How Alexa keeps getting smarter
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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.

5 things you'll see, hear, and experience at Amazon re:MARS

From robots to astronauts, industry-leading speakers to breakthrough technologies, discover what'll be happening at the conference.

Meet Scout

Field testing a new delivery system with Amazon Scout.

The story behind Amazon's next generation robot

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

The Counting Crows song you’ve waited 25 years to hear

Teaming up with Amazon Music, the iconic rockers release the first-ever recording of "August and Everything After," the unfinished title track of their debut album.

Amazon Project Zero

Empowering brands to drive counterfeits to zero.

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.

Reinventing an American icon

How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.
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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A pioneer of cloud computing

Amazonian Swami Sivasubramanian shares his first memory of a computer, how he stays focused on customer needs, and how a case of jetlag led to him coming up with the idea for one of Amazon's most significant innovations.

Seven women behind Alexa

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

"Alexa, what is the Amazon Beta Testing Program?"

Not everything makes the cut. But we’re okay with that.
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What we look for in new hires

A leadership recruiter shares insights from Alexa Shopping leaders.

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?

How Alexa learned French

Hint: sophisticated machine learning techniques, and a little help from her human friends.
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Unlocking the potential of rural America

A look at the impact of technology, from Amazon and other companies, on rural areas.

Meet some of our AWS builders

Women in tech around the world are building new tools, services, processes, resources, and more for our customers. Here are a few of their stories.

Another new frontier for Prime Air

Amazon Prime Air is creating a safe airspace for all drones, beyond delivery.
Open to interpretation
How an Amazon designer turned his disability into an advantage.
Meet Michael Nesmith
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