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How to make good TV for the web, according to Amazon

Fortune (blog) - 14 May 2014
FORTUNE -- Two years ago, Amazon (AMZN) started developing television content. In the past year, the company produced 24 pilots, which, according to Amazon Studios director Roy Price, is more than a typical broadcast network will prepare for primetime ...
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Amazon's original Echo gets a much-needed upgrade

TechCrunch - 19 Oct 2017
With a good software-driven product, the hardware is almost inconsequential. After the unboxing and the setup, it just sort of fades into the scenery. That was always the case with Amazon's original Echo, but even as Alexa continues to do all of the ...
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A Georgia mayor wants to build a new town and name it Amazon

CNBC - 19 Oct 2017
The mayor of Stonecrest, Georgia, has offered to carve out 345 acres of the existing town to create a new jurisdiction. Amazon, Georgia, could have only one logical mayor. Thursday's deadline to submit a proposal for the company's second headquarters ...
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Roy Price's Top Amazon Lieutenants Under Scrutiny (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety - 19 Oct 2017
Roy Price is gone from Amazon Studios, bounced from his post as president as a result of detailed sexual harassment allegations. Now the ground looks increasingly unsteady beneath members of his executive team. Joe Lewis, head of drama and comedy ...
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How Amazon filled up Seattle's airport and what it means for HQ2

CNNMoney - 19 Oct 2017
In the race to win Amazon's second headquarters, Seattle's airport tells a story of what some smaller U.S. cities may have to gain from the company's arrival and the up to 50,000 new jobs it's promising. Once a low-key outpost in the corner of the ...
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Little Rock drops Amazon bid in ad: 'It's not you, it's us.'

ABC News - 19 Oct 2017
Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola discusses the city's decision to not pursue Amazon's proposed second headquarters at a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark. The city ran a full-page ad in the Washington Post, telling the e ...
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos just opened a massive wind farm in Texas

CNBC - 19 Oct 2017
In a statement on Thursday, the business said that Amazon Wind Farm Texas would add over 1 million megawatt hours (MWh) of clean energy to the grid annually. The facility, which is located in Scurry County, has over 100 turbines, each standing more ...
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Australia's Amazon Book Battle

New York Times - 19 Oct 2017
How much of the world's shopping habits Amazon will control worldwide is a question confronting retailers of all kinds. The “everything store,” as the site is known, now stocks roughly 400 million products, from toothpaste and televisions to sex toys ...
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Pittsburgh ships its bid — 2 inches thick — to Amazon

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 19 Oct 2017
Pittsburgh formally entered the race for Amazon's second headquarters Wednesday, filing its proposal — some 2 inches thick — well ahead of the midnight Thursday deadline set by the Seattle e-commerce giant. In doing so, the region joins a frenzied ...
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Editing Your History on Amazon

New York Times - 19 Oct 2017
A. Amazon automatically tracks the products you browse on the site and compiles a visual list on your account's home page, in case you are inspired to follow through with a purchase on a return visit. If you find this sort of thing more creepy than ...
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Bay Area cities join together in bid for Amazon headquarters

The Mercury News - 19 Oct 2017
A coalition of Bay Area cities is bidding to bring Amazon's second corporate headquarters to the region. Concord, Fremont, Oakland, Richmond and San Francisco worked together to submit a bid offering sites in each of those cities for Amazon's second ...

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