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08/14/19The Globe and Mail Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
Canada’s leading news brand delivers new experiences for readers and improves operational efficiencies leveraging AWS machine learning and analytics services SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that The Globe and Mail, Canada’s most read print/digital newspaper, has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and as its standard for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloa... 
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08/08/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Lake Formation
AWS Lake Formation makes it easy for customers to build secure data lakes in days instead of months Panasonic, Amgen, and Alcon among customers using AWS Lake Formation SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of AWS Lake Formation, a fully managed service that makes it much easier for customers to build, secure, and manage data lakes. AWS Lake Formation simplifies and au... 
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08/07/19Amazon’s Treasure Truck Celebrates Millions of Subscribers, Announces Additional Cities, More Pickup Locations than Ever and New Ways to Shop
Customers in Charlotte, Cincinnati, Columbus and Las Vegas can now shop Treasure Truck offers for the very first time Treasure Truck pickup locations have more than doubled since 2017, making it even easier to pick up offers from more than 100 vehicles and kiosks Treasure Truck offers more exciting products and free experiential events to customers than ever before; tripling its product volume and increasing events by 7x over the past two years SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, ... 
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08/06/19Amazon Introduces New, Exclusive Prime Student Benefit: Amazon Music Unlimited for Just $0.99
Starting today, new and current Prime Student members can subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited to get more than 50 million songs plus thousands of curated playlists and stations at the new price of $0.99/month College students can sign up for a six-month trial of Prime Student and enjoy fast, free delivery from Prime, thousands of movies and shows with Prime Video, ad-free music and more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon today introduced a new music ben... 
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08/05/19“Alexa, Donate to Happy School Year”
Amazon celebrates back-to-school by giving customers an easy way to donate a backpack full of school supplies to a student in need with Alexa As a part of Amazon’s Happy School Year back-to-school initiative, Amazon is sponsoring and hosting school supply donation events throughout the summer with Shaquille O’Neal and Ciara More than 5,000 students in need will receive AmazonBasics backpacks and school supplies at Shaq-to-School events SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2019-- (... 
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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
Amazon’s second renewable energy project in the Republic of Ireland and seventh in the Commonwealth of Virginia are expected to produce approximately 168,000 MWh of clean energy annually to support Amazon’s goal to power 100% of its global operations with renewable energy Projects will supply clean energy to the company’s Amazon Web Services datacenters that power Amazon and millions of AWS customers globally Globally, Amazon has 66 renewable energy projects – including 51 solar roofto... 
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07/30/19Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Pennsylvania; New Pittsburgh Fulfillment Center Will Create More Than 800 Full-Time Jobs
The new facility in Allegheny County will total more than 1 million-square-feet SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its 15th Pennsylvanian operations facility in Pittsburgh, creating more than 800 new, full-time jobs starting at $15 an hour with comprehensive benefits and opportunities in an industry-leading workplace. “Pennsylvania is a great state for business and Amazon is excited to continue its growth and inves... 
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07/30/19AWS Launches Region in the Middle East
New AWS Region expands cloud pioneer’s global footprint, enabling customers to innovate faster and run workloads from data centers located in the Middle East Hyper scale infrastructure includes three Availability Zones and connects the Middle East to AWS’s global network to power the region’s push for digital transformation Tens of thousands of customers and partners across the Middle East are already innovating on AWS, including Al Tayer Group, Anghami, Aramex, Bahrain Bourse, Bahrain... 
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07/27/19Five Kindle Direct Publishing Authors Win Top Romance Writing Award in 2019
Elizabeth Dyer, M. Malone, Susannah Nix, Kennedy Ryan and Mia Vincy recognized by Romance Writers of America for excellence in romance novels with prestigious 2019 RITA Award SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2019-- This year, five indie authors who have self-published their books using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) have been named winners of the Romance Writers of America RITA Awards, which recognize excellence in published romance fiction. The winners were announced this week at the ... 
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07/25/19Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 20% to $63.4 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Operating cash flow increased 65% to $36.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $21.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow increased to $25.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $10.4 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow less princ... 
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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
Amazon’s U.S. solar projects have offset the CO2 equivalent of more than 200 million miles of truck deliveries Globally, Amazon has 61 operating solar and wind projects that are expected to generate over 1,044 MW and deliver over 3.1 million MWh of energy annually SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2019-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the early completion of its commitment to host 50 solar systems on its fulfillment and sortation center rooftops globally by 2020. Additionall... 
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07/22/19Dean Koontz Signs New Five-Book Deal with Amazon Publishing
The international best-selling thriller icon will publish the first of five books, Devoted, with Thomas & Mercer next spring, but readers won’t have to wait that long for their next read from Dean Koontz—his short thriller collection, Nameless, launches free for Prime and Kindle Unlimited customers from Amazon Original Stories in November. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2019-- Amazon Publishing (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced it has signed international best-selling author Dean Ko... 
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07/22/19Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Ohio; Two New Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Centers Will Create More Than 2,500 Full-Time Jobs
The new fulfillment centers in Akron and Rossford will total more than 1.4 million-square-feet SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open two new Ohio fulfillment centers, one in Akron and the other in Rossford, creating more than 2,500 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits and opportunities to work alongside Amazon robotics in an industry-leading workplace. “Ohio has been a great place to do business, serve customers... 
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07/17/19Alexa, How Was Prime Day? Prime Day 2019 Surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday Combined
Members worldwide purchased more than 175 million items, from devices to groceries and more, throughout Prime Day Prime Day was the biggest event ever for Amazon devices – top-selling deals worldwide were Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, and Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote Prime members in the U.S. received tens of millions of dollars in Prime Day savings by shopping from Whole Foods Market – best-selling Prime Day deals were organic strawberries, red cherries... 
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07/16/19Prime Day Update: 24 hours Left to Shop – Thousands of New Deals, Exclusives, and More
Prime members in the U.S. have already saved hundreds of millions of dollars during Prime Day Worldwide sellers – predominantly small and medium-sized businesses – saw the biggest 24-hour sales day in Amazon history Since Prime Day kicked off, customers worldwide have purchased millions of Alexa-enabled devices, including Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote and Echo Dot SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) — Deep discounts have already saved Prime members h... 
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07/12/19Starting Monday, July 15, ask “Alexa, What are My Prime Day Deals?”
Prime Day kicks off Monday, July 15 at 12am PT / 3am ET and runs for 48 hours, with new deals launching as often as every five minutes, promising a two-day parade of more than a million deals worldwide reserved exclusively for Prime members Can’t wait for Monday? Shop with Alexa on an Echo device beginning Saturday, July 13 to get early access to select deals on devices. Just ask, “Alexa, what are my deals?” Lady Gaga’s new beauty brand HAUS Laboratories available for Prime member pr... 
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07/11/19Amazon.com to Webcast Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2019 financial results on July 25, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190711005778/en/ Source: Amazon.com... 
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07/11/19Pro Football Focus Selects AWS as its Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider
Leading football analytics organization deepens relationship with AWS, running mission-critical workloads and using machine-learning services to enhance engagement and bring new insights to telecasts SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Pro Football Focus (PFF), a subscription-based analytics service that supplies data to the National Football League (NFL), National Collegiate Athletic Asso... 
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07/11/19Amazon Pledges to Upskill 100,000 U.S. Employees for In-Demand Jobs by 2025
Amazon will invest over $700 million to provide upskilling training programs for one in three of its employees across the U.S. Programs will help Amazonians from all backgrounds access training to move into highly skilled technical and non-technical roles across the company’s corporate offices, tech hubs, fulfillment centers, retail stores, and transportation network, or pursue career paths outside of Amazon Based on a review of its workforce and analysis of U.S. hiring, Amazon’s faste... 
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07/02/19Amazon is Delivering Star-Studded Deals for Members on Prime Day
This Prime Day, Amazon is collaborating with popular actors, musicians and artists to introduce new and exclusive products to members and deliver outstanding deals on their beloved products. Prime Day’s star-studded deals will include popular brands founded by celebrities such as Performance Inspired Nutrition products by Mark Wahlberg, JUST by Jaden Smith, This Saves Lives by Kristen Bell, and more. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 2, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon is collaborating wi... 
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07/01/19Alexa, Remind Me to Shop for Deals on Prime Day
Amazon reveals early Prime Day offers on everything from entertainment to classroom essentials and Amazon devices Kick off back-to-school and off-to-college shopping this Prime Day, and stay ahead of the curve with savings on laptops, backpacks, clothing and more Starting today, save $100 on Fire TV Recast, now starting at just $129.99 — cut the cord and record live over the air content for free Prime members who spend $10 at Whole Foods Market get a $10 credit to use on Amazon fo... 
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06/27/19Amazon Introduces Counter in the U.S. – Where Customers Can Pick Up Their Package and Shop Too
Available today at more than a hundred Rite Aid stores in the U.S., and growing to over 1,500 by year’s end, Counter enables quick and easy pickup of packages Over time, the Counter network will expand to thousands of other locations through additional partnerships with retailers, convenience stores and small businesses across the U.S. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2019-- Amazon today announced the U.S. launch of Counter, a new network of staffed pickup points that gives custom... 
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06/27/19Amazon Music Announces Taylor Swift to Headline the Prime Day Concert, Featuring Additional Performances From Dua Lipa, SZA, and Becky G
Stream the Prime Day Concert live beginning July 10 at 9pm ET only on Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon Music announces that 10-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist and one of the most influential artists of our time, Taylor Swift, will headline the Prime Day Concert on July 10, 2019, streaming live on Prime Video at 9 p.m. ET in a first-of-its-kind event that celebrates the best in Amazon entertainment, exclusively for Prime members. The Prime Day ... 
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06/25/19Amazon and Seattle Public Schools Team Up to Bring Computer Science and Robotics to 30 Title I Schools
Amazon funding Amazon Future Engineer Robotics grants – including access to computer science education, FIRST robotics program registrations to start a robotics team, and a tour of a local Amazon robotics fulfillment center for up to 30 Seattle Public Schools Beginning this fall, Seattle Public Schools join 100 schools across 22 states set to benefit and support the future generation of innovators Amazon Future Engineer is a four-part, childhood-to-career program that works to inspire ... 
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06/25/19Alexa, When Is Prime Day? July 15 & 16 Will Be a Two-Day Parade of Epic Deals
Prime Day 2019 will feature more than one million deals globally, including the biggest Prime Day deals ever on Alexa-enabled devices One of the best Prime Day deals starts today, save $120 on Toshiba HD 43-Inch Fire TV Edition Smart TV, only $179.99 Stay Tuned: Thousands of product launches, plus celebrity brand collaborations and world-class entertainment events SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – This July, Amazon will provide Prime members worldwide t... 
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06/24/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Security Hub
New service aggregates security alerts from disparate sources and conducts continuous compliance checks, giving customers a single place to manage security and compliance GoDaddy, HERE, The Pokémon Company International, Rackspace, Frame.io, Edmunds, and Move Inc. among the more than 3,000 customers processing more than 150,000,000 security findings using AWS Security Hub to date SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ... 
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06/24/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Control Tower
AWS Control Tower is the easiest way to set up and govern a secure and compliant multi-account AWS environment California State University, Deutsche Börse Group, Edmunds, Slalom Consulting, Uber, VSP Global, and XebiaLabs among the customers and partners using AWS Control Tower SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of AWS Control Tower, a service that makes it easy for custo... 
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06/20/19Amazon Studios, Endgame Entertainment Begin Production on Mike Cahill’s Bliss Starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson
Production Begins This Week in Los Angeles CULVER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2019-- Amazon Studios started principal photography on visionary director Mike Cahill’s (I Origins, Another Earth) Bliss this week in Los Angeles and Croatia. Academy Award nominees Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson are set to star in this sci-fi drama also written by Cahill. Endgame Entertainment’s James D. Stern is producing, with the company’s Lucas Smith serving as executive producer. Marsha Swinton (... 
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06/20/19Amazon Kicks off Summer with Off-to-College Store Launch: A One-Stop Shop for College Students
The store allows students to browse millions of college must-haves, from Amazon devices and textbooks to duvet’s and picture frames, with low prices and one convenient destination New this year, Amazon teamed up with Ava Phillippe to outfit her dorm room with the latest picks from Amazon Home, Devices and more - her college must-haves are all shoppable on amazon.com/avaspicks Customers can also be inspired by four additional college influencer-curated style guides, including earthy art... 
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06/20/19AmazonFresh Expands to Las Vegas With 1- And 2-Hour Delivery
Prime members in Las Vegas can now shop for fresh groceries, beauty products, household goods, and more on AmazonFresh Plus, AmazonFresh members in Las Vegas can take advantage of ultrafast delivery speeds, including one- and two-hour delivery SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced that AmazonFresh has expanded to Las Vegas. Starting today, Prime members in Las Vegas can shop tens of thousands products from meat and seafood to fresh produce... 
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06/18/19Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2019 So Far
The Amazon Books editorial team selects the best titles of the year so far – naming Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel City of Girls the #1 pick Filled with big-hearted novels, thrilling mysteries, moving memoirs, laugh-out-loud picture books, and more, the Best Books of 2019 So Far list is a perfect place to discover summer reads for every reader SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)--Today, Amazon announced its selections f... 
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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
Amazon has partnered with GE Capital Aviation Services to lease an additional fifteen Boeing 737-800 aircraft that will enter the air network by 2021 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon continues to invest in ways to provide fast, free shipping for customers. Today, at the International Paris Air Show, the company announced a partnership with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease an additional fifteen Boein... 
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06/14/19Amazon Studios Begins Production on Richard Tanne’s Chemical Hearts Starring and Executive Produced by Lili Reinhart
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 14, 2019-- Amazon Studios announced today that Lili Reinhart (Riverdale) will star in writer/director Richard Tanne’s coming-of-age drama and romance film, Chemical Hearts. Based on the beloved novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland, the film is currently shooting in New Jersey. Chemical Hearts is an Amazon Original produced for Amazon Prime Video. Producers are Page Fifty-Four’s Alex Saks (The Florida Proj... 
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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
Plymouth Housing will receive $5 million to provide permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness in Seattle; $3 million will go to the Arlington Community Foundation to increase access to affordable housing for low-income families and veterans The gift will help create additional housing units and support services in both regions for thousands of community members Beginning today, Amazon will also match employee contr... 
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06/10/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Personalize
Amazon Personalize enables developers to build applications with the same machine learning technology used by Amazon.com for real-time personalized recommendations – with no machine learning expertise required Yamaha, Subway, and Zola among customers using Amazon Personalize SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 10, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazo... 
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06/04/19NASCAR Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Computing, Cloud Machine Learning, and Cloud Artificial Intelligence Provider
NASCAR enhances the fan experience, accelerates artificial intelligence efforts, and improves operational efficiencies by leveraging the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 4, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has chosen AWS as its standard for cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. NASCAR will... 
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05/30/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)
Amazon MSK provides a fully managed, highly available, secure, and compatible service for Apache Kafka Vonage, Secureworks, Poshmark, Nutmeg, and Compass are among customers and partners using Amazon MSK SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon MSK, a fully managed service for Apache Kafka that makes it easy for developer... 
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05/30/19Amazon Provides $1M Donation in Support of the Red Cross for Critical “Right Now Needs” of Blood Donations
$1 million donation will boost blood supplies and help save lives by enabling the Red Cross to thank 200,000 blood donors with a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card According to the American Red Cross, there is currently a critical shortage of type O blood across the country All donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment to donate blood by enabling the Red Cross Blood skill for Alexa, using the Red Cross Blood Donor App or visiting RedCr... 
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05/29/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Textract
Amazon Textract uses machine learning to automatically extract text and data, including from tables and forms, in virtually any document – with no machine learning experience required The Globe and Mail, MET Office, PwC, Healthfirst, UiPath, Teradact, Ripcord, Kablamo, Vidado, BluePrism, and Alfresco among customers and partners using Amazon Textract SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Am... 
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05/29/19Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5—Compact Design, Rich Sound, and Built-In Camera Shutter—Just $89.99
Alexa adds new features, including how-to videos from wikiHow, updated smart home controls, customizable morning and evening routines, new privacy features, and even more visual content SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced the newest addition to the Echo Show family—Echo Show 5. With its compact design, 5.5-inch display, rich sound, HD camera, and built-in camera shutter, Echo Show 5 lets Alexa show y... 
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05/28/19Emirates NBD Building Artificial Intelligence-enabled Bank of the Future with AWS
One of the largest banking groups in the Middle East to accelerate digital innovation using AWS’s breadth and depth of functionality to build personalized retail banking experience for customers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 28, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the Middle East, is collaborating with AWS to create a culture of innovation within the bank... 
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05/28/19Mindy Kaling to Publish New Essay Collection with Amazon, Available Free for Prime Members
Next summer, the best-selling author, actor, and producer will offer her fresh take on life, love, and single mommy-hood in a series of bite-sized essays spanning the past few years SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 28, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Original Stories, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, announced today Mindy Kaling’s forthcoming essay collection, coming in summer 2020. Kaling’s essays will be available for free to Prime and Kindle Unli... 
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05/23/19Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle
Readers around the world can now enjoy a growing selection of more than 20,000 Traditional Chinese language books with the free Kindle app and on Kindle devices Authors can now publish Kindle books in Traditional Chinese with Kindle Direct Publishing SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2019-- (Nasdaq:AMZN)—Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can now enjoy reading from a growing selection of more than 20,000 ... 
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05/23/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Ground Station
With a network of satellite ground stations located in close proximity to AWS Regions around the world customers can download, process, store, analyze, and act upon satellite data quicker with substantial cost savings Capella Space, D-Orbit, Maxar Technologies, Myriota, NSLComm, Open Cosmos, Spire, and Thales Alenia Space are among customers and partners using AWS Ground Station SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2019-- Today, Am... 
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05/20/19Amazon Literary Partnership Announces 2019 Grant Recipients
The Amazon Literary Partnership awards more than $1 million in funding to 66 nonprofits dedicated to serving writers and announces a new Poetry Fund in collaboration with the Academy of American Poets and a Literary Magazine Fund with the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses Since 2009, the Amazon Literary Partnership has awarded more than $12 million in grant funding to more than 150 literary organizations SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WI... 
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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
The all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition offers a faster processor, 16 GB of storage, one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—still only $99.99 Amazon FreeTime Unlimited provides access to over 20,000 kid-friendly books, Audible books, educational apps, games, and videos, including over 2,000 Spanish language titles—all hand-curated for age-appropriateness Featuring easy-to-use parental con... 
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05/16/19Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7: Faster Processor, 2x the Storage, and Alexa Hands-Free—Still Only $49.99
Fire 7 is built for entertainment, now with more room for the movies, books, songs, and games you love—at home and on-the-go Ask Alexa to play a song, watch a video, listen to an Audible book, get the news, or make a video call on Fire 7, now using just your voice Fire 7 is available in Black, plus three new colors: Sage, Plum, and Twilight Blue SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the ... 
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05/16/19Amazon Providing Access to Over 9 Million School Breakfasts for More Than 50,000 Students in 450 Schools Across the U.S.
In collaboration with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, Amazon’s support is helping provide a healthy start to the day so kids are ready to learn in class Students who eat breakfast have higher test scores in math, perform better on standardized tests, and have improved behavior in the class Read more about why breakfast matters here SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2019-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that ... 
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05/13/19Employees Turned Entrepreneurs: New Amazon Initiative Helps Employees Start Their Own Package Delivery Business
Amazon expands its Delivery Service Partner program in the US with a new incentive for current Amazon employees to start a small business owning and operating a package delivery company Amazon commits to funding startup costs, up to $10,000, and the equivalent of the former employee’s gross salary for three months to start their own delivery business New initiative continues Amazon’s long-time commitment of empowering employees to ... 
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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
Features two-year battery life on two AA lithium batteries with a combination of two-way talk, live view, and motion recording—double the usage of the XT when exclusively recording video Enhanced motion detection allows you to precisely customize motion detection and reduce false alerts Works with Alexa—view your Blink XT2’s livestream anytime through your Echo Spot, Echo Show, and Fire TV The all-new Blink XT2 starts at ju... 
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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
More than 1.9 million small and medium-sized businesses, content creators, and developers in the U.S. are currently working with Amazon Small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon’s stores have created an estimated 1.6 million jobs worldwide, up from 900,000 in 2017 Thousands of independent authors earned more than $50,000, with more than a thousand surpassing $100,000 in 2018 royalties Amazon gave more than $500 million i... 
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05/01/19Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Thirteen Metros
Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market Expands To Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn., Destin and Tallahassee, Fla., Greensboro and Wilmington, N.C., Allentown, Pa., Fort Collins, Colo., Huntsville and Montgomery, Ala., Jackson, Miss., Palm Desert, Calif., and Portland, Maine. Prime members in 88 metros can now enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2019-- ... 
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05/01/19Amazon Reveals Top 10 States with the Fastest-Growing Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: Mississippi, Nebraska, and Maine Top the List
States with large rural populations have the fastest-growing small and medium-sized businesses according to Amazon report Recent study from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found that unlocking the digital potential of rural small businesses could add $47 billion to the U.S. GDP per year More than half of the items sold in Amazon’s stores are from small and medium-sized businesses SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2019-- Amaz... 
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04/30/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain
Amazon Managed Blockchain provides a fully managed service that makes it easy and cost-effective to create, manage, and scale blockchain networks AT&T, Nestlé, and Singapore Exchange Limited among companies using Amazon Managed Blockchain SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain, a fully man... 
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04/30/19Amazon Expands Denver Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs
Amazon to more than double its tech workforce in the metro area and open new office downtown Amazon has created more than 3,500 full-time jobs in Colorado and invested over $1.5 billion in the state since 2016, including infrastructure and compensation SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2019-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced an expansion of its Denver Tech Hub and plans to create 400 new high-tech jobs in fields including... 
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04/29/19Montlake Romance to Publish International Bestselling Author Sylvia Day
International bestselling and award-winning author Sylvia Day’s first new book since 2016, Butterfly in Frost, coming from Amazon Publishing in August 2019 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Montlake Romance, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, today announced a new deal with #1 New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Day, and will publish her new book, Butterfly in Frost, on August 27, 2019. This press release fea... 
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04/25/19Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 17% to $59.7 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Operating cash flow increased 89% to $34.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $18.2 billion for the trailing twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Free cash flow increased to $23.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.3 billion for the trailing twelve mo... 
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04/24/19AWS Launches New Region in Hong Kong
New AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region expands cloud pioneer’s global footprint and enables customers to run applications and store their content in data centers in Hong Kong while connecting to global AWS network Hong Kong SAR government welcomes the launch as an economic development milestone, citing the demand for large-scale cloud technology infrastructure Thousands of customers and APN Partners across Hong Kong welcome the ... 
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04/24/19Vertafore Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
Insurance technology leader leverages AWS to accelerate its pace of innovation, unlock data-driven insights, and automate insurance processes in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Vertafore, a leading software and data provider to the insurance industry, is migrating its business-critical products and workloads to the world’s leading c... 
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04/23/19Key for Garage Available Starting Today
In collaboration with Chamberlain Group, in-garage delivery offers secure, convenient delivery for Amazon Prime packages SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 23, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced that Key for Garage is available to customers. Key for Garage allows eligible Amazon Prime members to get deliveries in their garage using the Key Smart Garage Kit. Simply select “In-Garage delivery” at check out on Amazon.com to have packages de... 
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04/18/19Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube Apps to Launch on Fire TV; Prime Video App Coming to Chromecast and Android TV
The official YouTube apps will be available on Fire TV in the coming months, giving users seamless access to a world of entertainment – including music videos, their favorite creators, movies, shows, news, live sports and more Prime members streaming to Chromecast and on Android TV devices will have unlimited access, in the coming months, to thousands of titles and Amazon Originals including Golden Globe-winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, ... 
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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
Coming from Amazon Original Stories in September 2019, Forward will offer readers mind-bending, binge-worthy short stories from some of today’s most acclaimed authors SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Original Stories, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, announced today the forthcoming six-part science-fiction collection Forward, featuring original short stories from some of today’s most celebrated voices in fiction,... 
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04/12/19Amazon Provides Robotics Grants to 100 Schools in Underserved and Underrepresented Communities Across the Country to Inspire Next Generation of Computer Scientists
The Amazon Future Engineer grants fund FIRST robotics program registrations to start a robotics club, $10,000 to expand access to computer science education, and a personal tour of a local Amazon fulfillment center Thousands of children in 100 schools across 21 states set to benefit starting in the fall Amazon Future Engineer is a four-part, childhood-to-career program that works to inspire and educate 10 million children and young... 
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04/11/19Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2019 financial results on April 25, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/ho... 
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04/10/19Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Asheville, Charlottesville, Columbia, Lexington, Little Rock, Manchester, Mobile, Naples and Savannah
Prime members in 75 metros can now enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market Plus, grocery pickup from Whole Foods Market expands to Columbus AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Asheville, Charlottesville, Columbia, Lexington, Little Rock, Manch... 
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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
New tools and services launched since January 1 help small and medium-sized businesses succeed in selling their products online and grow their business Top tools include increased analytics for brand owners and a new workflow for selling globally Amazon invests billions of dollars every year in infrastructure, tools, and services that enable small and medium-sized businesses to sell their products online More than ha... 
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04/08/19Amazon Announces Three New Renewable Energy Projects to Support AWS Global Infrastructure
Three new wind farms in Ireland, Sweden, and the United States will produce more than 670,000 MWh annually and support AWS’s goal to power 100% of its global infrastructure with renewable energy SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 8, 2019-- Today, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced three new renewable energy projects as part of its long-term goal to power all Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure with renewable energy. These projects – one ... 
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04/03/19AWS to Open New Region in Indonesia
New AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region will arrive by the end of 2021 / early 2022, enabling customers to run workloads in Indonesia, and serve millions of end-users across Asia Pacific with even lower latency SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2019-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Indonesia by the end of 2021 / early 2022. The new AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta... 
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04/02/19Amazon Awards $40,000 Scholarships and Guaranteed Internship Offers to 100 Students to Pursue Undergraduate Degrees in Computer Science
100 Amazon Future Engineer scholarship winners will receive $10,000 per year over four years to study computer science starting this fall at the college of their choice. All of the recipients demonstrated financial need and more than half of the students are from an underrepresented group in the computer science field. Scholarship winners will also receive a guaranteed, paid internship opportunity at Amazon after their freshman year of college. ... 
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03/28/19Amazon Expands Austin Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 800 New Tech Jobs
Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation Amazon employs more than 20,000 employees across the company’s growing network of North American Tech Hubs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2019-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced an expansion of its Austin Tech Hub and plans to create 800 new tech jobs in fields including software ... 
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03/27/19AWS Announces General Availability of Concurrency Scaling for Amazon Redshift
With more than 200 new features and enhancements in the last two years, Amazon Redshift delivering an average of 10x faster query times and over 10,000 customers (the clear cloud leader for data warehouses) Pfizer, McDonald’s, Hilton Hotels Worldwide, Amazon.com, Yelp, Intuit, Redfin, FOX Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, Equinox Fitness, and Edmunds among the more than 10,000 customers collectively processing more than two exabytes with Amazon Redshift e... 
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03/27/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive—the Lowest Cost Storage in the Cloud
New Amazon S3 storage class meets customers’ long-term data retention requirements and eliminates the complexity of managing tape, while ensuring that data is preserved for future analysis Deluxe, Vodacom, and Academic Preservation Trust among customers using S3 Glacier Deep Archive Commvault and Veritas among ISVs that will offer data backup and protection solutions integrated with S3 Glacier Deep Archive SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WI... 
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03/27/19Open for Business: Shop Amazon’s Curated Storefront for the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Amazon’s new festival-inspired storefront includes everything attendees need to make the most out of their time at Coachella – portable phone chargers, sunglasses, sunscreen, and more – available to ship to an Amazon Locker inside festival gates, at no additional cost SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 27, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Today, Amazon opened its curated storefront for the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. This new festival-in... 
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03/27/19Volkswagen and AWS Join Forces to Transform Automotive Manufacturing
AWS will power the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud, automating all automobile manufacturing and logistics processes Industrial digital production platform to empower a worldwide industrial ecosystem that will integrate more than 30,000 facilities and 1,500 suppliers and partners in Volkswagen’s global supply chain over time SEATTLE & WOLFSBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 27, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (... 
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03/27/19Standard Bank Group Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
One of Africa’s largest lenders selects AWS to accelerate mass migration, drive digital transformation, and enhance security posture in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 27, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Standard Bank Group has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider with the intention of migrating its production workloads, including its customer facing platforms... 
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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
Events will run in Fort Lauderdale, FL; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; and Seattle, WA between March and October 2019 Attendees will learn how to leverage tools and resources to help their business succeed in Amazon’s Stores, prepare for seasonal surges, network with fellow sellers, and get one-to-one help from Amazon's selling experts More than half of units sold in Amazon’s stores are from small and medium-sized businesses, with o... 
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03/20/19MLB.TV Now Available on Prime Video Channels
Prime members in the U.S. can subscribe to MLB.TV and stream regular season out-of-market Major League Baseball games SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the launch of MLB.TV on Prime Video Channels, allowing Prime members to subscribe to MLB.TV and stream regular season out-of-market baseball games live and on-demand, all from the Prime Video service. With MLB.TV, Prime members have a conven... 
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03/20/19All-New Kindle Now With an Adjustable Front Light For Just $89.99
Most affordable Kindle now includes a built-in adjustable front light so you can read comfortably in even more places, day or night Refreshed design that’s thin and light so the all-new Kindle is easy to hold for hours of reading Three months of Kindle Unlimited included for free so you can enjoy unlimited access to millions of eBooks and thousands of audiobooks—including titles like The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood and The 7... 
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03/20/19Amazon Kicks Off Spring with the Launch of Belei, its First Dedicated Skincare Line
The new collection is launching with 12 items including moisturizers, serums, eye cream, spot treatments and more Products feature sought-after ingredients such as retinol, hyaluronic acid and vitamin C to help fight acne, dark spots, fine lines, dehydration and dullness SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2019-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the launch of Belei, a line of high-quality skincare products that offer solutions for v... 
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03/13/19Gogo Goes All-In on AWS
Leading inflight internet and entertainment provider relies on AWS to deploy and develop applications faster, expand globally in minutes, and achieve higher availability of its core services SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Gogo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, is m... 
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03/13/19Greater Adoption of Digital Tools in Rural America Could Add $140 Billion to the U.S. Economy by 2021
New research by U.S. Chamber of Commerce commissioned by Amazon shows that increased adoption of online tools and digital services for businesses across rural America could create more than 360,000 jobs in the next three years Increased adoption could grow annual revenues of rural small businesses by 21% over the next three years – the equivalent of $84.5 billion per year – with states in the South seeing the greatest benefit Onlin... 
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02/28/19Amazon Prime Members: Pick Your Delivery Day, Plan Your Week
Introducing Amazon Day: Bringing a new level of convenience and predictability to delivery Prime members across the U.S. can now get all their week’s orders delivered together on the day of their choice, in fewer boxes Amazon Day is one of several initiatives that support the company’s Shipment Zero project SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon is bringing a new level of delivery convenience an... 
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02/26/19Lyft Goes All-In on AWS
Lyft uses the breadth of functionality and highly reliable infrastructure of AWS to enhance rider experience and accelerate self-driving technologies in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Lyft, Inc. is going all-in on the world’s leading cloud—to enhance Lyft’s ridesharing marketplace which is available to an estimated 95 percent of th... 
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02/21/19Amazon Future Engineer Brings Computer Science Courses to More Than 1,000 High Schools in Underprivileged Communities Across All 50 States
By this fall, more than 1,000 high schools will offer Introductory and Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science courses funded by the Amazon Future Engineer program – part of Amazon’s $50 million investment in computer science and STEM education More than 700 of the of high schools participating in Amazon Future Engineer serve students from low-income communities, as indicated by the school’s Title I status Amazon Future Engineer i... 
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02/15/19Second Spectrum and L.A. Clippers Select AWS as Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider of Clippers CourtVision
Sports software engineering leader and National Basketball Association (NBA) team grow relationship with AWS, maximizing its services to bring fans deeper into the game SEATTLE & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that AWS is now the primary cloud computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence provider of Clippers CourtVision, the l... 
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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
For the first time ever, customers will be able to ship festival essentials to an Amazon Locker located inside the festival — order in advance for delivery during the festival or order onsite for same-day delivery Amazon Lockers will be available both weekends at no additional cost — customers simply order from Amazon’s curated storefront for Coachella SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Today, Amazon announced t... 
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02/11/19Amazon to Acquire eero to Help Customers Better Connect Smart Home Devices
Amazon announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire eero, a company that offers products and services for high-performing, reliable, and simple home WiFi SEATTLE & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2019-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and eero today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire eero. eero’s home mesh WiFi systems set up in minutes and blanket every room of a... 
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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
In The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin, journalist and author Jan Stocklassa uncovers Larsson’s unknown research into the unsolved murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon Crossing, the literature in translation imprint of Amazon Publishing, announced today the acquisition of The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson's Lost F... 
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02/01/19Guinness Six Nations Championship to use AWS Analytics, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning Technologies to Revolutionize the Rugby Viewing Experience
Rugby’s greatest Championship announces AWS as official technology provider SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that the Guinness Six Nations Championship has selected AWS analytics, machine learning, and deep learning services to deliver more in-depth insight into the Championship and enhance the match experience for rugby fans around the world. As we... 
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01/31/19Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 20% to $72.4 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018. Operating cash flow increased 67% to $30.7 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $18.4 billion for the trailing twelve months ended December 31, 2017. Free cash flow increased to $19.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $8.3 billion for the trailing tw... 
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01/25/19Amazon Publishing Announces Amazon Crossing Kids, an Imprint for Children’s Books in Translation
Amazon Crossing Kids will publish English-language translations of popular and award-winning picture books from across the globe SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2019-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon Publishing today announced the launch of Amazon Crossing Kids, a new imprint for children’s picture books in translation. Building on the work of Amazon Crossing, the largest publisher of translated fiction in the United States, and Amazon Publishing’s Tw... 
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01/23/19AWS Announces Amazon WorkLink
Fully managed service enables customers to easily and securely provide employees one-click access to internal websites and web applications on mobile devices Intuit Inc., Unisys, and Oak Hill Advisors among initial customers using Amazon WorkLink SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the availability of Amazon WorkLink, a fully managed se... 
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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
Third-party sales are growing at a faster rate than first-party sales in Amazon’s stores More than half of units sold in Amazon’s stores are from small and medium-sized businesses Small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon’s stores are estimated to have created more than 900,000 jobs worldwide SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2019-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced that more than 50,000 small and medium... 
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01/17/19Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2019-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2018 financial results on January 31, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news... 
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01/16/19Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Backup
Centralized backup service makes it easier and more cost-effective for customers to automate backups of their data and meet business and regulatory requirements State Street Corporation, Smile Brands, and Rackspace among companies using AWS Backup SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced AWS Backup, a fully-managed, centralized backup service ... 
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01/14/19Choice Hotels Goes All-In on AWS
Leading hospitality company migrates to AWS to enhance company’s leadership in innovation using the broadest and deepest portfolio of cloud services SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is moving its infrastructure to AWS—going all-in on the world’s leading cloud—to boost its technology leadership posi... 
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01/09/19AWS Announces Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB Compatibility)
Fully managed MongoDB compatible database service designed from the ground up to be fast, scalable, and highly available Capital One, Dow Jones, and The Washington Post among initial customers using Amazon DocumentDB SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2019-- Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility), a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully manag... 
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01/07/19Key by Amazon Introduces New Products and Services to Expand Its Secure, Convenient Keyless Entry Offerings for Customers
Introducing the all-new Schlage Encode Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt, the first WiFi-enabled smart lock for Key making keyless entry simple and easy Key for Garage opens a new delivery option for Prime members and keyless entry for all U.S. customers with a myQ-connected garage door opener Ring app compatibility with Key service; customers can soon lock and unlock their Key-compatible locks directly from the Ring app Introduc... 
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12/26/18Amazon Customers Made This Holiday Season Record-Breaking with More Items Ordered Worldwide Than Ever Before
Customers purchased millions more Amazon Devices this holiday season compared to last year – the best-selling Amazon Devices this holiday included all-new Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new Alexa Voice Remote, and Echo This holiday season, millions of unique items in the U.S. shipped with Prime FREE Same-Day, Prime FREE One-Day or FREE two-hour delivery with Prime Now – the last Prime Now delivery on Christmas Eve was made at 11:30 pm... 
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12/21/18Amazon Announces First Mississippi Fulfillment Center
New facility will create 850 full-time jobs in Marshall County SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 2018-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for the first Mississippi fulfillment center to be located in Marshall County. The facility will create 850 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. Employees at the fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship household consumer goods. “We are excited to bring our first... 
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12/21/18Amazon’s Air Network Expands to Support the Growth of Prime Fast, Free Shipping for Customers
Amazon expands the long term partnership with ATSG – leases 10 additional 767-300 dedicated Amazon cargo aircraft, increasing the fleet to 50 aircraft The Amazon Air operation launched two years ago and in that time, 40 aircraft have joined the fleet operating out of 21 air gateways, and more are on the way SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon continues to invest in ways to provide fast, free delivery... 
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12/18/18Amazon Announces Third Annual Digital Day with Thousands of Digital Deals on December 28
Save up to 80% off Marvel graphic novels, 75% off Kindle best-selling books, and 60% off digital magazines; save up to 35% off in-game items for Candy Crush Friends, Clash of Clans, and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius; plus Prime members can save up to 65% off movies like Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Red Sparrow, and Sicario: Day of the Soldado on Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) –The third annual Digital Day w... 
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12/13/18Amazon Extends Holiday Free Shipping Promotion to December 18 and Expands Prime FREE One-Day Shipping (or faster) to 10,000 Cities and Towns
All Amazon customers in the U.S. can enjoy free shipping through December 18 for orders that arrive in time for Christmas – shop hundreds of millions of items with no minimum purchase amount The majority of Prime members in the U.S. can shop free one-day shipping (or faster) this year Prime Now is delivering smiles until 11:59 p.m. on December 24 with FREE two-hour delivery exclusively for Prime members in more than 30 cities ... 
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12/12/18Amazon Web Services Launches New Region in Sweden
New AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region expands cloud pioneer’s global footprint and enables Nordic customers to run applications and store their content in data centers in Sweden Tens of thousands of customers and APN partners across the Nordics – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden – are actively using AWS, including Aktia Bank, Arriva, ASSA ABLOY, Bambora, Bonnier, Cargotec, Den Norske Bank, Finnair, Finnish Rail, Fortum, Husqvarna, Icelan... 
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12/03/18Code.org and Amazon Kick Off Hour of Code: Dance Party to Introduce One Million Girls to Coding
Amazon and Code.org partner for this year’s Hour of Code, which aims to inspire one million girls during the first week of December to try coding their own dance party Over 1,000 Amazon employees volunteering at schools and events around the world to inspire young people to learn to code Initiative forms part of Amazon’s Future Engineer program, a comprehensive kindergarten-to-career program that works to inspire, educate, and trai... 
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12/03/18CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon’s Best of Prime 2018: Prime Members Worldwide Ordered Two Billion Products with One-Day Delivery or Faster
Amazon’s annual Best of Prime celebrates what members shopped for, watched, listened to, read and played in the last year Most awarded show on Prime Video is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and most binged shows are Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and Homecoming; most beloved comic-to-movie adaptation on Prime Reading is Black Panther, and most streamed artist on Prime Music is Justin Timberlake SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2018-- A bullet poin... 
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12/03/18Amazon’s Best of Prime 2018: Prime Members Worldwide Ordered Two Billion Products with One-Day Delivery or Faster
Amazon’s annual Best of Prime celebrates what members shopped for, watched, listened to, read and played in the last year Most awarded show on Prime Video is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and most binged shows are Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and Homecoming; most beloved comic-to-movie adaptation on Prime Reading is Black Panther, and most streamed artist on Prime Music is Justin Timberlake SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN... 
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11/29/18AWS Announces the DeepRacer League (DRL)
AWS launches the first global autonomous racing league, open to everyone Developers train and race on simulated tracks or in-person with 1/18th scale cars driven by reinforcement learning in quest of the coveted DeepRacer Cup SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2018-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), launched the AWS DeepRacer League (DRL), the first global, autonomous ... 
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11/29/18National Australia Bank Selects AWS as its Long Term Strategic Cloud Provider
Australia’s largest business bank taps the world’s leading cloud to help accelerate mass migration, enhance security posture, and drive digital transformation SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that National Australia Bank (NAB) has selected AWS as a long term strategic cloud provider, with a goal of migrating more than 300 applications, including so... 
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11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces 13 New Machine Learning Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip for Machine Learning Inference, and a 1/18 Scale Autonomous Race Car for Developers
New Amazon SageMaker capabilities make it easier for customers to build, train, and deploy models; SageMaker Ground Truth produces high-quality labeled training data, SageMaker RL delivers cloud’s first managed service for reinforcement learning algorithms and simulators, and a new machine learning marketplace offers more than 150 new models and algorithms to developers through Amazon SageMaker AWS DeepRacer, a 1/18th scale autonomous raci... 
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11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces Three Services to Build and Deploy Faster, Manage Data Easier
AWS Control Tower creates an automated landing zone for the set up and governance of a secure, compliant multi-account environment AWS Security Hub centrally manages security and compliance across an AWS environment AWS Lake Formation makes it easy for customers to build secure data lakes in days instead of months SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2018-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com ... 
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11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces Series of New Database Capabilities
Significant new features for Amazon Aurora and Amazon DynamoDB; brand new purpose-built databases for time series data and ledger systems of record Amazon Aurora Global Database enables customers to update a database in a single region and automatically and quickly replicate to other AWS Regions for even higher availability, disaster recovery, and lower latency Amazon DynamoDB On-Demand, a flexible new capacity option for the ... 
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11/28/18AWS Announces Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) and Amazon Managed Blockchain
Amazon QLDB provides a high-performance, immutable, cryptographically verifiable ledger for applications where multiple parties work with a centralized, trusted authority to maintain a complete, verifiable record of transactions Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed blockchain service that makes it easy and cost-effective to create, manage, and scale blockchain networks for multiple parties to transact in a decentralized manner with... 
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11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Outposts
AWS introduces the ability to run AWS infrastructure and services on-premises to deliver a truly consistent hybrid experience AWS Outposts come in two variants; first, an extension of the fast-growing VMware Cloud on AWS service that runs on AWS Outposts; second, AWS Outposts that allow customers to run compute and storage on-premises using the same native AWS APIs used in the AWS cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2018-- ... 
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11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces Eight New Storage Services and Capabilities
Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering optimizes storage costs by automatically selecting the most cost-effective storage tier based on usage patterns; Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive dramatically reduces storage costs for less frequently accessed data; Amazon S3 Batch Operations efficiently manages billions of objects Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and Amazon FSx for Lustre services provide cost effective, scalable file storage for Windows and ... 
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11/28/18Santander’s Openbank Goes All-In on AWS
Santander Group's 100 percent digital bank now powered by the world’s leading cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Open Bank, S.A. ("Openbank"), a subsidiary of Santander Group, runs on the world’s leading cloud for the most reliable infrastructure and the ability to innovate quickly and more frequently on behalf of its 1.3 million c... 
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11/28/18Guardian Life Insurance Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
Mass migration to AWS enables Guardian to reduce its data center footprint as it drives business transformation, operational efficiency, and innovation in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider, and is moving the majority of its workl... 
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11/27/18Amazon Web Services and Lockheed Martin Team to Make Downlinking Satellite Data Easier and Less Expensive
Now customers can connect with multiple satellites at the same time, have nearly continual coverage in mission-critical situations, and lower the cost of getting information from space to Earth Customers can quickly and easily download, process, store, analyze, and act on satellite data faster through integration with Lockheed Martin Verge and a variety of AWS services SEATTLE & BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2018-- Today... 
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11/27/18Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Ground Station
With a network of 12 antenna ground stations in AWS Regions around the world customers can download, process, store, analyze, and act upon satellite data quicker with substantial cost savings Initial customers DigitalGlobe, BlackSky, Spire, Capella Space, Open Cosmos, and HawkEye 360 to access antennas on demand; preview starting today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2018-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an... 
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11/27/18Amgen Selects AWS for the Vast Majority of Its Cloud Infrastructure
AWS’s unmatched portfolio of cloud services and highly reliable infrastructure enables leading biotechnology company to advance drug pipeline and deliver new treatments to patients SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, is moving the vast majority of its cloud infrastructure to AWS to accele... 
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11/27/18Korean Air Goes All-In on AWS
Leading global airline carrier accelerates its digital transformation by moving to AWS for greater agility, the most reliable infrastructure, and unmatched breadth of functionality SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd., named among the top 10 airlines in the world, is moving its infrastructure to AWS, going all-in on the ... 
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11/27/18“Alexa, Donate to Toys for Tots”
Amazon celebrates Giving Tuesday by launching an easy way for customers to donate a toy to a child in need this holiday with Alexa and Toys for Tots Amazon is Matching Donations from Customers Toy for Toy SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Today, Amazon celebrates Giving Tuesday by launching an easy way for customers to donate a toy to a child in need this holiday via Alexa and Toys for Tots. Customers simply say... 
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11/27/18Amazon Announces Record-Breaking Holiday Shopping Weekend: Cyber Monday Once Again Becomes the Single Biggest Shopping Day in the Company’s History with the Most Products Ordered Worldwide
Shoppers on Amazon Purchased a Record Number of Amazon Devices Globally this Holiday Weekend, with Millions of Devices Sold Worldwide Amazon Customers Worldwide Ordered More than 18 Million Toys and More than 13 Million Fashion Items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Combined Sales by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Worldwide Grew More than 20 Percent on Black Friday Year-Over-Year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2018-- (N... 
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11/27/18AWS Announces New Amazon EC2 Instances and Networking Enhancements
New A1 instances are the first to be powered by custom AWS Graviton processors based on the Arm architecture, reducing costs up to 45 percent for scale-out workloads like microservices and web servers 100 Gbps networking capability in new P3 and C5 instances deliver increased throughput for scale-out, distributed workloads like machine learning and high performance computing New latency-optimized Elastic Fabric Adapter scales tightly-coup... 
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11/27/18AWS Announces Four New Capabilities That Make It Easier to Build IoT Applications and Act on Data at the Edge
AWS IoT SiteWise makes it easy to collect, structure, and search data from industrial equipment at scale AWS IoT Events gives customers the ability to easily detect and respond to events from large numbers of IoT sensors and applications AWS IoT Things Graph allows developers to build new IoT applications by visually connecting devices and services and defining interactions, with little to no code AWS IoT Greengrass Connect... 
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11/26/18Ellie Mae Goes All-In on AWS
Leading residential mortgage software provider uses AWS’s unmatched breadth of functionality, operational expertise, and highly reliable infrastructure to drive automation of mortgage loans SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE: ELLI) is moving its infrastructure to AWS—going all-in on the world’s leading cloud—to rebuild its ... 
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11/26/18Mobileye Selects AWS as Its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
Autonomous driving company uses AWS’s unmatched portfolio of cloud services, highly reliable infrastructure, and scalability to advance its self-driving technologies in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Mobileye, an Intel company, chose AWS as its preferred public cloud provider for its autonomous vehicle business. Mobileye is running... 
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11/26/18Amazon Web Services Announces AWS RoboMaker
New service enables developers to quickly and easily build intelligent robotics applications AWS customers NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), Stanley Black & Decker, Robot Care System, and Apex.AI all using AWS RoboMaker to build space rovers, drones for industrial inspection, and elderly care robots SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced ... 
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11/23/18It’s Time! Here’s A Sneak Peek at Amazon’s Cyber Monday Deals
Shop deeper discounts and even more selection this year, with deals on thousands of top products and gifts during Cyber Monday Deals Week, beginning tomorrow, November 24 through December 1 – new deals every day, plus fast and free shipping options on hundreds of millions of items Save up to 50% on select toys from NERF, Hasbro Gaming, Play-Doh and more; Save up to 30% on select LEGO products; Save up to 50% on kids and baby apparel from Amazon b... 
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11/20/18Pac-12 Conference Goes All-In on Amazon Web Services
Premier U.S. collegiate athletic conference relies on AWS to deliver exceptional viewing experiences with the greatest scalability and most reliable infrastructure SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that the Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12) has extended its strategic relationship with AWS, going all-in on the world’s leading cloud and selecting AWS as its ... 
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11/19/18Amazon Makes Waves with Warner Bros. Pictures to Offer Prime Members Exclusive Advance Showings of James Wan’s Aquaman on December 15, 2018
Starting today, Prime members can purchase tickets for early showings of Aquaman a week before the movie’s nationwide release The exclusive showings will take place at 7 p.m. local time on December 15, 2018 in over 1,000 movie theaters across the country SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon Prime members can be the first to experience the epic, action-packed adventure in the stunning undersea world of ... 
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11/15/18Amazon’s Seven Days of Black Friday Deals – More Than 50 Deals of the Day and Thousands of Deals Across Every Department
Save up to 40% on top toys from Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price and more; All-New Echo Dot only $24.00; Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new Alexa Voice Remote only $34.99; plus exclusive deals from Whole Foods Market, Amazon brands, Amazon Music, Audible and more All customers in the U.S. can receive free shipping on hundreds of millions of items with no minimum purchase amount for a limited time this holiday, from the season’s hottest toys to the mos... 
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11/13/18Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters
Amazon to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters Amazon announces Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2018-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company’s new headquarters. Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 ... 
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11/13/18Amazon Web Services to Open Data Centers in Italy
New AWS Infrastructure Region will arrive in early 2020, enabling customers to run workloads and store data in Italy and serve end-users with even lower latency SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Italy in early 2020. The AWS Europe (Milan) Region will comprise of three Availability Zones and will be AWS’s sixth... 
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11/12/18Amazon Web Services Launches Second GovCloud Region in the United States
US public sector and regulated commercial customers can run mission-critical workloads with low latency and high availability in new AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region Customers and APN partners actively using AWS GovCloud include: Adobe, Blackboard, Booz Allen Hamilton, Drakontas, Druva, ECS, Enlighten IT, General Electric, General Dynamics Information Technology, the Indiana State Police Department, Infor, JHC Technology, Leidos, NASA’s Jet P... 
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11/09/18Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2018, Naming Tara Westover’s memoir, Educated, the #1 Book of the Year
Amazon book editors reveal the 100 best books of the year, selecting titles in over a dozen categories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon.com announced its selections for the Best Books of 2018, naming Tara Westover’s Educated: A Memoir the Best Book of the Year. Just in time for the holidays, the annual list features the Top 100 books of the year plus Top 20 lists across various categories ranging from biogra... 
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11/07/18Amazon Announces Launch of Amazon Music for Mexico, Bringing Tens of Millions of Songs for Ad-Free and On-Demand Streaming to Customers
Amazon Music offers Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music: two options of streaming tiers with millions of songs and thousands of playlists and stations With Amazon Music Unlimited, subscribers can choose from more than 50 million songs featuring today’s hottest new releases, with multiple subscription options for eligible customers after a three-month free trial Prime Music brings more than two million songs and hundreds of ... 
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11/07/18Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in Mexico
Hundreds of skills available for customers in Mexico from leading brands like Cinépolis, Domino's, Maratón, Philips Hue, Aeroméxico, Grupo Televisa, and more Device makers like Sonos, Bose, Harman Kardon, Jabra, and more are introducing devices with Alexa built-in for Mexican customers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced Alexa and Echo are now available in Mexico. Alexa has learned to speak ... 
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11/07/18Schlage Teams Up with Amazon to Enhance Smart Home Living
The two brands will strategically innovate across services and products to elevate the homeowner’s experience To kick off the collaboration, the Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt, Zigbee certified is the newest smart lock partner for the Amazon Key service, giving customers even more choice to provide secure, convenient access for friends, family, and providers CARMEL, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2018-- Schlage, a brand of Alleg... 
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11/07/18Amazon Expands Grocery Pickup From Whole Foods Market
Prime members in Birmingham, Colorado Springs, Long Island, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Tacoma and Tulsa can enjoy pickup in as little as 30 minutes from Whole Foods Market Grocery pickup from Whole Foods Market is now available in 22 cities, with plans for continued expansion AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today expanded grocery pickup from ... 
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11/06/18AWS Introduces New Amazon EC2 Instances Featuring AMD EPYC Processors
New options for general purpose and memory-optimized instances offer a 10% price decrease for customers of these instance types SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced new general purpose (M5 and T3) and memory-optimized (R5) instance types with AMD EPYC processors that are 10% less expensive than the current M5, T3, and R5 instances. The AMD-based instance... 
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11/05/18Amazon Expands Free Shipping to Everyone for the Holiday Season
For a limited time, all Amazon customers in the U.S. can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount Customers can shop the largest free shipping selection in the country – hundreds of millions of items on Amazon Tens of millions of Prime members in the U.S. can also shop FREE Same-Day Delivery on more than three million eligible items SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – This holiday season Amazon ... 
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11/02/18Amazon Announces 14th Inland Empire Fulfillment Center in Beaumont
Amazon currently employs more than 18,000 in the Inland Empire; new Beaumont facility will employ more than 1,000 associates Across California, Amazon has created more than 39,000 full-time jobs and invested over $19 billion in the state since 2011 including infrastructure and compensation SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today plans that it would continue innovating in the Inland Empir... 
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11/01/18Amazon Launches Childhood-to-Career Program “Amazon Future Engineer” to Inspire and Empower Underprivileged Youth to Build Careers in Computer Science
Amazon Future Engineer to offer free online lessons and summer camps to help kids discover computer science, fund Introductory and Advanced Placement (AP) computer science classes in 2,000 high schools in low-income communities across the country, and award $10,000 annual college scholarships and paid Amazon summer internships to college students from underrepresented communities Families, students, schools, and school districts can start applyin... 
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10/29/18Amazon Announces $100 Million Donated to Charities through AmazonSmile
To thank customers for supporting charities by shopping with AmazonSmile, the company is increasing the donation rate tenfold to 5% of the purchase price of eligible products from today through Friday, November 2nd SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2018-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that the company has donated more than $100 million to charitable organizations through the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is a way for customers to su... 
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10/25/18Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 29% to $56.6 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Operating cash flow increased 57% to $26.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $17.0 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2017. Free cash flow increased to $15.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $8.0 billion for the trailing t... 
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10/25/18Amazon Web Services to Open Data Centers in South Africa
New AWS Infrastructure Region in the first half of 2020 will enable customers to run workloads in South Africa and serve end-users across the African continent with even lower latency SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it will open an infrastructure region in South Africa in the first half of 2020. The new AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region will consist of... 
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10/24/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery And Pickup, Now Serving Prime Members in More Than 60 Cities
Prime members in Albuquerque, Birmingham, Boise, Charleston, Colorado Springs, Hartford, Kansas City, Providence, Salt Lake City and Stamford can enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market Plus, grocery pickup from Whole Foods Market expands to six new cities including Boise, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, San Diego, Tampa and West Palm Beach AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Ama... 
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10/23/18Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available for Italy and Spain
Hundreds of skills available for customers in both Italy and Spain from leading brands like RAI, Giallo Zafferano, Giunti, BTicino, Renfe, Televisión Española, EL PAÍS, Burger King, and more Device makers like Sonos, Bose, Harman Kardon, Energy Sistem, SEAT, TIM, NETGEAR, Sony and more are introducing devices with Alexa built-in for Italian and Spanish customers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today anno... 
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10/23/18Amazon Business Launches New Business Prime Benefits in the United States, Germany and Japan
New benefits enable Business Prime members to analyze purchasing trends, set procurement policies, earn credit card rewards, request extended payment terms and simplify business shipping SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Business today announced the launch of new Business Prime benefits for businesses of all sizes in the United States, Germany and Japan. Business Prime now helps members visualize spend data and ... 
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10/17/18Holiday Hiring: Amazon Paying $15 an Hour or More for 100,000 Seasonal Jobs
Within 48 hours of the $15 minimum wage announcement, more than 70,000 applications were completed for Amazon’s numerous customer fulfillment roles Amazon offers full-time, part-time, and seasonal roles across hundreds of locations, including a variety of shift patterns and flexible schedules SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2018-- NASDAQ: AMZN — As Amazon heads into the holiday shopping season, the company is currently fillin... 
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10/16/18Meet the All-New Kindle Paperwhite—Thinner, Lighter, 2x the Storage, and Waterproof for Just $129
New flush-front design with our highest-resolution 300 ppi display and crisp, laser-quality text Waterproof so you can read by the pool, in the bath, or at the beach With six months of Kindle Unlimited for free, enjoy unlimited access to millions of titles, including Molly’s Game, Norse Mythology, The Color of Magic: A Novel Discworld, and Upstairs at the White House Now with Audible, listen to your favorite audiobook on your Blue... 
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10/16/18Amazon Invests $10 Million in Closed Loop Fund to Increase Recycling Rates across the Country
Company’s investment will divert 1 million tons of recyclable material from landfill into the recycling stream eliminating the equivalent of 2 million metric tons of CO2 by 2028 Amazon’s support will provide 3 million households across the U.S. with curbside recycling Initiative adds to Amazon’s waste reduction efforts, including its Frustration-Free Packaging program that has eliminated over 500 million boxes and more than 244,000... 
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10/15/18Amazon Donates $2 Million to Alliance for Education to Create "Right Now Needs Fund" to Help Students in Seattle
Fund will address urgent needs of students in all Seattle Public Schools, with resources targeted to schools with the greatest needs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2018-- Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) today announced a $2 million grant to the Alliance for Education to create the “Right Now Needs Fund” to help meet the urgent and basic needs of students attending Seattle Public Schools. This money is meant to be flexible and could be used to purchase a ... 
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10/15/18Amazon Shares a Selection of Customers’ Favorite Books from Indie Authors
Top Picks To Add Self-Published Books to Your End-of-Year Reading Lists Kindle Direct Publishing Helps Authors Reach Readers Around the World SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Hundreds of thousands of independent authors are finding their audiences through self-publishing with Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). More than ever before, authors are reaching new readers directly and cultivating communities as they grow ... 
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10/15/18Amazon.com Becomes an Official Retail Partner for “Shark Tank”
Select startups and entrepreneurs that Sharks have invested in are now featured in the Amazon Launchpad Shark Tank Collection Products in the Amazon Launchpad Shark Tank Collection include Hatch Baby, Third Wave Water and Stasher, among others SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced that it is an official retail partner for “Shark Tank.” The new Amazon Launchpad Shark Tank Collect... 
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09/25/18Iconic Sports Journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer to Provide Commentary and Analysis for Thursday Night Football on Prime Video in More Than 200 countries and Territories
Additional feeds include a Spanish and a U.K. English audio stream SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Prime Video today announced that Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer, two of the most accomplished and well respected sports journalists in the industry, will provide commentary and analysis for its live streaming coverage of 11 Thursday Night Football games on Prime Video beginning September 27 when the Los Angeles Rams host... 
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09/20/18Alexa is Now Even Smarter—New Features Help Make Everyday Life More Convenient, Safe, and Entertaining
Alexa now knows how to do millions of things, including new capabilities across Routines, Music, Smart Home, Home Monitoring, Alexa Calling, Amazon FreeTime on Alexa and more All new Alexa features begin rolling out to select new and existing Echo devices in the coming months SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 20, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Alongside a new lineup of Echo devices, Amazon today introduced new Alexa features that help make life ev... 
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09/20/18Amazon Introduces Fire TV Recast, a DVR That Lets You Watch and Record Live Over-the-Air TV at Home and On Your Mobile Devices—All With No Monthly Fees
Watch on all of your Fire TV streaming media players, Fire TV Edition TVs, or Echo Show devices, and use the all-new Fire TV app to stream on compatible Fire tablet, iOS and Android devices Use Alexa on Fire TV and Echo Show devices to search for shows, browse and schedule recordings, change over-the-air live TV channels, and control playback Place Fire TV Recast anywhere in your home—with advanced technology that automatically opt... 
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09/20/18Amazon Introduces the All-New Echo Show—Better Sound. Bigger Screen.
Features an all-new design, upgraded sound, a stunning 10-inch HD display, a 5 MP camera, and a built-in smart home hub New integrations with Hulu, NBC, and Vevo keep you entertained in the kitchen—just ask to watch live TV, stream videos or play your favorite music videos Just ask to cook along with step-by-step recipe instructions, browse your favorite websites, and enjoy tens of thousands of Alexa skills With the new vid... 
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09/20/18Amazon Announces New Echo Devices—Add Alexa to Every Room and Your Car
All-new Echo devices make it even easier to add Alexa to more places in your home Now, you can bring Alexa on the road with Echo Auto New Echo companion devices let you see timers at a glance with a wall clock, add a subwoofer to your Echo devices, amplify or stream high-fidelity music to your existing home audio system, and add Alexa to your own speaker New Amazon smart home devices offer more ways to interact with Alexa ... 
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09/17/18Amazon Announces Second Stockton Fulfillment Center
Combined, Amazon’s two Stockton facilities will bring more than 2,000 full-time jobs Amazon has created more than 39,000 full-time jobs in California and invested over $19 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its second large-scale facility in Stockton. The new fulfillment center will create ... 
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09/17/18Introducing Amazon Storefronts: Over a Million Products From Nearly 20,000 U.S. Small and Medium-sized Businesses From All 50 States
Amazon Storefronts features a variety of product categories including Back to School, Halloween, Home, Pet Supplies, Kitchen and Books, and from businesses in every corner of the U.S., from Maine to Florida, California to Alaska Store launch coincides with Amazon’s first-ever national TV advertising campaign championing a U.S. small business, Little Flower Soap Co., selling on Amazon Half the items sold on Amazon are from small and... 
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09/12/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Charlotte, Las Vegas, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Raleigh, Seattle and Tucson
Prime members in 38 cities can now enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Charlotte, Las Vegas, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Raleigh, Seattle, Tucson and expanded to additional neighborh... 
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09/06/18Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire HD 8 with Alexa Hands-Free
The all-new Fire HD 8 offers a stunning 8” HD display with over 1 million pixels, a quad-core processor, 16 GB of internal storage with support for up to 400 GB more via microSD, and up to 10 hours of mixed use battery life—only $79.99 Introducing always-ready, hands-free access with Alexa on your Fire HD 8 tablet—simply ask Alexa to play a movie, make a video call, set a timer, dim the lights, find a recipe, or show your smart home security ... 
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09/06/18Introducing the All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition
The all-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition comes bundled with a Fire HD 8 tablet with a stunning 8” HD display, 32 GB of storage and up to 10 hours of battery life, plus a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—only $129.99 (total value of over $270) New Amazon FreeTime design offers dedicated rows based on content type so that kids can easily discover their favorite books, videos, educational apps, ... 
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09/06/18Amazon Announces FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited—En Español
Amazon FreeTime Unlimited now gives kids access to even more content with over 1,000 age-appropriate books, videos, educational apps, games, and coming soon, Audible books, plus thousands of kid-friendly and hand-curated websites and web videos—all in Spanish and at no additional cost to the subscription New Spanish language version of Parent Dashboard makes it easy for parents to monitor their child’s activity and adjust their settings re... 
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09/05/18Amazon Fashion Launches J.Crew Mercantile
This is the first partnership between Amazon and J.Crew Group - Amazon customers can now shop a curated assortment of J.Crew Mercantile’s Fall ’18 collection for men and women SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 5, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon Fashion announces the arrival of J.Crew Mercantile on Amazon. For the first time, starting today customers in the U.S. shopping for fashion on Amazon have access to a wide selection of J.Crew Mercantile, furth... 
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09/05/18Amazon expands San Diego Tech Hub and announces plans to create 300 high tech jobs
Amazon opens new 85,000 sq. ft office in the University Town Center neighborhood of San Diego to more than double its tech workforce in the area Amazon has created more than 39,000 full-time jobs in California and invested over $19 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation Amazon has 17 Tech Hubs and more than 17,500 corporate and tech employees across North America outside of Seattle SEA... 
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09/04/18HubSpot Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
One of the leading customer growth platforms runs the vast majority of its infrastructure on AWS for greater reliability and speed, the best performance, and access to the most comprehensive set of cloud services SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that HubSpot has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. HubSpot’s core products, including HubSpot C... 
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08/29/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market To Columbus, Dayton, Portland, Greater Washington D.C. And Additional New York City Neighborhoods
Prime members in 28 cities can enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Columbus, Dayton, Portland, Greater Washington D.C. and additional areas of New York City, including Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Union Square and... 
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08/28/18Prime Book Box Now Available to All U.S. Prime Members
Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers curated children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months Each box contains delightful hardcover children’s books hand-picked by our editors to inspire a love of reading in children ages 0-12 Save up to 35% off List Price and receive the best value on books sold by Amazon.com SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon is helping Prime m... 
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08/23/18Little A, the Literary Fiction and Nonfiction Imprint of Amazon Publishing, To Publish U.S. Congresswoman and Jonestown Massacre Survivor Jackie Speier’s Memoir, Undaunted
Undaunted, which focuses on Jonestown and Congresswoman Speier’s personal and professional tragedies and triumphs and forceful advocacy for women’s rights, will be released November 2018, 40 years after the Jonestown massacre SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)— Little A, the literary fiction and nonfiction imprint of Amazon Publishing, announced today U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier’s forthcoming memoir Undaunted: ... 
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08/21/18AWS Announces Availability of T3 Instances for Amazon EC2
Next generation burstable general-purpose instances provide up to 30% better price performance over T2 instances and include unlimited bursting by default SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the availability of T3 instances, the next generation of burstable general-purpose instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), providing up to 30% improved ... 
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08/21/18Amazon Game Studios Announces The Grand Tour Game
Upcoming episodic game based on hit Prime Original series lets players race exotic cars, recreate wild challenges, and join in Clarkson, Hammond, and May’s shenanigans SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2018-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are bringing high-jinks and hot laps to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in The Grand Tour Game, an episodic racing game based on the hit Pri... 
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08/09/18AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Aurora Serverless
Amazon Aurora Serverless makes it easy and cost-effective to run applications with intermittent or cyclical usage by auto-scaling database capacity with per-second billing Thousands of customers, including NTT DOCOMO, Cognizant, Pagely, CB Insights, California Polytechnic State University, Currencycloud, and CourseStorm took part in the preview, saving time and reducing the cost of managing and operating database servers SEATTLE--(BUSI... 
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08/08/18Samsung Heavy Industries Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
One of the largest shipbuilders in the world develops its next-generation autonomous smart ship systems on AWS SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Samsung Heavy Industries selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider to support its digital transformation. Samsung Heavy Industries is turning to AWS’s expansive infrastructure, unmatched performance,... 
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08/08/18Amazon Introduces Grocery Pickup in as Little as 30 Minutes from Select Whole Foods Market Stores
Starting in Sacramento and Virginia Beach with more cities to come throughout 2018, Prime members can pick up their Whole Foods Market groceries without leaving their car Prime members can tell us they are on their way in the Prime Now app and groceries will be ready as they arrive AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the launch of grocery pickup begin... 
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07/26/18Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 39% to $52.9 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Operating cash flow increased 22% to $21.8 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $17.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2017. Free cash flow increased to $10.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $9.6 billion for the trailing twelve mon... 
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07/25/18AWS Makes New Amazon EC2 Instances Available to Process Large Amounts of Data, Faster
New high frequency z1d instances deliver sustained all core frequency up to 4.0 GHz, the fastest of any cloud instance New memory optimized R5 instances deliver improved price-per-gigabyte for memory intensive applications SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced general availability of a new high frequency instance (z1d) for Amazon Elastic Compute ... 
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07/24/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market To Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Long Island And New York City
Prime members can enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market Ultrafast delivery from Whole Foods Market is now available in 24 cities through Prime Now, more to come in 2018 AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, p... 
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07/20/18Five Kindle Direct Publishing Authors Win Top Romance Writing Award
Kara Isaac, J. Kenner, Kait Nolan, Stephanie Rowe and Lexi Ryan recognized by Romance Writers of America for excellence in romance novels SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Five indie authors have been named winners of Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Awards, which recognize excellence in published romance fiction. All five authors published their books using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). The winners were announced this we... 
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07/20/18Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Spokane
Amazon currently employs more than 50,000 people in Washington State; new facility will employ more than 1,500 associates SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open in Spokane its first fulfillment center in Eastern Washington, creating more than 1,500 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. Amazon currently employs more than 50,000 people across the state at its headquarte... 
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07/20/18Amazon Publishing’s Abigail Strom, author of Tell Me, Wins Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Award
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Tonight, Abigail Strom’s novel, Tell Me, was awarded the Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Award for Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length. Tell Me was published in 2017 by Amazon Publishing’s Montlake Romance imprint. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180719006003/en/ (Photo: Business Wire) The RITA Awards... 
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07/17/18Prime Day 2018 Update: Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Worldwide Have Exceeded More Than $1 Billion in Sales on Amazon Since Yesterday
Prime Day sales in the U.S. continue to be bigger than ever - in fact, in the first 10 hours, Prime Day grew even faster, year-over-year, than the first 10 hours last year For the first time, Prime members celebrated Prime Day at Whole Foods Market where they saved millions of dollars with extra Prime Day deals Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Fire TV Edition has sold out, making it the best-selling TV deal in Amazon history, and more TV deals... 
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07/17/18AWS Chosen to Provide the Vast Majority of Cloud Infrastructure for 21st Century Fox
Broad and deep functionality, tremendous scalability, and outstanding performance from AWS helps 21st Century Fox continue to evolve its business SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that 21st Century Fox extended its strategic relationship with AWS, selecting the world’s leading cloud provider for the vast majority of its key platforms and workloads. ... 
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07/17/18Epic Games Goes All-In on AWS
Creator of Fortnite, the multiplayer battle royale game that has become a global phenomenon, relies on AWS for its expansive infrastructure, unmatched reliability, and global scale SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that video game and software development corporation Epic Games, creator of the blockbuster cross-platform game Fortnite, is continuing ... 
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07/17/18Major League Baseball Selects AWS as its Official Provider for Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Learning
America’s professional baseball league extends relationship with AWS, leveraging machine learning to enhance the ways fans and clubs consume the game and evaluate players SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Major League Baseball (MLB) has chosen AWS as its official provider for machine learning, artificial intelligence, and deep learning workload... 
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07/16/18Ready, Set, Save…Amazon Unboxes Prime Day 2018 Deals
Prime Day starts at 12pm PT / 3pm ET on Monday, July 16 offering an epic day (and a half) of our best deals; Amazon device deals start now – 12am PT / 3am ET – save up to 50% on select Amazon devices Prime Day will feature more than 140 Spotlight Deals in the U.S. – save $20 on Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, only $19.99; up to 50% on apparel for the whole family from select Amazon brands, including Amazon Essentials, Goodthreads, Daily Ri... 
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07/16/18Ready, Set, Save…Amazon Unboxes Prime Day 2018 Deals
Prime Day starts at 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET on Monday, July 16 offering an epic day (and a half) of our best deals Prime Day will feature more than 140 Spotlight Deals in Canada – save up to 40% on select Amazon devices; up to 50% on select fashion for the family from our brands including Goodthreads, Daily Ritual, and more; and up to 40% on select toys and games Prime members in Canada will save $10 when they spend $50 or more in-store at Whole Foods Market or save 30% when they spend $35 or m... 
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07/14/18Amazon Publishing Author Christine Bell Wins International Thriller Writers’ 2018 Thriller Award for Grievance
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 14, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Tonight, Christine Bell’s haunting and suspenseful novel, Grievance, was named the winner of the International Thriller Writers’ 2018 Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original Novel. Grievance was published in 2017 by Lake Union Publishing, the book club fiction imprint of Amazon Publishing. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/h... 
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07/14/18Amazon Celebrates More Than 4,000 Full-Time Employees in Wisconsin
Between 2014 and 2017, Amazon’s investments contributed more than $1 billion into Wisconsin’s economy, indirectly creating 5,500 additional jobs on top of the 4,000 the company employs directly SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 14, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – This year, Amazon will celebrate its third year fulfilling customer orders from Wisconsin and surpassing the milestone of 4,000 full-time employees in the state with job opportunities for people... 
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07/12/18Amazon.com to Webcast Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 12, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2018 financial results on July 26, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/ho... 
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07/12/18Amazon Reveals Back-To-School and Off-To-College Deals for Prime Day
Amazon.com customers purchased more pencils, pens, notebooks, glue sticks, lunchboxes and backpacks on Prime Day in 2017 than any other day of the year According to a June 2018 poll conducted by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than half of back-to-school and off-to-college shoppers plan to shop for the upcoming school year this Prime Day on Amazon.com Stay ahead of the curve this Prime Day ... 
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07/10/18Amazon to Create More than 600 Full-Time Jobs in Ottawa
New facility marks eighth fulfillment centre in Canada SEATTLE, July 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in Ottawa, Ontario's eastern suburb of Orléans. The 1-million square foot customer fulfillment facility is Amazon's fifth in Ontario, creating more than 600 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. Amazon currently employs more than 2,000 full-time associates at its existing Ontario facilities in Brampton, Mississauga, and Milton... 
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07/10/18Whole Foods Market Celebrates Prime Day 2018: Prime Members Who Spend $10 in Store Get $10 on Amazon
Amazon Prime Rewards Visa cardmembers will also enjoy 10% Back when shopping at Whole Foods Market All Whole Foods Market stores nationwide will feature deep discounts on select popular products and additional ways to save for first time Prime Now users SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced exclusive ways Prime members can save in store in ce... 
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07/09/18Prime Day Empowers Small and Medium-Sized Businesses on Amazon to Create New Jobs and Reinvest Locally
Sales on Prime Day and year-round empower small and medium-sized businesses to create jobs and expand in their communities Small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon have created more than an estimated 900,000 jobs in communities around the globe SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Prime Day has proven to be a huge growth opportunity for many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) selling on Amazon. Las... 
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07/09/18Prime Day Empowers Small and Medium-Sized Businesses on Amazon to Create New Jobs and Reinvest Locally
Sales on Prime Day and year-round empower Canadian small and medium-sized businesses to create jobs and expand in their communities Small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon have created more than an estimated 900,000 jobs in communities around the globe SEATTLE, July 9, 2018 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Prime Day has proven to be a huge growth opportunity for many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) selling on Amazon. Last year, on Prime Day 2017, thousands of SMBs on Amazon had ... 
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07/05/18Amazon Unboxes Deals Across Exclusive Brands Ahead of Prime Day 2018
Now through July 17, Prime members can shop the lowest prices on products from brands exclusively available on Amazon, including Stone & Beam, Rivet, Presto!, Wickedly Prime, Solimo, Goodthreads, Daily Ritual, AmazonBasics and others SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced its top Prime Day deals across a range of private label selection, including products from Stone & Beam, Rivet, Pres... 
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07/03/18Multimedia Advisory: Amazon is Delivering Giant Smile Boxes with Even Bigger Surprises This Prime Day – Video Available on Business Wire’s Website
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 3, 2018-- Giant Smile boxes will make their way across land and sea to major cities around the world. Get ready to unbox even more than deals this Prime Day – amazon.com/unboxingprimeday. A video is available on Business Wire’s website. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180702006051/en/ View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswi... 
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07/03/18Amazon Announces Prime Day 2018 – An Epic Day (and a Half) of our Best Deals Starting July 16 with More Than One Million Deals Worldwide
Prime Day 2018 will feature 50 percent more Spotlight Deals and more than one million deals globally Prime members will enjoy the biggest deals yet on Alexa-enabled products, including Echo, Fire TV, and Fire tablets this Prime Day — and starting today, members can save $100 on the Echo Show Whole Foods Market joins the celebration this year with Prime Day deals and offers at all U.S. stores New this year, members can shop ... 
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07/03/18Amazon Announces Prime Day 2018 - An Epic Day (and a Half) of our Best Deals Starting July 16
Prime Day 2018 will feature 50% more Spotlight Deals and more than one million deals globally Prime members in Canada will find thousands of deals from top brands they love including InstantPot, Bose, Ray-Ban, Cuisinart, DeLonghi, Under Armour, HP, Bissell, Black + Decker and Barbie More customers in Canada have joined Prime over the last 12 months than in any previous year SEATTLE, July 3, 2018 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon's highly-anticipated annual shopping event, Prime Day (www.amazo... 
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06/29/18Formula 1 Selects AWS as its Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider
The world’s most popular racing series races to AWS—the cloud with the best performance and broadest and deepest functionality Formula 1 and AWS team up to innovate on the fan experience, delivering a new series of race statistics, F1 Insights Powered by AWS, that will be broadcast for the first time on the international feed from the Formula 1 2018 Eyetime Austrian Grand Prix SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web... 
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06/28/18Amazon Introduces a New Way to Experience Alexa with Show Mode for Fire Tablets and the New Show Mode Charging Dock
Show Mode offers an immersive hands-free Alexa experience for Fire tablets—just ask Alexa to show your calendar, video flash briefings, weather, timers, movie trailers, camera feeds, and more—with full screen visual responses that are optimized to be glanceable whether up close or across the room New Show Mode Charging Dock automatically switches your Fire tablet into Show Mode for an Alexa experience the whole family can use—ask Alexa to ... 
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06/28/18Introducing the All-New Fire HD 10 Kids Edition: Amazon’s Largest and Fastest Kids Tablet
Fire HD 10 Kids Edition comes bundled with a Fire HD 10 tablet, featuring a brilliant 10.1” 1080p Full HD screen, ultra-fast processor, 32 GB of storage, and up to 10 hours of battery life, plus a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and 2-year worry-free guarantee—only $199.99 (total value of over $319) Amazon FreeTime Unlimited offers over 15,000 age-appropriate books, videos, educational apps, and games; kids also have access t... 
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06/28/18Amazon to Acquire PillPack
Amazon announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire PillPack, an online pharmacy that offers pre-sorted doses of medications, home delivery, and a commitment to customer service SEATTLE & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 28, 2018-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and PillPack today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire PillPack. PillPack is a pharmacy designed to provide the best possi... 
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06/28/18Wanted: Hundreds of Entrepreneurs to Start Businesses Delivering Amazon Packages
Amazon continues its long-time commitment to supporting small businesses with an innovative new offering that helps individuals build their own delivery companies Over time, Amazon will empower hundreds of new small business owners to hire tens of thousands of delivery drivers across the U.S., joining an existing community of Delivery Service Partners Amazon commits $1 million to fund startup costs for eligible military veterans to... 
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06/27/18Attention Parents, Students and Educators: Amazon Launches Back to School and Off to College Stores
Customers can shop millions of back-to-school and off-to-college products in one convenient location from anywhere they roam this summer, making shopping for school the easiest part of the equation From glitter glue to textbooks and bikes to backpack charms, Amazon is offering customers epic deals on everything they’re into this back-to-school season SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon today launched its Ba... 
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06/26/18Amazon Launches Support for Arabic Language Books on Kindle
Readers around the world can now enjoy a growing selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language Kindle books on the free Kindle app and Kindle devices Authors can now publish Kindle books in Arabic with Kindle Direct Publishing SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can now enjoy reading from a growing selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language K... 
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06/26/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and San Antonio
Prime members can enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market Ultrafast delivery from Whole Foods Market is now available in 19 cities through Prime Now, more to come in 2018 AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Minne... 
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06/25/18Savings for Prime Members at Whole Foods Market Available in All Stores Nationwide Starting June 27
All Prime members shopping Whole Foods Market stores across the U.S. will receive 10 percent off hundreds of sale items and deep discounts on select popular products Prime members have already saved millions of dollars shopping exclusive savings at Whole Foods Market since first launched in Florida six weeks ago SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Prime member savings will be available in all ... 
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06/22/18Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Alabama, Creating 1,500 Full-Time Jobs
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 22, 2018-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for the first Alabama fulfillment center to be located in Bessemer, which will create 1,500 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. The company currently operates a sortation center in Mobile, AL. “We are thrilled to bring our first fulfillment center to the state of Alabama, creating 1,500 full-time jobs,” said Mark Stewart, Amazon’s ... 
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06/19/18Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2018 (So Far)
Amazon Books Editorial team selects the best titles for every reader’s summer—from compelling memoirs and page-turning novels to unpredictable thrillers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2018-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced its selections for Best Books of the Year So Far, naming Tara Westover’s memoir Educated: A Memoir the top pick overall. The annual list is hand selected by the Amazon Books Editors and features the Top 20 book... 
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06/19/18Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Michigan; New Robotics Site Will Create More Than 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
The new Gaines Township site will be the fourth Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its fourth Michigan fulfillment center in Gaines Township, creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs with compelling benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. “Michigan has been a great place to do ... 
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06/19/18Introducing Hub by Amazon—Amazon’s Latest Offering to Make Apartment Deliveries Easier
New amenity provides apartment residents quick, secure, 24/7 access to their packages from any sender, not just Amazon Already more than half a million residents have access to the Hub at some of the country’s premier properties including those managed and owned by AvalonBay, Fairfield Residential, Pinnacle, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, WinnResidential, and Equity Residential SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AM... 
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06/19/18Amazon Helps Hotels Offer New, Engaging Guest Experiences with Alexa for Hospitality
Hospitality providers can now easily deploy voice-first experiences with Alexa to help increase guest access to amenities and use provided tools to improve employee productivity Guests can ask Alexa to order room service, request housekeeping or call the concierge for dinner recommendations without ever picking up the phone Alexa for Hospitality works with major property management, ticketing, and guest engagement solutions to make... 
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06/12/18zulily Selects AWS for the Vast Majority of its Cloud Infrastructure
Leading online retailer moved to AWS for greater stability, flexibility, and cost savings, and to drive innovation at a faster clip SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that online retailer zulily is moving its infrastructure to AWS to further enhance the online shopping experience for its more than 6.1 million active customers. zulily moved business c... 
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06/12/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia and Richmond
Prime members can enjoy free two-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market Ultrafast delivery from Whole Foods Market is now available in 14 cities through Prime Now, more to come in 2018 AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Baltimore, Bo... 
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06/11/18Amazon Expands Prime Benefit at Whole Foods Market to 10 Additional States
Prime members receive an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items throughout Whole Foods Market stores, plus deep discounts on select popular products SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon and Whole Foods Market announced today that savings for Prime members will be available this week in Whole Foods Market stores across 10 new states, including Arizona, Georgia, Hawaii, Oregon, North Car... 
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06/08/18Amazon Announces Further Expansion in Oklahoma with Tulsa Fulfillment Center
New facility will create 1,500 full-time jobs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2018-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its second Oklahoma fulfillment center in Tulsa, which will create 1,500 full-time jobs with opportunities for employees to engage with robotics technology. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in South Oklahoma City. Amazon currently operates a sortation center in Oklahoma ... 
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06/07/18“Alexa, Turn on the TV”—Introducing Amazon Fire TV Cube: A Simple and Intuitive Way to Control Your Entertainment
Amazon Fire TV Cube makes it easy to use Alexa to find and watch your favorite TV shows and movies, hands-free from across the room Use your voice to play, pause, and resume content within your video apps; plus, Netflix joins a growing list of popular apps with enhanced Alexa voice control on Fire TV With eight microphones and the advanced beamforming technology pioneered in Echo devices, use your voice to check the weather, listen ... 
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06/06/18Amazon Echo Look—a First-of-its-Kind Echo Focused on Style—Now Available to All U.S. Customers
Alexa helps you look your best—with Echo Look simply say, “Alexa, take a photo” or “Alexa, take a video” to build your own personal lookbook, no smartphone camera or mirror required Use the Style Check feature to get a second opinion about which outfit looks best on you Keep track of what you’ve worn in the Echo Look app; edit and share photos; get suggestions of new pieces to pair with what you already own; sort looks by color or ... 
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06/06/18SAP on AWS Workloads Accelerate As Thousands of Customers Leverage AWS to Run SAP Solutions on AWS
Compass Group, Illumina, AGC Asahi Glass Co., Petronas Lubricants International, Sumitomo Chemical, Visy, Mitsui & Co., Cardinal Health, Bose, Louisiana Pacific, Citco, Thermo Fisher, Contact Energy, Mercury, Del Monte, L&T Infotech, Edelweiss General Insurance, Oppo Electronics, Videocon, and BR Distribuidora join the thousands of global customers reaping the benefits of running SAP on AWS SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 6, 2018-- Toda... 
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06/05/18Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in France
Hundreds of skills available for customers in France from leading brands like Marmiton, franceinfo, Netatmo, Legrand, La Fourchette, Philips Hue, Uber, Domino’s Pizza, TP-Link and more Device makers like Boulanger, Sowee, Harman Kardon, Sonos, Ultimate Ears, Netgem, Archos and more are introducing Alexa-enabled devices for French customers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Alexa and Ech... 
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06/05/18AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon EKS
Amazon EKS delivers Kubernetes as a managed service on AWS Customers including Snap Inc., FICO, GoDaddy, Honeywell, Intuit, Pearson, Skyscanner, Verizon, and Zendesk are adopting Amazon EKS to run Kubernetes on AWS SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS), a ful... 
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05/31/18AWS Announces Pay-per-Session Pricing for Amazon QuickSight
Amazon QuickSight is the first business analytics service to offer pay-per-session pricing, making it even more cost-effective for organizations to allow all users access to analytics Users can access Amazon QuickSight dashboards for just $0.30 per session Rio Tinto, NFL, Siemens, Volvo, and AutoTrader are among the many customers deploying Amazon QuickSight with pay-per-session pricing SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2018-- ... 
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05/30/18AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Neptune
Amazon Neptune, a fast and reliable graph database, makes it easy for customers to build applications on highly connected datasets Thousands of customers, including Samsung Electronics, Pearson, Intuit, Siemens, AstraZeneca, FINRA, LifeOmic, Blackfynn, and Amazon Alexa, participated in the preview, building new graph applications and battle-testing their production workloads SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Se... 
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05/30/18Amazon Expands Prime Benefit at Whole Foods Market to 12 Additional States and all Whole Foods Market 365 Stores
Prime members receive an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items throughout Whole Foods Market stores, plus deep discounts on select popular products Prime members shopping Whole Foods Market also receive these exclusive savings when they have groceries delivered via Prime Now SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Starting today, Prime member savings are expanding to an additional 121 Whol... 
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05/29/18Amazon Launches Latest Rooftop Solar System on 813,000 Square Foot Fulfillment Center in North Las Vegas
Amazon has deployed 17 solar rooftop systems over the past 14 months on its way to 50 solar installations by 2020 Company ranked third for corporate onsite solar installations in the U.S. in 2017 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the launch of a 1.1 megawatt solar rooftop installation on its North Las Vegas fulfillment center, which brings the company one step closer to its long-term goal of pow... 
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05/29/18Amazon Publishing to Launch Brand New Series from Bestselling Author Patricia Cornwell
International bestselling, award-winning, and groundbreaking author Patricia Cornwell will introduce a new heroine for the technological age with Quantum, coming from Thomas & Mercer in 2019 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Thomas & Mercer, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, today announced it has closed a two-book deal with #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell, and will launch a new series from ... 
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05/26/18Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Oklahoma, Creating More Than 1,500 Full-Time Jobs
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 26, 2018-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Oklahoma, creating more than 1,500 full-time jobs by the end of 2019. The more than 600,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will be located in Oklahoma City. “We’re excited to open our first fulfillment center in Oklahoma and in a city with an outstanding workforce and a commitment to providing great ... 
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05/17/18Amazon Research Awards Honor Outstanding Academic Projects in Artificial Intelligence
Broad range of applications demonstrates the diversity of research for AI technology solutions 49 scientific groups from 28 institutions will be awarded with a total of 3.7 million US-Dollars The Amazon Research Awards (ARA) are granted in 11 categories to foster innovation and collaboration with major research institutions SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced the winners of the Amazo... 
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05/16/18Amazon Announces New Tucson Fulfillment Center
Amazon currently employs more than 7,000 in Arizona; new Tucson facility will employ more than 1,500 associates Between 2011 and 2016, Amazon’s investments in Arizona contributed more than $900 million to the state’s economy, indirectly creating 18,000 additional jobs on top of the 7,000 the company employs directly SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its first fulfillm... 
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05/15/18Verizon Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
Global leader delivering innovative communications and technology solutions migrates core enterprise IT systems, production databases, and customer-facing applications to AWS SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Verizon is migrating over 1,000 business-critic... 
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05/14/18Amazon Continues Investment and Growth in Ohio with New West Jefferson Fulfillment Center
New facility will employ more than 1,500 full-time associates SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its sixth Ohio fulfillment center in West Jefferson, which will create more than 1,500 full-time positions by the end of 2019. In addition to the company’s fulfillment centers that are currently operating in Etna and Obetz, Amazon will launch operations at previously announced fulfillment... 
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05/10/18Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
Europe’s number one airline chooses AWS for the broadest and deepest portfolio of cloud services, unmatched reliability, global scale, and massive compute power SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Ryanair (NASDAQ: RYAAY) is moving its infrastructure to AWS—going all-in on the world’s leading cloud—to transform the digital experience for its over 1... 
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05/09/18Introducing Amazon Experience Centers
Customers can experience first-hand the convenience of the Alexa smart home experience and more in a real home environment Amazon Experience Centers now open at select Lennar communities in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC with more coming soon SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon announced the opening of interactive Amazon Experience Centers within select ... 
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05/07/18Amazon.com, Inc. Announces Commencement of Offer to Exchange Certain Outstanding Unregistered Notes for New Registered Notes
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today announced the commencement of an offer to exchange certain of its outstanding unregistered notes for new registered notes in accordance with the terms of the registration rights agreement entered into at the issuance of those notes. Amazon is offering to exchange (the “Exchange Offer”) any and all of its outstanding 1.900% notes due Au... 
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05/03/18Amazon Introduces First-Ever Small Business Impact Report – Analysis Reveals New Information about the More Than One Million U.S.-Based Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Selling on Amazon
Small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon come from all 50 states and more than 130 countries More than 20,000 small and medium-sized businesses worldwide surpassed $1M in sales on Amazon in 2017 Company estimates that small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon have created more than 900,000 jobs worldwide SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Today, Amazon introduced the Small Business Impa... 
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05/02/18Season Two of Amazon Prime Original Goliath Premieres on June 15 on Prime Video
Golden Globe winner Billy Bob Thornton will be joined by new series regulars Mark Duplass, Morris Chestnut and Ana De La Reguera in brand-new eight-episode season launching in more than 200 countries and territories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Prime Video today announced the second season of its Prime Original series Goliath, starring Golden Globe winner Billy Bob Thornton, will return on Friday, June 15. Thor... 
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05/01/18Oath Selects AWS as Its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
Global digital media and technology company leverages AWS for its broad and deep functionality, expansive global infrastructure, and highly reliable compute resources in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Oath, Inc., a subsidiary of Verizon (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Oath will expand its u... 
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05/01/18Amazon Announces Plans to Expand Boston Tech Hub and Create an Additional 2,000 Technology Jobs
Amazon has created more than 3,500 full-time jobs in Massachusetts and invested over $400 million in the state since 2011, from customer fulfillment infrastructure to research facilities Recently named the #1 most desirable employer in the U.S. by LinkedIn, Amazon offers innovative benefits and programs like cloud computing apprenticeships and Career Choice to help employees prepare for the most sought-after jobs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIR... 
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05/01/18Amazon Reveals Top 10 Most Entrepreneurial States: Utah Takes the Top Spot with California, New York, Colorado and New Jersey in the Top 5
Study ranks states based on the number of small and medium-sized businesses per capita that use Amazon to grow their businesses and reach millions of customers around the world Half of the items sold on Amazon worldwide are from small and medium-sized businesses SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Today, Amazon revealed the Top 10 Most Entrepreneurial States with the most small and medium-sized businesses per capita... 
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04/30/18Amazon Announces Plans to Expand Vancouver Tech Hub and Create 3,000 High Tech Jobs
Amazon welcomes Prime Minister Trudeau to the site of its future new Development Centre The company has already created more than 6,000 full-time jobs across Canada, ranging from customer fulfillment associates to researchers and software engineers Amazon was recently ranked the fourth most desirable employer in Canada by LinkedIn, and offers employees innovative benefits like Career Choice SEATTLE, April 30, 2018 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced plans to expand its Vancouver T... 
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04/26/18Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 43% to $51.0 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 26, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Operating cash flow increased 4% to $18.2 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $17.5 billion for the trailing twelve months ended March 31, 2017. Free cash flow decreased to $7.3 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $10.1 billion for the trailing twelve mon... 
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04/25/18Introducing Amazon FreeTime on Alexa—An All-New Alexa Experience Built from the Ground Up for Kids
Amazon FreeTime on Alexa includes a new set of parental controls and family-focused features such as explicit song filtering, bedtime limits, educational Q&A, household communications, positive reinforcement for using the word “please,” disabled voice purchasing, and more—for free Amazon FreeTime Unlimited on Alexa is an all-new content subscription service just for Echo devices—includes access to over 300 Audible kids’ books; kid-friendly, a... 
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04/24/18Amazon Renews Prime Original, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, for Second Season on Prime Video Ahead of August 31 Global Series Debut, from Paramount Television, Skydance Television and Platinum Dunes
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit season two of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan ahead of its global series debut set for August 31 on Prime Video. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, from Paramount Television and Skydance Television, is a reinvention with a modern sensibility of the famed and lauded Tom Clancy hero played by John Krasinski (A Quiet Place, 13 Hours). The creators of the series, Executive Pro... 
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04/24/18Buckle Up, Prime Members: Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery
Millions of Prime members with Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and Volvo cars can now use Amazon Key to have their Amazon packages delivered inside their vehicle parked at home, work or near other locations in their address book In-car delivery is available at no extra cost for Prime members – customers simply download the Amazon Key App, link to their connected car and start ordering on Amazon.com; no additional hardware or devices requir... 
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04/24/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Denver, Sacramento and San Diego
Prime members can enjoy free two-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market Ultrafast delivery from Whole Foods Market is now available in ten cities through Prime Now, more to come in 2018 AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Denver, Sacr... 
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04/19/18Now Anyone Can Create Their Own Personalized Alexa Skill in Just Minutes
Alexa Skill Blueprints is a new way for customers to create customized Alexa responses and personalized skills Use simple templates to build your own trivia game, personalized stories, house sitter instructions, custom Alexa responses to questions, and more More than 20 Skill Blueprints are available, and the selection will continue to grow SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today introduced A... 
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04/19/18Amazon Studios Greenlights Utopia, Signs Gillian Flynn to Overall Deal
Flynn, the award-winning, best-selling author and screenwriter of Gone Girl and Sharp Objects, will be the creator, executive producer and showrunner of Utopia, a new series exclusively for Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Studios announced today that it has greenlit a straight-to-series order for Utopia, a nine-episode series from award-winning Gillian ... 
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04/18/182018
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04/18/18Amazon and Best Buy Announce Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership to Offer New Fire TV Edition Smart TVs
Amazon partners with Best Buy because of its industry-leading role in bringing the latest technology to millions of customers Best Buy chooses Amazon Fire TV Edition for its innovative user experience combined with the intelligence of Alexa SEATTLE & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 18, 2018-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) today announced a collaboration to bring the next generation of Fire TV Edition smart TVs t... 
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04/17/18Amazon Launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Customers across the globe have the ability to browse and ship over 45 million products to their country through the International Shopping experience Available on iOS and Android mobile devices, the International Shopping experience is available in 5 languages, including English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese and German, and 25 currencies including Thai Baht, with more languages and currencies to be added in 2018 ... 
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04/17/18Amazon Launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Customers across the globe have the ability to browse and ship over 45 million products to their country through the International Shopping experience Available on iOS and Android mobile devices, the International Shopping experience is available in 5 languages, including English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese and German, and 25 currencies including Hong Kong Dollar, with more languages and currencies to be added in 201... 
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04/17/18Amazon Launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Customers across the globe have the ability to browse and ship over 45 million products to their country through the International Shopping experience Available on iOS and Android mobile devices, the International Shopping experience is available in 5 languages, including English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese and German, and 25 currencies, with more languages and currencies to be added in 2018 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WI... 
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04/17/18In Celebration of World Book Day, AmazonCrossing Aims to Connect One Million Readers with Kindle Books in Translation
For one week, U.S. customers can download free Kindle books in translation from a diverse list of nine books curated by AmazonCrossing editors Visit amazon.com/readtheworld to download free books in translation and #readtheworld SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) —AmazonCrossing, the largest publisher of translated fiction in the United States, today announced that U.S. readers can download free Kindle books... 
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04/12/18Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2018 financial results on April 26, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/ho... 
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04/12/18Amazon and Ring Close Acquisition—Now Working Together to Empower Neighbors with Affordable Ways to Monitor their Homes and Reduce Crime in Neighborhoods
Starting today, the popular Ring Video Doorbell has a new everyday low price of only $99 SEATTLE & SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Ring today announced that Amazon’s acquisition of Ring is complete. The two companies will work together to accelerate Ring’s mission to reduce crime in neighborhoods with affordable, effective home security products and services, so more customers can see, hear,... 
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04/10/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Los Angeles
Prime members can enjoy free two-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market Ultra-fast delivery from Whole Foods Market available across greater Los Angeles and Orange County AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Los Angeles. Prime members a... 
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04/05/18Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Lorena, a Docuseries from Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw
The Prime Original series will take a new look at Lorena Bobbitt’s infamous story from her perspective, timed to the 25th anniversary of the case SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit Lorena, a Prime Original series executive produced by Jordan Peele and produced by Monkeypaw and Sonar Entertainment. Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Joshua Rofé (Lost for Life), L... 
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04/05/18Amazon Key Features—Keyless Entry, Guest Access, and Ability to Monitor and Lock/Unlock Your Door from Anywhere—Now Available Nationwide
Amazon Key everyday use features are now available to all Amazon customers in the U.S.; Prime members in 37 cities can continue to take advantage of optional in-home delivery Expansions to Amazon Key also include a broader lock selection from two of the world’s top lock makers, Kwikset and Yale, and entry and exit video clips during guest access SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) — Today Amazon announced the expansi... 
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04/04/18Tens of Thousands of Customers Flocking to AWS for Machine Learning Services
With Amazon SageMaker, many more everyday developers and scientists are incorporating machine learning into their applications than ever before AWS has meaningfully more customer references for machine learning than any other provider, including Articulate, Cathay Pacific, Cerner, Cookpad, Cox Automotive, DailyLook, DigitalGlobe, Dow Jones, Echo360, Edmunds.com, Enetpulse, Expedia.com, FamilySearch, FICO, GE Healthcare, Genesys, Grammarly,... 
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04/04/18Amazon Aurora Continues its Torrid Growth, More than Doubling the Number of Active Customers in the Last Year
ADP, Autodesk, Choice Hotels, TIBCO, Trend Micro, Cloudability, ZipRecruiter, BMLL Tech, Beachbody, Arizona State University, RecoChoku, FirstFuel, Mitel, and Wappa join the tens of thousands of customers using Amazon Aurora Amazon Aurora remains the fastest growing service in the history of AWS SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), shared that tens... 
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04/04/18AWS Announces Amazon S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access (Z-IA)
Amazon S3's new lowest cost storage class offers a single Availability Zone storage option for infrequently accessed data such as copies of data, backups, off-site compliance, and disaster recovery SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) One Zone-Infrequent Access (Z-IA), a new Amazon S3 storage class that stores objects in a ... 
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04/04/18Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Southern Nevada
Amazon currently employs more than 3,000 people in Nevada; new facility will employ more than 1,000 associates Between 2011 and 2016, Amazon investment added an additional $50 million to state economy SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open in North Las Vegas its fourth Nevada facility supporting customer fulfillment, creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs with benefits st... 
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04/04/18Cox Automotive Goes All-In on AWS
Leading global automotive company with solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers, lenders, and consignors selects AWS to transform the way the world buys, sells, and owns cars SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Cox Automotive Inc. is moving its infrastructure to AWS—going all-in on the world’s leading cloud. Cox Automotive is already running... 
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04/04/18Shutterfly Goes All-In on AWS
Leading online retailer and manufacturer of high-quality personalized products and services taps AWS to accelerate its cloud-first transformation and deliver its next-generation platform SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2018-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) is moving its infrastructure to AWS—going all-in on the world’s leading cloud to power its Clo... 
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04/03/18Amazon Music Announces Immersive Programming Experience The Soundboard with Elton John
Just ask, “Alexa, play The Soundboard” “The Soundboard” provides an inside look at the making of Revamp and Restoration, two recently announced albums from Universal Music Group that celebrate the iconic artist’s legendary songs Elton John and long-time lyricist Bernie Taupin present the music and stories behind their extraordinary catalogue and songwriting partnership, with commentary surrounding new interpretations of these ... 
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03/28/18GoDaddy Goes All-In on AWS
AWS helps GoDaddy, a world-leading provider of Internet services to small, independent ventures, enhance services around the world SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) is going all-in on AWS, migrating the vast majority of its infrastructure as part of a multi-year transition. GoDaddy will leverage the breadth and depth of... 
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03/26/18Amazon Studios Greenlights a New Series, Cortes — Steven Spielberg and Steven Zaillian Set to Executive Produce and Javier Bardem Set to Star and Executive Produce
Javier Bardem is set to star as Hernan Cortes, the explorer who overthrew the Aztec empire for the Spanish The Amblin series created for television by Steven Zaillian SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit a straight-to-series order of a four-hour miniseries based on the epic saga of Hernan Cortes. The series, from three-time Academy Award-winner Steven Spielberg (Saving... 
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03/22/18Amazon Thanks Customers for Third-Straight #1 Ranking in 25,800-Person Harris Poll on Corporate Reputation
Harris Poll respondents have ranked Amazon in the top 10 for 10 years in a row In addition, Amazon again ranked #1 in the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) Today only, Amazon is taking 20% or more off select Alexa-enabled devices to thank customers And just yesterday, LinkedIn recognized Amazon as the #1 most desirable workplace in the U.S. based on data about where job seekers want to work and how l... 
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03/20/18Amazon Prime Video Announces “All or Nothing” Banner for Upcoming Global Sports Docuseries
All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines, narrated by Mark Harmon, premieres Friday, April 6 All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks and All or Nothing: Manchester City premiere later this year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that following the success of the Emmy-winning All or Nothing NFL series, Prime Video is launching additional sports programming on the service underneath the All or ... 
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03/19/18Amazon GameOn Brings Cross-Platform Competitions to Developers and Players with New Cloud-Based Service
Developers can access a set of flexible APIs to bring the fun of competitive play to all gamers GameOn allows developers to build competitions with real-world prizes fulfilled by Amazon SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2018-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced Amazon GameOn, a cross-platform, competitive gaming service for developers. With GameOn, developers can easily integrate competitions natively into their games on mobile, PC,... 
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03/07/18Amazon Studios Seals First-Look Deal with Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan
The “Manchester by the Sea” Filmmaker will have an Exclusive Directing and Writing Deal with the Studio SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios has closed an exclusive first-look deal with Oscar-winning filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan. The two-year deal for directing and writing will cover both film and television projects. Lonergan and Amazon Studios worked together last year on the critically ... 
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03/07/18Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Missouri, Creating More Than 1,500 Full-Time Jobs
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for the first Missouri fulfillment center to be located in St. Peters, creating more than 1,500 full-time jobs with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. Amazon currently operates a sortation center in Hazelwood, where it employs hundreds of associates. “We’re excited to continue growing ou... 
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03/06/18Amazon Studios Greenlights First Half-Hour Animated Series Undone from Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company and Acclaimed Creators Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy
Direct-to-Series show slated to star Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel) and is expected to premiere in 2019 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories, exclusively for Prime Members SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit Undone—a direct-to-series animated show co-created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg (BoJack Horseman) and recent Writers Guild Award wi... 
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03/06/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Atlanta and San Francisco
Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market Ultrafast delivery from Whole Foods Market is now available in six cities through Prime Now, more to come in 2018 AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Atlanta and S... 
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03/05/18Amazon Celebrates More Than 10,000 Full-Time Employees in Illinois
Between 2014 and 2016, Amazon’s investments contributed more than $200 million into Illinois’ economy, indirectly creating 7,000 additional jobs on top of the 10,000 the company employs directly SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – This year, Amazon will celebrate its third year fulfilling customer orders out of Illinois and surpassing the milestone of 10,000 full-time employees in the state with job opportunities for peop... 
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03/01/18Season Three of the Emmy-winning Amazon Prime Video Series All or Nothing, Featuring the Dallas Cowboys, Premieres Friday, April 27
Emmy-winning actor Jon Hamm returns as narrator of the eight-episode season Seasons one and two of All or Nothing are available for Prime members to stream on Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that season three of the Emmy-winning docuseries All or Nothing, a Prime Original series produced by NFL Films, will launch on Friday, April 27. All or Nothing: The Dallas Cowboys, o... 
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02/27/18Amazon Publishing Announces TOPPLE Books, an Imprint with Emmy Award Winner Jill Soloway
Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Soloway will be the Editor-at-Large for TOPPLE Books, an Amazon Publishing imprint focused on revolutionary feminist voices SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon Publishing today announced the launch of TOPPLE Books, a new imprint with Jill Soloway, the writer, filmmaker and TV creator whose credits include the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Transparent and I Love Dick. Soloway i... 
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02/26/18Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Two of Popular Anthology Series Lore
Adapted from Aaron Mahnke’s award-winning podcast and from Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens’ Propagate Content and The Walking Dead Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd, Lore begins production on season two in April with new showrunner Sean Crouch SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon announced today it has greenlit a second season of the critically-acclaimed Prime Original series Lore. Season one of the supernatural se... 
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02/21/18Amazon Studios to Adapt Consider Phlebas, First Novel of the Culture Series, for Television
Dennis Kelly set to write the series, Plan B to produce The Culture, a fictional interstellar utopian society from author Iain M. Banks is being adapted for television for the first time, to come to life exclusively on Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced it has acquired the global television rights to the Culture’s first novel Consider Phlebas. The famed space opera by Sc... 
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02/20/18Prime Members Now Earn 5% Back When Shopping at Whole Foods Market Using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card
Amazon Rewards Visa Cardmembers will now earn even more rewards on Whole Foods Market purchases SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon.com, Inc., Chase, and Whole Foods Market today announced that Amazon Rewards Visa Cardmembers can now enjoy even more rewards when shopping at Whole Foods Market on everything from animal welfare-rated meat to sustainably caught wild and responsibly farmed seafood ... 
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02/13/18Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Five of Emmy-Nominated Series Bosch
Based on the best-selling Michael Connelly novels, Bosch season four will premiere Friday, April 13 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit a fifth season of the longest-running one-hour Prime Original Bosch. Executive Producers Eric Overmyer and Daniel Pyne are slated to team up as co-showrunners. Season four of the Emmy-nominated series will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime V... 
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02/08/18Amazon Begins Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market with Plans for Expansion in 2018
Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market Whole Foods Market groceries can be delivered through Prime Now to neighborhoods in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the introduction of free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Mar... 
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02/01/18Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 38% to $60.5 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. Operating cash flow increased 7% to $18.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $17.3 billion for the trailing twelve months ended December 31, 2016. Free cash flow decreased to $8.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $10.5 billion for the trailing twel... 
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01/30/18Amazon’s Treasure Truck to Provide Offers at Select Whole Foods Market Locations Across the U.S.
Participating customers will receive Whole Foods Market coupon with purchase SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced that Treasure Truck will pop up at various Whole Foods Market locations across the country with new offers and incentives. Treasure Truck handpicks new, trending, local, or delicious items, loads them on the truck, and cruises around town spread... 
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01/29/18The Spheres Blossom at Amazon’s Urban HQ in Seattle
The Spheres—the newest buildings on Amazon’s campus in downtown Seattle—have no enclosed offices, conference spaces, or desks, and employees can meet in treehouses suspended under 40+ foot trees or in sitting areas and walking paths alongside cascading waterfalls Plants, trees, sunlight, soil, and water take center stage – the sound of running water and the scent of flowering plants create an instant botanical immersion that takes visitors far aw... 
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01/25/18Season Two of Amazon Prime Original Sneaky Pete Premieres on March 9 on Prime Video
Critically acclaimed series stars Emmy nominee Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland, Emmy winner Margo Martindale, Peter Gerety, Libe Barer and Shane McRae, with Emmy winners Graham Yost and Bryan Cranston executive producing SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Prime Video today announced its original dramatic series Sneaky Pete will return for its second season on Friday, March 9. The critically acclaimed Prime Original,... 
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01/18/18Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2018-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2017 financial results on February 1, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.c... 
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01/18/18Amazon Announces Candidates for HQ2
Amazon expects to create 50,000 high-paying jobs and invest over $5 billion in the city where it opens HQ2, a full equal to its Seattle HQ SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, the company’s second headquarters in North America. Today, Amazon announced it has chosen the following 20 metropolitan areas to move to the next phase of the process (in ... 
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01/17/18Amazon Music Unlimited Coming to Australia and New Zealand on February 1
Amazon Music Unlimited offers a catalogue of more than 45 million songs to listeners in Australia and New Zealand, including a free 90-day trial for new subscribers, for a limited time Amazon’s on-demand streaming service enables the power of innovative voice controls when paired with Amazon Alexa and Echo, available to customers in Australia and New Zealand in early February In addition to the latest releases from the world’s hottest art... 
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01/17/18Amazon Studios Greenlights a Second Season of Hit Superhero Series The Tick
New season will begin production in 2018 and is expected to premiere in 2019 exclusively on Prime Video in over 200 countries The Tick will return with the second half of season one with six additional episodes premiering on February 23, 2018 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Hello, Citizens! Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit a second season of the half-hour superhero series The Tick. The creator o... 
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01/16/18Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal with Emmy-Nominated Creator Sharon Horgan
Studio also signs first-look series rights deal with Horgan and Clelia Mountford’s UK-based production company Merman SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2018-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) — Amazon Studios today announced it has closed an exclusive two-year overall deal with Emmy-nominated writer and creator Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe). In addition to her personal deal, Horgan and co-founder Clelia Mountford’s entertainment company, Merman, also signed a fir... 
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01/16/18Comcast Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
Global media and technology company values AWS for its infinite scalability, speed, reliability, and breadth of functionality in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2018-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that Comcast Cable has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. Comcast Cable will expand its use of AWS by migrating material workloads and building new... 
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01/11/18In Celebration of Golden Globe Wins, Amazon Prime Video is Making The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Free to Watch This Weekend — No Membership Required
Starting Friday, January 12 at 12:01am local time and concluding at 11:59pm local time Monday, January 15, everyone can watch Amy Sherman-Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for free via the Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices and mobile devices, or online at amazon.com/maisel The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won the Golden Globe for Best Musical or Comedy TV Series Rachel Brosnahan won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musi... 
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01/10/18Amazon Dash Replenishment Program Continues to Grow, Adding New Device Manufacturers and Auto-Replenishment Products
HP Inc., the Kenmore brand, 3M Filtrete, and Epson join dozens of other device makers developing smart products with automatic reordering capabilities New devices from illy and Petcube are now available with Dash Replenishment Virtual Dash Button Service now available to bring 1-Click reordering to connected devices with screens SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today welcomes several new de... 
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01/10/18Shopping Local on Amazon: More than 300,000 U.S.-based Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Started Selling on Amazon in 2017
Fulfillment by Amazon shipped billions of items for small and medium-sized businesses worldwide in 2017 Half of items purchased by customers on Amazon are from small and medium-sized businesses selling through the Amazon Marketplace SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – More than 300,000 U.S.-based small and medium-sized businesses joined the Amazon Marketplace in 2017, and SMBs on Amazon sold billions of items to ... 
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01/03/18Amazon Prime Video and ITV Greenlight Original Dramatic Series The Widow Starring Kate Beckinsale
Series, written by Harry and Jack Williams, will begin production this year and launch on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories and ITV in the UK SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2018-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Prime Video and ITV today announced it has greenlit The Widow, an eight-episode Prime Original and ITV series, starring Kate Beckinsale (The Aviator, Love & Friendship). Written and executive produced by Harry ... 
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01/02/18Amazon’s Best of Prime 2017 Reveals the Year’s Biggest Trends —More than 5 Billion Items Shipped with Prime in 2017
More new paid members joined Prime worldwide than any previous year Prime members around the world used Prime digital benefits this year more than ever before Best of Prime 2017 in the U.S. includes Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot, Prime Video: The Grand Tour, Prime Music: “Believer” by Imagine Dragons and Prime Reading: The Handmaid’s Tale December 30 was Prime’s largest day for streaming around the world, with Prime Originals ... 
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12/26/17Amazon Celebrates Biggest Holiday; More Than Four Million People Trialed Prime In One Week Alone This Season
Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote were the #1 and #2 top-selling products across all categories on Amazon Items shipped with FREE One-Day Shipping or FREE Same-Day Delivery or Ultra-Fast Delivery with Prime Now more than doubled this holiday season Small businesses and entrepreneurs had a record-breaking season with more than one billion items ordered worldwide SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 26, 2017-- (NASDAQ:... 
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12/20/17Amazon.com, Inc. Announces Final Results of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation for Whole Foods Market, Inc. 5.200% Notes Due 2025
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today announced the final results of its previously announced offer to exchange all validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) and accepted 5.200% Senior Notes due 2025 (CUSIP Nos. 966837AE6/966837AD8/U96710AA3) (the “Whole Foods Market Notes”) issued by Whole Foods Market, Inc. (“Whole Foods Market”) for new 5.200% Notes due 2025 to be issued by ... 
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12/20/17Amazon Brings Web Browsing to Fire TV
Mozilla Firefox and Amazon Silk browsers launch on all Amazon Fire TV devices in over 100 countries and territories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Starting today, all Amazon Fire TV customers will be able to browse the web on their TV. With Fire TV, customers already have access to more than 500,000 movies and TV episodes, and tens of thousands of apps, channels and Alexa skills. Now with the Firefox and Silk browser... 
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12/19/17Amazon Prime Video Announces Amazon’s First Rose Parade Float Featuring The Grand Tour
The float, which can be seen at the annual Rose Parade held on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2018, will be the first from a streaming service and the first float to be pushed for the entire parade SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announces its plans for a float based on the Prime Original Series with the most watched season premiere in the history of Prime Video—The Grand Tour—which launched its second season ... 
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12/18/17Amazon Web Services Launches New Region in France
Cloud pioneer expands global infrastructure footprint with the new AWS EU (Paris) Region, enabling customers to run applications and store their content in data centers in France Tens of thousands of customers and APN partners in France are actively using AWS including, AlloResto, BforBank, Canal+, Capgemini, Claranet, Decathlon, D2SI by Devoteam, Edifixio, Engie, Fastbooking, Kartable, LafargeHolcim, Le Figaro, Leboncoin, Les Echos, Les Restos d... 
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12/18/17Amazon Announces Second Annual Digital Day—Thousands of Digital-Only Deals on December 29
Save up to 80% on over 5,000 apps, games, movies, eBooks, and more 40% more deals than Digital Day last year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – The second annual Digital Day will take place on Friday, December 29, offering the biggest savings of the year on digital content across Amazon. Customers will be able to access more than 5,000 deals over eight categories including movies, TV shows, mobile games, apps, ... 
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12/15/17Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline to Saturday, December 16
Free shipping on millions of items fulfilled and shipped by Amazon, free for all customers – order through December 16 and receive before Christmas Prime members continue to have fast and free shipping options through December 24 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 15, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) — Amazon today extended the deadline for free shipping to December 16—all Amazon customers can choose from millions of items that are eligible for... 
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12/13/17Plenty of Time to Shop with Fast, Free Shipping from Amazon to Your Door – Through December 24
Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Free One-Day Shipping now available in more than 8,000 cities and towns Prime Now delivering holiday magic until 11:59pm on Dec. 24 – exclusively for Prime members in more than 30 cities Try Prime for free for 30-days and get two-day, one-day and same-day shipping free SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) — There is still plenty of time to shop! Amazon customers c... 
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12/11/17Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Ningxia Western Cloud Data Technology Co. Ltd (NWCD) Announce a Second AWS Region in China, Now Available to Customers
AWS establishes strategic technology partnership with NWCD to expand infrastructure footprint in China Ningxia government welcomes the launch as a key economic development milestone; cites the region’s suitability for future large-scale cloud technology infrastructure projects With thousands of active customers in China using AWS China (Beijing) Region operated by Sinnet, those welcoming the new AWS Region include Aucma, BGI, BSH, ... 
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12/08/17CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries Around the World
Today, Millions More Customers Across the Globe Can Access Amazon’s On-Demand Streaming Service and Enjoy a Catalog of More Than 40 Million Songs, Thousands of Playlists and Personalized Stations with Groundbreaking Voice Controls for Music Powered by Alexa on Echo Devices SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2017-- First paragraph, third sentence of release should read: Also today, Amazon Echo will begin to ship to these new countries, enabling ... 
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12/08/17Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries Around the World
Today, Millions More Customers Across the Globe Can Access Amazon’s On-Demand Streaming Service and Enjoy a Catalog of More Than 40 Million Songs, Thousands of Playlists and Personalized Stations with Groundbreaking Voice Controls for Music Powered by Alexa on Echo Devices SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon’s full-catalog streaming service, today announces its expansion into 28 additional co... 
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12/06/17The Amazon Prime Video App Is Now Available on Apple TV in Over 100 Countries
Integration with the Apple TV App, Siri Remote and universal search make finding and playing Prime Video favorites remarkably easy for viewers Prime Video on Apple TV arrives just in time for the premiere of The Grand Tour Season 2 on December 8 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced the Prime Video app is available on Apple TV 4K and previous generations of Apple TV in over 100 countrie... 
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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
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today announced that as of 5:00 p.m. New York City time, on December 5, 2017 (the “Early Participation Date”) 86.75% of the aggregate principal amount (which is 86.75% of the total outstanding principal amount) of the 5.200% Senior Notes due 2025 (CUSIP Nos. 966837AE6/966837AD8/U96710AA3) (the “Whole Foods Market Notes”) issued by Whole Foods Marke... 
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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
From handmade holiday gifts to party supplies, a specially-curated list of products from Amazon Handmade Artisans are available through Prime Now this holiday season Amazon expands on its commitment to small businesses by offering its fastest delivery method yet to dozens of local Artisans to extend their holiday selling season Last minute shoppers can order unique, handcrafted gifts from Amazon Handmade Artisans for delivery until... 
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12/01/17Amazon Video Direct Announces Official Selections From The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Video
The 15 Sundance titles are the first feature-length festival films from the AVD’s Film Festival Stars Program to stream on Prime Video Amazon Video Direct to extend Film Festival Stars—the program that brings high quality independent film to Prime Video audiences—to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the official selections from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival ... 
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11/30/17AWS Announces Alexa for Business
New AWS service makes it easy for companies to voice-enable their offices with Alexa, giving workers an intelligent assistant Capital One, Brooks Brothers, and WeWork among the customers using Alexa for Business Salesforce, Concur, Polycom, RingCentral, and Splunk are among the companies with solutions that work with Alexa for Business SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2017-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (... 
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11/30/17DigitalGlobe Goes All-In on AWS
Global leader in commercial high-resolution satellite imagery selects AWS to support future growth and bring an advanced machine learning framework to geospatial data analysis SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that DigitalGlobe has gone all-in on AWS and is leveraging AWS machine learning technologies to drive deeper insights and improved responsiven... 
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11/29/17AWS Announces Five New Machine Learning Services and the World’s First Deep Learning-Enabled Video Camera for Developers
Amazon SageMaker makes it easy to build, train, and deploy machine learning models AWS DeepLens is the world’s first deep learning-enabled wireless video camera built to give developers hands-on experience with machine learning Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, and Amazon Rekognition Video allow app developers to easily build applications that transcribe speech to text, translate text between languages, extrac... 
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11/29/17AWS Announces a Slew of New IoT Services; Brings Machine Learning to the Edge
AWS IoT 1-Click, AWS IoT Device Management, AWS IoT Device Defender, and AWS IoT Analytics allow customers to onboard, manage, protect, and perform analytics on large fleets of IoT devices Amazon FreeRTOS extends the most popular open source embedded operating system for devices with very low computing power to support simple, secure connectivity to the AWS Cloud Greengrass ML Inference lets customers run machine learning on AWS Gr... 
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11/29/17AWS Announces Two New Container Capabilities—Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) and AWS Fargate
Amazon EKS delivers Kubernetes as a managed service on AWS; preview starts today AWS Fargate lets customers run containers without managing servers or clusters SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced two new arrivals to complement its existing popular Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and make it easier than ever... 
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11/29/17AWS Announces New Capabilities for Amazon Aurora and Amazon DynamoDB, Introduces Amazon Neptune Graph Database
New Multi-Master capability makes Amazon Aurora the first relational database service to scale out both reads and writes across multiple datacenters; customers can sign up for the preview today Amazon Aurora Serverless auto-scales database capacity for applications with infrequent or cyclical usage; customers can sign up for the preview today With new Global Tables capability, Amazon DynamoDB becomes the first fully managed multi-m... 
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11/29/17Expedia Goes All-In on AWS
One of the world’s largest online travel companies moves to AWS to achieve greater resiliency, cost savings, and agility SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), a global online travel company, has gone all-in on AWS and is standardizing on AWS machine learning technologies to enhance travelers’ booking experiences across... 
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11/29/17National Football League Selects AWS as Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider for Next Gen Stats
America's most popular sports league taps AWS for analytics, machine learning, and deep learning SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that the National Football League (NFL) has selected AWS’s machine learning and data analytics services to boost the accuracy, speed, and insights provided by its Next Gen Stats platform, the NFL’s player-tracking system... 
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11/29/17Amazon Confirms: This Cyber Monday was the Single Biggest Shopping Day Ever, Surpassing Prime Day for the Most Products Ordered Worldwide
Cyber Monday was the biggest day on record for small businesses Over the Turkey 5 – the five days from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday – customers ordered nearly 140 million items from small businesses worldwide SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon today announced that Cyber Monday was the single biggest shopping day worldwide in the company’s history, and the biggest day ever for small businesses and e... 
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11/29/17The Walt Disney Company Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Infrastructure Provider
The entertainment company, home to some of the most iconic and beloved brands around the globe, taps AWS to accelerate its migration to the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. Disney will expand its use of AWS to migrate production work... 
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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
Prime members can purchase exclusive tickets to early showings at more than 1,000 movie theaters nationwide SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—This holiday season, Prime members will be the first to get exclusive access to an early showing of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, one of the most anticipated holiday movies. The early showing for Prime members will take place at 7 p.m. local time on December 8 – a full 12 days be... 
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11/29/17AWS Announces New Amazon EC2 Instances
New Amazon EC2 Bare Metal instances enable customers to run workloads directly on AWS hardware, or bring their own hypervisor or virtualization stack; preview starts today New Storage Optimized instance family, H1, is designed for high-performance, big data workloads The next generation of General Purpose instances, M5, deliver even better compute, memory, and networking performance, powered by the latest 2.5 GHz Intel Xeon Platinu... 
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11/29/17AWS Announces Amazon GuardDuty
New intelligent threat detection service analyzes trillions of events per day to identify new and evolving threats and provide simple, tailored, and cost-effective protection for AWS accounts and workloads GE, Netflix, Autodesk, Twilio, Webroot, and Mapbox among the customers using Amazon GuardDuty SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AM... 
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11/28/17AWS Announces Significant Investments in AWS Partner Network (APN) with New AWS Marketplace Features and APN Programs to Support Massive Cloud Growth
New Enterprise Contract and Private Image Build features for AWS Marketplace make purchasing software and running applications on AWS even easier for buyers and sellers New AWS Solution Provider Program, AWS SaaS Factory, and AWS SaaS Accelerate Program help increase cloud adoption and APN Partner success New Competencies recognize APN Partners with demonstrated expertise in Machine Learning and Networking and enable AWS customers to sele... 
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11/28/17AWS Announces AWS PrivateLink
New managed service allows SaaS application developers who build on AWS to offer private endpoints as an additional option for accessing their service, increasing security for end customers by eliminating the need to expose data to the public Internet Aqua Security, Autodesk, CA Technologies, Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Dynatrace, Salesforce, SigOpt, Snowflake, and Twilio are among the SaaS providers who are or will be using AWS PrivateLink to enha... 
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11/28/17Amazon Music and Legendary Rock Band U2 Redefine Broadcast Listening With Launch of The U2 Experience
Amazon to Launch an Exclusive Broadcast of New and Archived Interviews from U2, Including Live Recordings of Songs from the Band’s Upcoming Album “Songs of Experience” Available to Amazon Music Account Holders in the U.S., UK, Germany, and Austria via Amazon Music on Web, Mobile, and Amazon Echo Devices Where Available For a Limited Time; Launching Simultaneously Across Multiple Time Zones on November 29 at 6pm EST Prime Members an... 
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11/28/17Record Holiday Shopping Weekend for Amazon Devices—Millions of Alexa Devices Sold
Top selling products across all categories on Amazon.com included Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, all-new Amazon Echo, and Fire 7 tablet This weekend, Echo Dot was the #1 selling product on Amazon globally, from any manufacturer in any category Millions of Fire Tablets sold this holiday weekend—best holiday shopping weekend ever for Fire Kids Edition tablets SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2017-- (NAS... 
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11/28/17Turner Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
Global media leader embarks on cloud-first, digital transformation with AWS; migrating thousands of virtual machines and leveraging AWS’s machine learning capabilities to drive more personalized viewer experiences SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Turner, a Time Warner global entertainment, sports, and news company, has named AWS as its preferr... 
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11/27/17Intuit Selects AWS for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Financial technology leader accelerates artificial intelligence efforts leveraging the cloud with the broadest and deepest functionality SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) selected AWS as its standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. With more than 150 patents pending and 40 artificial intelligence ... 
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11/27/17AWS Announces Family of Five AWS Media Services for Complete Video Workflows
AWS Elemental Media Services enable video providers to accelerate innovation, improve reliability, increase scale, monetize their offerings, and reduce total cost of ownership for processing live and on-demand video content in the cloud BT, Pac-12 Networks, Amazon Prime Video, Fox Sports Australia, fuboTV, Nine, Spuul, M2A Media, Cinépolis, and IMAGICA are among the major providers relying on AWS Elemental Media Services to enhance consume... 
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11/27/17AWS Announces Amazon Sumerian
New service enables any developer to quickly and easily build virtual reality, augmented reality, and 3D applications for popular hardware platforms Preview starts today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2017-- At midnight, during the AWS re:Invent Midnight Madness kick-off event, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced Amazon Sumerian, a new service that makes it easy for any developer t... 
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11/24/17Amazon’s Cyber Monday Brings Incredible Deals and Convenient Delivery
Last year on Cyber Monday, Amazon customers ordered a record-breaking 740 items per second, totaling tens of millions of items worldwide Save up to 30% on select LEGO sets; Up to 50% on select Hasbro games, Nerf products, Play-doh, and more; Fire HD 10, only $99.99 – the lowest price ever! Voice Shoppers can shop select Cyber Monday deals starting as early as 5pm PT, Sunday, Nov. 26 – just ask Alexa Customers can shop ten... 
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11/22/17Symantec Selects Amazon Web Services to Deliver Cloud Security to Global Customers
Leading cyber security company builds next generation SaaS services and companywide data lake on top of AWS as part of its ‘cloud-first’ strategy SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Symantec has chosen AWS as its strategic infrastructure provider for the vast majority of its cloud workloads, leveraging AWS’s infrastructure scale and maturity to d... 
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11/22/17AWS Announces Amazon ML Solutions Lab
New collaboration and education program connects Amazon machine learning experts with AWS customers and partners to accelerate the application of machine learning within their organizations Johnson & Johnson, Washington Post, and World Bank Group are the first customers to join the program SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the Amazon ML Solutio... 
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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”
Certified Frustration-Free Packaging is easy to open, with no annoying clamshells or twist ties, and 100% recyclable Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging Programs have grown to include both Frustration-Free Packaging and Ships in Own Container, which produce less waste than traditional packaging – great for customers and the environment Amazon works directly with thousands of manufacturers to redesign their packaging, eliminating wa... 
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11/20/17Amazon.com, Inc. Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation for Whole Foods Market, Inc. 5.200% Notes Due 2025
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today announced that it commenced an offer to exchange all validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) and accepted 5.200% Senior Notes due 2025 (CUSIP Nos. 966837AE6/966837AD8/U96710AA3) (the “Whole Foods Market Notes”) issued by Whole Foods Market, Inc. (“Whole Foods Market”) for 5.200% Notes due 2025 to be issued by Amazon (the “Amazon Notes”). ... 
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11/20/17Amazon Prime Original Anthology Series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Debuts on January 12
All ten episodes—featuring an all-star cast including Steve Buscemi, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Maura Tierney, Janelle Monáe, Richard Madden, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga, Juno Temple, Essie Davis, Benedict Wong, Annalise Basso, Mireille Enos, Rachelle Lefevre and Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, David Kanter and Bryan Cranston—will be available globally in select territories on Prime Video ... 
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11/17/17TVs, Toys, Tools and More - Amazon Canada Offers a Sneak Peek into Black Friday Deals
Black Friday will feature more than 30 Spotlight Deals across more than 30 categories – from kitchen and electronics to toys and apparel Customers will find incredible deals on top brands such as Breville, Casper, FitBit, Instant Pot, iRobot, KitchenAid, LEGO, Nintendo, Samsonite, Sennheiser, Vizio and more SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon Canada is offering a sneak peek of its plans for Black Friday and with deals across more than 30 categories, there is something for e... 
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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
Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You is now available on Prime Video The film is also available to buy or rent through Amazon Video and for purchase on DVD and Blu-ray Mariah Carey’s song “All I Want for Christmas Is You” was the most streamed holiday song on Amazon Music last year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon today announced a deal with NBCUniversal to make Prime Video the e... 
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11/15/17Amazon Prime Video Adds Absentia to its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
Series will debut exclusively to Prime members in the U.S., U.K., Germany and select territories globally in 2018 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has added critically acclaimed thriller Absentia to its lineup of original dramatic series—all episodes will debut exclusively on Prime Video in the U.S., as well as in select markets globally, including Australia, Austria, Germany, India, Israel, It... 
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11/15/17Amazon Canada Launches Prime Music
Today, Amazon Prime Members in Canada are Able to Easily Stream More Than One Million Songs, Including Hundreds of Playlists and Personalized Stations On-Demand with Unlimited Ad-Free Listening at No Additional Cost Beginning December 5, Prime Music Enables the Power of Innovative Voice Controls on the Recently-Announced Alexa SEATTLE, WA, Nov. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon Canada today announces the launch of Prime Music, making it possible for all Amazon Prime members in Canada t... 
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11/14/17TVs, Toys, Tablets and More – Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Sneak Peek is Here
Black Friday will feature more than 30 Deals of the Day and thousands of Lightning Deals across 30 categories Save up to 35% on Melissa & Doug toys and furniture; Premium brand 40-inch smart TV only $279.99; Echo Dot only $29.99 – the lowest price ever! Shop deals from small businesses and entrepreneurs, including startups in the Amazon Launchpad and Amazon Exclusives programs, on everything from toys and electronics to sportin... 
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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
Television adaptation, exploring new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, slated to debut exclusively on Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by ... 
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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
In 2016, Amazon pledged to hire 25,000 veterans by 2021 – 18 months in, company is on track to far exceed its pledge Military employees fill roles across the company – from cloud computing positions to virtual customer service roles Amazon is also teaming up with the George W. Bush Institute to host veteran workforce conversations with policy and business leaders in the South and Chicago SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2017--... 
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11/09/17Amazon Announces Groundbreaking New Prime Video Series with Manchester City FC
The multi-episode Amazon Prime Original Series will follow current English Premier League leaders Manchester City through their entire 2017/2018 season The series will launch exclusively on Prime Video next year in over 200 countries and territories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon and Manchester City today announced a groundbreaking brand new Amazon Prime Video behind-the-scenes multi-part ... 
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11/09/17Whole Foods Market Helps Set a Place for Alexa at Your Holiday Table
Customers can now try and buy the latest Amazon devices at select Whole Foods Market locations AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2017-- As the gift-giving season approaches, Whole Foods Market and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that customers can now shop for Amazon devices such as the all-new Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and more at over 100 Whole Foods Market stores. In addition, A... 
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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
Amazon book editors reveal the 100 best books of the year, selecting titles in over twenty categories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon.com announced its selections for the Best Books of 2017, naming David Grann’s nonfiction Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI the Best Book of the Year. Just in time for the holidays, the annual list features the Top 100 books of the year plu... 
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11/08/17Amazon Announces New Baltimore County Fulfillment Center
Amazon currently employs more than 5,000 people in Maryland; new facility will employ more than 1,500 associates Between 2014 and 2016, Amazon investment added an additional $100 million to state economy SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility in Baltimore’s Sparrows Point, which will create more than 1,500 full-time positions. Amazo... 
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11/08/17Alexa and Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in Japan
Developers can now create Alexa experiences for customers in Japan—Alexa Skills Kit also now available in Japan, and Alexa Voice Service coming later this month SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in Japan. Additionally, developers can now use the Alexa Skills Kit to create Japanese Alexa experiences, and will soon be able to use the Alexa Voice Serv... 
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11/07/17Amazon Debuts Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in Over 100 New Countries and Territories
Fire TV Stick Basic Edition launches globally, offering a world of online entertainment, with popular and critically acclaimed content from Prime Video, Netflix, and more. Plus, access to thousands of TV shows, movies, apps, and games. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition, a streaming media player that provides simple and fast access to thousands of movies, TV shows,... 
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11/07/17Amazon Debuts Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in Canada and Over 100 New Countries and Territories
Fire TV Stick Basic Edition launches in Canada offering a world of online entertainment, with popular content from Prime Video, Netflix, and more. Plus, access to thousands of TV shows, movies, apps, and games. SEATTLE, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon.ca today announced the new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition, a streaming media player that provides simple and fast access to thousands of movies, TV shows, apps, and games. Starting today, the device will be available for purchase in Can... 
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11/06/17AWS Announces Availability of C5 Instances for Amazon EC2
New generation of compute optimized instances includes latest Intel Xeon Scalable processors (Skylake-SP) and custom hardware to deliver a 25 percent improvement in price-performance SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced the availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Desi... 
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11/06/17Amazon Announces Winner of Fourth Annual Literary Award for Independent Spanish-Language Authors
El Coleccionista de flechas by Argentine author Cristian Perfumo, will get the chance to be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing in digital, print and audio formats, and translated into English and published globally by AmazonCrossing Winning entry selected from more than 1,800 works of fiction and non-fiction submitted from 39 countries using Amazon’s self-publishing service Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) SEATTLE--(BUSIN... 
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11/03/17Amazon Announces Plans to Open New Office in Vancouver and Create 1,000 Jobs
New office will open in 2020 and will enable Amazon to double its workforce in Vancouver Across Canada, Amazon now has over 5,000 full-time, full-benefit employees SEATTLE, Nov. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that the company has signed a lease for a new office in downtown Vancouver. The office will allow Amazon to double its workforce in the city from 1,000 to 2,000. The office, with Oxford Properties, is scheduled to open in 2020 and will be Amazon's second in Vancouve... 
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11/01/17The Holiday Shopping Season Starts Now! Amazon.ca Opens its Black Friday Deals Store Kicking Off More than 50 Days of Holiday Deals
Customers will find better deals than ever before on the hottest gifts in toys, electronics, home goods and more, the best in holiday entertaining essentials including kitchen items and decor, and even wardrobe must haves Millions of items ship free to customers across Canada on orders of $35 or more; Prime members receive Free Two-Day Shipping on eligible orders  Customers can shop when they want, where they want with the Amazon App For customers in need of gifting inspiration, Amazon's 20... 
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11/01/17The Holiday Shopping Season Starts Now! Amazon Opens its Black Friday Deals Store Kicking Off More than 50 Days of Holiday Deals
Customers will find better deals than ever before on the hottest gifts in toys, electronics, home goods and more, the best in holiday entertaining essentials including kitchen items and decor, and even wardrobe must haves All Amazon customers can choose from more than one hundred million items that are eligible for free shipping this holiday Starting on November 8, Prime members will also have access to Amazon Key, the new service ... 
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10/31/17Amazon to Create More Than 500 Full-Time Jobs in Macon
New facility brings Georgia presence to four fulfillment centers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Macon, Georgia. When opened, Amazon will create more than 500 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 2,000 full-time employees at three fulfillment centers located in Braselton, Lithia Springs and Union City. “Ge... 
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10/30/17Amazon Studios to Expand and Relocate to Iconic Culver Studios
New Culver City office space brings Amazon Studios more than 280,000 square feet SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced plans to move into The Culver Studios, one of Hollywood’s most iconic television and movie studios located in Culver City, California. Amazon Studios, IMDb, Amazon Video and World Wide Advertising will occupy more than 280,000 RSF, including The Culver Studios Mansion and Bungalows. ... 
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10/26/17Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 34% to $43.7 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2017. Operating cash flow increased 14% to $17.1 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $15.0 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2016. Free cash flow decreased to $8.1 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $9.0 billion for the trailing tw... 
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10/26/17Amazon Continues Growth in Canada with Calgary Area Fulfillment Centre, Creating 750-Plus New Jobs
SEATTLE, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its seventh Canadian fulfillment centre to be located in the greater Calgary region's Rocky View community. The 600,000 square foot customer fulfillment facility located in Nose Creek Business Park, Amazon's first in Alberta, will create more than 750 new full-time associate roles – joining Amazon's current and growing workforce of 2,000-plus full-time fulfillment employees across the country. In total, Amazon emp... 
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10/26/17LG Joins Amazon’s Expanded Lineup of Prime Exclusive Phones
Four unlocked smartphones — LG G6, LG G6+, LG Q6 and LG X charge — available through Amazon, starting at only $149.99 for Prime members Supported by personalized offers and ads, Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones experience includes deals and product recommendations displayed on the phone’s lock screen Unlocked smartphones give customers the freedom and flexibility to choose the wireless carrier and service that best fit their needs ... 
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10/26/17AWS Announces Availability of P3 Instances for Amazon EC2
Next generation GPU instances, optimized for machine learning and high performance computing, are the most powerful in the cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced P3 instances, the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) GPU instances designed for compute-intensive applications that require massive parallel floating point performance, ... 
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10/25/17Introducing Amazon Cloud Cam—An Intelligent Security Camera that Works with Alexa for Only $119.99
Cloud Cam features crisp and clear visuals in 1080p Full HD resolution, night vision, two-way audio, 24/7 livestream, and advanced computer vision algorithms that detect motion and are always getting smarter Alexa lets you easily view Cloud Cam’s livestream on your Echo Show, Echo Spot, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet—just ask Cloud Cam works with Amazon Key, an innovative new service exclusively for Prime members that enables unatt... 
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10/25/17Introducing Amazon Key, a New Level of Delivery Convenience for Prime Members
Available initially in 37 cities across the United States, Amazon’s innovative new service enables in-home delivery at no extra cost Amazon Key also allows customers to grant secure home access for guests and, coming soon, tens of thousands of service providers, such as Merry Maids, Rover and professional services from Amazon Home Services Amazon Key includes the Amazon Key app, a smart lock and the company’s newest device, Amazon Cloud C... 
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10/24/17AWS Announces General Availability for Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL
Amazon Aurora, the fastest growing service in AWS history, is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, delivering the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases at one-tenth the cost Over a thousand customers, including Verizon, Capital One, FINRA, Fannie Mae, C3 IOT, Urban Airship, FantasyDraft, BMC, Blackboard, and Nielsen, participated in the preview, battle-testing PostgreSQL compatibility for Amazon Auro... 
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10/24/17Amazon Business Launches Business Prime Shipping in the United States and Germany
Amazon Business customers can now sign up for Business Prime Shipping to enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping on tens of millions of items for all users on their business account SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Business today announced the launch of Business Prime Shipping, a paid annual membership program for registered multi-user business customers in the United States and Germany. In the United States, Busin... 
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10/24/17Amazon Celebrates 10 Years in Arizona; Employs 6,000 People in the Copper State
Between 2011 and 2016, Amazon’s investments contributed more than $900 million into the state’s economy, indirectly creating 18,000 additional jobs on top of the 6,000 the company employs directly Amazon will create more than 1,000 jobs at a new facility and renovated existing site SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—This fall, Amazon will celebrate its ten year anniversary of fulfilling customer orders from the Ph... 
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10/24/17Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App—Easier Than Ever to Read and Connect with Friends
All-new Kindle app turns your phone or tablet into a book—read anytime, anywhere An app built for book lovers—with everything you need all in one place, seamlessly move between the pages of your book, your library, your personal bookstore, and more Be part of a community of readers—with Goodreads built into Kindle for iOS you can now discover and discuss books with friends, authors, and more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct... 
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10/23/17Amazon’s Fall 2017 Half-Hour Pilot Season Premieres on November 10 on Amazon Prime Video
Three new half-hour pilots The Climb, Love You More, and Sea Oak will debut exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories for any Amazon customer to watch Shows feature notable creators and talent including Bridget Everett, Diarra Kilpatrick, George Saunders, Glenn Close, Hiro Murai, and Michael Patrick King SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the lineup for its fort... 
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10/23/17Your One-Stop Shop for Handcrafted Gifts: Amazon Handmade Launches the Handmade Gift Shop
For all occasions, the Handmade Gift Shop is the premier destination for handcrafted gifts from Artisans around the world SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2017-- Today, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the launch of the Amazon Handmade Gift Shop (amazon.com/handmadegiftshop), a selection of thousands of giftable, handcrafted items for every holiday, milestone or occasion. Whether you are shopping for personalized jewelry, an anniver... 
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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
Amazon Wind Farm Texas will generate over 1,000,000 MWh of clean wind energy each year Amazon has launched 18 wind and solar projects across the U.S., with more to come SEATTLE & SNYDER, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that its largest wind farm yet—Amazon Wind Farm Texas—is now up and running, adding more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year. Amazon has launched ... 
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10/16/17Amazon.com Unwraps its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide
Curated gift guides take the guesswork out of gifting and make it easy for customers to discover the perfect present for everyone on their list Customers can shop products featured in Amazon’s holiday gift guides while on-the-go via the Amazon App or hands-free by voice shopping with Alexa SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon.com today announced the launch of its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gif... 
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10/12/17Amazon.com to Webcast Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2017 financial results on October 26, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/h... 
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10/12/17AWS and Microsoft Announce Gluon, Making Deep Learning Accessible to All Developers
New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance Jointly developed reference specification makes it possible for Gluon to work with any deep learning engine; support for Apache MXNet available today and support for Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit coming soon SEATTLE & REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2017-- Today, Amazon... 
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10/12/17Amazon Now Hiring for Over 120,000 Jobs in the U.S. This Holiday Season
Every year, thousands of holiday positions lead to regular, full-time roles with the company Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs this year across its U.S. fulfillment network that offer highly competitive wages and benefits SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced it is creating more than 120,000 positions this season across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation ... 
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10/11/17Meet the All-New Kindle Oasis: Featuring a 7-inch, 300 ppi Display and Waterproof Design
Our largest, highest-resolution Paperwhite display with crisp, laser-quality text that reads like paper with no glare—even in bright sunlight Thin and light design with an aluminum back and a unique ergonomic shape so you can read comfortably for hours The first waterproof Kindle so you can take your favorite stories even more places Read books your way—more options than ever before to personalize your ideal reading settings with font sizes, additional boldness levels, and new accessibilit... 
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10/11/17Meet the All-New Kindle Oasis: Featuring a 7-inch, 300 ppi Display, Waterproof Design, and Audible
Our largest, highest-resolution Paperwhite display with crisp, laser-quality text that reads like paper with no glare—even in bright sunlight Thin and light design with an aluminum back and a unique ergonomic shape, so you can read comfortably for hours The first waterproof Kindle so you can take your favorite stories even more places With Audible built in, access the world’s largest library of audiobooks and easily ... 
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10/11/17Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop on Their Own While Parents Stay in the Know
Teens can now explore Amazon with the independence of their own login and take advantage of select Prime benefits if their parents have a membership Parents can add teens to their Amazon household account for free, with the flexibility to either approve every order or set pre-approved spending limits SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon introduced a convenient way for teens 13 through 17 years old to... 
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10/10/17Amy Sherman-Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Premieres on Wednesday, November 29, Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
Executive produced by Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, the series stars Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen and Marin Hinkle SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon announces The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, from renowned show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls) and Executive Producer Daniel Palladino (Family Guy), will premiere on Wednesday, November 29, exclusively on Amazon... 
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10/05/17General Electric Names AWS Its Preferred Cloud Provider
GE continues migration in cloud-first approach to digital transformation SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that General Electric (NYSE: GE) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. GE continues to migrate thousands of core applications to AWS. GE began an enterprise-wide migration in 2014, and today many GE businesses, including GE Power, GE... 
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10/04/17Alexa and the All-New Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in India
The Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service also now available for developers in India Amazon also announced this week that Alexa and Echo are coming to Japan this year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in India, and that they are coming to Japan later this year. Read the press release announcing Alexa in India: www.amazon.in/pr. ... 
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10/03/17Amazon Prime Video Adds Fearless, from Acclaimed Homeland Executive Producer Patrick Harbinson, to its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
All six episodes of the legal thriller, starring BAFTA award winners Helen McCrory and Michael Gambon, will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US on Friday, October 27 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has added Fearless to its lineup of original dramatic series, and will premiere all six episodes exclusively on Prime Video in the US on Friday, October 27. Starring BAFTA award winn... 
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09/28/17Amazon Continues Growth in Ohio with Euclid Fulfillment Center
New facility will employ more than 1,000 associates SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its fifth Ohio fulfillment center in Euclid, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced upcoming fulfillment centers in Monroe and North Randall, and it currently operates fulfillment centers in Etna and Obetz. “Our growth in Ohio is the re... 
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09/28/17Toyota Racing Development Goes All-in on AWS
One of the most accomplished and acclaimed engineering companies in motorsports gets its speed from the cloud with the broadest and deepest functionality SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Toyota Racing Development (TRD), the in-house engineering division for Toyota and Lexus motorsports programs, has gone all-in on AWS. Building its race intell... 
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09/27/17Introducing the Next Generation of Echo: the All-New Amazon Echo and Echo Plus
All-new Echo brings all the features you love about Alexa, now with a new design, improved sound with Dolby processing, and a lower price—just $99.99 Echo Plus has a built-in smart home hub to easily connect your smart devices—set up and start controlling lights, locks, and more in minutes—just $149.99, with a Philips Hue smart lightbulb included while supplies last Routines let you control multiple devices and actions with a singl... 
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09/27/17Amazon Introduces a New Member of the Echo Family: Echo Spot
Stylish, compact Echo with a screen is perfect for anywhere in the house—place it on your nightstand, desk, kitchen counter, or side table so Alexa can show you news, weather, smart home camera feeds, video calls, Alexa skills, and more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced Echo Spot, the newest addition to the Echo family. Echo Spot delivers everything you love about Alexa with a smaller design and th... 
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09/27/17Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Sleek and powerful, the new Fire TV delivers high-quality entertainment with more than 500,000 TV episodes and movies, plus tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills— for just $69.99 Using the power of your voice, Fire TV advances controls to rewind, fast forward, and watch in-app content from world-class content partners SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced the all-new Fire TV featuring... 
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09/27/17Amazon and BMW Bring Alexa to the Road
BMW Group will integrate Alexa into their vehicles in the US, UK and Germany starting in 2018 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and BMW announced today that Amazon Alexa will be available in BMW and MINI vehicles starting in mid-2018. Ask Alexa in-car to get directions, call a business, play music or Audible content, control your smart home, check the news, and more while you’re on the go – without downloading a se... 
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09/27/17Randstad Goes All-in on AWS
Leading global HR services company selects AWS to accelerate its digital transformation and optimize its global IT infrastructure SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Randstad, a leading international staffing and recruitment company, will migrate its global data centers to AWS. With this move, Randstad aims to increase efficiencies and align IT in... 
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09/26/17Amazon Music Brings Alexa to Mobile Music Streaming
Best of both worlds: Amazon Music seamlessly integrates the power of voice into its easy-to-use visual app interface Listeners in the US, UK, Germany and Austria can now use Amazon Music’s innovative Alexa voice controls for music wherever they go SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 26, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Starting today, Alexa is now available in the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android in the US, UK, Germany and Austria, combining the pow... 
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09/25/17Amazon Studios Pacts with Casey Affleck’s Sea Change Media on First-Look Production Deal
The “Manchester by the Sea” Academy Award-winning Actor will have a Two-Year Production Deal with Amazon Studios SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Studios has closed an exclusive first-look production deal with Oscar winner Casey Affleck under his new production banner Sea Change Media. The two-year deal will cover both film and television projects. Last year, Affleck and Amazon Studios worked together on... 
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09/25/17Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Emmy-nominated Executive Producers of new Amazon Original Series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to develop television projects exclusively for Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that critically-acclaimed multi-hyphenates Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino (Gilmore Girls) have entered a multi-year overall deal with Amazon Studios. Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop ... 
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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
Featuring a brilliant 10.1” 1080p Full HD display with over 2 million pixels, stereo speakers with Dolby Audio, and 32GB of internal storage with support for up to 256GB more via microSD—the all-new Fire HD 10 is designed from the ground up for entertainment Now 30% faster with 2x the RAM and an ultra-fast quad-core processor, plus up to 10 hours of battery life so you can enjoy all your favorite movies, TV shows, books, games, songs, and more ... 
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09/18/17Amazon Expands in Ohio with Monroe Fulfillment Center
New facility will employ more than 1,000 associates SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its fourth Ohio fulfillment center in Monroe, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in North Randall, and it currently operates fulfillment centers in Etna and Obetz. Additionally, there are more than 65,000 auth... 
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09/18/17Amazon Announces Third Fulfillment Center for Portland to Create 1,000 Full-time Roles
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its third Oregon fulfillment center in Portland, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in Troutdale and Salem, in addition to the existing sortation center in Hillsboro and Prime Now hub in Portland. With the three upcoming fulfillment centers, Amazon will employ more than 3... 
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09/14/17Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Michigan, Creating 1,000 New Full-Time Jobs
New 1-million-square-foot site will be the third Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 14, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Mich. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs with benefits. “Michigan has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to addin... 
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09/12/17Amazon Greenlights Untitled University of Michigan Football Series Exclusively for Amazon Prime Video
The Amazon Original Unscripted Series follows legendary Coach Jim Harbaugh and the 2017 University of Michigan football team SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit an untitled University of Michigan Football series, following legendary Coach Jim Harbaugh and the 11-time national championship team throughout the 2017 season. Produced by BTN Originals, The Montag Group and Jim Jorde... 
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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
Wishenpoof and The Stinky & Dirty Show return for second seasons New fall programming highlights impactful storytelling and inspiring characters SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its fall slate for kids originals, exclusively on Prime Video. Amazon Studios creates series for kids with heart for both enjoyment and impact to inspire a generation of lifelong creative learners. The fa... 
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09/07/17Amazon Opens Search for Amazon HQ2 – A Second Headquarters City in North America
New headquarters will be a full equal to Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, and is expected to grow to 50,000 employees as part of the company’s ongoing job creation Amazon plans to invest over $5 billion in construction and operation of Amazon HQ2 In addition to Amazon’s direct hiring and investment, construction and operation of Amazon HQ2 is expected to create tens of thousands of jobs in construction and related industries, and ... 
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09/06/17Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in New York, Creating 2,250 Full-Time Jobs
Employees at the new Staten Island facility will work alongside Amazon Robotics SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Staten Island, N.Y. The facility is Amazon’s first fulfillment center in the state and will create more than 2,250 new, full-time jobs with opportunities for employees to engage with advanced robotics. “We are excit... 
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08/30/17Alexa Meet Cortana, Cortana Meet Alexa
Amazon and Microsoft collaborate to help Alexa and Cortana talk to each other SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced today that Alexa will be able to talk to Cortana, and Cortana will be able to talk to Alexa. You will be able to turn to your Echo device and say, “Alexa, open Cortana,” or turn to your Windows 10 device and say, “Cortana, open Alexa.” Alexa customers ... 
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08/29/17Amazon Original Series Lore Premieres Friday, October 13 on Prime Video
From Executive Producers Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, Gale Anne Hurd, Brett-Patrick Jenkins, Glen Morgan, Jon Halperin and Mark Mannucci, the anthology series is based on the award-winning, critically acclaimed podcast from Aaron Mahnke Series features Robert Patrick, Adam Goldberg, Kristin Bauer, Holland Roden, Colm Feore and Campbell Scott SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon announced today the Amazon Or... 
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08/29/17“Alexa, Play My Music Everywhere”
New multi-room music feature lets you group multiple Amazon Echo devices for synchronized music streaming in every room New Alexa developer tools extend multi-room audio to other connected speakers and audio systems SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced an all-new Alexa feature that lets you control and synchronize music across multiple Amazon Echo devices in your home. Starting today, you can ... 
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08/28/17Amazon Continues to Grow in Oregon with Salem Fulfillment Center
New Amazon facility will employ more than 1,000 full-time associates SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its second Oregon fulfillment center in Salem, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in Troutdale and it currently operates a sortation center in Hillsboro and Prime Now hub in Portland. Additionally, t... 
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08/25/17Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Ohio
New 855,000-square-foot facility will create more than 2,000 full-time jobs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in North Randall, Ohio, which will create more than 2,000 full-time associate roles with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. “Our ability to expand in Ohio is the result of two things: i... 
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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
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it will offer a second season of the half hour series Fleabag with series creator, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (A Star Wars Story: Untitled Han Solo Film), returning as writer and star. Waller-Bridge can also be seen in the upcoming untitled Han Solo “Star Wars” anthology film and will serve as showrunner and executive producer of BBC America’s upcoming 2018 drama, Killing Ev... 
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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
SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced that Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market will close on Monday August 28, 2017, and the two companies will together pursue the vision of making Whole Foods Market’s high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone. As a down payment on that vision, Whole Foods Market will offer lower prices starting Monday on a sel... 
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08/24/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Fifth Season of Jill Soloway’s Golden Globe Award and Multi-Emmy Award Winning Series Transparent
Fifth season expected to premiere in 2018 on Amazon Prime Video exclusively for Prime Members SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit a fifth season of Jill Soloway’s Golden Globe Award and multi-Emmy Award winning series Transparent. The fifth season will begin production next year and is anticipated to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2018 exclusively for Prime Members. ... 
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08/23/17Amazon Announces TenMarks Writing – New Online Curriculum for Teachers That Combines Rigor and Fun to Unlock the Writer in Every Student
Provides students with a digital Writing Coach to guide them through the writing process with personalized feedback every step of the way Ignites students’ love of writing and creativity with Bursts – playful, short exercises like commenting on a picture or creating a story using a fun text message format Saves teachers’ time with lesson plans, anchor charts, rubrics and more – everything they need to teach writing all in one place ... 
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08/15/17Amazon.com Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today announced that it priced its previously announced private offering of $16.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes (collectively, the “Notes”). The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the consideration for its acquisition of Whole Foods Market, Inc., to repay its 1.200% notes due 20... 
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08/15/17Need Something Extra Fast? Amazon Instant Pickup Launches This Week
Instant Pickup enables Prime and Prime Student members to order and receive items in-store in under two minutes SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today introduced Instant Pickup, a free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less at five of Amazon’s fully staffed pickup locations in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Berkeley, Calif., Co... 
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08/15/17Amazon.com Announces Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today announced that it is offering to sell senior unsecured notes (collectively, the “Notes”) in a private offering. The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund all or a portion of the consideration for its acquisition of Whole Foods Market, Inc. and for general corporate purposes. The Notes being offered... 
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08/14/17AWS Announces Amazon Macie
New security service uses machine learning to classify sensitivity of customers’ data in Amazon S3 and then monitor and report on risks and anomalous access Autodesk, Edmunds, and Netflix among the customers using Amazon Macie SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon Macie, a new security service that uses machine learning to help cu... 
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08/14/17Amazon Web Services Makes AWS Glue Available To All Customers
New ETL service automates the preparation of data for analytics, reducing the time it takes customers to start analyzing their data from months to minutes SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), launched AWS Glue, a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that makes it easy for customers to prepare and load their data into Amazon Simple Storage Ser... 
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08/14/17AWS Chosen by Hulu as Its Cloud Provider
Leading premium streaming service successfully launched “Hulu with Live TV” leveraging AWS SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Hulu has selected AWS as its cloud provider, and leveraged AWS to launch its new, over-the-top (OTT) live TV service. Hulu turned to AWS for a scalable, agile, and cost effective infrastructure to support the addition of ... 
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08/14/17FICO Selects AWS as Its Cloud Provider
Leading analytics provider takes cloud-first approach, migrates enterprise analytics platform to AWS as part of digital transformation journey SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that FICO (NYSE: FICO) has selected AWS as its cloud provider. FICO has migrated several core applications, including myFICO.com and its flagship analytics platform, the Deci... 
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08/11/17Amazon Studios Closes Overall Deal with The Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman and First-Look Deal with Skybound Entertainment
Collaboration with groundbreaking comic creator and multiplatform powerhouse sets focus on growing original genre content exclusively for Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has closed an overall deal with prolific creator Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Invincible) and a first-look deal with Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment, co-founded by longtime collaborator David Al... 
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08/01/17“Alexa, Play The Grand Tour”
You can now pair your Fire TV with any Echo device for far-field voice control via Alexa Alexa is always getting smarter—now you can simply ask Alexa to play a favorite show, launch an app, or control playback—all without having to pick up the remote Coming soon, you can view live video feeds from your compatible smart home cameras on Fire TV SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announce... 
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08/01/17Australian Centre for Robotic Vision from Australia Wins Grand Championship at 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge
Additional winners at the event included Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, winners of the Pick Task, and MIT Princeton of the U.S., winners of the Stow Task Contestants at this year’s Amazon Robotics Challenge were awarded $270,000 in prizes to support continued innovation within the robotics and automation community SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the results of its 2017 Amaz... 
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07/31/17GRAIL Selects AWS as its Cloud Provider
Global life sciences company with a mission to detect cancer early taps the cloud with the most functionality to power breakthroughs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that GRAIL, Inc., a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured, has selected AWS as its cloud infrastructure provider. With more than a billion dollar... 
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07/31/17Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs on Amazon Sold More than 2 Billion Items Worldwide in Record-Breaking Start to 2017
More than half of the items sold on Amazon worldwide are from small businesses and entrepreneurs Sales grew by more than 60 percent for small businesses and entrepreneurs on Prime Day 2017 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced that small businesses and entrepreneurs on Amazon sold more than 2 billion items in a record-breaking first half of 2017. With more than 300 million active custo... 
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07/27/17Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 25% to $38.0 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2017. Operating cash flow increased 37% to $17.9 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $13.0 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2016. Free cash flow increased to $9.7 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.7 billion for the trailing twelve mont... 
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07/27/17The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces World Premiere of Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel as Closing Night of the 55th New York Film Festival
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2017-- The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel as the Closing Night selection of the 55th New York Film Festival (September 28 – October 15), making its World Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on Saturday, October 14. Amazon Studios will release Wonder Wheel on December 1, 2017, the first film the studio will distribute independently. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View... 
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07/27/17Amazon Continues to Create Full-Time Jobs in Michigan with New Fulfillment Center Planned in Romulus
New Amazon Robotics site will be the second Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its second Michigan fulfillment center in Romulus, creating more than 1,500 new full-time associate roles with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. “Our ability to expand in Michigan is the resul... 
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07/26/17Amazon Introduces Prime Now in Singapore: Free Two-Hour Delivery on Tens of Thousands of Items
Prime Now is the first Amazon retail service to launch in Singapore, offering free two-hour delivery on grocery items, local favorites and name-brand goods In addition to tens of thousands of daily essentials, customers can also shop chilled beer and wine and have these items delivered right to their door SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the launch of Prime Now in ... 
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07/26/17Amazon Has More Than 50,000 Jobs Available and Expects to Hire Thousands of Employees at the Nation’s Largest Job Fair
Amazon Jobs Day will open 10 fulfillment centers across the U.S. for candidates to take a tour, learn more about working at Amazon and see the jobs in person Potential job seekers can apply for a role on-site at Amazon Jobs Day events, speak to company representatives and receive an on-the-spot job offer SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced it has more than 50,000 roles available to fil... 
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07/25/17Amazon Business Now Serves More Than One Million Business Customers in the U.S.
The business-to-business marketplace on Amazon.com expands its customer base across healthcare, education, government and commercial organizations Amazon Business now offers business-only pricing on millions of products and access to more than 85,000 business sellers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Business today announced that it now has more than one million business customers since launching in Apri... 
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07/18/17CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon Sets Multi-Show Deal with Agatha Christie Limited
Ordeal By Innocence—first installment in a series of Amazon Originals—began production this month and will become available exclusively to Prime members in the U.S. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 18, 2017-- Seventh paragraph, first sentence of the release should read: IMG will handle international sales on behalf of Agatha Christie Limited (instead of Sky's international sales arm Sky Vision will handle international distribution rights). ... 
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07/18/17Amazon Rapids Launches Signature Stories Program to Help Kids Develop a Love of Reading
Amazon Rapids Offers Readers Ages 5-12 Illustrated Short Stories that Come to Life Just Like a Screenplay Amazon Studios Joins Signature Stories, Bringing Characters and Voice Talent from TV Shows Danger & Eggs and Niko and the Sword of Light to Amazon Rapids – Including Stories Read by Aidy Bryant and Tom Kenny Parents Can Give Kids Unlimited Access to Hundreds of Short Stories for Just $2.99 per Month SEATTLE--(BUS... 
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07/18/17Amazon Sets Multi-Show Deal with Agatha Christie Limited
Ordeal By Innocence—first installment in a series of Amazon Originals—began production this month and will become available exclusively to Prime members in the U.S. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 18, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its continued growth of international production, adding a series of adaptations from Agatha Christie Limited to its lineup of dramatic Amazon Original Series in the U.S. The first adaptation of Christi... 
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07/15/17Anne Frasier, author of The Body Reader, Wins Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original Novel
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Tonight, Anne Frasier’s thriller, The Body Reader, was named the winner of the International Thriller Writers’ 2017 Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original Novel. Anne Frasier’s The Body Reader was published last summer by Thomas & Mercer, the mystery, thriller and true crime imprint of Amazon Publishing. The Thriller Awards honor the best in thriller fiction in six categorie... 
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07/14/17AWS Announces G3 Instances for Amazon EC2
Next generation of high-performance graphics acceleration instances offers the most CPU and memory in the cloud for 3D rendering and virtual reality applications SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 14, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the availability of G3 instances, the next generation of GPU-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances designed to make it easy to procur... 
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07/13/17Amazon.com to Webcast Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2017 financial results on July 27, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/... 
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07/12/17Prime Members Enjoyed Biggest Global Shopping Event in Amazon History
Prime Day 2017 was the biggest day on Amazon.ca ever Prime Day sales surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday, all on a day with deals reserved exclusively for Prime members  The Prime Day 2017 event grew by more than 60 per cent over last year, and sales growth by small businesses and entrepreneurs was even higher Ottawa-based Instant Pot takes the top spot as Prime Day's best-seller on Amazon.ca SEATTLE, July 12, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ:AMZN) – On a day with incredible deals reserved exclusive... 
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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
Prime members can start shopping hundreds of thousands of deals today at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET for 30 straight hours of member-only savings Members will find incredible deals on top brands such as Breville, Black & Decker, GoPro, Instant Pot, iRobot, KitchenAid, Levis, Nest, Segway, Sony, Xbox, Vizio and more Prime Day will deliver all around the world through Amazon's diverse transportation network SEATTLE, July 10, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon is kicking off its third annual Pr... 
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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
Prime members can start shopping hundreds of thousands of deals today at 6pm PT / 9pm ET for 30 straight hours of member-only savings Echo Dot, only $34.99 – the lowest price it’s ever been Prime Day will deliver all around the world through Amazon’s diverse transportation network SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon is kicking off its third annual Prime Day six hours early this year – giving members... 
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07/10/17Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Orlando, Fla. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,500 new full-time jobs with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. “We are excited to join the Orlando community, creating more than 1,500 full-time jobs at our new fulfillment center,” said Akash Ch... 
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07/07/17Get Prime Day Deals Even Faster: Free Two-Hour Delivery on Hundreds of Exclusive Deals Through Prime Now
Customers in more than 30 cities in the U.S. will be able to shop exclusive Prime Day deals for ultra-fast delivery Prime members get $10 off their first Prime Now order and $10 off their next order using promotional code 10PRIMEDAY Cool down with 25% off summer essentials including ice cream, fresh produce and sunscreen now through Prime Day SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Prime Now, Amazon’s fastest d... 
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07/06/17Amazon Original Kids Series Lost in Oz Debuts August 4 on Prime Video
Brand-New Series Expands on Multiple Emmy-Winning Special and Stars Voice Talent of Ashley Boettcher, Gina Gershon, Allison Mack, Jorge Diaz and Nika Futterman SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Lost in Oz, the highly-anticipated animated kid series for children ages 6-11, is scheduled to premiere August 4 on Prime Video in the US and UK. The new series, which expands on the multiple Emmy Award-... 
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07/06/17Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs on Amazon Prepare for Record-Breaking Sales on Prime Day
Small businesses and entrepreneurs use Prime Day to reach new customers, launch new products and increase sales Customers ordered more than 20 million items from small businesses and entrepreneurs on Prime Day last year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Small businesses and entrepreneurs on Amazon are preparing for a record-breaking sales day on Prime Day, with tens of millions of Prime members expected to shop ... 
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07/06/17Canadian Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs on Amazon Prepare for Record-Breaking Sales on Prime Day
Last year, small businesses and entrepreneurs on Amazon offering deals to Prime members saw orders nearly triple year-over-year on Prime Day worldwide Canadian small businesses and entrepreneurs selling on Amazon.ca offering deals to Prime members saw their orders increase a record-breaking eightfold year-over-year Customers ordered more than 20 million items from small businesses and entrepreneurs on Prime Day last year SEATTLE, July 6, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Small businesses and entr... 
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07/05/17Amazon to Create 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs at Salt Lake City Fulfillment Center
This will be Amazon’s first facility in the Beehive State SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will create 1,500 full-time hourly associate roles at its first Utah fulfillment center in Salt Lake City. “We are excited to continue growing our team with the first fulfillment center in Utah,” said Akash Chauhan, Amazon’s Vice President of North American operations. “In Utah, ther... 
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07/05/17Alexa, What Are Your Prime Day Deals?
Voice shoppers will have early access to select Prime Day deals a full two hours before the general public beginning July 10th from 4pm to 6pm PT More than 100 Alexa exclusive deals are available starting today – and, first time voice shopping customers who purchase with Alexa between now and Prime Day receive a bonus $10 promo code For the first time ever, Amazon device owners can sign up for Prime using just their voice by saying... 
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06/29/17Amazon Studios and A24 to Premiere New Half-Hour Series Comrade Detective August 4 on Amazon Prime Video
Romanian-filmed live action half hour action series features an all-star cast of unique voice over performances including Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the series’ leading roles SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced Comrade Detective, a new half-hour live action series that will premiere August 4 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. A... 
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06/29/17Amazon Original Kids Series Niko and the Sword of Light Premieres July 21 on Prime Video
New animated series, based on the motion graphic comic by Imaginism Studios, Inc. and Studio NX, features the voice talent of Tom Kenny, Andre Robinson, Steve Blum, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jim Cummings, and Kari Wahlgren SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its original animated series for kids ages 6-11, Niko and the Sword of Light, is scheduled to premiere on July 21 on Prime Video. The new fantas... 
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06/29/17Amazon Announces Third Annual Prime Day – 30 Hours, Hundreds of Thousands of Deals on July 11
China, India and Mexico join the celebration, making Prime Day a massive global deals event in 13 countries Prime members can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping this year – with deals starting on July 10 at 6pm PT/9pm ET Nearly 40 percent of Lightning Deals worldwide will come from small businesses and entrepreneurs on Prime Day SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – The third annual Prime Day will be Tuesday, J... 
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06/29/17Amazon Announces Third Annual Prime Day - Thirty Hours, Hundreds of Thousands of Deals on July 11
China, India and Mexico join the celebration, making Prime Day a massive global deals event in 13 countries Prime members in Canada can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping this year – with deals starting on July 10 at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET Nearly 40% of Lightning Deals worldwide will come from small businesses and entrepreneurs on Prime Day SEATTLE, June 29, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ:AMZN) – The third annual Prime Day will be Tuesday, July 11, with hundreds of thousands of deals exclusively for Prime m... 
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06/28/17Amazon Connects with Small Businesses at First-Ever Boost Summit
Inaugural Boost Summit Brings Together More Than 1,000 Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Meet with Amazon Fulfillment by Amazon Empowers Small Businesses to Attract Prime Members and Grow their Business Half of Items Sold on Amazon are from Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 28, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today held Boost with FBA, a first-ever summit in the U.S. for small business an... 
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06/27/17Amazon App Customers Get First Look at Exclusive VALERIAN Content Weeks Before the Highly-Anticipated Movie Release
VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is unveiling the first released clip from the movie, exclusively on the Amazon App Customers can use the camera search feature or select a VALERIAN Sticker from the brand new Amazon Stickers feature to unlock the content Customers who unlock exclusive content from today through July 23 will also be able to enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win an Echo Show, the newest Amazon device ... 
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06/27/17Amazon Expands Lineup of Best-Selling Prime Exclusive Phones with New Unlocked Devices including Nokia, Alcatel, and Motorola
Introducing the Nokia 6, initially available in the U.S. only on Amazon, featuring a vibrant 5.5” Full HD display, Dolby Atmos speakers, a fast 16MP rear-facing camera and 8MP front-facing camera, and Android 7.1 Nougat—only $179.99 for Prime members Alcatel adds three new devices to Prime Exclusive Phones: the Alcatel IDOL 5S with a 5.2” Full HD display, a 12MP rear-facing camera with dual-tone flash and 8MP front-facing camera, and Android 7.1 ... 
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06/26/17Amazon Greenlights Untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France Project Exclusively for Prime Video
The Amazon Original Series Follows the First Female Chef at the Famed Grand Tour Cycling Race SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit an untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France series for Prime Video. The Amazon Original Series is a documentary adventure series about the incredible athletes competing in the 104th Tour de France and the food that keeps them alive. The series follows Grant, kno... 
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06/21/17Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2017 (So Far)
Amazon Books Editorial team selects the best titles for every reader’s summer—from futuristic novels and small-town stories to page-turning memoirs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 21, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced its selections for Best Books of the Year So Far, naming Arundhati Roy’s novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the top pick overall. The annual list is hand-selected by the Amazon Books Editors and features the T... 
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06/16/17Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market ranked #28 and Amazon ranked #2 on Fortune’s 2017 list of World’s Most Admired Companies SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including ... 
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06/15/17Amazon Prime Now Brings One-Hour Delivery to Denver Featuring Items from Amazon and Sprouts Farmers Market
Prime members can shop tens of thousands of items delivered right to their door in one hour or less Shop healthy and organic foods from Sprouts Farmers Market available for superfast delivery through Prime Now SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced the launch of its Prime Now one- and two-hour delivery service in Denver. Exclusively available for Prime members, this superfast delivery service ... 
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06/14/17Amazon Launches Free STEM Summer Camps for Seattle-Area Youth
“A to Z Experience” gives students behind-the-scenes access to Amazon’s urban Seattle headquarters and Kent robotics fulfillment center SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 14, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced a new summer camp designed to inspire youth to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This summer, hundreds of students from across the Seattle area ages 9 to 14 will participate in the “A to Z... 
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06/14/17California Polytechnic State University Goes All-In on AWS
Nationally ranked university expects to save $3.5 million over three years by migrating to the AWS Cloud SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 14, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), one of the top engineering schools in the nation, will migrate all core applications to AWS. By choosing the cloud with the most functionality, the fastest... 
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06/13/17Amazon Announces More Than 10,000 Employee Participants in Career Choice and Expects to Reach 20,000 Participants by 2020
Amazon’s career re-training program pre-pays 95 percent of tuition for courses in high-demand fields regardless of relevancy to Amazon Amazon continues to expand Career Choice with additional on-site classrooms at its fulfillment centers, more eligible fields of study and open-sourcing the program to other companies SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 13, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced milestones for its innovative career ... 
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06/12/17Amazon Continues to Create Full-Time Jobs in Colorado with New Fulfillment Center Planned in Thornton
New Amazon Robotics facility will employ more than 1,500 full-time associates SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its second Colorado fulfillment center in Thornton, which will be the first Amazon Robotics facility in the Centennial State. Amazon will create more than 1,500 new full-time associate roles at this facility. “We are excited to continue growing in Colorado ... 
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06/08/17Amazon to Create More Than 1,500 Jobs at Fulfillment Center in North Haven
New 855,000-square-foot facility brings Connecticut presence to three facilities SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced plans for a new 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in North Haven, Conn. The new site will create more than 1,500 new, full-time jobs with opportunities for employees to engage with advanced robotics. The company currently has facilities in Wallingford and Windsor. “Fi... 
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06/08/17Ancestry Goes All-in on AWS
Global leader in family history and consumer genomics migrates to AWS to support its continued growth and gain important advantages in scalability, performance, security, and privacy SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, will migrate all of its applications and data to AWS. By choo... 
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06/08/17Amazon Loans More Than $3 Billion to Over 20,000 Small Businesses
Amazon has lent more than $1 billion to small businesses in the last 12 months Amazon provides small businesses access to more than 300 million active customer accounts worldwide SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced Amazon Lending surpassed $3 billion in loans to small businesses to date since the program launched in 2011. Amazon Lending offers short-term business loans, for up to 12 m... 
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06/07/17Amazon to Open First Oregon Fulfillment Center in Troutdale; Will Create 1,500-Plus Full-Time Jobs
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its first Oregon fulfillment center in Troutdale which will create more than 1,500 full-time positions. The company currently operates a sortation center in Hillsboro and Prime Now hub in Portland. Additionally, there are more than 40,000 authors, sellers, and developers in Oregon growing their businesses and reaching new customers via Amazon products a... 
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06/07/17Amazon Web Services Makes AWS Greengrass Available to All Customers
Annapurna, BSquare, Canonical, Digi International, Intel, Lenovo, Mongoose, Qualcomm Technologies, Raspberry Pi, Samsung, Technicolor, and Wistron join growing list of partners and OEMs bringing AWS Greengrass to connected devices Customers including Enel, Konecranes, Nokia, Pentair, Rio Tinto, and Stanley Black & Decker, are using AWS Greengrass for Industrial IoT SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services... 
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06/07/17Amazon Original Kids Series Danger & Eggs Premieres June 30 on Prime Video in the US and UK
All 13 episodes, created by Mike Owens and Shadi Petosky, and executive produced by Owens, Petosky, and Chris Hardwick, will feature the voice talent of comedians Aidy Bryant and Eric Knobel Guest star voice talent includes Weird Al, Lori Petty, Charlyne Yi, Kate Micucci, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jasika Nicole, Felicia Day, Jonah Ray, Angelica Ross, and Jazz Jennings SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon toda... 
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06/07/17Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Miami with New Fulfillment Center
The robotics site will be the tenth Amazon facility in Florida SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment center in the Sunshine State to be located in Miami. The more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center will create over 1,000 full-time jobs with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. “Florida has be... 
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06/06/17Amazon Introduces Discounted Monthly Prime Offer for Customers Receiving Government Assistance
Customers participating in a growing list of government assistance programs get Prime benefits for $5.99 per month Membership includes unlimited fast, free shipping on more than 50 million items with Amazon’s low prices, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, thousands of playlists and stations with Prime Music, a rotating selection of e-books with Prime Reading, unlimited photo storage, and savings on select items and subsc... 
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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
All nine episodes of the original dramatic series—starring Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer and Lily Collins, and executive produced by Academy Award nominee Billy Ray and Christopher Keyser—will be available globally on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its new original one hour series The Last Tycoon, starring Golden Globe winner Matt Bomer (White C... 
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06/02/17Amazon Fulfillment Center to Open in Fresno, California
Amazon will continue its growth in California’s Central Valley and create 1,500 new full-time jobs in Fresno SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Fresno. This will be Amazon’s fifth fulfillment center in California’s Central Valley, with three operating fulfillment centers located in Tracy and Patterson, and a fourth facility under construction in... 
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06/01/17Amazon to Create 1,000 Full-Time Jobs at New Fulfillment Center in Georgia
Hiring starts today for hundreds of associate positions SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Georgia. When opened, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 1,500 full-time employees at its existing facilities in the state. “Georgia has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look ... 
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05/30/17Amazon Announces the 4th Literary Award for Spanish-Language Independent Authors
The contest will award the best original Spanish-language work written by an independent author and published through Kindle Direct Publishing Select The winning book will have the opportunity to be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing and Audible in digital, print and audio formats, and translated into English and published globally in all formats by AmazonCrossing Jury members this year include best-selling authors ... 
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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
Logan Lucky hits US theaters on August 18, 2017 and is expected to be released on Prime Video during the first quarter of 2018 Soderbergh returns from a self-imposed four-year retirement to direct the heist comedy starring Channing Tatum (Magic Mike), Daniel Craig (Skyfall), Adam Driver (Amazon Original Paterson), Seth MacFarlane (Ted), Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby), Riley Keough (Mad Max: Fury Road), Katherine Wa... 
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05/23/17Handmade at Amazon Introduces the Wedding Shop
The Handmade Wedding Shop offers thousands of handcrafted items including wedding décor, invitations, gifts and jewelry Handmade at Amazon is the premier destination to shop for genuinely handcrafted items from artisans around the world SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today introduced the Wedding Shop from Handmade at Amazon, a selection of thousands of unique, handcrafted products to help plan ... 
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05/18/17Introducing Amazon Charts – A Bestseller List for What People are Really Reading and Buying
A reimagined bestseller list that shares how we read today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today launched Amazon Charts, a reimagined weekly bestseller list that shares which books are being read the most and which books have sold the most across all formats each week. The Top 20 Most Read is the first ever bestseller list to measure the books millions of Amazon.com customers are really reading and listening to by ... 
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05/18/17Amazon Ranks #2 on LinkedIn’s Annual Top Companies List
Annual list recognizes best companies at attracting and retaining top talent SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2017-- NASDAQ: AMZN—LinkedIn today announced that Amazon ranked #2 on its U.S. Top Companies list, which recognizes companies that attract and retain top talent. LinkedIn’s second annual Top Companies list ranks companies based on data from LinkedIn’s 500+ million members, including current and prospective Amazon employees. See Linked... 
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05/17/17Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 with Amazon Alexa
Fire 7, the next generation of Amazon’s best-selling tablet, is now thinner and lighter with an improved 7” IPS display, longer battery life, and improved Wi-Fi connectivity—still only $49.99 Fire HD 8, the next generation of Amazon’s highest customer-rated tablet, offers a stunning 8” HD display with over 1 million pixels, up to 12 hours of battery life, and 16 GB of storage—now only $79.99 Millions of Fire Tablet customers have asked Al... 
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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
All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition includes Fire 7 tablet with 16 GB of storage and 8 hours battery life, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—still only $99.99 Introducing an 8” HD screen option—the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition comes with 32 GB of storage and up to 12 hours of battery life, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—only $129.99 A... 
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05/15/17Amazon.com Dives into Summer with the Launch of Its 2017 Summer Toy List
Customers can now browse top toys for this summer, including popular categories such as STEM, Water Everything, Backyard Play, and more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon.com today announced the launch of its 2017 Summer Toy List (www.amazon.com/summertoylist), a curated list of more than 400 of the most popular toys that will help fill customers’ summer days with non-stop fun. Customers can browse through relevan... 
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05/10/17Amazon Selects Finalists to Compete at the Amazon Robotics Challenge Event in Japan This Summer
This year’s finalists span industry, start-up and academic groups from Australia, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, the Republic of Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and the United States The Amazon Robotics Challenge will award up to $250,000 in prizes and encourages idea sharing and innovation within the robotics and automation community SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the 16 finali... 
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05/03/17Amazon FreeTime Now Available on Android Phones and Tablets
Amazon adds popular FreeTime app to Google Play—now kids can enjoy their favorite books, videos, YouTube videos, and websites inside FreeTime for the first time on a phone FreeTime Unlimited service blends world-class parental controls with access to over 10,000 age-appropriate titles from brands like Disney, Nickelodeon, PBS Kids, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon toda... 
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05/02/17Amazon Studios Secures Producing Deals with Bona Fide Productions, Killer Films and Le Grisbi Productions
Each production company will have two-year deals with the distributor SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Studios announced today that it has struck exclusive first-look deals with Bona Fide Productions, Killer Films and Le Grisbi Productions. Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa’s Bona Fide Productions and Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler’s Killer Films will each have an exclusive first-look deal ... 
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05/02/17Amazon Original Kids Series Dino Dana Premieres May 26 on Prime Video in the US and UK
From the Creator of Dino Dan and Dino Dan: Trek’s Adventures, Comes the Next Chapter of Dinosaur Adventures in the Emmy Award-Winning Franchise SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon today announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, Dino Dana, is scheduled to premiere on Friday, May 26 on Prime Video in the US and UK. A follow-up to the 2015 Emmy award-winning series Dino Dan: Trek’s Adventures, Dino Dan... 
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05/01/17Amazon Gives Prime to Every Household in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts As Academy Award Winning Film Comes to Prime Video
Amazon Original Movie and Academy Award Winning Film, Manchester by the Sea, available on Prime Video starting Friday, May 5 To celebrate, Amazon offers all families in Manchester-by-the-Sea a one-year Prime membership and a bag of popcorn to enjoy with the movie SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon’s Academy Award winning film, Manchester by the Sea, arrives on Prime for members to stream on Friday, May 5. To ... 
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04/27/17Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 23% to $35.7 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2017. Operating cash flow increased 53% to $17.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $11.6 billion for the trailing twelve months ended March 31, 2016. Free cash flow increased to $10.2 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $6.7 billion for the trailing twelve mo... 
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04/27/17Amazon Honors World Book Day with Global Free Library Events in Twelve Countries Around the World
Events around the world garnered more than 17,200 book donations and brought more than 7,400 participants together to share a love of reading, globally SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – In honor of World Book Day - a day dedicated to authors, illustrators and readers across the globe, celebrated annually on April 23 - Amazon hosted a Global Free Library event series, where communities around the world were invited to ce... 
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04/24/17Amazon Launches Self-Service Marketplace for Subscription Providers
Subscribe with Amazon makes it easy for subscription businesses to integrate and sell on Amazon SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced a self-service subscriptions marketplace that allows digital subscription providers to reach millions of Amazon customers. Subscribe with Amazon is a new way for subscription businesses to sell on Amazon, offering them targeted customer exposure through popular discov... 
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04/21/17Amazon to Create More than 2,500 Full-Time Jobs at Three Additional New Jersey Fulfillment Centers
With new sites in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township, Amazon’s fulfillment footprint in New Jersey grows to 10 facilities SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 21, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open three additional fulfillment centers in New Jersey. The new sites in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township will create more than 2,500 new, full-time jobs. Since Amazon launched operations in New Jersey in ... 
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04/19/17AWS Launches Amazon Redshift Spectrum
New capability allows Amazon Redshift customers to run analytic queries quickly and inexpensively against exabytes of data in Amazon S3 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon Redshift Spectrum, a new feature that allows Amazon Redshift customers to run SQL queries against exabytes of their data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). With Re... 
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04/19/17AWS Announces Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator, Delivering Up to 10X Faster Query Performance
New, fully managed in-memory cache can reduce Amazon DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds Preview starts today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), a fully managed, highly available, in-memory cache that can reduce Amazon DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds, even at ... 
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04/19/17AWS Makes Amazon Lex Available to all Customers
Amazon Lex, the technology that powers Amazon Alexa, enables any developer to build rich, conversational user experiences for web, mobile, and connected device apps American Heart Association, Capital One, Freshdesk, Hubspot, Liberty Mutual, NASA, Ohio Health, and Vonage among customers using Amazon Lex SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Amazon... 
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04/19/17HERE Names AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
Leading global provider of maps and location services continues to expand use of AWS to power its new Open Location Platform services SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that HERE Technologies (HERE), a leading global provider of maps and location services, has disclosed that AWS is its preferred cloud infrastructure provider. HERE has been using AWS for ... 
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04/19/17Dunkin’ Brands Selects AWS as its Cloud Infrastructure Provider
Dunkin’ Brands has migrated mobile applications, e-commerce websites, and corporate IT infrastructure to AWS SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2017-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, has selected AWS as its cloud infrastructure provider. The company has completed the migration of its m... 
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04/13/17Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2017 financial results on April 27, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/... 
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04/13/17Amazon Makes the High-Performance 7-Mic Voice Processing Technology from Amazon Echo Available to Third-Party Device Makers
New reference design offers far-field speech processing to hardware manufacturers, making it simple, fast, and cost-effective to create new devices with Amazon Alexa SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced that for the first time it is making the high-performance far-field microphone array and voice processing technology found in Amazon Echo available to hardware makers who want to build the Alexa expe... 
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04/12/17Introducing Discussion Cards and Parent Dashboard—New Ways for Families to Discover, Share, and Connect Through Amazon FreeTime
Discussion Cards let parents share in their kids’ digital experience through short summaries of the books, videos, educational apps and games their kids are using in Amazon FreeTime, and connect with their kids through suggested questions and family activities designed to encourage dinner table conversation Parent Dashboard helps parents discover and learn about the books, videos, educational apps, games, and websites their kids view in Fr... 
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04/10/17Amazon Business Announces the Availability of Line-Item Detail on Customer Purchases
Customers can now streamline reconciliation with enhanced transaction data when they use Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, and PNC Visa commercial cards on Amazon Business SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Business has teamed up with Visa to provide enhanced transaction data on customer purchases made with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, and PNC U.S. issued Visa commercial cards. With enhanced transactio... 
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04/10/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Amy Sherman-Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel For Two Seasons, Exclusively for Prime Video
The pickup is Amazon Studios’ first multi-season greenlight of a new series SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon announces it has greenlit The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for an unprecedented two seasons on Prime Video. The Amazon Original Series, from renowned creator Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls) and Executive Producer Daniel Palladino (Family Guy), is Amazon Studios’ first multi-season greenlight of a new... 
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04/06/17Amazon to Create 5,000 New, Part-Time, Work-From-Home Jobs over the Next Year
Now in its fifth year, Amazon’s innovative Virtual Customer Service program gives employees the flexibility to provide customer service support to Amazon customers while working from home Virtual Customer Service jobs are part of Amazon’s plan to hire 30,000 part-time roles in the U.S. over the next year Part-time employees working 20 hours a week or more receive benefits, including the company’s innovative Career Choice program th... 
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04/04/17Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in Sweden in 2018
New AWS Infrastructure Region will enable customers to run workloads in Sweden and serve end-users across the Nordics with even lower latency SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in Sweden in 2018. The new AWS EU (Stockholm) Region will comprise of three Availability Zones at launch. Currently, AWS provides 42 Avai... 
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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
Yesterday season one was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary category To relive the drama of season one with the Arizona Cardinals, customers can now watch 28 exclusive behind-the-scenes clips via the X-Ray feature SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit season two of the Emmy-nominated All or Nothing, an Amazon Original Series produced by ... 
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03/29/17Amazon Announces Second Houston-Area Fulfillment Center to Create 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
The new Katy site will be Amazon’s tenth fulfillment center in Texas SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its tenth Texas fulfillment center in Katy where it will create 1,000 new, full-time jobs. Since Amazon launched operations in Texas in 2013, the company has quickly grown its fulfillment workforce in the state to 10,000-plus full-time employees across seven existing facilities in... 
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03/29/17Amazon Greenlights Untitled McLaren Racing Docuseries Exclusively for Prime Video
The Amazon Original Series Goes Behind the Scenes with Legendary Formula 1 Race Team McLaren as They Prepare to Fight for the 2017 World Championship SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit an untitled McLaren racing docuseries. The Amazon Original Unscripted Series gives unprecedented access to the McLaren racing team as it competes in the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Prime mem... 
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03/28/17Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Virginia
Amazon’s new 1 million-square-foot facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Clear Brook, Virginia, which will create more than 1,000 full-time associate roles when opened. Amazon currently employs more than 3,500 full-time hourly associates at its three existing Virginia fulfillment centers in Chester, Petersburg ... 
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03/28/17AWS Announces Amazon Connect
Contact center technology that powers Amazon’s award-winning global customer service now available to all businesses in an easy-to-use cloud service SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced Amazon Connect, a self-service, cloud-based contact center service that makes it easy for any business to deliver better customer service at lower cost. Amazon Connect i... 
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03/28/17Amazon to Acquire SOUQ.com
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2017-- Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East. Joining the Amazon family will enable SOUQ.com to continue growing while working with Amazon to bring even more products and offerings to customers worldwide. "Amazon and SOUQ.com share the same DNA – we’re both driven by customers, invention, and long-term thinking,” ... 
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03/24/17New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Join Lineup of Best-Selling Unlocked Prime Exclusive Phones on Amazon
Alcatel debuts its first device with Prime Exclusive Phones, the Alcatel A30—only $59.99 for Prime members and featuring Android Nougat, a 5” HD display, a quad-core processor, 4G LTE speed, compatibility with Verizon and major GSM carriers, and Alcatel’s two-year device protection warranty Motorola brings its third device to Prime Exclusive Phones, the Moto G5 Plus, which features a 5.2” Full HD display, fingerprint reader, an octa-core p... 
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03/22/17Prime Now Introduces One-Hour Delivery to Milwaukee
Starting today, Prime members can get items conveniently delivered right to their door Customers can now use their voice to shop tens of thousands of items with free two-hour delivery SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced its Prime Now one-hour delivery service is expanding to Milwaukee. This ultra-fast delivery service, available exclusively for Prime members, provides free two-hour delivery... 
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03/21/17Alexa, Order from Prime Now!
Alexa voice shopping adds Prime Now making it the fastest and easiest way to shop hands-free Customers can now use their voice to shop tens of thousands of items through Prime Now with free two-hour delivery Alexa, order wine! Also launching today, wine, beer and spirits available from Alexa through Prime Now in select cities SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Today, Amazon launched its fastest and easies... 
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03/17/17Amazon Extends Deal with A24, Brings Moonlight, Winner of Three Academy Awards Including Best Picture to Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video will continue to be the exclusive premium subscription streaming service for critically-acclaimed films from A24 including Academy Award winning Moonlight, current theatrical hit 20th Century Women and Casey Affleck’s next film, A Ghost Story SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 17, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Prime Video today announced the extension of an exclusive content agreement with A24, making Prime Video the only ... 
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03/16/17Amazon Prime Video Premieres Academy Award-Winning Manchester by the Sea in Canada on March 21
Prime members in Canada will be the first to stream and download the Best Picture nominated film SEATTLE, March 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that the Amazon Original Movie Manchester by the Sea will be available to stream and enjoy on Amazon Prime Video as its exclusive subscription streaming home starting March 21. The Amazon Studios film is the winner of two Academy Awards, Best Actor for Casey Affleck and Best Original Screenplay for Kenneth Lonergan. The film was ... 
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03/16/17Amazon Thanks Customers for #1 Ranking in American Customer Satisfaction Index
ACSI surveyed over 10,000 customers to measure perceptions of quality and value across retailers nationwide To thank customers, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the purchase price of eligible products when customers shop at AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) today only SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 16, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Customers have ranked Amazon #1 in the recently released American Customer Satisfaction I... 
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03/15/17Amazon Makes It Free for Developers to Build and Host Most Alexa Skills Using AWS
New program offers AWS promotional credits for developers to put toward their Alexa skill Tens of thousands of developers already building skills for Alexa SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and host most Alexa skills using Amazon Web Services (AWS). Many Alexa skill developers currently take advantage of ... 
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03/15/17Prime Now Adds Alcohol to the Mix
Starting today, Prime members in Cincinnati and Columbus can add beer and wine to their Prime Now order for delivery in one hour or less SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2017-- Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today its Prime Now one and two-hour delivery service adds wine and beer to its product offerings available for superfast delivery in Cincinnati and Columbus. The company adds hundreds of alcohol-related products to its inventory from pop... 
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03/14/17American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Launches Globally April 7 on Amazon Prime Video
Produced by the Emmy Award-winning Stephen David Entertainment and Alta Loma Entertainment, the Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to Hefner's archive of thousands of hours of footage and his Guinness World Record-holding collection of over 2,900 scrapbooks SEATTLE, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) — The Amazon Original Series American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories on Friday, April 7. The se... 
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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
Starting today, Prime Now offers one and two-hour delivery of thousands of beauty supplies from local favorite, Peninsula Beauty Prime members in the San Francisco Bay Area can now get convenient delivery of heavy pet food, toys, pet beds and more from Pet Food Express Prime Now expands delivery of thousands of fresh and healthy grocery products from Sprouts Farmers Market SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 9, 2017-- Amazon... 
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03/06/17Amazon Greenlights Le Mans: Racing Is Everything Exclusively for Prime Video
The Amazon Original Series Will Offer Prime Members Unprecedented Access to the Legendary 24 Hour Race SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit the Amazon Original Series Le Mans: Racing is Everything from London based production company New Black Films. The limited series will explore what is known as “the Mount Everest of motorsports,” the grueling, non-stop 24-hour car race that has take... 
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03/02/17Amazon’s Spring 2017 Pilot Season Premieres on March 17 on Amazon Video
Five new pilots, The Legend of Master Legend, Budding Prospects, The New V.I.P.’s, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Oasis, will debut for all Amazon customers in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan to stream and review Shows come from prominent creators including Amy Sherman-Palladino, Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster, Terry Zwigoff and Steve Dildarian, and feature notable actors including Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Richard Madden... 
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03/02/17Amazon Launches Solar Energy Initiative on Fulfillment Center Rooftops
Amazon to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020 Initial 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW Video and photos of Amazon’s solar installation available at www.amazon.com/about SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced a new initiative to generate clean energy by installing solar panels on its fulfillme... 
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02/28/17Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery in the District of Columbia
Prime members in D.C. can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, including Maketto, Ben’s Next Door, Hill Country Barbecue Market, Kapnos, b DC Penn Quarter, and many more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime members in the greater Washington, D.C. area can now enjoy delivery from 150 popular restaurants, including Maketto, Ben’s Next Door, Hill Country Barbecue Market, Kapnos, b ... 
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02/27/17Amazon Studios Orders Original Dramatic Series Fortitude from Sky Vision
Ten episodes of the Arctic thriller, featuring an ensemble cast that includes Richard Dormer and Dennis Quaid, will debut later this year on Prime Video in the US SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios and Sky Vision today announced the addition of Fortitude to Amazon’s lineup of dramatic original series for Prime Video in the US. The first season of Fortitude premiered on Sky Atlantic in 2015 and became the ne... 
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02/22/17Amazon Thanks Customers for #1 Corporate Reputation Ranking in 23,000 Person Harris Poll
Score of 86.27 is a record high in 18-year history of poll Today only, Amazon is offering a discount of $8.62 on orders of $50 or more to thank customers Company receives “excellent” rating across all six dimensions of corporate reputation: Emotional Appeal, Workplace Environment, Products & Services, Financial Performance, Vision & Leadership, and Social Responsibility Amazon ranks in top 10 for ninth straight year... 
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02/21/17AWS Announces Amazon GameLift Now Supports Any C++ and C# Game Engine
New matchmaking functionality intelligently selects the lowest latency AWS region to launch each game session SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Amazon GameLift now supports games built with any C++ or C# game engine, including Amazon Lumberyard, Unreal Engine, Unity, and custom developed engines. With Amazon GameLift, developers can quickly scal... 
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02/21/17Amazon Introduces Latest Generation Fire TV Stick in the UK, Germany, and Japan
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon has announced that the latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available for customers in the UK, Germany, and Japan. Read the press release announcing Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote in the UK: www.amazon.co.uk/pr, Germany: www.amazon-presse.de, and the Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote in Japan: www.amazon.co.jp/press. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View ... 
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02/21/17Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery in Las Vegas
Prime members in Las Vegas can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, Red Robin, Buca di Beppo, Brio Tuscan Grille, Island Sushi & Grill, Grinders Pizza Lounge, Jessie Rae’s BBQ, and many more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime members in Las Vegas can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, including Red Robin, Buca di Beppo, Brio Tuscan Grille, Island Sushi & Grill, Grin... 
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02/15/17Season Two of Amazon Original Series Hand of God Launches Exclusively on Prime Video on March 10
All ten episodes of season two will be available globally on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories later this year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Season two of the Amazon Original Series Hand of God will premiere on Prime Video on March 10. Prime members will be able to stream the series exclusively via the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and online ... 
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02/14/17AWS Announces Amazon Chime
New unified communications service delivers frustration-free meetings with exceptional video and audio quality Brooks Brothers, Level 3, and Vonage among the early users and partners SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced Amazon Chime, a new unified communications service that makes meetings easier and more efficient than ever before. With Amazon ... 
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02/13/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Two New Original Kids Series Pete the Cat and Costume Quest
Brand-new children’s series will become available exclusively on Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Series, Pete the Cat, based on the award-winning book series, and Costume Quest, from the popular video games. Amazon’s new children’s series come from talented creators, including Jeff “Swampy” Marsh (Phineas and Ferb), Will McRobb (The A... 
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02/09/17Amazon to Create 2,000 New Full-Time Jobs at Two New California Fulfillment Centers
New facilities will bring Amazon’s Southern California regional presence to ten facilities SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced two new fulfillment centers in Eastvale and Redlands, California, which will create more than 2,000 new full-time associate roles when opened. Across the state, more than 15,000 full-time Amazon associates currently pick, pack and ship customer orders at the company’... 
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02/08/17Live Nation Selects Amazon Web Services as Cloud Infrastructure Provider
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2017-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV), the world’s leading live entertainment and ticketing company, has selected AWS as its public cloud infrastructure provider and is moving its global IT infrastructure to the AWS Cloud. AWS will help Live Nation reliably and securely scale its IT infrastructure for future growth ac... 
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02/07/17More than 33 Million Customers Have Used Amazon Payments to Make a Purchase
Pay with Amazon payment volume nearly doubled in 2016 More than 50 percent of Pay with Amazon customers are Prime Members SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced that more than 33 million customers have used Amazon Payments to make a purchase. Amazon Payments makes it easy for customers around the world to pay on thousands of merchant websites using the information already stored in their Amazon ... 
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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
From Creator J.J. Johnson (Dino Dan), the new season of Annedroids, a series which garnered 10 Daytime Emmy Award nominations and a Gold Parents’ Choice Award in 2016, continues to inspire children to be curious and learn by showcasing STEM curriculum SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that the fourth season of its Emmy-nominated, Gold Parents’ Choice Award-winning original kids series, Annedroids, ... 
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02/02/17Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 22% to $43.7 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 38% to $16.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $11.9 billion for the trailing twelve months ended December 31, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $9.7 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.3 billion for the trailing twel... 
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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
After two consecutive years of falling off the list completely, San Antonio reclaims its spot as the most romantic city in the U.S. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Love reigns at Amazon.com as the company today released its annual list of Top 20 Most Romantic Cities. The list is determined by a compilation of sales data from cities with more than 100,000 residents on a per capita basis and includes purchases of... 
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01/31/17Amazon to Create 2,000 Jobs at New Air Cargo Hub in Kentucky
A new centralized air hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron will help the company meet demand from Amazon Prime members for fast, reliable delivery SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2017-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon has been an active member of the business community in Kentucky for nearly 20 years, employing more than 10,000 people in full-time jobs across 11 fulfillment center locations. Today, the company announced it i... 
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01/31/17Season Two of the Amazon Original Series The Man in the High Castle to Debut Globally on Amazon Prime Video on February 10
Prime Video members can enjoy a sneak peek of season two with episode one available to watch on February 3 Original dramatic series stars Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank, DJ Qualls, Joel De La Fuente, Brennan Brown, Bella Heathcote and Callum Keith Rennie SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced that all ten episodes of season two of the Emmy winning Amazon Original Series The Man in the High Castle are set to premiere worldwide on Amazon Prime Video ... 
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01/31/17Prime Now Introduces Delivery from New Seasons Market to Seattle; Increases Service Coverage from Bartell Drugs and All The Best Pet Care
Starting today in Seattle, Prime Now offers one- and two-hour delivery of thousands of fresh, local grocery products including wine and beer from New Seasons Market Prime Now more than doubles its service reach for Bartell Drugs delivery SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2017-- Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that Prime Now customers in Seattle can now shop thousands of fresh, organic and local products from New Seas... 
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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
Both series are expected to premiere later this year on Prime Video in the US and UK, and additional territories in the future SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced it has green lit a fourth season of the Golden Globe award-winning series Mozart in the Jungle, and a final, third season of the hit comedy series Red Oaks. Both are scheduled to premiere later this year on Prime Video in the US and UK, ... 
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01/27/17Amazon Original Series Patriot Debuts on February 24 on Prime Video
Original dramatic series is developed by Steven Conrad and stars Michael Dorman, Terry O’Quinn, Kurtwood Smith and Michael Chernus SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its new original one hour series Patriot is slated to premiere on Friday, February 24 exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. Starring Michael Dorman (Wonderland), Emmy winner Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Kurtwood ... 
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01/23/17Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Colorado, Creating 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
Associates at the new Aurora facility will pick, pack, and ship large-sized customer orders SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Colorado. The one-million square foot facility in Aurora is expected to create more than 1,000 new full-time jobs, which is in addition to the hundreds of associates currently employed at the Amazon sortation center loc... 
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01/19/17Amazon Original Series Sneaky Pete Renewed for Season Two
Amazon’s highly-acclaimed, new dramatic original series debuted on Prime Video on January 13th to a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and rave reviews, becoming the second most streamed original scripted series on an opening day Series is co-created and executive produced by Emmy Winner Bryan Cranston, who also appears in the show, and showrunner Graham Yost, and stars Giovanni Ribisi, Emmy Winner Margo Martindale, Peter Gerety and Marin Ireland ... 
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01/19/17Amazon Studios Greenlights Comedic Apocalyptic Limited Series Good Omens
The six-part adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s and Terry Pratchett’s novel about a battle to stop the apocalypse will debut in 2018 on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit Good Omens, an hour-long limited comedy series based on Neil Gaiman’s (American Gods) and Terry Pratchett’s (Colour of Magic) acclaimed novel of the sam... 
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01/19/17Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2016 financial results on February 2, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.... 
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01/18/17Amazon Announces Ninth Fulfillment Center in Texas; New Robotics Site Will Create 1,000-Plus Full-Time Jobs
The new Coppell site will be the sixth fulfillment center in the DFW metroplex SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2017-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its ninth Texas fulfillment center in Coppell. Amazon currently employs more than 10,000 full-time associates at its seven currently operating fulfillment centers across the state and plans to create 1,000 more full-time positions at its third Coppell facility. ... 
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01/18/17Amazon Acquires Grateful Dead Documentary Long Strange Trip from Director Amir Bar-Lev and Executive Producer Martin Scorsese
Long Strange Trip is a groundbreaking documentary that probes the creative forces, subversive ambitions, and interpersonal dynamics that drove the Grateful Dead in their 30-year quest for moments of collective inspiration Documentary will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on May 26 in the US and UK with additional territories to be announced SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced it has acq... 
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01/17/17Amazon to Open New Fulfillment Center in Maryland
Amazon’s new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will create 700 new full-time jobs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in North East, Maryland. Amazon currently employs more than 3,000 associates at its fulfillment and sortation centers in Baltimore and plans to create 700 new positions at its third Maryland facility. “We’re exci... 
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01/12/17Amazon to Create More Than 100,000 New, Full-Time, Full-Benefit Jobs across the U.S. over the Next 18 Months
Already one of the country’s biggest employers, Amazon plans to grow its full-time U.S.-based workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to over 280,000 by mid-2018 Over 9,000 employees have now participated in Amazon’s innovative “Career Choice” program that pre-pays 95% of tuition for degrees in high-demand occupations such as aircraft mechanics, computer-aided design, machine tool technologies, medical lab technologies, nursing, and many other fiel... 
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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
New card offers Prime members no caps on rewards earned, no foreign transaction fees, and Visa Signature benefits SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon.com, Inc. and Chase today introduced the new Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card, the only card that offers 5% Back on all Amazon.com purchases and rewards everywhere else you shop, including 2% Back at restaurants, gas stations and drugstores, and 1% Back on ev... 
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01/10/17Amazon Prime Video Launches Original Kids Series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter on January 27 in the US and UK
International Emmy Award-winning animated series based on children’s novel by Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking English version narrated by Gillian Anderson, series directed by Gorō Miyazaki and presented by Studio Ghibli and Saltkråkan SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon today announced its original kids series, Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter, is set to premiere on Prime Video on January 27 in th... 
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01/05/17Alexa Helps Get Dinner on the Table Easier: Amazon Restaurants Adds Voice Ordering to its Service
Customers can now simply ask Alexa to reorder meals from Amazon Restaurants for an easy, fast way to get dinner in an hour or less All restaurants in the service are available for voice shopping through Alexa starting today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that Prime members can voice-order their next meal through Amazon Restaurants on their Alexa-enabled devices including the Amazon Ech... 
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01/04/17Sellers on Amazon are Thriving: Fulfillment by Amazon Delivered More than 2 Billion Items for Sellers Worldwide in 2016
FBA items shipped worldwide grew more than 50 percent during the holiday season Thousands of sellers worldwide joined the Seller Fulfilled Prime program Sellers worldwide received orders for more than 28 million items on Cyber Monday SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) - Amazon today announced the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service delivered more than 2 billion items for Marketplace sellers wo... 
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01/04/17Sellers on Amazon.ca are Thriving, Achieving a Record-setting One Billion in Sales in 2016
FBA sales on Amazon.ca increase 100 percent over Black Friday and Cyber Monday Fulfillment by Amazon delivered more than two billion items for sellers worldwide in 2016 FBA items shipped worldwide grew more than 50 percent during the holiday season Thousands of sellers worldwide joined the Seller Fulfilled Prime program SEATTLE, Jan. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) - Amazon today announced that Marketplace sellers on Amazon.ca achieved a record-setting one billion in sales in 2016. The Amazo... 
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01/04/17Amazon Confirms Second Jacksonville Fulfillment Center and Additional 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida. The facility will add more than 1,000 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. In the Sunshine State, Amazon currently employs more than 4,000 full-time employees. “We’re excited to further expand our presence in the state with this new fulfillment center in Jacksonville,” said Akash Chauhan, ... 
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01/03/17Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Three of Emmy Award-Winning and Top-Streamed Original Dramatic Series The Man in the High Castle
Eric Overmyer will serve as showrunner and executive producer Season Two had the most viewers over its debut weekend of all scripted Amazon Original Series that debuted this year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2017-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit a third season of the original dramatic series The Man in the High Castle. Additionally, Eric Overmyer (Treme, Bosch, The Affair) will serve as showrunner and... 
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12/27/16Alexa Devices Top Amazon Best-Seller List this Holiday – Millions of Alexa Devices Sold Worldwide
Sales of Amazon Echo family of devices up more than 9x over last year’s holiday season Echo Dot is the best-selling, most gifted item on Amazon.com with millions sold worldwide since launch Alexa devices made up top-selling products across all categories on Amazon.com including Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 27, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — This 2016 holiday was the best-ever seas... 
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12/21/16Garth Brooks’ Entire Catalog Coming Exclusively to Amazon Music This Saturday
Beginning at 12:00 a.m. ET on December 24, fans can stream all 16 albums from the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history only on Amazon Music Unlimited—his entire collection will also be available for purchase and download on Amazon Music Garth has become one of the top-streamed artists on Amazon Music since his debut to streaming exclusively on Amazon Amazon Music is also the official sponsor the 2017 Garth Brooks World Tour ... 
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12/20/16Amazon Original Movie Gleason Will Premiere on Amazon Prime Video on December 29
Two original songs with Music by Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready and lyrics written by Steve Gleason will also be available exclusively on Amazon Music SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Studios today announced that the Amazon Original Movie Gleason will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on December 29. The acclaimed film is among 15 documentaries shortlisted for the ... 
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12/20/16Amazon to Expand Again in Illinois with Two More Fulfillment Centers and 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
The company’s presence grows to eight facilities and more than 7,000 full-time jobs in the state SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2016-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Intersect Illinois and the Illinois Department of Commerce today announced that Amazon plans to open two fulfillment centers in Aurora, Illinois. The facilities will add more than 1,000 additional full-time jobs with benefits to the state. The company currently has fulfillment centers... 
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12/19/16Season Two of Amazon Original Kids Series Just Add Magic Debuts on January 13 on Prime Video
Based on Cindy Callaghan’s book of the same name, Just Add Magic stars Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly, Aubrey Miller and Judah Bellamy, and is executive produced by Andrew Orenstein and Joe Nussbaum SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced season two of its original live-action kids series aimed at families and children aged 6 through 11, Just Add Magic, is scheduled to premiere on Friday, January 13 on Pr... 
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12/19/16From a Sparkling Snowflake Tin to a Caroling Canines eCard – Amazon.com Gift Cards Are the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season
Amazon Gift Cards come in more than 270 designs and new holiday packaging, including boxes, tins, greeting cards and more Whether you plan ahead or need a last minute gift, Amazon Gift Cards are available on the Amazon Mobile App, at Amazon.com and at thousands of retail locations Amazon Gift Cards never expire and can be redeemed on hundreds of millions of items on Amazon.com SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2016-- (N... 
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12/15/16Amazon Original Series Sneaky Pete Debuts on January 13 on Prime Video
Original dramatic series stars Giovanni Ribisi, Margo Martindale, Marin Ireland, Peter Gerety, Libe Barer, and Shane McRae, with Golden Globe and Emmy award-winners Graham Yost and Bryan Cranston executive producing SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 15, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its new original dramatic series Sneaky Pete is slated to premiere on Friday, January 13 exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany and Austria.... 
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12/14/16Amazon Prime Video Now Available in More Than 200 Countries and Territories Around the World
Customers worldwide can sign up for a Prime Video membership and enjoy popular new shows like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, and award-winning Amazon Original Series including Golden Globe-winner Mozart in the Jungle, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA-winner Transparent, Emmy-winner The Man in the High Castle, and multi Emmy Award-winner Tumble Leaf, along with popular Hollywood movies and TV shows Prime Vid... 
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12/14/16Amazon Prime Video Now Available in India
Prime members can stream the largest selection of exclusive Bollywood, Regional and Hollywood movies, US TV shows and Award winning Amazon Original series – at no additional cost Amazon has started production of multiple new Indian Original Shows with leading talent from the Indian entertainment industry – exclusively for Prime Video Prime Video offers 2016’s top Indian and Hollywood blockbusters including Sultan, Kabali and Batman... 
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12/13/16Amazon Web Services Now Available to Customers from Data Centers in the UK
Cloud pioneer expands global infrastructure footprint with the new AWS Europe (London) Region, enabling customers to run applications and store data in the UK at low latency With over one hundred thousand active customers in the UK using AWS, those welcoming the new AWS Region include Aviva, BP, Cancer Research UK, Channel 4, Civitas Learning, Currencycloud, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), ... 
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12/08/16Amazon Web Services Cloud Now Available to Customers from Data Centers in Canada
Cloud pioneer expands global infrastructure footprint with new AWS Canada (Central) Region in Montreal, Quebec, enabling customers to run applications and store data in Canada With tens of thousands of active AWS Customers operating in Canada, those welcoming the new AWS Region include National Bank of Canada, Salesforce, Lululemon Athletica, Desire2Learn, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO),... 
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12/08/16Last Minute Shoppers: Here’s What Customers Love through Prime Now for Superfast Delivery during the Holidays
Data shows customers place holiday orders for superfast delivery of items like games, top electronics, gift wrap and party supplies, to name a few Prime Now curated local selection throughout December, based on recent and last year’s Prime Now holiday shopping data Since launching Manhattan three holidays ago, Prime Now has expanded to more than 30 cities across the U.S. and includes more than 20 local stores and thousands of resta... 
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12/07/16Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the best-selling book of 2016 overall and in the Kids & Teens category Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is also this year’s Most Wished For and Most Gifted book SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling Kids & Teens books of 2016, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year—just in time f... 
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12/01/16HBO and Cinemax Now Available for Amazon Prime Members with Amazon Channels
HBO subscription available for $14.99 per month includes favorite series like Westworld, Game of Thrones, Divorce, Insecure, Silicon Valley, and the full HBO TV and movie selection available – without the need for a TV package In addition, Cinemax is now available on Amazon Channels for $9.99 per month – enjoy The Knick, Quarry, Outcast, Banshee and Strike Back as well as blockbuster movies HBO and Cinemax premium networks join ove... 
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11/30/16AWS Announces Seven New Compute Services and Capabilities to Support an Even Wider Range of Workloads
Next generations of Memory Optimized, Compute Optimized, and High I/O instances feature latest processors, storage technologies, and enhanced networking F1 instances with customer-programmable FPGAs can increase performance by as much as 30x over general-purpose CPUs; preview starts today Elastic GPUs for Amazon EC2 let customers attach workstation-quality graphics acceleration to existing Amazon EC2 instances; preview starts ... 
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11/30/16AWS Extends Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL Compatibility
Amazon Aurora now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, delivering the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases at one-tenth the cost Preview starts today; participants include Fannie Mae, Capital One, C3 IoT, Technology One, and FINRA SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2016-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced it has added full Postgr... 
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11/30/16AWS Launches Amazon Athena
New pay-as-you-go interactive query service makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon S3 using Standard SQL Atlassian, Nasdaq, and News Corp. among the many customers using Amazon Athena to get query results in seconds Generally available today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced Amazon Athena, a serverless query service that makes it ... 
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11/30/16AWS Announces Three New Amazon AI Services
Amazon Lex, the technology that powers Amazon Alexa, enables any developer to build rich, conversational user experiences for web, mobile, and connected device apps; preview starts today Amazon Polly transforms text into lifelike speech, enabling apps to talk with 47 lifelike voices in 24 languages Amazon Rekognition makes it easy to add image analysis to applications, using powerful deep learning-based image and face recognition ... 
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11/30/16AWS Announces Two New Hybrid Services to Help Customers Extend the AWS Cloud to Connected Devices
AWS Greengrass lets customers run AWS Lambda functions and AWS IoT functionality locally on virtually any connected device; preview starts today AWS Snowball Edge appliance stores 100 TB of data and includes on-board compute and storage SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2016-- Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced AWS Greengrass, software which allows customers t... 
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11/30/16Workday Selects AWS as Preferred Public Cloud Services Provider for Customer Production
Workday unveils plans to offer customers option to run suite of applications on the AWS Cloud beginning in 2017 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that Workday (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider for customer production workloads. ... 
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11/29/16AWS Announces New Programs, Competencies, and Tools to Support Growing AWS Partner Network
AWS introduces three new partner programs providing tools, training, and benefits to support and distinguish partners in Service Delivery, Public Sector, and VMware Cloud™ on AWS Newest AWS Competencies recognize APN partners specializing in Financial Services and IoT New AWS Partner Solutions Finder website helps customers easily search for and connect with APN Partners AWS Marketplace now features more than 3,500 software... 
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11/29/16Capital One Selects AWS as its Predominant Cloud Infrastructure Provider
Capital One continues to take a cloud-first approach by migrating core business and customer applications to AWS over the next five years SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) has selected AWS as its predominant cloud infrastructure provider. Capital One is one of the country’s leading financial institutions and rece... 
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11/29/16Best-Ever Holiday Shopping Weekend for Amazon Devices—Top-Selling Products Across all Categories on Amazon were Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, Fire Tablet, and Amazon Echo
Millions of Echo Dot devices sold since launch—sales of Amazon Echo family of devices up more than 7x over last year’s Cyber Monday Sales of Amazon Fire TV devices up over 2.5x this Cyber Monday—continues to be the #1 streaming media player family in the U.S. across all retailers Fire Tablets sales up 2x this Cyber Monday—best holiday shopping weekend ever for Fire Kids Edition SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2016-- (... 
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11/29/16Amazon Studios Orders Two New Original Kids Series Bug Diaries and Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Exclusively for Prime Video
In addition to streaming or downloading thousands of titles on Prime Video, Amazon Prime members enjoy fast, free shipping, unlimited access to more than two million songs with Prime Music, unlimited secure photo storage with Prime Photos, and more—customers can enjoy a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Studios today announced it has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Ser... 
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11/28/16AWS Announces Leading Ocean Shipping Carrier Matson Goes All-In on the AWS Cloud
Matson closes final data centers as it moves its critical shipping and logistics businesses to AWS for increased performance, reliability, and security SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, is all-in on the AWS Cloud. Matson, whose shipping network reaches Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, China,... 
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11/25/16Amazon.com Cyber Monday Deals Are Here!
More than 75,000 deals during the week of Cyber Monday Last year on Cyber Monday, Amazon customers ordered a record-breaking 629 items per second Save up to 50% on select toys from Nerf, Play-Doh, Playskool, and more; save up to 50% on select Callaway Golf Sets; Echo Dot, only $39.99 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 25, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon.com today unveiled its plans for Cyber Monday and, with more than 75,000 ... 
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11/22/16Amazon Dash Replenishment Adds New Device Makers and Launches New Products
GeniCan, Honeywell, Nestle and WePlenish are the latest device makers to join the Dash Replenishment program Newest products to be integrated with Dash Replenishment are Whirlpool Smart Dishwasher and PUR Ultimate Bluetooth Enabled Faucet Filtration System The latest Dash Replenishment devices available to preview at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas starting November 29 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--... 
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11/22/16Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Southern Nevada
Amazon’s new North Las Vegas facility will create more than 1,000 new full-time jobs SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2016-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its third Nevada fulfillment center in North Las Vegas. Amazon currently employs more than 1,500 full-time hourly associates at its two existing Nevada fulfillment centers in Reno and North Las Vegas, and plans to create more than 1,000 new positions at its ... 
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11/21/16Amazon Original The Grand Tour Breaks Viewership Records on Prime Video
The Grand Tour takes the number one position from the highly acclaimed Amazon Original The Man in The High Castle The Grand Tour is receiving unprecedented customer and critical acclaim – the show is the top rated TV show or movie on IMDb with an overall rating of 9.6 and over 10,000 votes, is rated 4.9 out of 5 stars by over 15,000 customers on Amazon, and has a score of 97% on Rotten Tomatoes Episode two from Johannesburg availab... 
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11/21/16Amazon Appstore Announces Champions of Fire Invitational – Esports Tournament for Casual Mobile Games
16 of the World’s Most Popular Gaming Celebrities Set to Compete for Their Share of $100,000 USD in Las Vegas on December 2nd Event to be Streamed Live via Twitch and Televised Nationwide on CBS Sports Network SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced the Champions of Fire Invitational, the first-ever Amazon Appstore esports tournament dedicated to casual mobile game competition. This new tournam... 
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11/18/16Alexa, What Are Your Deals?
New this holiday, Prime members can use Alexa to shop for almost anything, including exclusive deals for voice shopping customers First ever voice shopping weekend includes deals like Amazon Tap for $79.99, a 32-inch Samsung 1080p LED TV for $119 and $15 off a Philips Hue LED starter kit that works with Alexa Exclusive Alexa deals start today through Monday — customers who purchase an Alexa deal at $10 or more in value between now and Cyb... 
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11/17/16The Sun Shines on Amazon’s Cloud in Virginia
Amazon Web Services kicks off five new solar projects across the Commonwealth of Virginia for a grand total of six solar farms in the state and 10 renewable energy projects globally By supporting 260MW of solar generation capacity in Virginia, Amazon becomes the largest corporate backer of solar projects east of the Mississippi River SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDA... 
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11/17/16Sellers on Amazon Ready for Busy Holiday Season
50 percent of units sold on Amazon are from sellers, small businesses and entrepreneurs Seller Fulfilled Prime program has added more than 6 million new items for Prime members with free two-day or next-day shipping in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Japan Automated pricing, deals scheduling and seller mobile app make this holiday season easier for businesses selling on Amazon SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2016-- ... 
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11/16/16AWS Announces Flexible SaaS Subscriptions for AWS Marketplace
Customers can now subscribe to SaaS applications and APIs from a growing list of more than 20 ISVs directly through their AWS account SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2016-- Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that customers can now subscribe to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications directly through AWS Marketplace. With SaaS Subscriptions on AWS Marketplace, customers can start using thi... 
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11/16/16Amazon Celebrates the Launch of The Grand Tour by Offering Amazon Prime for Only $79, Plus New Grand Tour Alexa Skill Now Available for Fans
The Grand Tour episode one, featuring hosts Clarkson, Hammond and May, will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Friday, November 18 Starting Friday, November 18 at 12:00am ET and concluding at 11:59pm PT, Amazon Prime will be available for just $79 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—In anticipation of the launch of the Amazon Original Series The Grand Tour, Amazon is offering a limited time promotion—new me... 
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11/16/16More than 35 Days of Black Friday Shopping on Amazon.com
New deals as often as every five minutes – now through December 22 Lowest prices on select LG, Sony, and Samsung TVs; up to 50% on select toys from Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, and more; save $40 on Amazon Echo SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – What could be better than a single day of doorbuster deals? How about more than a month of Black Friday prices? Find new deals as often as every five minutes... 
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11/15/16AWS Makes Amazon QuickSight Available to all Customers
Very fast, easy-to-use, cloud-powered business analytics service for one-tenth the cost of traditional BI solutions Infor, MLB Advanced Media, and Edmunds.com among the more than 1,500 preview customers using Amazon QuickSight SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that Amazon QuickSight is now available to all customers. Amazon QuickSight makes it... 
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11/15/16Amazon Restaurants Launches Free One-Hour Delivery on Prime Now in Irvine with More Than 50 Restaurants
Prime members in Irvine can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, Mick’s Karma Bar, Rockfire Grill, 3-Thirty-3 Waterfront, Pick Up Stix and many more. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2016-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime members in Irvine can now enjoy free one-hour delivery from popular restaurants, including Mick’s Karma Bar, Rockfire Grill, 3-Thirty-3 Waterfront, Pick Up Stix and many more. “We... 
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11/15/16Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2016, Naming Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad the #1 Book of the Year
Amazon book editors reveal the 100 best books of the year, selecting titles in over two dozen categories from Literary Fiction and Mystery to Children’s & Young Adult SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon.com today announced its selections for the Best Books of 2016, naming Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad the Best Book of the Year. The annual list features the Top 100 books of the year plus Top 20... 
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11/15/16Prime Now Adds Its First Drugstore to the Service Just in Time for the Holidays
Starting today in select Seattle Metro areas, Prime Now offers one- and two-hour delivery of thousands of products from Bartell Drugs, the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2016-- Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that its Prime Now one-hour delivery service has added its first drugstore with local, family-owned store, Bartell Drugs. Prime members in Seattle can now shop thousands of health, bea... 
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11/14/16Amazon Studios Greenlights Second Season of One Mississippi
The second season is scheduled to premiere in 2017 exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan Created by Emmy Award nominated comedian Tig Notaro and Diablo Cody, the first season received rave reviews including Rolling Stone calling it “a brilliant series” and Entertainment Weekly dubbing the show a “must watch” SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced One Missi... 
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11/14/16Amazon Selects Teams to Participate in the Inaugural Alexa Prize Competition
Twelve university teams from across the globe will compete to build a socialbot on Alexa that converses coherently and engagingly on popular topics for 20 minutes SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced the sponsorship of 12 teams to participate in the Alexa Prize, an annual university competition dedicated to accelerating the field of conversational artificial intelligence (AI). “The res... 
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11/14/16Amazon Makes the Holidays Easier: Home Services Expands into 20 New U.S. Metro Areas
Customers in Cleveland, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, San Antonio and more can now access Amazon’s trusted network of local service providers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2016-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the expansion of Amazon Home Services (www.amazon.com/services) into 20 new metropolitan areas across the country, including Indianapolis, IN; Las Vegas, NV; San Antonio, TX; Ann Arbor, MI; Cleveland, OH; Milwauk... 
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11/10/16Amazon Announces Winner of the Third Indie Literary Prize for Spanish-Language
More than 1,400 authors from 39 countries participated using Amazon’s self-publishing service Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Ningún Escocés Verdadero, by Ana Ballabriga and David Zaplana, from Cartagena, Spain, will be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing, and translated into English and published globally by AmazonCrossing in digital, print and audio formats SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon ... 
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11/04/16Amazon Studios Launches Original Kids Holiday Specials on November 25 on Prime Video in the US and UK
Brand-new specials include If You Give a Mouse a Christmas Cookie, The Snowy Day, and An American Girl Story—Maryellen 1955: Extraordinary Christmas and feature notable talent, including Laurence Fishburne, Regina King, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Angela Bassett, Boyz II Men, Lisa Loeb, and Bethany Cosentino SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios today announced its original kids holiday programming is scheduled to premi... 
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11/02/16Amazon Announces Rapids - A Playful Approach to Reading for Today’s Connected Kids
New App Features Fun, Engaging Short Stories Told in a Unique Chat Style Amazon Rapids Offers Readers Ages 7-12 Hundreds of Illustrated, Original Stories with Dozens More Added Monthly SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Today, Amazon announced a new app that offers a playful approach to children’s reading. Amazon Rapids offers illustrated short stories written in a unique chat style that brings stories to life, o... 
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11/01/16Three, Two, One…Holiday! Amazon.com Launches Black Friday Deals Store and Curated Holiday Gift Guides
This holiday season, customers can enjoy more deals than ever before on everything from HD TVs to stylish kitchen staples to some of the most popular toys of the year To help customers find the perfect gift for everyone on their shopping list, Amazon offers curated holiday gift guides for Electronics, Home, Handmade, and other categories Alexa, what are your deals? New this year, Prime members can use Alexa voice shopping to shop f... 
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10/31/16Amazon Web Services Announces Amazon Wind Farm US Central 2
This is AWS’s fifth renewable energy project globally and its second wind farm in Ohio Amazon Wind Farm US Central 2 is expected to generate more than 530,000 MWh of energy annually, enough to power approximately 50,000 US homes per year SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced Amazon Wind Farm US Central 2, a new 189 megawatt (MW) wind farm i... 
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10/27/16Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 29% to $32.7 Billion
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2016-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 49% to $14.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $9.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $8.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $5.4 billion for the trailing twe... 
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10/26/16AmazonFresh Expands to New Cities, including Chicago and Dallas, with Monthly Membership Plan
Customers can shop for fresh groceries, beauty products, household goods, and more – all for same-day or next-day delivery, seven days a week So far this year, AmazonFresh has also launched in Northern Virginia, Boston, Baltimore, and London, and expanded service in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Hampshire, West Virginia and areas of Northern California including Oakland, Fresno, San... 
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10/25/16Amazon Restaurants Launches Free One-Hour Delivery on Prime Now in Brooklyn
Prime members in Brooklyn can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, including Roberta’s Pizza, Blue Ribbon Brasserie, Momofuku Milk Bar, Talde, Miriam, Hill Country BBQ & Chicken, and many more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2016-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that Prime members in Brooklyn can now enjoy free one-hour delivery from more than 130 popular restaurants, including Roberta’s Pizza, Blue Ribbon Brasserie, Momofuku... 
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10/25/16Amazon Dash Button Continues Exponential Growth
Dash Button orders up over 5x in the last year Even more brands now see a majority of Amazon orders for popular items coming via Dash Button including Hefty, Peet’s Coffee and ARM & HAMMER More than 200 Dash Buttons now available, including new additions from Bai, Cheez-It, Folgers, Fresh Kitty, Meow Mix, Milk Bone, PoopBags, Pop-Tarts, Powerade, PURELL Hand Sanitizing Wipes, ZonePerfect, and many others SEATTLE--(BU... 
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10/19/16Amazon Web Services Adds New Capabilities to AWS Educate, Connecting Students with Cloud Careers
Students can access content modules designed to teach the skills they need for cloud careers Relevant cloud internships and jobs from top employers featured on the AWS Educate Job Board SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced new capabilities for AWS Educate, a global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources they need to ... 
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10/19/16Garth Brooks Now Streaming - For the First Time in His Career, Music from the Best-Selling Solo Artist in U.S. History Is Now Available to Stream Exclusively on Amazon Music
Starting today, fans can listen to hit songs and popular albums from the country music icon on Amazon Music Unlimited, including the latest single—“Baby, Let’s Lay Down and Dance”—off his highly anticipated new studio album, Gunslinger In addition to unlimited streaming, Garth Brooks albums and songs are available for purchase and digital download on Amazon Music Amazon Music Unlimited is an on-demand music streaming service with a ... 
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10/18/16Amazon Launches All-New Prime Photos Experience with Family Vault
Bringing valued memories together, Family Vault creates a private, easily-accessible home for photos and videos from multiple family members and devices U.S. Prime members can now invite up to five people to join their Family Vault and access the benefits of unlimited photo storage, at no additional cost Quickly find and rediscover your favorite moments across an entire photo collection with smart search technology SEATT... 
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10/17/16Amazon Web Services Cloud Now Available to Customers from Data Centers in Ohio
Cloud pioneer expands its US infrastructure footprint with the new US East (Ohio) Region to provide its growing customer base another option for low-latency access across eastern and central US SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced the availability of the US East (Ohio) Region to customers looking to build their businesses and run applications on infrastr... 
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10/17/16Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Four of Emmy-Nominated Series Bosch
Based on the best-selling Michael Connelly novels, Bosch is currently in production on season three In addition to streaming or downloading thousands of titles on Prime Video, Amazon Prime members enjoy fast, free shipping, unlimited access to more than two million songs with Prime Music, unlimited secure photo storage with Prime Photos, and more SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has gre... 
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10/14/16Amazon Orders Two New Original Kids Series Little Big Awesome and Ronja the Robber’s Daughter, and Greenlights Second Season of The Stinky & Dirty Show, Exclusively for Prime Video
Brand-new children’s series will become available exclusively for Prime members In addition to streaming or downloading thousands of titles on Prime Video, Amazon Prime members enjoy fast, free shipping, unlimited access to more than a million songs with Prime Music, unlimited secure photo storage with Prime Photos, and more—customers can enjoy a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 14, 2016-- (... 
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10/13/16VMware and AWS Announce New Hybrid Cloud Service, “VMware Cloud on AWS”
New offering will make it easier for customers to run applications in a consistent hybrid environment using a common set of familiar software and tools VMware Cloud on AWS will be the primary public cloud solution delivered, sold, and supported by VMware AWS will be VMware’s primary public cloud infrastructure partner and VMware will be AWS’s primary private cloud partner in new strategic alliance SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINES... 
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10/13/16Amazon.com to Webcast Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2016-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2016 financial results on October 27, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three months thereafter at www.amazon.com/ir. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/... 
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10/13/16We’re Hiring: Amazon Creating 120,000 Seasonal Jobs in Customer Fulfillment and Customer Service this Holiday Season
So far this year, Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs at its U.S. fulfillment and customer service centers SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it is creating more than 120,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites this holiday season. Last year, more than 14,000 seasonal positions were transitioned to reg... 
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10/13/16Amazon.com Delivers Holiday Cheer with the 2016 Holiday Toy List
Customers can easily shop the earth’s largest selection of toys and games, starting with Amazon’s top 100 picks for this holiday season or by browsing our curated lists sorted by trend – tech toys, STEM toys, mini figurines, crafts and DIY, active play, classic toys, family night and more New deals offered each day throughout the holiday season, including items from top brands such as Disney, Little Tikes, Barbie, Melissa & Doug, Star ... 
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10/12/16Now Streaming: Amazon Music Unlimited
Combining the simplicity and magic of natural language voice control—powered by Alexa—with tens of millions of songs and thousands of hand-curated playlists and personalized stations, Amazon Music Unlimited makes discovering and listening to music easier than ever...just ask Amazon Music Unlimited is available at the breakthrough price of $7.99/month or $79/year for Prime members—$9.99/month for non-Prime customers Exclusive “for E... 
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10/11/16Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship will Premiere on Amazon Prime Video October 20
Based on the Jane Austen novella, Lady Susan, the film stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Studios today announced that the Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on October 20. The acclaimed film based on a novella by Jane Austen is written and directed by Whit Stillman (M... 
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10/06/16Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Anthology Horror Series Lore
Based on the award-winning, critically acclaimed podcast From executive producers Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), Ben Silverman (The Office) and Howard T. Owens (The Biggest Loser) In addition to streaming or downloading thousands of titles on Prime Video, Amazon Prime members enjoy fast, free shipping, unlimited access to more than a million songs with Prime Music, unlimited secure photo storage with Prime Photos, and more—cust... 
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10/06/16It’s About “Thyme”: Prime Now in Indianapolis Introduces Delivery from Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market
Starting today in Indianapolis, Prime Now offers one- and two-hour delivery of healthy and organic groceries from Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced Prime Now has added superfast delivery from Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market. Prime members in Indianapolis can now shop for fresh-from-the-farm and locally grown groceries from Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market and have those items co... 
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10/05/16Introducing Prime Reading – The Newest Benefit for Prime Members
Prime members are now able to read as much as they like from a selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books and more – all at no additional cost. Enjoy best-selling Kindle books including The Hobbit, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, The Man In the High Castle, The Millionaire Next Door, Half Way Home and When I’m Gone, comics such as The Complete Peanuts Vol. 1 and Transformers: Robots... 
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10/03/16Amazon Debuts Original Live-Action Special An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win on October 21 on Prime Video in the US and UK
First Amazon Original Special for Prime Video stars Marsai Martin, Frances Fisher, Frankie Faison and Idara Victor and is Executive Produced by Alison McDonald and Common SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its first Amazon Original Special An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win is scheduled to premiere on Friday, October 21 on Prime Video in the US and UK. The first of four original Amer... 
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09/30/16AWS Announces Availability of P2 Instances for Amazon EC2
New GPU instance type offers the most processing power available in the cloud for artificial intelligence, high-performance computing and big data processing New Amazon Machine Image (AMI) comes pre-installed with frameworks that help customers reduce model training time from weeks to hours SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2016-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced the availability of... 
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09/29/16Introducing the Alexa Prize: $2.5 Million to Advance Conversational Artificial Intelligence
Registration is now open for universities to build a socialbot on Alexa and compete to win a $500,000 prize An additional $1 million prize for a socialbot that achieves the grand challenge of conversing coherently and engagingly with humans for 20 minutes SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced the Alexa Prize, an annual university competition dedicated to accelerating the field of conver... 
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09/28/16Introducing the All-New Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote—The Next Generation Of The Best-Selling Fire TV Stick—For Just $39.99
The only streaming media stick with a voice remote, the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote enables universal search across more than 90 apps and channels using just your voice Ask Alexa to play TV shows and movies, launch apps and more using the included Alexa Voice Remote Access more than 7,000 channels, apps and Alexa skills, 300,000 movies and TV episodes, and coming soon, an updated visual experience that makes brows... 
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09/28/16Amazon Launches Original Kids Series Bookaboo on October 28 on Prime Video in the US and UK
New preschool show, featuring special guests Paula Abdul, Selma Blair, Guillermo Diaz, Michael Sheen, Adam Copeland, Rachelle Lefevre, Molly Parker, Hannah Simone, and Emily Van Camp combines puppetry, live action and CGI animation to help families find their reading rhythm SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, Bookaboo, is set to premiere October 28 on Prime Video i... 
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09/27/16Amazon Studios Greenlights Three New Series for Prime Video
I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick will become Amazon Original Series and will debut next year exclusively for Amazon Prime members Most recent pilot season was the most watched ever and Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick were available on Twitch New series come from visionary creators and producers including Peter Atencio, Ben Edlund, Barry Josephson, Ridley Scott, and Jill Soloway, and star notable actors that in... 
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09/22/16Handmade at Amazon Expands into Europe
Amazon customers in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and across Europe can now shop for over 30,000 genuinely handcrafted items In the U.S., thousands of Handmade at Amazon items available for Prime two-day shipping SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 22, 2016-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the expansion of Handmade at Amazon, a store featuring genuinely handmade items crafted and sold directly from European ... 
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09/16/16Amazon Prime Video to Launch the Highly Anticipated New Series The Grand Tour on Friday, November 18
New episodes starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May—the three celebrated hosts from one of the world’s most popular TV shows—to be released every Friday for 12 weeks, only on Amazon Prime Video SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Today, Amazon has announced the highly anticipated launch date of the new Amazon Original series The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. New episodes ... 
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09/15/16Amazon Announces Its Largest Wind Farm to Date – A New 253 Megawatt Wind Farm in West Texas
Amazon Wind Farm Texas joins large Amazon wind and solar farms in Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 15, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced “Amazon Wind Farm Texas,” a new 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, Texas, that will generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually – enough energy to power almost 90,000 U.S. homes1. Amazon Wind Farm Texas will include more than ... 
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09/15/16The Beauty of Ultra-Fast Delivery: Prime Now Adds its First Beauty Store to the Service in Chicago
Starting today in Chicago, Prime Now offers one- and two-hour delivery of beauty supplies from beloved local store, Merz Apothecary SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 15, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)– Amazon today announced Prime Now has added its first beauty brand to the one-hour delivery service with Chicago-based store, Merz Apothecary. Starting today, Prime members in Chicago can now shop all their favorite Merz Apothecary items such as personal care, beau... 
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09/14/16Introducing the All-New Echo Dot—Add Alexa to Any Room for Less than $50
The new Echo Dot is hands-free, voice-controlled, and powered by Alexa—play music, turn on the lights, get information and the news, set alarms, and more Connect Echo Dot to external speakers to enable voice control of your home entertainment system, or use it on its own to talk to Alexa ESP (Echo Spatial Perception) makes it easy to have multiple Echo and Echo Dot devices throughout your home, ensuring that Alexa responds intellig... 
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09/14/16Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in the UK and Germany
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 14, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Alexa, Echo, and the all-new Echo Dot are now available for customers in the UK and Germany. Read the press release announcing Alexa in the UK: www.amazon.co.uk/pr and in Germany: www.amazon-presse.de. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160914005655/en/ Alexa, Echo, and Echo Dot now avai... 
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09/13/16Amazon Alexa Skills Selection up 3x in Just 3 Months—Alexa Now Has over 3,000 Skills
New Alexa skills available today include Food Network and GE Appliances—recently added skills include Twitter Reader, Hyundai Genesis, Find My Phone, TP-Link Kasa, Patrón, KAYAK, Food Tracker, and more Alexa skills coming by the end of this month include Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football, Bloomberg, and What to Expect; Pregnancy and Baby SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Just over a year ago, Amazon launched the Alexa... 
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09/13/16Introducing the Newest Prime Benefit – Audible Channels for Prime
Members can now access episodic short-form audio programming with Audible Channels, and a rotating selection of audiobooks, free with Prime SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon and Audible today announced a new premium spoken-word benefit for Prime members in the U.S. Members now enjoy unlimited free access to the new short-form digital audio service, Audible Channels, as well as a rotating selection of more than 50 a... 
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09/09/16Amazon Greenlights Docuseries about the World’s Number One Tennis Player Novak Djokovic—Coming Exclusively to Prime Video
The Amazon Original Series will follow the 12-time Grand Slam champion throughout the 2017 season In addition to streaming or downloading thousands of titles on Prime Video, Amazon Prime members enjoy fast, free shipping, unlimited access to more than a million songs with Prime Music, unlimited secure photo storage with Prime Photos, and more—customers can enjoy a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime today SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 9... 
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09/08/16The All-New Amazon Fire HD 8: Longer Battery Life, More Storage, Faster Performance, and Alexa—only $89.99
All-new Fire HD 8 offers up to 12 hours of battery life, 50% more RAM for faster performance, and 2x the storage with support for up to 200 GB more via microSD card so you can enjoy even more books, songs, games, movies and TV shows—for all-day entertainment Stunning 8” HD display with over 1 million pixels, quad-core processor, stereo speakers with Dolby Audio, rear- and front-facing cameras, and 2x more durable than the iPad Mini 4 ... 
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09/06/16Amazon Announces New Features for Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
Fire TV customers can now use Alexa to voice search across more apps and channels than any other streaming media player Fire TV and Fire TV Stick now integrate personalized recommendations from popular providers including Netflix and HBO, giving customers more ways to find great content SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2016-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon today announced new features are coming to the best-selling Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV ... 
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09/06/16Prime Exclusive BLU R1 HD and Moto G are the Two Best-Selling Unlocked Phones on Amazon—Now New Moto G Play Joins the Lineup for Just $99.99
Since launch, the Prime Exclusive BLU R1 HD and 4th Generation Moto G have outsold all other unlocked smartphones on Amazon The new Moto G Play is available to Prime members for just $99.99, featuring a 5” HD display, a quad-core processor with 2 GB of RAM, 4G LTE speed, and compatibility with all major U.S. carriers Breakthrough pricing is supported by personalized offers and ads displayed on the phone’s lockscreen Unlocke... 
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08/31/16Amazon Restaurants Launches Free One-Hour Delivery on Prime Now in Houston