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How our scientists are making Alexa smarter
Amazon Alexa head scientist shares how his teams are working to improve customers' experiences with Echo devices. Continue reading
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Among our many innovations, our devices give customers something they can read, watch, listen to, or engage with.

Searching for information about sight loss?

The British Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) now provides information about living with sight loss through Alexa.

Amazon makes it, he breaks it

Inside Amazon’s reliability lab, which ensures Echo, Kindle, and other devices are built to last.

Amazon Academy comes to Brussels

Amazon leaders, business owners, and politicians will come together under the umbrella of Amazon Academy first time in Brussels to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe.

Amazon creates more than 650 new permanent jobs in Bucharest

The Corporate Office and Technology Development Centre will continue to focus on developing new and innovative features, including helping to build the speech and language solutions behind Alexa.

9 ways Alexa brings more fun to the Christmas festive season

Alexa can help make your holidays less stressful and so much more fun—find out how.

Kindle

Kindle

Designed from the ground up for reading.

From builders' merchant to award-winning author

He used to write after putting his children to bed. Now David Leadbeater is a bestselling action-adventure author and winner of the inaugural UK Kindle Storyteller Award.

Amazon Echo and Alexa come to Europe

Alexa has a wide range of capabilities and she’s getting smarter each day. Ask her to play music, answer questions, get the news and weather, create to-do lists, help manage your smart home devices, or even read books to you.

Helping children develop a passion for reading

Donating Kindle devices to a local Luxembourg school to support a school-led writing competition.

Alexa

Amazon Echo

In 2014, Amazon introduced Echo, a new category of device designed around your voice.

A look back at 10 years of the Amazon Kindle

A little more than a decade ago, we introduced Kindle, a device and service that together became synonymous with digital reading. Here's how Kindle—and with it, the way people read—has evolved.

Growing our workforce

Amazon to create record 15,000 new full-time jobs across Europe in 2017

Smart through everyday life: “Alexa, is it raining today?”

Alexa plays music, reads the news, knows the latest football results, the best recipes and memorizes the shopping list. And with Alexa's weather forecast, nobody must stand in the rain.

Kindle Storyteller Award winner hits the high notes

Ian W. Sainsbury’s first-ever psychological thriller The Picture on the Fridge scored this year’s Kindle Storyteller Award in the UK thanks to a solid hook and a shocking twist.
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