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12/18/18Amazon Announces Third Annual Digital Day with Thousands of Digital Deals on December 28
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
12/12/18Amazon Web Services Launches New Region in Sweden
12/03/18Code.org and Amazon Kick Off Hour of Code: Dance Party to Introduce One Million Girls to Coding
12/03/18CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon’s Best of Prime 2018: Prime Members Worldwide Ordered Two Billion Products with One-Day Delivery or Faster
12/03/18Amazon’s Best of Prime 2018: Prime Members Worldwide Ordered Two Billion Products with One-Day Delivery or Faster
11/29/18AWS Announces the DeepRacer League (DRL)
11/29/18National Australia Bank Selects AWS as its Long Term Strategic Cloud Provider
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
11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces Three Services to Build and Deploy Faster, Manage Data Easier
11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces Series of New Database Capabilities
11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Outposts
11/28/18AWS Announces Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) and Amazon Managed Blockchain
11/28/18Amazon Web Services Announces Eight New Storage Services and Capabilities
11/28/18Santander’s Openbank Goes All-In on AWS
11/28/18Guardian Life Insurance Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
11/27/18Amazon Web Services and Lockheed Martin Team to Make Downlinking Satellite Data Easier and Less Expensive
11/27/18Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Ground Station
11/27/18Amgen Selects AWS for the Vast Majority of Its Cloud Infrastructure
11/27/18Korean Air Goes All-In on AWS
11/27/18“Alexa, Donate to Toys for Tots”
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
11/27/18AWS Announces Four New Capabilities That Make It Easier to Build IoT Applications and Act on Data at the Edge
11/27/18AWS Announces New Amazon EC2 Instances and Networking Enhancements
11/26/18Ellie Mae Goes All-In on AWS
11/26/18Mobileye Selects AWS as Its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
11/26/18Amazon Web Services Announces AWS RoboMaker
11/23/18It’s Time! Here’s A Sneak Peek at Amazon’s Cyber Monday Deals
11/20/18Pac-12 Conference Goes All-In on Amazon Web Services
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
11/15/18Amazon’s Seven Days of Black Friday Deals – More Than 50 Deals of the Day and Thousands of Deals Across Every Department
11/13/18Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters
11/13/18Amazon Web Services to Open Data Centers in Italy
11/12/18Amazon Web Services Launches Second GovCloud Region in the United States
11/09/18Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2018, Naming Tara Westover’s memoir, Educated, the #1 Book of the Year
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
11/07/18Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in Mexico
11/07/18Schlage Teams Up with Amazon to Enhance Smart Home Living
11/07/18Amazon Expands Grocery Pickup From Whole Foods Market
11/06/18AWS Introduces New Amazon EC2 Instances Featuring AMD EPYC Processors
11/05/18Amazon Expands Free Shipping to Everyone for the Holiday Season
11/02/18Amazon Announces 14th Inland Empire Fulfillment Center in Beaumont
11/01/18Amazon Launches Childhood-to-Career Program “Amazon Future Engineer” to Inspire and Empower Underprivileged Youth to Build Careers in Computer Science
10/29/18Amazon Announces $100 Million Donated to Charities through AmazonSmile
10/25/18Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 29% to $56.6 Billion
10/25/18Amazon Web Services to Open Data Centers in South Africa
10/24/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery And Pickup, Now Serving Prime Members in More Than 60 Cities
10/23/18Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available for Italy and Spain
10/23/18Amazon Business Launches New Business Prime Benefits in the United States, Germany and Japan
10/17/18Holiday Hiring: Amazon Paying $15 an Hour or More for 100,000 Seasonal Jobs
10/16/18Meet the All-New Kindle Paperwhite—Thinner, Lighter, 2x the Storage, and Waterproof for Just $129
10/16/18Amazon Invests $10 Million in Closed Loop Fund to Increase Recycling Rates across the Country
10/15/18Amazon Donates $2 Million to Alliance for Education to Create "Right Now Needs Fund" to Help Students in Seattle
10/15/18Amazon Shares a Selection of Customers’ Favorite Books from Indie Authors
10/15/18Amazon.com Becomes an Official Retail Partner for “Shark Tank”
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
09/25/18Salesforce and AWS Expand Global Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Enterprises' Digital Transformations
09/20/18Alexa is Now Even Smarter—New Features Help Make Everyday Life More Convenient, Safe, and Entertaining
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
09/20/18Amazon Introduces the All-New Echo Show—Better Sound. Bigger Screen.
09/20/18Amazon Announces New Echo Devices—Add Alexa to Every Room and Your Car
09/17/18Amazon Announces Second Stockton Fulfillment Center
09/17/18Introducing Amazon Storefronts: Over a Million Products From Nearly 20,000 U.S. Small and Medium-sized Businesses From All 50 States
09/13/18SOUQ launches “Amazon Global Store” bringing over one million global products to the KSA customers
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
09/06/18Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire HD 8 with Alexa Hands-Free
09/06/18Introducing the All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition
09/06/18Amazon Announces FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited—En Español
09/05/18Amazon Fashion Launches J.Crew Mercantile
09/05/18Amazon expands San Diego Tech Hub and announces plans to create 300 high tech jobs
09/04/18HubSpot Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
08/29/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market To Columbus, Dayton, Portland, Greater Washington D.C. And Additional New York City Neighborhoods
08/28/18Prime Book Box Now Available to All U.S. Prime Members
08/27/18AWS and VMware Announce Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware
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
08/21/18AWS Announces Availability of T3 Instances for Amazon EC2
08/21/18Amazon Game Studios Announces The Grand Tour Game
08/09/18AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Aurora Serverless
08/08/18Samsung Heavy Industries Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
08/08/18Amazon Introduces Grocery Pickup in as Little as 30 Minutes from Select Whole Foods Market Stores
08/07/18DXC Technology and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Collaborate to Modernize IT Services and Accelerate Client Migrations to AWS
07/26/18Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 39% to $52.9 Billion
07/25/18AWS Makes New Amazon EC2 Instances Available to Process Large Amounts of Data, Faster
07/24/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market To Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Long Island And New York City
07/20/18Five Kindle Direct Publishing Authors Win Top Romance Writing Award
07/20/18Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Spokane
07/20/18Amazon Publishing’s Abigail Strom, author of Tell Me, Wins Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Award
07/18/18Prime Members Again Enjoyed the Biggest Global Shopping Event in Amazon History this Prime Day
07/17/18Prime Day 2018 Update: Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Worldwide Have Exceeded More Than $1 Billion in Sales on Amazon Since Yesterday
07/17/18Epic Games Goes All-In on AWS
07/17/18AWS Chosen to Provide the Vast Majority of Cloud Infrastructure for 21st Century Fox
07/17/18Major League Baseball Selects AWS as its Official Provider for Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Learning
07/16/18Ready, Set, Save…Amazon Unboxes Prime Day 2018 Deals
07/14/18Amazon Publishing Author Christine Bell Wins International Thriller Writers’ 2018 Thriller Award for Grievance
07/14/18Amazon Celebrates More Than 4,000 Full-Time Employees in Wisconsin
07/12/18Amazon.com to Webcast Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call
07/12/18Amazon Reveals Back-To-School and Off-To-College Deals for Prime Day
07/10/18Whole Foods Market Celebrates Prime Day 2018: Prime Members Who Spend $10 in Store Get $10 on Amazon
07/09/18Prime Day Empowers Small and Medium-Sized Businesses on Amazon to Create New Jobs and Reinvest Locally
07/05/18Amazon Unboxes Deals Across Exclusive Brands Ahead of Prime Day 2018
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
06/29/18Formula 1 Selects AWS as its Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider
06/28/18Amazon Introduces a New Way to Experience Alexa with Show Mode for Fire Tablets and the New Show Mode Charging Dock
06/28/18Introducing the All-New Fire HD 10 Kids Edition: Amazon’s Largest and Fastest Kids Tablet
06/28/18Amazon to Acquire PillPack
06/28/18Wanted: Hundreds of Entrepreneurs to Start Businesses Delivering Amazon Packages
06/27/18Attention Parents, Students and Educators: Amazon Launches Back to School and Off to College Stores
06/26/18Amazon Launches Support for Arabic Language Books on Kindle
06/26/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and San Antonio
06/25/18Savings for Prime Members at Whole Foods Market Available in All Stores Nationwide Starting June 27
06/22/18Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Alabama, Creating 1,500 Full-Time Jobs
06/19/18Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2018 (So Far)
06/19/18Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Michigan; New Robotics Site Will Create More Than 1,000 Full-Time Jobs
06/19/18Introducing Hub by Amazon—Amazon’s Latest Offering to Make Apartment Deliveries Easier
06/19/18Amazon Helps Hotels Offer New, Engaging Guest Experiences with Alexa for Hospitality
06/12/18zulily Selects AWS for the Vast Majority of its Cloud Infrastructure
06/12/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia and Richmond
06/11/18Amazon Expands Prime Benefit at Whole Foods Market to 10 Additional States
06/08/18Amazon Announces Further Expansion in Oklahoma with Tulsa Fulfillment Center
06/07/18“Alexa, Turn on the TV”—Introducing Amazon Fire TV Cube: A Simple and Intuitive Way to Control Your Entertainment
06/06/18Amazon Echo Look—a First-of-its-Kind Echo Focused on Style—Now Available to All U.S. Customers
06/06/18SAP on AWS Workloads Accelerate As Thousands of Customers Leverage AWS to Run SAP Solutions on AWS
06/05/18Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in France
06/05/18AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon EKS
05/31/18AWS Announces Pay-per-Session Pricing for Amazon QuickSight
05/30/18AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Neptune
05/30/18Amazon Expands Prime Benefit at Whole Foods Market to 12 Additional States and all Whole Foods Market 365 Stores
05/29/18Amazon Launches Latest Rooftop Solar System on 813,000 Square Foot Fulfillment Center in North Las Vegas
05/29/18Amazon Publishing to Launch Brand New Series from Bestselling Author Patricia Cornwell
05/26/18Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Oklahoma, Creating More Than 1,500 Full-Time Jobs
05/17/18Amazon Research Awards Honor Outstanding Academic Projects in Artificial Intelligence
05/16/18Amazon Announces New Tucson Fulfillment Center
05/16/18Amazon Serves Up New Benefit for Prime Members at Whole Foods Market
05/15/18Verizon Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
05/14/18Amazon Continues Investment and Growth in Ohio with New West Jefferson Fulfillment Center
05/10/18Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
05/09/18Introducing Amazon Experience Centers
05/07/18Amazon.com, Inc. Announces Commencement of Offer to Exchange Certain Outstanding Unregistered Notes for New Registered Notes
05/07/18Amazon and Whole Foods Market to Offer Lower Prices on Tulips for Mother’s Day
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
05/02/18Season Two of Amazon Prime Original Goliath Premieres on June 15 on Prime Video
05/01/18Oath Selects AWS as Its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
05/01/18Amazon Announces Plans to Expand Boston Tech Hub and Create an Additional 2,000 Technology Jobs
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
04/26/18Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 43% to $51.0 Billion
04/25/18Introducing Amazon FreeTime on Alexa—An All-New Alexa Experience Built from the Ground Up for Kids
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
04/24/18Buckle Up, Prime Members: Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery
04/24/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Denver, Sacramento and San Diego
04/19/18Now Anyone Can Create Their Own Personalized Alexa Skill in Just Minutes
04/19/18Amazon Studios Greenlights Utopia, Signs Gillian Flynn to Overall Deal
04/18/18Amazon and Best Buy Announce Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership to Offer New Fire TV Edition Smart TVs
04/17/18Amazon Launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
04/17/18In Celebration of World Book Day, AmazonCrossing Aims to Connect One Million Readers with Kindle Books in Translation
04/12/18Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call
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
04/10/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Los Angeles
04/05/18Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Lorena, a Docuseries from Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw
04/05/18Amazon Key Features—Keyless Entry, Guest Access, and Ability to Monitor and Lock/Unlock Your Door from Anywhere—Now Available Nationwide
04/04/18Tens of Thousands of Customers Flocking to AWS for Machine Learning Services
04/04/18Amazon Aurora Continues its Torrid Growth, More than Doubling the Number of Active Customers in the Last Year
04/04/18AWS Announces Amazon S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access (Z-IA)
04/04/18Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Southern Nevada
04/04/18Cox Automotive Goes All-In on AWS
04/04/18Shutterfly Goes All-In on AWS
04/03/18Amazon Music Announces Immersive Programming Experience The Soundboard with Elton John
03/28/18GoDaddy Goes All-In on AWS
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
03/22/18Amazon Thanks Customers for Third-Straight #1 Ranking in 25,800-Person Harris Poll on Corporate Reputation
03/20/18Amazon Prime Video Announces “All or Nothing” Banner for Upcoming Global Sports Docuseries
03/19/18Amazon GameOn Brings Cross-Platform Competitions to Developers and Players with New Cloud-Based Service
03/07/18Amazon Studios Seals First-Look Deal with Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan
03/07/18Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Missouri, Creating More Than 1,500 Full-Time Jobs
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
03/06/18Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Atlanta and San Francisco
03/05/18Amazon Celebrates More Than 10,000 Full-Time Employees in Illinois
03/01/18Season Three of the Emmy-winning Amazon Prime Video Series All or Nothing, Featuring the Dallas Cowboys, Premieres Friday, April 27
02/27/18Amazon Publishing Announces TOPPLE Books, an Imprint with Emmy Award Winner Jill Soloway
02/26/18Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Two of Popular Anthology Series Lore
02/21/18Amazon Studios to Adapt Consider Phlebas, First Novel of the Culture Series, for Television
02/20/18Prime Members Now Earn 5% Back When Shopping at Whole Foods Market Using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card
02/13/18Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Five of Emmy-Nominated Series Bosch
02/08/18Amazon Begins Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market with Plans for Expansion in 2018
02/05/18Amazon and Whole Foods Market Lowering Prices on Whole Trade Certified Roses For Valentine’s Day
02/01/18Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 38% to $60.5 Billion
01/30/18Amazon’s Treasure Truck to Provide Offers at Select Whole Foods Market Locations Across the U.S.
01/29/18The Spheres Blossom at Amazon’s Urban HQ in Seattle
01/25/18Season Two of Amazon Prime Original Sneaky Pete Premieres on March 9 on Prime Video
01/18/18Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
01/18/18Amazon Announces Candidates for HQ2
01/17/18Amazon Music Unlimited Coming to Australia and New Zealand on February 1
01/17/18Amazon Studios Greenlights a Second Season of Hit Superhero Series The Tick
01/16/18Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal with Emmy-Nominated Creator Sharon Horgan
01/16/18Comcast Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider
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
01/10/18Amazon Dash Replenishment Program Continues to Grow, Adding New Device Manufacturers and Auto-Replenishment Products
01/10/18Shopping Local on Amazon: More than 300,000 U.S.-based Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Started Selling on Amazon in 2017
01/03/18Amazon Prime Video and ITV Greenlight Original Dramatic Series The Widow Starring Kate Beckinsale
01/02/18Amazon’s Best of Prime 2017 Reveals the Year’s Biggest Trends —More than 5 Billion Items Shipped with Prime in 2017

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