How Alexa keeps getting smarter
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Reinventing an American icon

How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.

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

Not everything makes the cut. But we’re okay with that.

Meet Scout

Field testing a new delivery system with Amazon Scout.

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.

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.

How to build your own Amazon door desk

Learn from an original Amazon employee how to turn frugality into furniture. It just takes a few supplies and six simple steps.

"Alexa, what’s the latest?"

New text-to-speech technology allows Alexa to speak more naturally and adapt her delivery style based on content.
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What we look for in new hires

A leadership recruiter shares insights from Alexa Shopping leaders.

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.

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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How Alexa learned French

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

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.

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.
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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.

Another new frontier for Prime Air

Amazon Prime Air is creating a safe airspace for all drones, beyond delivery.

Amazon at CES 2019

How Amazon is going to make your drive a safer and more enriching experience.
Reinventing an American icon
How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.
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