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Amazon launches Sumerian, a VR, AR, 3D animation platform
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Amazon launches Sumerian, a VR, AR, 3D animation platform

Amazon has announced Amazon Sumerian, a new service that makes it easy for any developer to build Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and 3D applications, and run them on mobile devices, head-mounted displays, digital signage, or web browsers. With Amazon Sumerian’s editor, developers can build realistic virtual environments, populate […]

Amazon receives 238 proposals for 2nd Headquarters
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Amazon receives 238 proposals for 2nd Headquarters

About 238 proposals were received from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home Amazon’s second headquarters, the company confirmed. The HQ2 will be Amazon’s second headquarters in North America, and the company said it expect to invest over USD5 billion in construction […]

Amazon injects more Rs 1,620cr in marketplace
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Amazon injects more Rs 1,620cr in marketplace

The battle for the ecommerce space in India is intensifying as Amazon has injected around about Rs 1,620cr into its Seller Services, which runs the e-commerce giant’s Indian marketplace, according to latest regulatory filings. Documents filed with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) show Amazon Singapore and Amazon Mauritius pumped the […]

Amazon to hire 120,000 people for holiday sales
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Amazon to hire 120,000 people for holiday sales

Amazon has announced it is creating more than 120,000 positions this season across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites. Last year, thousands of holiday positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to continue that trend this year. […]

Amazon opens fourth fulfilment center in Monroe
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Amazon opens fourth fulfilment center in Monroe

Amazon has revealed plans to open its fourth Ohio fulfillment center in Monroe, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in North Randall, and it currently operates fulfillment centers in Etna and Obetz. Additionally, there are more than 65,000 authors, sellers, […]

Amazon displaces Emaar Malls to acquire Souq.com
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Amazon displaces Emaar Malls to acquire Souq.com

Amazon has agreed to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com. The news finally thwarts Emaar Malls plan to acquire the same company for USD800 million. The last minute scramble to snatch Souq from Amazon was spearheaded by by Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar’s Emaar Malls. According to Reuters News Agency, the […]