How our scientists are making Alexa smarter
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Among our many innovations, our devices give customers something they can read, watch, listen to, or engage with.

Amazon Alexa inspires the next generation of Innovators

Year 10 Cambridge LaunchPad Innovator students from Coleridge Community College, North Cambridge Academy and the Stephen Perse Foundation were invited by Amazon to take part in a day of practical activities.

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.

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.

Alexa

Amazon Echo

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

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.

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.

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 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.

Children’s author scores a goal against cystic fibrosis

Journalist and football aficionado Martin Smith has found self-publishing to be an opportunity to raise awareness on cystic fibrosis, a condition that has affected him since childhood. It turned out to be the start of a new, unexpected chapter in his life.

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

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.

Kindle

Kindle

Designed from the ground up for reading.

Helping children develop a passion for reading

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