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4 Amazon customers share how Alexa helps make life simpler for people with disabilities

Around the world, customers ask Alexa questions as part of their daily routines. Among those customers are many of the estimated 1 billion people who live with disabilities globally. These customers use Alexa in a wide range of ways—to stay connected, independent, and entertained. Every day we hear from customers with disabilities who tell us …

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3 women at Amazon who helped launch Alexa into space share their advice for pursuing the career you want

NASA’s Orion spacecraft recently returned to Earth as part of Artemis I, the first of several missions intended to land the first woman and the first person of color on the Moon. Alexa was on the mission as part of Callisto, a technology demonstration payload embedded in the spacecraft and developed by Amazon, Lockheed Martin, …

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How to watch Season Three of ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ on Prime Video when it premieres on December 21

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan has become a staple on Prime Video, and for good reason. The show follows Jack Ryan (played by John Krasinski), a CIA analyst who is thrust into action-packed missions and thrilling adventures. The third season finds Ryan wrongly accused of treason and on the run from his own government as he …

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The Amazon artist behind Prime Video’s 15 million+ TikTok followers

If we told you a TikTok post had the power to inspire and educate millions of people in a meaningful way, would you believe us? The popular video sharing app is often known for viral dance trends, talking pets, and celebrity impersonations, but it’s also a space where creators of all backgrounds can share insightful …

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Introducing RxPass from Amazon Pharmacy, a $5 prescription subscription that helps Prime members who take multiple medications save time and money

Read this article in Spanish. Over the last decade as a practicing pulmonologist, I have seen patients with chronic diseases struggle to get access to the basic medications they need to live their lives well. Navigating insurance can be a maze and getting to the pharmacy a burden. Sometimes that has led to poor outcomes: …

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3 helpful Amazon devices for the visually impaired, from expert and social media influencer Molly Burke

Molly Burke was just 4 years old when she was diagnosed with a condition that causes blindness. She ceased seeing shapes and colors by the time she turned 14. Eventually, she started speaking about her experience and became an advocate for people with disabilities. She addressed the United Nations, the World Economic Forum in Davos, …

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Watch Amazon’s commercial that aired during the 2023 Super Bowl

Check out Amazon’s heartwarming commercial, which features a family of four spending quality time at home with their adorable rescue dog during the lockdown. While the family is working and learning virtually, they give their tail-wagging pup endless amounts of treats, love, and attention. But things change when his family transitions back to the office …

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How to watch ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ on Prime Video when it premieres on March 3

Daisy Jones & The Six follows the story of a fictional rock band and is based on Taylor Jenkins Reid’s best-selling novel. The first three episodes of the new series will premiere on March 3, with new episodes every Friday until March 24. Interested in checking the show out for yourself? Here’s how to watch …

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‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ stars Riley Keough and Sam Claflin on the music that made them

Prime Video’s Daisy Jones & The Six details the rise and fall of a fictional rock band that burned bright—then flamed out in a blaze of interpersonal drama, drugs, and damaged egos. Based on the best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid, the limited series (premiering March 3 on Prime Video) stars Riley Keough and Sam …

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How AI tools are creating new possibilities for movies and visual design, according to this AWS-powered startup

While it may look like it in movies, the multiverse doesn’t create itself. It takes a team of artists, writers, visual effects pros, and in the case of Everything Everywhere All at Once, AWS customer Runway. Based in New York, Runway builds generative AI tools that run in the browser to generate, edit, remix, and …

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AWS announces Amazon Bedrock and multiple generative AI services and capabilities

If it seems like artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere lately, it is, but AI has been powering our everyday experiences for some time. When you ask Alexa to play a song, when you stride out—sandwich in hand—from an Amazon Just Walk Out-equipped store, or when you press play on a movie recommendation from Amazon Prime, …

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3 innovative products from women-owned small businesses you can find in Amazon’s store

Amazon is proud to celebrate and support enterprising women around the world who have invented new products and gained patents through the U.S. intellectual property system. Meet three of those trailblazing women below whose innovative and patented products are available in Amazon’s store. Gauri Nanda, designer and entrepreneur of Clocky Clocky is an alarm clock …

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4 ways Amazon devices help you keep an eye on your pets when you’re not home

Whether your furry friends are roaming around inside or outside, features like Two-Way Talk and Color Night Vision let you see and communicate with your pets through the Ring app and compatible Alexa devices, like the Echo Show 15. Sometimes, those features are useful when you’re away from home and worried there’s trouble, and sometimes, …

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Many Amazon employees are returning to the office today. Here’s what the Seattle offices looks like.

Amazon employees enjoy free bananas from the community banana stand outside Seattle offices. CEO Andy Jassy greets employees as they arrive at the office. Welcome Ambassadors greet employees in the lobby of Amazon’s Seattle offices as they return to the office on May 2. The Spheres offer 58,828 square feet of tranquil space in the middle …

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How Amazon is working to close the skills gap and train employees for jobs of the future

Across the United States, National Skilled Trades Day is held on May 3 to recognize skilled tradespeople and increase awareness of opportunities in the skilled trades. To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of the individuals behind our operations who have pursued technical careers in areas like robotics and manufacturing, and the paths they took to get …

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You can now buy physical products in games and apps with Amazon Anywhere

Whether you’re playing video games or using your favorite mobile app, Amazon is extending the fun within virtual worlds and interactive digital environments with a new immersive shopping experience called Amazon Anywhere. With Amazon Anywhere, you can now discover and buy physical products from Amazon stores without ever having to leave your game or app. …

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How Amazon deploys collaborative robots in its operations to benefit employees and customers

For over a decade, we’ve pioneered technology and robotics in our operations, driving innovation and growth that directly benefits our employees and customers. The rate of our innovation has only accelerated, thanks in large part to unprecedented advancements in AI. Throughout the years, we’ve consistently focused on building safe, practical, and dependable technology and robotics …

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Get an exclusive sneak peek at the fourth and final season of ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,’ premiering June 30

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is returning to Prime Video for its final season on June 30. The series follows the white-collar CIA analyst turned field agent, played by John Krasinski, as he combats a ruthless stream of terrorist organizations, corrupt government officials, and assassins across a global stage. At the beginning of Season Four, Jack …

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The Amazon AHEAD program provides students early exposure to STEM careers—here’s how to apply

Jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are of great interest to many, and that trend is expected to continue in the coming years. However, despite this projected growth, Black and Latino students represent only 25% of STEM degree enrollments. Amazon is committed to growing this number, and providing opportunities for …

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The first day of Prime Day was the single largest sales day ever on Amazon, helping make this the biggest Prime Day event ever

The first day of Prime Day, July 11, was the single largest sales day in company history. Over the course of the two-day shopping event, Prime members purchased more than 375 million items worldwide and saved more than $2.5 billion on millions of deals across the Amazon store, helping make it the biggest Prime Day …

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Amazon is delivering its largest selection of products to U.S. Prime members at the fastest speeds ever

Lee este artículo en español. When we launched Prime in 2005, the first benefit we announced to members was free Two-Day Shipping (Jeff Bezos called it “all-you-can-eat express shipping”) on 1 million items—a revolutionary innovation at the time that transformed the way many of us shop, my family and me included. Today, Prime is much …

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Amazon Clinic expands nationwide to provide messaging and video visits for common health conditions

Last November, we introduced Amazon Clinic, a virtual health care marketplace that makes it easy for customers to quickly get the care they need for more than 30 common health concerns like urinary tract infections, pink eye, and erectile dysfunction. Meet Amazon Clinic, now available nationwide Customers love the convenience of Amazon Clinic, giving it …

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How to watch ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ on Prime Video

Released on Prime Video on August 11, Red, White & Royal Blue follows the complicated and unexpected journey from distain to friendship to love between Alex Claremont-Diaz (Taylor Zakhar Perez), the popular son of the first woman President of the United States, and Britain’s handsome and charismatic Prince Henry (Nicholas Galitzine). Alex and Henry have …

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Customers now have simultaneous access to Alexa and Google Assistant on new JBL Authentics speakers

The newest JBL speakers come with an exciting enhancement—for the first time, customers can use Alexa and Google Assistant simultaneously on the same device. Amazon collaborated with Google and Harman to build this industry-first, multi-assistant feature for Harman’s new JBL Authentics 200, 300, and 500 speakers. Customers have different preferences and habits—some prefer to use …

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Everything you need to know about Career Choice, Amazon’s education benefit that pre-pays tuition for degrees and skills development

Megan Coghlan, a process assistant at Amazon, never formally finished high school. Home-schooled her entire life, Coghlan was working at Amazon when she decided to enroll in a GED program to help her gain the skills and confidence she needed to succeed. After earning her GED, she decided to continue her studies. Today, she’s at …

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How to use SNAP EBT benefits on Amazon

Amazon Access is a one-stop-shop for customers to explore programs, discounts, and features that make shopping on Amazon even easier and more affordable, including information on Prime’s discounted membership program for qualifying government assistance recipients. Did you know that a Prime membership isn’t required to shop using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) EBT benefits on …

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Meet 3 Amazon sellers who support local communities every day

Amazon recently gathered thousands of sellers in Seattle and tens of thousands virtually at Accelerate, Amazon’s premier annual seller conference, to connect and learn about new ways to scale and grow their businesses. So many of these sellers are going beyond their day-to-day work and turning their businesses into a force for good in their …

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Watch Prime Video’s trailer and orientation video for ‘The Boys’ spinoff series, ‘Gen V’

Prime Video released the official trailer and orientation video welcoming the upcoming class to Godolkin University for the highly anticipated Amazon Original series Gen V, which comes from the world of The Boys. Diving directly into the world of Gen V, the orientation video shares welcome messages from Professor Brink (Clancy Brown), Dean Indira Shetty …

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Fulfillment by Amazon: How improving delivery fueled independent seller growth and success

Providing customers with fast, low-cost, reliable delivery has been a core part of Amazon’s value proposition for over 20 years. We’ve invested $100 billion in our fulfillment and delivery network to support that value, and in 2006, we opened the network to independent sellers by creating Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). This program lets sellers outsource …

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Andy Jassy and Dave Limp welcome Panos Panay as Amazon’s new Devices & Services leader

Quick note to share that Panos Panay will be joining Amazon to lead our Devices & Services business (D&S), reporting to me and joining S-Team. Panos has spent the last 19+ years at Microsoft, where he was most recently EVP and Chief Product Officer, leading the Windows + Devices division. Before this latest role, Panos …

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Introducing AWS Cloud Institute, a virtual program that trains you to become a cloud developer in as little as one year

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently launched AWS Cloud Institute, a new virtual training program that provides a prescriptive path to gaining the technical and professional skills needed to start a career as a cloud developer in as little as one year. AWS Cloud Institute is a 12-course training program that includes on-demand digital learning and …

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Get an inside look at how we’re expanding our drone delivery program, integrating new robotic systems, and reducing packaging waste. Lee este artículo en español. Amazon invited reporters from around the world to attend our annual Delivering the Future event at a fulfillment center and innovation lab near Seattle, Washington. Go behind the scenes as …

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How Amazon is helping communities impacted by the earthquake in Türkiye and Syria

November 7Amazon partners with local charities to build ‘Smiling Dreams Community House’ to help quake-affected communities Amazon supports communities in Türkiye and Syria with “Smiling Dreams Community House” Amazon and local charity partners have announced the opening of the “Smiling Dreams Community House” in the Antakya district of Türkiye’s Hatay province. The area sustained heavy …

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Amazon and Hyundai launch a broad, strategic partnership—including vehicle sales on Amazon.com in 2024

As shared by Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, Amazon and Hyundai Motor Company have announced a broad strategic partnership. “Hyundai is a very innovative company that shares Amazon’s passion for trying to make customers’ lives better and easier every day,” said Amazon CEO Andy Jassy. “Our broad, strategic partnership should do just that, from changing the …

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Holiday shopping is easy with the best Cyber Monday deals from Amazon! Check out our list of live deals to shop now, and discover shopping tips and gift guides for everyone on your list. When is Black Friday 2023? Black Friday this year falls on November 24, 2023, but you don’t have to wait until …

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Fidel Contreras is a data center technician lead with Amazon Web Services. Follow him and his colleagues on a tour inside a data center and find out what it’s like to work there. An AWS technician gives us a tour of a data center in eastern Oregon—see what it’s like inside I started working at …

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AWS re:Invent 2023 – Keynote with Dr. Werner Vogels Developers need to become “Frugal Architects,” said Amazon.com Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels, at re:Invent Thursday, sharing a set of simple rules for building cost-aware, sustainable, and modern architectures. There’s so much technology out there competing for businesses’ attention, he pointed out, but …

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Watch Amazon CEO Andy Jassy’s conversation with CNBC’s Jim Cramer

CEO Andy Jassy joined CNBC’s Mad Money for a three-part interview. He spoke with host Jim Cramer on a wide range of topics—including how our fast shipping and holiday deals are making customers’ lives easier this season, why he thinks generative AI will continue to change the customer experience, and what he’s excited about for …

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Dr. Becky partners with Amazon to share 3 tips to manage your kids’ screen time this holiday season

From year-end festivities to last minute holiday shopping, the final weeks of the year are some of the most stressful for parents and families. To make life easier, some parents might throw rules about technology out the window just to get by—after all, a little peace and quiet while your kids look at a screen …

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Everything you need to know about ‘Thursday Night Football’ on Prime Video

Season Two of Thursday Night Football (TNF) on Prime Video has come to a close. Keep reading to learn more about who played and who won each week. 12/28/2023 The Cleveland Browns win the season’s final TNF game against the New York Jets The final score for Week 17 was Browns 37, Jets 20. 12/28/2023 …

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‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ stars Donald Glover and Maya Erskine unpack the lives of married spies in their new series on Prime Video

Lee este artículo en español. Prime Video’s new espionage and relationship drama Mr. & Mrs. Smith distinguishes itself fom the 2005 movie of the same name right from the start. In the film, which famously starred Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in the eponymous roles, the pair becomes acquainted and falls in love during a …

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Learn how the AWS Intelligence Initiative is providing new career paths for engineers

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Intelligence Initiative is an onboarding and skills rotational program that trains participants to be AWS engineers. These engineers support Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) regions. So far, more than 450 employees have gone through the program, learning the skills needed to land one of the unique technical roles. Find out how …

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Amazon announces Rufus, a new generative AI-powered conversational shopping experience

Rufus is an expert shopping assistant trained on Amazon’s product catalog and information from across the web to answer customer questions on shopping needs, products, and comparisons, make recommendations based on this context, and facilitate product discovery in the same Amazon shopping experience customers use regularly. Launching today in beta to a small subset of …

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How to watch ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ on Prime Video

The highly-anticipated Prime Video series Mr. & Mrs. Smith, from co-creators and executive producers Donald Glover (Swarm, Atlanta) and Francesca Sloane (Atlanta, Fargo), is here. All eight episodes are now available exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The series, which is a reimagining of the 2005 film, stars Glover …

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4 ways to celebrate and support Black-owned businesses in Amazon’s store during Black History Month

There’s no shortage of inspiring success stories from small businesses selling in Amazon’s store. Watch Amazon’s video series, Behind the Storefront, to meet two of the many Black-owned businesses that sell in Amazon’s store and get an inside look into how both small businesses have led their teams, inspired their communities, and persevered despite challenges. …

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Through alternative delivery models (on-foot, Amazon Hub Delivery) and zero-emission vehicles (bikes), Amazon packages reach customers in big cities. From traffic and congestion to limited parking options, we approach delivering packages in big, dense cities like New York differently, in order to address their unique complexities and characteristics. With New Yorkers receiving over 2 million …

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