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How Alexa learned French
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Innovation

"Alexa, speak slower"

Customers can now adjust the speed of Alexa’s speech.

6 things that make Amazon a "Best Workplace for Innovators"

Innovation takes place as a part of everyday work. Everyone at Amazon is a builder, and everyone is here because of their desire to deconstruct, and create, on behalf of our customers.

Can I watch YouTube on Fire TV?

The official YouTube app is now live on compatible Fire TV devices.

How to pack a Prime plane

Amazon’s Prime Air planes work on customers’ behalf to fulfill our one-day delivery promise to Prime members.

Meet Scout

Field testing a new delivery system with Amazon Scout.

Introducing Amazon 4-star

Peek inside our newest store, inspired by our customers.

A drone program taking flight

Amazon moves closer to its goal of a drone delivery solution that scales to meet the needs of customers.

10 cool things you didn't know Alexa could do

You're probably already playing your favorite music on your Echo, but did you know that Alexa can help you fall asleep, keep your pantry stocked, or play a game with you?
The inside story of how the Kindle was born
Early development team reveals untold details
on Kindle e-reader’s 10-year anniversary
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7 can't-miss Prime Day deals

We've gathered a few of our (many) favorite Prime Day deals - see what we're shopping.

Amazon's impact on small businesses

There are more than 1.9 million businesses, content creators, and developers in the U.S. alone, using Amazon products and services to follow their dreams and reach customers.

"Alexa, play music"

Beginning today, Alexa customers in the U.S. will have access to top Amazon Music playlists and thousands of stations, at no cost.
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What we look for in new hires

A leadership recruiter shares insights from Alexa Shopping leaders.

Meet the 2019 Alexa Accelerator Class

Ever wondered where new features and services for Alexa come from? Meet the founders of nine early-stage startups who are helping shape the future of voice technology.

Seven women behind Alexa

Meet seven women tackling some of the most complex challenges in technology.
More innovation

How Amazon Rekognition helps in the fight against some of the worst types of crime

Emerging technologies give law enforcement new tools to combat sex trafficking and other abuses.

Meet one of the teams making Alexa smarter every day

Find out how Alexa's gone from having 13 skills to learning new languages, better natural language processing, and more.

How the Echo Dot Kids Edition just keeps getting better

Amazon FreeTime and Echo Dot Kids Edition offer more ways for families to enjoy kid-friendly content together.
Diversity and inclusion
Amazon’s mission is to be the earth’s most customer-centric company, and this mission is central to our work in diversity and inclusion.
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