc. 5.200% Notes Due 2025
11/20/17Amazon Prime Original Anthology Series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Debuts on January 12
11/16/17Amazon Prime Video is the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Service for New Animated Film Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You
11/15/17Amazon Prime Video Adds Absentia to its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
11/15/17Amazon and Whole Foods Market Announce Lower Prices on Additional Customer and Holiday Favorites
11/14/17TVs, Toys, Tablets and More – Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Sneak Peek is Here
11/13/17Amazon to Adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s Globally Renowned Fantasy Novels, The Lord of the Rings, for Television with a Multi Season Production Commitment
11/09/17Whole Foods Market Helps Set a Place for Alexa at Your Holiday Table
11/09/17Amazon Now Employs More Than 17,500 Veterans and Military Spouses across the United States, and Expects to Hire over 10,000 More by 2021
11/09/17Amazon Announces Groundbreaking New Prime Video Series with Manchester City FC
11/08/17Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2017, Naming David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI the #1 Book of the Year
11/08/17Amazon Announces New Baltimore County Fulfillment Center
11/08/17Alexa and Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in Japan
11/07/17Amazon Debuts Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in Over 100 New Countries and Territories
11/06/17AWS Announces Availability of C5 Instances for Amazon EC2
11/06/17Amazon Announces Winner of Fourth Annual Literary Award for Independent Spanish-Language Authors
11/01/17The Holiday Shopping Season Starts Now! Amazon Opens its Black Friday Deals Store Kicking Off More than 50 Days of Holiday Deals
10/31/17Amazon to Create More Than 500 Full-Time Jobs in Macon
10/30/17Amazon Studios to Expand and Relocate to Iconic Culver Studios
10/26/17Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 34% to $43.7 Billion
10/26/17LG Joins Amazon’s Expanded Lineup of Prime Exclusive Phones
10/26/17AWS Announces Availability of P3 Instances for Amazon EC2
10/25/17Introducing Amazon Cloud Cam—An Intelligent Security Camera that Works with Alexa for Only $119.99
10/25/17Introducing Amazon Key, a New Level of Delivery Convenience for Prime Members
10/24/17AWS Announces General Availability for Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL
10/24/17Amazon Business Launches Business Prime Shipping in the United States and Germany
10/24/17Amazon Celebrates 10 Years in Arizona; Employs 6,000 People in the Copper State
10/24/17Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App—Easier Than Ever to Read and Connect with Friends
10/23/17Amazon’s Fall 2017 Half-Hour Pilot Season Premieres on November 10 on Amazon Prime Video
10/23/17Your One-Stop Shop for Handcrafted Gifts: Amazon Handmade Launches the Handmade Gift Shop
10/19/17Amazon Launches Biggest Wind Farm Yet – Company’s Renewable Energy Projects Will Together Generate Enough Clean Energy to Power More Than 330,000 Homes
10/16/17Amazon.com Unwraps its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide
10/12/17Amazon.com to Webcast Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
10/12/17AWS and Microsoft Announce Gluon, Making Deep Learning Accessible to All Developers
10/12/17Amazon Now Hiring for Over 120,000 Jobs in the U.S. This Holiday Season
10/11/17Meet the All-New Kindle Oasis: Featuring a 7-inch, 300 ppi Display, Waterproof Design, and Audible
10/11/17Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop on Their Own While Parents Stay in the Know
10/10/17Amazon Launches New Prime Student Monthly Offer for College Students Nationwide
10/10/17Amy Sherman-Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Premieres on Wednesday, November 29, Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
10/05/17General Electric Names AWS Its Preferred Cloud Provider
10/04/17Alexa and the All-New Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in India
10/03/17Amazon Prime Video Adds Fearless, from Acclaimed Homeland Executive Producer Patrick Harbinson, to its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
09/28/17Amazon Continues Growth in Ohio with Euclid Fulfillment Center
09/28/17Toyota Racing Development Goes All-in on AWS
09/27/17Introducing the Next Generation of Echo: the All-New Amazon Echo and Echo Plus
09/27/17Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR)
09/27/17Amazon Introduces a New Member of the Echo Family: Echo Spot
09/27/17Amazon and BMW Bring Alexa to the Road
09/27/17Randstad Goes All-in on AWS
09/26/17Amazon Music Brings Alexa to Mobile Music Streaming
09/25/17Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
09/25/17Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in the Middle East by Early 2019
09/19/17Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire HD 10: 1080p Full HD Display, Faster Performance, Longer Battery Life, and Alexa Hands-Free—now only $149.99
09/18/17Amazon Expands in Ohio with Monroe Fulfillment Center
09/18/17Amazon Announces Third Fulfillment Center for Portland to Create 1,000 Full-time Roles
09/14/17Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Michigan, Creating 1,000 New Full-Time Jobs
09/12/17Amazon Greenlights Untitled University of Michigan Football Series Exclusively for Amazon Prime Video
09/07/17Amazon Announces Fall Slate for Kids Originals Including If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters
09/07/17Amazon Opens Search for Amazon HQ2 – A Second Headquarters City in North America
09/06/17Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in New York, Creating 2,250 Full-Time Jobs
08/30/17Alexa meet Cortana, Cortana meet Alexa
08/29/17Amazon Original Series Lore Premieres Friday, October 13 on Prime Video
08/29/17“Alexa, Play My Music Everywhere”
08/28/17Amazon Continues to Grow in Oregon with Salem Fulfillment Center
08/28/17VMware and AWS Announce Initial Availability of VMware Cloud on AWS
08/25/17Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Ohio
08/25/17Amazon Brings Season Two of Fleabag, the Acclaimed Half Hour Series Written by and Starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge Exclusively to Amazon Prime Video in Over 200 Countries in 2019
08/24/17Amazon and Whole Foods Market Announce Acquisition to Close This Monday, Will Work Together to Make High-Quality, Natural and Organic Food Affordable for Everyone
08/24/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Fifth Season of Jill Soloway’s Golden Globe Award and Multi-Emmy Award Winning Series Transparent
08/23/17Amazon Announces TenMarks Writing – New Online Curriculum for Teachers That Combines Rigor and Fun to Unlock the Writer in Every Student
08/15/17Amazon.com Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
08/15/17Need Something Extra Fast? Amazon Instant Pickup Launches This Week
08/15/17Amazon.com Announces Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
08/14/17Amazon Web Services Makes AWS Glue Available To All Customers
08/14/17AWS Announces Amazon Macie
08/14/17FICO Selects AWS as Its Cloud Provider
08/14/17AWS Chosen by Hulu as Its Cloud Provider
08/11/17Amazon Studios Closes Overall Deal with The Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman and First-Look Deal with Skybound Entertainment
08/01/17“Alexa, Play The Grand Tour”
08/01/17Australian Centre for Robotic Vision from Australia Wins Grand Championship at 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge
07/31/17GRAIL Selects AWS as its Cloud Provider
07/31/17Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs on Amazon Sold More than 2 Billion Items Worldwide in Record-Breaking Start to 2017
07/27/17Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 25% to $38.0 Billion
07/27/17Amazon Continues to Create Full-Time Jobs in Michigan with New Fulfillment Center Planned in Romulus
07/26/17Amazon Introduces Prime Now in Singapore: Free Two-Hour Delivery on Tens of Thousands of Items
07/26/17Amazon Has More Than 50,000 Jobs Available and Expects to Hire Thousands of Employees at the Nation’s Largest Job Fair
07/25/17Amazon Business Now Serves More Than One Million Business Customers in the U.S.
07/18/17CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon Sets Multi-Show Deal with Agatha Christie Limited
07/18/17Amazon Rapids Launches Signature Stories Program to Help Kids Develop a Love of Reading
07/18/17Amazon Sets Multi-Show Deal with Agatha Christie Limited
07/15/17Anne Frasier, author of The Body Reader, Wins Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original Novel
07/14/17AWS Announces G3 Instances for Amazon EC2
07/13/17Amazon.com to Webcast Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
07/12/17Prime Members Enjoyed Biggest Global Shopping Event in Amazon History this Prime Day
07/10/17From Beauty Fans to Bookworms and Gamers to Gardeners – Amazon Prime Day 2017 Offers Prime Members an Epic Day of Deals on Everything They’re Into
07/10/17Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs
07/07/17Get Prime Day Deals Even Faster: Free Two-Hour Delivery on Hundreds of Exclusive Deals Through Prime Now
07/06/17Amazon Original Kids Series Lost in Oz Debuts August 4 on Prime Video
07/06/17Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs on Amazon Prepare for Record-Breaking Sales on Prime Day
07/05/17Amazon to Create 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs at Salt Lake City Fulfillment Center
07/05/17Alexa, What Are Your Prime Day Deals?
06/29/17Amazon Studios and A24 to Premiere New Half-Hour Series Comrade Detective August 4 on Amazon Prime Video
06/29/17Amazon Original Kids Series Niko and the Sword of Light Premieres July 21 on Prime Video
06/29/17Amazon Announces Third Annual Prime Day – 30 Hours, Hundreds of Thousands of Deals on July 11
06/28/17Amazon Connects with Small Businesses at First-Ever Boost Summit
06/27/17Amazon App Customers Get First Look at Exclusive VALERIAN Content Weeks Before the Highly-Anticipated Movie Release
06/27/17Amazon Expands Lineup of Best-Selling Prime Exclusive Phones with New Unlocked Devices including Nokia, Alcatel, and Motorola
06/26/17Amazon Greenlights Untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France Project Exclusively for Prime Video
06/21/17Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2017 (So Far)
06/16/17Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market
06/15/17Amazon Prime Now Brings One-Hour Delivery to Denver Featuring Items from Amazon and Sprouts Farmers Market
06/14/17Amazon Launches Free STEM Summer Camps for Seattle-Area Youth
06/14/17California Polytechnic State University Goes All-In on AWS
06/13/17Amazon Announces More Than 10,000 Employee Participants in Career Choice and Expects to Reach 20,000 Participants by 2020
06/12/17Amazon Continues to Create Full-Time Jobs in Colorado with New Fulfillment Center Planned in Thornton
06/08/17Amazon to Create More Than 1,500 Jobs at Fulfillment Center in North Haven
06/08/17Ancestry Goes All-in on AWS
06/08/17Amazon Loans More Than $3 Billion to Over 20,000 Small Businesses
06/07/17Amazon to Open First Oregon Fulfillment Center in Troutdale; Will Create 1,500-Plus Full-Time Jobs
06/07/17Amazon Web Services Makes AWS Greengrass Available to All Customers
06/07/17Amazon Original Kids Series Danger & Eggs Premieres June 30 on Prime Video in the US and UK
06/07/17Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Miami with New Fulfillment Center
06/06/17Amazon Introduces Discounted Monthly Prime Offer for Customers Receiving Government Assistance
06/02/17Amazon Original Series The Last Tycoon, Based on the Last Work of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Debuts Exclusively on Prime Video on July 28
06/02/17Amazon Fulfillment Center to Open in Fresno, California
06/01/17Amazon to Create 1,000 Full-Time Jobs at New Fulfillment Center in Georgia
05/30/17Amazon Announces the 4th Literary Award for Spanish-Language Independent Authors
05/25/17Amazon to Release Steven Soderbergh’s New Film Logan Lucky on Prime Video During Its Exclusive US Streaming Window; Signs First-Look Deal with Fingerprint Releasing
05/23/17Handmade at Amazon Introduces the Wedding Shop
05/18/17Introducing Amazon Charts – A Bestseller List for What People are Really Reading and Buying
05/18/17Amazon Ranks #2 on LinkedIn’s Annual Top Companies List
05/17/17Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 with Amazon Alexa
05/17/17Introducing the All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition—Next Generation Tablets Built from the Ground Up for Kids
05/15/17Amazon.com Dives into Summer with the Launch of Its 2017 Summer Toy List
05/10/17Amazon Selects Finalists to Compete at the Amazon Robotics Challenge Event in Japan This Summer
05/03/17Amazon FreeTime Now Available on Android Phones and Tablets
05/02/17Red Hat and AWS Extend Strategic Alliance to Package Access to AWS Services Within Red Hat OpenShift
05/02/17Amazon Original Kids Series Dino Dana Premieres May 26 on Prime Video in the US and UK
05/01/17Amazon Gives Prime to Every Household in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts As Academy Award Winning Film Comes to Prime Video
04/27/17Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 23% to $35.7 Billion
04/27/17Amazon Honors World Book Day with Global Free Library Events in Twelve Countries Around the World
04/24/17Amazon Launches Self-Service Marketplace for Subscription Providers
04/21/17Amazon to Create More than 2,500 Full-Time Jobs at Three Additional New Jersey Fulfillment Centers
04/19/17AWS Announces Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator, Delivering Up to 10X Faster Query Performance
04/19/17AWS Launches Amazon Redshift Spectrum
04/19/17AWS Makes Amazon Lex Available to all Customers
04/19/17HERE Names AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
04/19/17Dunkin’ Brands Selects AWS as its Cloud Infrastructure Provider
04/13/17Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
04/13/17Amazon Makes the High-Performance 7-Mic Voice Processing Technology from Amazon Echo Available to Third-Party Device Makers
04/12/17Introducing Discussion Cards and Parent Dashboard—New Ways for Families to Discover, Share, and Connect Through Amazon FreeTime
04/10/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Amy Sherman-Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel For Two Seasons, Exclusively for Prime Video
04/10/17Amazon Business Announces the Availability of Line-Item Detail on Customer Purchases
04/06/17Amazon to Create 5,000 New, Part-Time, Work-From-Home Jobs over the Next Year
04/04/17Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in Sweden in 2018
03/31/17Amazon Greenlights Season Two of Emmy-Nominated Original Series All or Nothing for Amazon Prime Video, Featuring the Return of the NFL’s Rams to Los Angeles
03/29/17Amazon Announces Second Houston-Area Fulfillment Center to Create 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
03/29/17Amazon Greenlights Untitled McLaren Racing Docuseries Exclusively for Prime Video
03/28/17Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Virginia
03/28/17AWS Announces Amazon Connect
03/28/17Amazon to Acquire SOUQ.com
03/24/17New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Join Lineup of Best-Selling Unlocked Prime Exclusive Phones on Amazon
03/22/17Prime Now Introduces One-Hour Delivery to Milwaukee
03/21/17Alexa, Order from Prime Now!
03/17/17Amazon Extends Deal with A24, Brings Moonlight, Winner of Three Academy Awards Including Best Picture to Amazon Prime Video
03/16/17Amazon Thanks Customers for #1 Ranking in American Customer Satisfaction Index
03/15/17Amazon Makes It Free for Developers to Build and Host Most Alexa Skills Using AWS
03/15/17Prime Now Adds Alcohol to the Mix
03/14/17American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Launches Globally April 7 on Amazon Prime Video
03/09/17Prime Now Continues its Commitment to Local Retailers: One Hour Delivery from Local Stores with Beauty, Pet and Grocery Products in San Francisco Bay Area
03/06/17Amazon Greenlights Le Mans: Racing Is Everything Exclusively for Prime Video
03/02/17Amazon’s Spring 2017 Pilot Season Premieres on March 17 on Amazon Video
03/02/17Amazon Launches Solar Energy Initiative on Fulfillment Center Rooftops
02/28/17Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery in the District of Columbia
02/27/17Amazon Studios Orders Original Dramatic Series Fortitude from Sky Vision
02/22/17Amazon Thanks Customers for #1 Corporate Reputation Ranking in 23,000 Person Harris Poll
02/21/17AWS Announces Amazon GameLift Now Supports Any C++ and C# Game Engine
02/21/17Amazon Introduces Latest Generation Fire TV Stick in the UK, Germany, and Japan
02/21/17Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery in Las Vegas
02/15/17Season Two of Amazon Original Series Hand of God Launches Exclusively on Prime Video on March 10
02/14/17AWS Announces Amazon Chime
02/13/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Two New Original Kids Series Pete the Cat and Costume Quest
02/09/17Amazon to Create 2,000 New Full-Time Jobs at Two New California Fulfillment Centers
02/08/17Live Nation Selects Amazon Web Services as Cloud Infrastructure Provider
02/07/17More than 33 Million Customers Have Used Amazon Payments to Make a Purchase
02/03/17Fourth Season of Emmy-Nominated Amazon Original Kids Series Annedroids Will Debut March 3 on Amazon Prime Video in the US and UK
02/02/17Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 22% to $43.7 Billion
02/01/17Deep in the Heart of Texas, San Antonio Rekindles that Loving Feeling – Amazon.com Releases the Top 20 Most Romantic U.S. Cities
01/31/17Amazon to Create 2,000 Jobs at New Air Cargo Hub in Kentucky
01/31/17Prime Now Introduces Delivery from New Seasons Market to Seattle; Increases Service Coverage from Bartell Drugs and All The Best Pet Care
01/30/17Amazon Studios Greenlights a Fourth Season of the Golden Globe Award-Winning Series Mozart in the Jungle and a Final Season of Hit Comedy Series Red Oaks
01/27/17Amazon Original Series Patriot Debuts on February 24 on Prime Video
01/23/17Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Colorado, Creating 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
01/19/17Amazon Original Series Sneaky Pete Renewed for Season Two
01/19/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Comedic Apocalyptic Limited Series Good Omens
01/19/17Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call
01/18/17Amazon Announces Ninth Fulfillment Center in Texas; New Robotics Site Will Create 1,000-Plus Full-Time Jobs
01/18/17Amazon Acquires Grateful Dead Documentary Long Strange Trip from Director Amir Bar-Lev and Executive Producer Martin Scorsese
01/17/17Amazon to Open New Fulfillment Center in Maryland
01/12/17Amazon to Create More Than 100,000 New, Full-Time, Full-Benefit Jobs across the U.S. over the Next 18 Months
01/11/17Amazon and Chase Introduce New Prime Rewards Visa Card With 5% Back on All Amazon.com Purchases and Rewards Everywhere Else You Shop
01/10/17Amazon Prime Video Launches Original Kids Series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter on January 27 in the US and UK
01/05/17Alexa Helps Get Dinner on the Table Easier: Amazon Restaurants Adds Voice Ordering to its Service
01/04/17Sellers on Amazon are Thriving: Fulfillment by Amazon Delivered More than 2 Billion Items for Sellers Worldwide in 2016
01/04/17Amazon Confirms Second Jacksonville Fulfillment Center and Additional 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
01/03/17Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Three of Emmy Award-Winning and Top-Streamed Original Dramatic Series The Man in the High Castle