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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.

A drone program taking flight

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

Live from Las Vegas, it's re:MARS 2019

Updating live, with all the robots, drones, behind-the-scenes peeks, and more.

Meet Scout

Field testing a new delivery system with Amazon Scout.

Amazon FreeTime's approach to family privacy and safety

We work tirelessly to earn our customers’ trust, and have worked even harder to maintain it.

The story behind Amazon's next generation robot

At Amazon, inventors are patenting their ideas and seeing their inventions come to life.

How AI will shape the future at re:MARS

Registration for Amazon's AI event for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space is now open.

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
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How Alexa learned French

Hint: sophisticated machine learning techniques, and a little help from her human friends.

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.

re:MARS, a new AI event for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space

Leaders and builders across industries will come together for immersive learning sessions including visionary talks, interactive workshops, technical deep dives, roundtables, hands-on demos, and more.
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"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.

Everything Alexa learned in 2018

Alexa expanded to more places and devices in 2018, helping you get more done than ever before - here's our look back at Alexa's busy year.

Seven women behind Alexa

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

BattleBots, Furrion Exo-Bionics Mech, and more

What to expect at the Amazon re:MARS party

Better packaging, happy pets, and a win for the environment

How Amazon and Hill's Pet Nutrition created better packaging for pet parents and the environment.

A $3 million gift to expand STEM talent

Amazon’s donation to Seattle University expands opportunities in computer science.
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How an Amazon designer turned his disability into an advantage.
Meet Michael Nesmith
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