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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

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.

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.

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

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.

Amatrice raises from the ashes through literature

Students at the University of Udine joined forces with Amazon for the initiative 'An eBook for Amatrice', which donated a digital library to the town in Lazio devastated by an earthquake in 2016.

"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.

Amazon Academy: How we're helping people with disabilities

In our first Amazon Academy on Accessibility, we discussed with the policymakers how Amazon devices can help remove barriers for people with disabilities.

Alexa makes privacy even easier

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

9 women who are shaping the future of voice with Alexa

These female developers and entrepreneurs are pushing the boundaries of what's possible.

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.

Growing our workforce

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

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.
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