2019 News Releases

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08/14/19The Globe and Mail Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
08/08/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Lake Formation
08/07/19Amazon’s Treasure Truck Celebrates Millions of Subscribers, Announces Additional Cities, More Pickup Locations than Ever and New Ways to Shop
08/06/19Amazon Introduces New, Exclusive Prime Student Benefit: Amazon Music Unlimited for Just $0.99
08/05/19“Alexa, Donate to Happy School Year”
08/01/19Amazon Continues Investments in Renewable Energy – Announces Two New Renewable Energy Projects in U.S. and EU; Now Has 66 Projects Globally, Including 51 Solar Rooftops
07/30/19Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Pennsylvania; New Pittsburgh Fulfillment Center Will Create More Than 800 Full-Time Jobs
07/30/19AWS Launches Region in the Middle East
07/27/19Five Kindle Direct Publishing Authors Win Top Romance Writing Award in 2019
07/25/19Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 20% to $63.4 Billion
07/25/19Amazon Continues Drive to Shipment Zero – Announces Early Completion of Goal to Host 50 Solar Rooftop Systems Globally by 2020; Solar Energy Industries Association Ranks Amazon #1 in the U.S. for Amount of Corporate On-site Solar Installed in 2018
07/22/19Dean Koontz Signs New Five-Book Deal with Amazon Publishing
07/22/19Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Ohio; Two New Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Centers Will Create More Than 2,500 Full-Time Jobs
07/17/19Alexa, How Was Prime Day? Prime Day 2019 Surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday Combined
07/16/19Prime Day Update: 24 hours Left to Shop – Thousands of New Deals, Exclusives, and More
07/12/19Starting Monday, July 15, ask “Alexa, What are My Prime Day Deals?”
07/11/19Amazon.com to Webcast Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call
07/11/19Pro Football Focus Selects AWS as its Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider
07/11/19Amazon Pledges to Upskill 100,000 U.S. Employees for In-Demand Jobs by 2025
07/02/19Amazon is Delivering Star-Studded Deals for Members on Prime Day
07/01/19Alexa, Remind Me to Shop for Deals on Prime Day
06/27/19Amazon Introduces Counter in the U.S. – Where Customers Can Pick Up Their Package and Shop Too
06/27/19Amazon Music Announces Taylor Swift to Headline the Prime Day Concert, Featuring Additional Performances From Dua Lipa, SZA, and Becky G
06/25/19Amazon and Seattle Public Schools Team Up to Bring Computer Science and Robotics to 30 Title I Schools
06/25/19Alexa, When Is Prime Day? July 15 & 16 Will Be a Two-Day Parade of Epic Deals
06/24/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Security Hub
06/24/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Control Tower
06/20/19Amazon Studios, Endgame Entertainment Begin Production on Mike Cahill’s Bliss Starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson
06/20/19Amazon Kicks off Summer with Off-to-College Store Launch: A One-Stop Shop for College Students
06/20/19AmazonFresh Expands to Las Vegas With 1- And 2-Hour Delivery
06/18/19Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2019 So Far
06/18/19Continued Growth for Amazon’s Air Network to Expand Prime Fast, Free Shipping for Customers – Adding Fifteen Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter Aircraft to Fleet
06/14/19Amazon Studios Begins Production on Richard Tanne’s Chemical Hearts Starring and Executive Produced by Lili Reinhart
06/11/19Amazon Announces Latest Effort to Fight Homelessness—$8 Million Donation to Housing and Homeless Nonprofits in HQ Regions and Company Match For Employee Contributions
06/10/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Personalize
06/04/19NASCAR Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Computing, Cloud Machine Learning, and Cloud Artificial Intelligence Provider
05/30/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)
05/30/19Amazon Provides $1M Donation in Support of the Red Cross for Critical “Right Now Needs” of Blood Donations
05/29/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Textract
05/29/19Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5—Compact Design, Rich Sound, and Built-In Camera Shutter—Just $89.99
05/28/19Emirates NBD Building Artificial Intelligence-enabled Bank of the Future with AWS
05/28/19Mindy Kaling to Publish New Essay Collection with Amazon, Available Free for Prime Members
05/23/19Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle
05/23/19AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Ground Station
05/20/19Amazon Literary Partnership Announces 2019 Grant Recipients
05/16/19Introducing the All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition—The Next Generation of Amazon’s Most Affordable Kids Tablet, With Access to Over 20,000 Kid-Friendly Titles
05/16/19Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7: Faster Processor, 2x the Storage, and Alexa Hands-Free—Still Only $49.99
05/16/19Amazon Providing Access to Over 9 Million School Breakfasts for More Than 50,000 Students in 450 Schools Across the U.S.
05/13/19Employees Turned Entrepreneurs: New Amazon Initiative Helps Employees Start Their Own Package Delivery Business
05/08/19Introducing All-New Blink XT2—The Next-Gen Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera with Extended Battery Life and Enhanced Motion Detection for 25 Percent Less Than Blink XT
05/07/19Amazon Publishes 2019 SMB Impact Report; Launches “Build Your Business with Amazon” Website to Help Businesses, Authors, and Developers Succeed with Support from Amazon
05/01/19Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Thirteen Metros
05/01/19Amazon Reveals Top 10 States with the Fastest-Growing Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: Mississippi, Nebraska, and Maine Top the List
04/30/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain
04/30/19Amazon Expands Denver Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs
04/29/19Montlake Romance to Publish International Bestselling Author Sylvia Day
04/25/19Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 17% to $59.7 Billion
04/24/19AWS Launches New Region in Hong Kong
04/24/19Vertafore Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider
04/23/19Key for Garage Available Starting Today
04/18/19Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube Apps to Launch on Fire TV; Prime Video App Coming to Chromecast and Android TV
04/16/19Amazon Publishing Brings Together Bestselling and Award-Winning Authors Blake Crouch, N. K. Jemisin, Veronica Roth, Amor Towles, Paul Tremblay, and Andy Weir for a Sci-Fi Short Story Collection
04/12/19Amazon Provides Robotics Grants to 100 Schools in Underserved and Underrepresented Communities Across the Country to Inspire Next Generation of Computer Scientists
04/11/19Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call
04/10/19Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Asheville, Charlottesville, Columbia, Lexington, Little Rock, Manchester, Mobile, Naples and Savannah
04/09/19Amazon Releases 50 New Tools and Services for Selling Partners since the Beginning of the Year, Enabling SMBs to Sell More Than Half of All Units in Amazon’s Stores
04/08/19Amazon Announces Three New Renewable Energy Projects to Support AWS Global Infrastructure
04/03/19AWS to Open New Region in Indonesia
04/02/19Amazon Awards $40,000 Scholarships and Guaranteed Internship Offers to 100 Students to Pursue Undergraduate Degrees in Computer Science
03/28/19Amazon Expands Austin Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 800 New Tech Jobs
03/27/19AWS Announces General Availability of Concurrency Scaling for Amazon Redshift
03/27/19AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive—the Lowest Cost Storage in the Cloud
03/27/19Open for Business: Shop Amazon’s Curated Storefront for the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
03/27/19Volkswagen and AWS Join Forces to Transform Automotive Manufacturing
03/27/19Standard Bank Group Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
03/25/19Amazon Selling Partner Conferences Sell Out in Six Weeks, with 1,800+ Small and Medium Sized Businesses Set to Learn about How to Build and Grow their Sales Online
03/20/19MLB.TV Now Available on Prime Video Channels
03/20/19All-New Kindle Now With an Adjustable Front Light For Just $89.99
03/20/19Amazon Kicks Off Spring with the Launch of Belei, its First Dedicated Skincare Line
03/13/19Gogo Goes All-In on AWS
03/13/19Greater Adoption of Digital Tools in Rural America Could Add $140 Billion to the U.S. Economy by 2021
02/28/19Amazon Prime Members: Pick Your Delivery Day, Plan Your Week
02/26/19Lyft Goes All-In on AWS
02/21/19Amazon Future Engineer Brings Computer Science Courses to More Than 1,000 High Schools in Underprivileged Communities Across All 50 States
02/15/19Second Spectrum and L.A. Clippers Select AWS as Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider of Clippers CourtVision
02/12/19Forgot Sunscreen, Sandals or Sunglasses? Customers Can Shop and Ship to an Amazon Locker at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
02/11/19Amazon to Acquire eero to Help Customers Better Connect Smart Home Devices
02/06/19Amazon Crossing To Publish a True Crime Story From the Archives of Stieg Larsson, the International Best-Selling Author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
02/01/19Guinness Six Nations Championship to use AWS Analytics, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning Technologies to Revolutionize the Rugby Viewing Experience
01/31/19Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 20% to $72.4 Billion
01/25/19Amazon Publishing Announces Amazon Crossing Kids, an Imprint for Children’s Books in Translation
01/23/19AWS Announces Amazon WorkLink
01/18/19Amazon Stores Helping Build the Future of Business: More than 50,000 Small and Medium-sized Businesses Exceeded $500,000 in Sales in Amazon’s Stores in 2018
01/17/19Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call
01/16/19Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Backup
01/14/19Choice Hotels Goes All-In on AWS
01/09/19AWS Announces Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB Compatibility)
01/07/19Key by Amazon Introduces New Products and Services to Expand Its Secure, Convenient Keyless Entry Offerings for Customers

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