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10/16/19Intersect Music Festival Announces Full 2019 Lineup
10/16/19Old Mutual Limited Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
10/15/19Amazon Announces Live Stream of Behind the Scenes, Educational Tour Inside an Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center to Inspire Students to Pursue STEM and Computer Science Education
10/15/19Amazon Announces U.S. Small Business Spotlight Awards Finalists as Amazon Storefronts Surpasses 2.5 Million Products From Nearly 30,000 American Businesses
10/11/19Howard University Joins with Amazon Studios to Launch Howard Entertainment
10/11/19Amazon Expands in Illinois with Channahon Fulfillment Center
10/10/19Amazon.com to Webcast Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call
10/10/19Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Idaho
10/07/19Introducing the All-New Fire HD 10: Brilliant 10.1” Full HD Display, Faster Processor, Longer Battery Life and Alexa—Still Only $149.99
10/07/19Amazon Announces New Kindle Kids Edition, Fire HD 10 Kids Edition, and FreeTime on Fire TV, Providing Access to Kid-Friendly Content—Now in Even More Places
10/04/19Amazon.com, Inc. Announces Redemption of Its 2.600% Notes Due December 5, 2019
10/02/19Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in Brazil
09/30/19AWS Announces AWS IQ
09/25/19Amazon Introduces the eero mesh WiFi system—Simple, Reliable Home WiFi Starting at $99
09/25/19Amazon Introduces an Array of New Devices and Features to Help Make Your Home Simpler, Safer, and Smarter
09/25/19Amazon Introduces 8 New Echo Devices
09/25/19Amazon Prime Video Launches New Features for Thursday Night Football Allowing NFL Fans Around the Globe to Customize Their Streaming Experience
09/24/19Amazon and Leading Technology Companies Announce the Voice Interoperability Initiative
09/24/19Amazon Publishing Acquires Academy Award-Winner Guillermo del Toro’s First Short Story Collection
09/23/19Amazon Expands in Ontario with New Fulfillment Centre in Scarborough
09/20/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon EC2 G4 Instances
09/20/19Nominations for New Amazon Small Business Awards Open Now
09/19/19Amazon Co-founds The Climate Pledge, Setting Goal to Meet the Paris Agreement 10 Years Early
09/18/19Shop on Amazon, Pay in Cash
09/18/19Amazon Career Day – More Than 200,000 Applications for Jobs at Amazon
09/17/19Amazon Studios Announces New Zealand as Location for Its Upcoming Series Based on The Lord of the Rings
09/17/19Amazon Music Introduces Highest Quality Audio for Streaming with Amazon Music HD
09/16/19Amazon Expands Chicago Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs
09/12/19Amazon Announces the Launch of Amazon Music for Brazil, Bringing Customers Access to Millions of Songs, On-Demand and Ad-Free
09/12/19Amazon Announces New Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Air Hub to Start Operations in October – Facility to Create 300 New Jobs
09/11/19Amazon Donation Brings New Robotics Program and Computer Science Courses to 24 Metro Nashville Public Schools and More Than 65 Schools Across Tennessee, Benefiting Over 1,000 Local Students From Underrepresented Communities
09/10/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB)
09/09/19Amazon Air Cargo Flights, In Partnership With Red Cross and Amazon Customers, Taking Off For The Bahamas Packed With Critical Supplies To Those In Need
09/09/19Amazon Announces Amazon Career Day on September 17th – 30,000+ Permanent Jobs Available across the U.S. Paying $15 an Hour or More and Offering On-the-job Training and Upskilling Opportunities
09/04/19Amazon Announces Breakthrough Collaborations with Global Retailers and TV Brands to Bring More than 15 New Fire TV Edition Devices to Europe and North America
09/04/19Introducing the All-New Fire TV Cube—the Next Generation Fire TV Experience with Far-Field Voice Control, and the Fastest, Most Powerful Fire TV Ever
09/04/19AmazonFresh Expands to Indianapolis With 1- And 2-Hour Delivery
09/03/19Amazon Prime Video Announces New Amazon Original Stand-Up Specials From Ten All-Star Australian Comedians
08/26/19Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Presented by Amazon Prime Video to Stream Exclusively on the Worldwide Service Friday, Sept. 20
08/22/19AmazonFresh Expands to Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix With 1- And 2-Hour Delivery
08/22/19Amazon Announces 150 New Tools and Services Have Launched in 2019 to Help Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Grow Their Online Sales
08/21/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Forecast
08/21/19Amazon Expands Portland Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New High Tech Jobs
08/20/19Rebel Wilson Teams Up with Amazon Prime Video to Host first Australian Amazon Original series LOL: Last One Laughing
08/19/19Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Utah with New Fulfillment Center in West Jordan
08/14/19The Globe and Mail Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
08/08/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Lake Formation
08/07/19Amazon’s Treasure Truck Celebrates Millions of Subscribers, Announces Additional Cities, More Pickup Locations than Ever and New Ways to Shop
08/06/19Amazon Introduces New, Exclusive Prime Student Benefit: Amazon Music Unlimited for Just $0.99
08/05/19“Alexa, Donate to Happy School Year”
08/01/19Amazon Continues Investments in Renewable Energy – Announces Two New Renewable Energy Projects in U.S. and EU; Now Has 66 Projects Globally, Including 51 Solar Rooftops
07/30/19Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Pennsylvania; New Pittsburgh Fulfillment Center Will Create More Than 800 Full-Time Jobs
07/30/19AWS Launches Region in the Middle East
07/27/19Five Kindle Direct Publishing Authors Win Top Romance Writing Award in 2019
07/25/19Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 20% to $63.4 Billion
07/25/19Amazon Continues Drive to Shipment Zero – Announces Early Completion of Goal to Host 50 Solar Rooftop Systems Globally by 2020; Solar Energy Industries Association Ranks Amazon #1 in the U.S. for Amount of Corporate On-site Solar Installed in 2018
07/22/19Dean Koontz Signs New Five-Book Deal with Amazon Publishing
07/22/19Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Ohio; Two New Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Centers Will Create More Than 2,500 Full-Time Jobs
07/17/19Alexa, How Was Prime Day? Prime Day 2019 Surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday Combined
07/16/19Prime Day Update: 24 hours Left to Shop – Thousands of New Deals, Exclusives, and More
07/12/19Starting Monday, July 15, ask “Alexa, What are My Prime Day Deals?”
07/11/19Amazon.com to Webcast Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call
07/11/19Pro Football Focus Selects AWS as its Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider
07/11/19Amazon Pledges to Upskill 100,000 U.S. Employees for In-Demand Jobs by 2025
07/02/19Amazon is Delivering Star-Studded Deals for Members on Prime Day
07/01/19Alexa, Remind Me to Shop for Deals on Prime Day
06/27/19Amazon Introduces Counter in the U.S. – Where Customers Can Pick Up Their Package and Shop Too
06/27/19Amazon Music Announces Taylor Swift to Headline the Prime Day Concert, Featuring Additional Performances From Dua Lipa, SZA, and Becky G
06/25/19Amazon and Seattle Public Schools Team Up to Bring Computer Science and Robotics to 30 Title I Schools
06/25/19Alexa, When Is Prime Day? July 15 & 16 Will Be a Two-Day Parade of Epic Deals
06/24/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Security Hub
06/24/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Control Tower
06/20/19Amazon Studios, Endgame Entertainment Begin Production on Mike Cahill’s Bliss Starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson
06/20/19Amazon Kicks off Summer with Off-to-College Store Launch: A One-Stop Shop for College Students
06/20/19AmazonFresh Expands to Las Vegas With 1- And 2-Hour Delivery
06/18/19Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2019 So Far
06/18/19Continued Growth for Amazon’s Air Network to Expand Prime Fast, Free Shipping for Customers – Adding Fifteen Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter Aircraft to Fleet
06/14/19Amazon Studios Begins Production on Richard Tanne’s Chemical Hearts Starring and Executive Produced by Lili Reinhart
06/11/19Amazon Announces Latest Effort to Fight Homelessness—$8 Million Donation to Housing and Homeless Nonprofits in HQ Regions and Company Match For Employee Contributions
06/10/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Personalize
06/04/19NASCAR Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Computing, Cloud Machine Learning, and Cloud Artificial Intelligence Provider
05/30/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)
05/30/19Amazon Provides $1M Donation in Support of the Red Cross for Critical “Right Now Needs” of Blood Donations
05/29/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Textract
05/29/19Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5—Compact Design, Rich Sound, and Built-In Camera Shutter—Just $89.99
05/28/19Emirates NBD Building Artificial Intelligence-enabled Bank of the Future with AWS
05/28/19Mindy Kaling to Publish New Essay Collection with Amazon, Available Free for Prime Members
05/23/19Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle
05/23/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Ground Station
05/20/19Amazon Literary Partnership Announces 2019 Grant Recipients
05/16/19Introducing the All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition—The Next Generation of Amazon’s Most Affordable Kids Tablet, With Access to Over 20,000 Kid-Friendly Titles
05/16/19Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7: Faster Processor, 2x the Storage, and Alexa Hands-Free—Still Only $49.99
05/16/19Amazon Providing Access to Over 9 Million School Breakfasts for More Than 50,000 Students in 450 Schools Across the U.S.
05/13/19Employees Turned Entrepreneurs: New Amazon Initiative Helps Employees Start Their Own Package Delivery Business
05/08/19Introducing All-New Blink XT2—The Next-Gen Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera with Extended Battery Life and Enhanced Motion Detection for 25 Percent Less Than Blink XT
05/07/19Amazon Publishes 2019 SMB Impact Report; Launches “Build Your Business with Amazon” Website to Help Businesses, Authors, and Developers Succeed with Support from Amazon
05/01/19Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Thirteen Metros
05/01/19Amazon Reveals Top 10 States with the Fastest-Growing Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: Mississippi, Nebraska, and Maine Top the List
04/30/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain
04/30/19Amazon Expands Denver Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs
04/29/19Montlake Romance to Publish International Bestselling Author Sylvia Day
04/25/19Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 17% to $59.7 Billion
04/24/19AWS Launches New Region in Hong Kong
04/24/19Vertafore Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
04/23/19Key for Garage Available Starting Today
04/18/19Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube Apps to Launch on Fire TV; Prime Video App Coming to Chromecast and Android TV
04/16/19Amazon Publishing Brings Together Bestselling and Award-Winning Authors Blake Crouch, N. K. Jemisin, Veronica Roth, Amor Towles, Paul Tremblay, and Andy Weir for a Sci-Fi Short Story Collection
04/12/19Amazon Provides Robotics Grants to 100 Schools in Underserved and Underrepresented Communities Across the Country to Inspire Next Generation of Computer Scientists
04/11/19Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call
04/10/19Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Asheville, Charlottesville, Columbia, Lexington, Little Rock, Manchester, Mobile, Naples and Savannah
04/09/19Amazon Releases 50 New Tools and Services for Selling Partners since the Beginning of the Year, Enabling SMBs to Sell More Than Half of All Units in Amazon’s Stores
04/08/19Amazon Announces Three New Renewable Energy Projects to Support AWS Global Infrastructure
04/03/19AWS to Open New Region in Indonesia
04/02/19Amazon Awards $40,000 Scholarships and Guaranteed Internship Offers to 100 Students to Pursue Undergraduate Degrees in Computer Science
03/28/19Amazon Expands Austin Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 800 New Tech Jobs
03/27/19AWS Announces General Availability of Concurrency Scaling for Amazon Redshift
03/27/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive—the Lowest Cost Storage in the Cloud
03/27/19Open for Business: Shop Amazon’s Curated Storefront for the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
03/27/19Volkswagen and AWS Join Forces to Transform Automotive Manufacturing
03/27/19Standard Bank Group Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
03/25/19Amazon Selling Partner Conferences Sell Out in Six Weeks, with 1,800+ Small and Medium Sized Businesses Set to Learn about How to Build and Grow their Sales Online
03/20/19MLB.TV Now Available on Prime Video Channels
03/20/19All-New Kindle Now With an Adjustable Front Light For Just $89.99
03/20/19Amazon Kicks Off Spring with the Launch of Belei, its First Dedicated Skincare Line
03/13/19Gogo Goes All-In on AWS
03/13/19Greater Adoption of Digital Tools in Rural America Could Add $140 Billion to the U.S. Economy by 2021
02/28/19Amazon Prime Members: Pick Your Delivery Day, Plan Your Week
02/26/19Lyft Goes All-In on AWS
02/21/19Amazon Future Engineer Brings Computer Science Courses to More Than 1,000 High Schools in Underprivileged Communities Across All 50 States
02/15/19Second Spectrum and L.A. Clippers Select AWS as Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider of Clippers CourtVision
02/12/19Forgot Sunscreen, Sandals or Sunglasses? Customers Can Shop and Ship to an Amazon Locker at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
02/11/19Amazon to Acquire eero to Help Customers Better Connect Smart Home Devices
02/06/19Amazon Crossing To Publish a True Crime Story From the Archives of Stieg Larsson, the International Best-Selling Author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
02/01/19Guinness Six Nations Championship to use AWS Analytics, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning Technologies to Revolutionize the Rugby Viewing Experience
01/31/19Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 20% to $72.4 Billion
01/25/19Amazon Publishing Announces Amazon Crossing Kids, an Imprint for Children’s Books in Translation
01/23/19AWS Announces Amazon WorkLink
01/18/19Amazon Stores Helping Build the Future of Business: More than 50,000 Small and Medium-sized Businesses Exceeded $500,000 in Sales in Amazon’s Stores in 2018
01/17/19Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call
01/16/19Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Backup
01/14/19Choice Hotels Goes All-In on AWS
01/09/19AWS Announces Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB Compatibility)
01/07/19Key by Amazon Introduces New Products and Services to Expand Its Secure, Convenient Keyless Entry Offerings for Customers