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Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters

Amazon Newsroom – 11.14.18 (11.13.18)

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Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company’s new headquarters. Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters locations, with more than 25,000 employees each in New York City and Arlington. The new locations will join Seattle as the company’s three headquarters in North America.

Read more: Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters

Amazon Expands Free Shipping to Everyone for the Holiday Season

Amazon Newsroom – 11.6.18 (11.5.18)

For a limited time, all Amazon customers in the U.S. can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount. Customers can shop the largest free shipping selection in the country – hundreds of millions of items on Amazon Tens of millions of Prime members in the U.S.

Read more: Amazon Expands Free Shipping to Everyone for the Holiday Season

Amazon Launches Childhood-to-Career Program “Amazon Future Engineer” to Inspire and Empower Underprivileged Youth to Build Careers in Computer Science

Amazon Newsroom – 11.2.18 (11.1.18)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by 2020 there will be 1.4 million computer-science-related jobs available and only 400,000 computer science graduates with the skills to apply for those jobs. Computer science is the fastest growing profession within the Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field, but only 8% of STEM graduates earn a computer science degree, with a tiny minority from underprivileged backgrounds.

Read more: Amazon Launches Childhood-to-Career Program “Amazon Future Engineer” to Inspire and Empower Underprivileged Youth to Build Careers in Computer Science

Statcast AI Powered by AWS in the 2018 MLB Postseason

Amazon YouTube Channel – 10.29.18

 

This postseason, see how Statcast AI Powered by AWS – https://amzn.to/2y94taV, can actually predict the chance of success if a runner attempts to steal a base by analyzing thousands of data points per second in real time. Watch this postseason to see it in action.

Source: Statcast AI Powered by AWS in the 2018 MLB Postseason

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