How Alexa keeps getting smarter
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Alexa gets even smarter, thanks to you

Now customers can help make Alexa even smarter- introducing Alexa Answers.

Apple Music coming to Echo devices

The music service will be available on Echo devices in the U.S. beginning the week of December 17th.

5 things you don’t know about Amazon packaging

Learn how we invent and test new packaging to eliminate waste, ensure products arrive safely, and end “wrap rage” for our customers.

"Alexa, tell me more..."

Go behind-the-scenes with the Alexa Prize finalist teams vying for their share of $1.65 million in cash prizes and grants for developing a socialbot that can converse coherently and engagingly with humans.

Judge a toy by its box

How Amazon and Hasbro came together to invent better packaging.
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How to pack a Prime plane

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

Reducing packaging waste, one order at a time

Feedback from customers, product manufacturers, and associates improves packaging.

Investing in recycling solutions to protect the planet

Amazon’s $10 million investment will help Closed Loop Fund improve recycling for millions of households.
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 Devices Event – September 2018

Find out about new devices, technology, partnerships, and more.

Alexa's newest teacher is you

A team of Amazon linguists and data scientists makes it easy for you to teach your language or dialect to Alexa.

What we look for in new hires

A leadership recruiter shares insights from Alexa Shopping leaders.

Amazon joins Partnership on AI

We’re in a golden age of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI). As a scientific community, we are still a long way from being able to do things the way humans do things, but we’re solving unbelievably complex problems every day and making incredibly rapid progress.

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?
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NeurIPS 2018: The state of AI

What a sold-out conference tells us about the future of artificial intelligence.

New ways Amazon is #DeliveringSmiles this holiday

From toys and trees to sweaters and shows, Amazon delivers everything you need to celebrate the holiday season.

Shop anytime, anywhere, in more ways than ever

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Unlocking climate data
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