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Now Hiring: Amazon Creates More Than 6,000 Full-Time Jobs at its Fulfillment Centers across the U.S.

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 26, 2015–
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced it is hiring for more than 6,000
full-time jobs across its U.S. fulfillment network to meet growing
customer demand. Employees will pick, pack and ship customer orders.

“We’re proud to be creating more than 6,000 full-time positions where
employees will interact with state-of-the-art technology as part of
their day-to-day roles,” said Mike Roth, Amazon’s vice president of
North America operations. “Amazon not only offers great pay and
benefits, we also encourage our employees to continue to grow in their
careers.”

Amazon offers h…

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Season One of the Amazon Original Comedy Series Catastrophe Will Launch Exclusively for Amazon Prime Members in the US on June 19

All six episodes, about an American man and Irish woman who make a
mess out of falling in love in London as they deal with an unexpected
pregnancy, will premiere on June 19 in the US and come to Amazon Prime
in the UK later this year

Catastrophe is created by and stars comedian and bestselling author
Rob Delaney (Key & Peele) and award-winning actress Sharon
Horgan (Pulling), with guest stars Carrie Fisher (Star Wars)
and Tobias Menzies (Outlander), and is Executive Produced by
Richard Allen-Turner (Workaholics), Kara Baker (Iliza
Shlezinger: Freezing Hot), Delaney, Horgan, and Jon Thoday (Last
Week Tonight wit…

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Alix Hawley Wins 2015 Amazon.ca First Novel Award

Author of All True Not a Lie In It received this year’s award from a shortlist of five first-time novelists
SEATTLE—May 21, 2015 —Amazon.ca and the Walrus Foundation presented Alix Hawley with the Amazon.ca First Novel Award, which celebrates the remarkable achievement of a first-time Canadian novelist. Hawley’s novel All True Not a Lie In It (Knopf Canada) earned her the title of this year’s Amazon.ca First Novel Award winner and $7,500 at this year’s award ceremony, held at The Four Seasons in Toronto and hosted by CBC’s The Next Chapter radio host, Shelagh Rogers.
“Every year, we are fortunate to receive submissions that celebrate and illustrate incredible Canadian talent and creativity…

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Prime Now Gets Even Better: One-Hour Delivery from Your Favorite Local Stores

Starting in Manhattan today, Prime Now will deliver groceries and
more from D’Agostino, Gourmet Garage and Billy’s Bakery

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 21, 2015–
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced its Prime Now
service will offer one-hour delivery from local stores in addition to
the tens of thousands of items offered by Amazon. In Manhattan,
customers can now purchase groceries, prepared meals and baked goods
from D’Agostino, Gourmet Garage and Billy’s Bakery through the Prime Now
app.

Local store delivery through Prime Now is launching in select
neighborhoods in Manhattan starting today and will …

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TenMarks, an Amazon Company, Launches Free Summer Math Program to Reverse Summer Learning Loss

2014 results show 11% gains with just one hour a week on a personalized summer program
TenMarks Math wins 2015 CODiE Award for Best Math Instructional Solution,

helping millions of students across more than 55,000 schools and more than 12,000 districts
Burlingame, Calif.—May 19, 2015—TenMarks, an Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) company, is working hard to keep students engaged over the summer to reverse learning loss in math before heading back to school. The TenMarks Summer Math Program is a national program that provides students with a personalized course tuned to their individual learning needs, based on a summative end-of-year assessment. The program is available today and runs…

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Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Educate to Accelerate Cloud Learning in the Classroom

AWS Educate delivers real-world cloud technology to the classroom
with AWS credits, training, course content, and an educator community
forum

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 14, 2015–
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN),
today announced the launch of AWS Educate, a program that helps
educators and students use real-world cloud technology in the classroom
to graduate students ready to enter the cloud workforce. AWS Educate is
designed to make it easy for educators to quickly and easily find
cloud-related course content, incorporate cloud technology into their
teaching curriculum, and prov…

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Amazon Announces Second Indie Literary Prize Contest for Spanish-Language Authors

Contest will give award to best original Spanish-language works that
have been self-published by independent authors exclusively through
Kindle Direct Publishing

The winning work will have the opportunity to be published globally
in print by La Esfera de los Libros and translated into English and
published globally by AmazonCrossing in digital, print and audio formats

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 12, 2015–
Amazon announced today its Second Annual Indie Literary Prize Contest
for Spanish-language authors. Independent authors can submit their
previously unpublished works through Kindle
Direct Publishing (KDP), …

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Amazon Anuncia el Segundo Concurso Literario de Autores ‘Indie’ en Español

El certamen premiará las mejores obras inéditas en español autopublicadas por autores independientes exclusivamente a través de Kindle Direct Publishing
La obra ganadora tendrá la oportunidad de ser publicada globalmente en papel por la editorial La Esfera de los Libros y de ser traducida y publicada en inglés por AmazonCrossing para venderse en todo el mundo en formato digital, impreso y audio

May 12, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amazon anunció hoy el Segundo Concurso Literario de Autores ‘Indie’ en español. A través de esta iniciativa, los autores independientes podrán publicar sus obras in…

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Amazon.ca Brings the Hottest, New Gadgets to Customers; Introduces Wearable Technology Store

Amazon.ca continues to expand selection by adding the latest wearable devices from top brands including Jawbone, Garmin, Fitbit and Motorola, as well as products from emerging brands like Lumo and Spire
SEATTLE — May 11, 2015 — Amazon.ca today announced the launch of its Wearable Technology store (www.amazon.ca/wearabletechnology) – a brand new category where customers can easily discover the latest and most innovative products in wearable technology including activity trackers, smart watches, wearable cameras and more.

“Wearable technology has proven its significance and customers are increasingly coming to Amazon.ca to shop for and learn about these devices, so we’re puttin…

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Amazon Studios Greenlights Six New Pilots for Next Kids Pilot Season

Shows come from accomplished roster of creative talent, including David
Babcock (Brothers & Sisters, Gilmore Girls), Andrew
Green (Hannah Montana, Suddenly Susan), Adam
Wilson and Melanie
Wilson LaBracio (Marvel Universe Live, Evergone), The
Jim Henson Company (The Muppets, Fraggle Rock), as
well as Bureau of Magic’s Abram
Makowka, Darin
Mark, Jared
Mark, and Mark
Warshaw (East Los High, Smallville)

Line-up adds to award-winning slate of original kids series,
including the Annecy, Annie and multi-Emmy Award-winning Tumble Leaf

Amazon’s unique development process gives customers—and …

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