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Amazon To Invest $2 Billion To Expand In India

Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $2 billion to expand its Indian business, a day after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion to fund its own expansion.

CBS Seattle–07/30/2014

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Amazon Sees Delivery Drones As Future

Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less — via self-guided drone.

CBS Seattle–12/02/2013

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Amazon, US Postal Service Will Deliver On Sundays

Amazon is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays.

CBS Seattle–11/11/2013

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Amazon Lures Bookstores To Sell Kindles

Amazon is offering an enticement to independent bookstores: sell the Kindle and get a 10 percent cut of the price of the digital books that people buy for it, for two years.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2013

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New Amazon Shopping Site Supports Charity

Amazon has launched a new website for its online store that will donate a fraction of shoppers’ purchase amounts to charity.

CBS Seattle–10/30/2013

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Amazon To Hire 70,000 Seasonal Workers

Amazon.com says it is hiring 70,000 full-time seasonal workers around the U.S. to fill orders during the holiday season.

CBS Seattle–10/01/2013

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Software Engineers In High Demand In Seattle

As the home of Microsoft, Amazon.com, Google and now Facebook, Seattle is a mecca for software engineers seeking employment.

08/05/2013

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Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery To LA

Amazon.com says it has expanded its grocery delivery service to Los Angeles and may add more markets in the future. The online retail giant has been testing Amazonfresh in Seattle for several years. It confirmed Monday that it is now offering it in Los Angeles on a trial basis as well.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2013

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Seattle Fireworks Show Back On Again

Corporate sponsors have revived plans for a big Fourth of July fireworks show in Seattle that will be produced this year and into the future by Seafair as part of the city’s annual summer celebration.

CBS Seattle–04/23/2013

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Amazon Offers MP3s For Vinyl Record Buyers

In an odd combination of old and new, Amazon says that every time a person buys a vinyl record from its online store, it will give that customer a digital version of the songs for free.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2013

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