Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App—Easier Than Ever to Read and Connect with Friends

Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App—Easier Than Ever to Read and Connect with Friends

Today, Amazon announced an all-new Kindle app that makes it easier than ever to turn your phone or tablet into a book—so you can read anytime, anywhere. The Kindle app is designed for book lovers and provides easy access to the most popular Kindle features—you can effortlessly move between the pages of your book, your […]

Amazon Launches Biggest Wind farm to Power More Than 330,000 Homes

Amazon Launches Biggest Wind farm to Power More Than 330,000 Homes

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 18 wind and solar projects across the U.S., with over 35 more to come. Together, these projects will generate enough clean energy to […]

Amazon Unwraps Holiday Toy List

Amazon Unwraps Holiday Toy List

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 Amazon.com announced the launch of its 2017 […]

Amazon Now Hiring for Over 120,000 Jobs in the U.S. This Holiday Season

Amazon Now Hiring for Over 120,000 Jobs in the U.S. This Holiday Season

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced it is creating more than 120,000 positions this season across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites. Last year, thousands of holiday positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to continue that trend this year. “We prepare year round […]

Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop on Their Own While Parents Stay in the Know

Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop on Their Own While Parents Stay in the Know

Amazon introduced a convenient way for teens 13 through 17 years old to shop on Amazon with their own login. For the first time, teens can independently use the Amazon App, allowing them to shop or stream content while still keeping their parents informed. Parents can approve all orders or set pre-approved spending limits per […]

Amazon Launches New Prime Student Monthly Offer for College Students Nationwide

Amazon Launches New Prime Student Monthly Offer for College Students Nationwide

As classes are in full swing, Amazon is introducing a new monthly payment option for Prime Student. Available to all college students enrolled in four or two year colleges in the U.S., Prime Student is just $5.49 a month, which is 50% off Prime, after a six month trial. This flexible payment option offers all […]

Amazon announces General Electric has selected AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider

Amazon announces General Electric has selected AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider

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 Aviation, GE Healthcare, GE […]

Amazon announces Alexa and the All-New Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in India

Amazon announces Alexa and the All-New Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in India

Amazon today announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in India, and that they are coming to Japan later this year. “Millions of customers love Alexa, and we’re thrilled to introduce her to our customers in India today and Japan later this year,” said Tom Taylor, Senior Vice President, Amazon Alexa. “We’re […]