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Introducing the new line up for Amazon Devices and Services

Introducing our most sustainable devices ever

Today we announced new ways for customers to reduce the energy consumption of their devices, as well as devices with more recycled materials and more sustainable packaging

Prime Reading is now available for all Prime Members in France

Prime members are now able to read from hundreds of top Kindle books, including novels, travel guides, children's books, and more - all at no additional cost Members can start reading now by downloading the free Kindle app for iOS and Android or using any Kindle or Fire tablet

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.

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.

Amazon Academy: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In Brussels, we held our first Amazon Academy around the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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.

Alexa makes privacy even easier

At Amazon, privacy is foundational, and core to how we design our devices and services.

"Alexa, play John Legend’s new holiday song"

Listen to John Legend’s new holiday song, featuring vocals by daughter Luna and wife Chrissy Teigen, only on Amazon Music.

"Alexa, happy birthday"

As we celebrate Alexa's fifth birthday, we're looking toward the future.

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.

"Alexa, what am I holding?"

Show and Tell is an Alexa feature designed to help blind and low vision customers identify grocery items.

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.
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