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Tell us where Amazon’s second headquarters should go, March Madness-style

You can fill out the bracket by clicking here, which will take you to a fillable PDF that you can complete in your browser or just print out. Time’s almost up: On Thursday, Amazon will stop taking pitches on where the online retailer should locate its newest headquarters. A bevy of local leaders representing Memphis, Philadelphia and New Jersey, among other metro areas, …

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Austin, Texas is most likely to get Amazon’s $5 billion headquarters, according to the data

RoschetzkyProductions/Shutterstock Moody’s Analytics ranked what it believes to be the top contenders for Amazon’s second headquarters. The analysts point to Austin, Texas as the most likely city, based on several of the company’s requirements. However, it is nearly impossible to guess exactly which city Amazon will pick. More than 50 North American cities are hoping Amazon will pick them as the site for …

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Amazon Delivers Video To Brands’ Product Pages for $500,000 | Digital

Bose is among the first brands to show commercial-style videos on its product pages on Amazon under a new program. Credit: Amazon Brands can now enhance their product pages on Amazon with wide-screen videos and interactive, multimedia displays—but they have to pay for the souped-up features. Over the past month, Amazon has been rolling out “Premium” product pages at a cost …

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the 4 wildest bids for 50,000 jobs

CLOSE Amazon-level growth could lead to increased traffic and other strains on infrastructure. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Birmingham, Ala. and Jefferson County stationed gigantic makeshift Amazon boxes around the region to promote the area’s bid for the tech giant’s second North American headquarters.(Photo: ATOB) Several American cities are delivering prime pitches to Amazon as the retail tech giant weighs …

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That email from Amazon is not a scam—here’s why you’re getting money

Amazon was not on either side of the lawsuit but, as a major retailer that maintains an 80 percent share of the electronic book market, has opted to distribute credit to Kindle-reading customers directly. Some retailers, like Google, are requiring customers to file Claim Forms to participate in the settlement. But most, including Barnes & Noble, are sending out emails …

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Amazon reportedly wasted $40 million on Robert De Niro show it killed after Weinstein scandal

Robert De Niro was set to star in an untitled series for Amazon. Getty Amazon scrapped an untitled, Robert De Niro-led series that would have cost $160 million. The company cancelled it following the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, a producer on the show, and Amazon Studios boss Roy Price. The streaming service already spent $40 million on the series, according …

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Amazon has brought benefits—and disruption—to Seattle

Memo to the many places vying for Amazon‘s second headquarters: It ain’t all food trucks and free bananas. For years, much of downtown Seattle has been a maze of broken streets and caution-taped sidewalks. Dozens of enormous cranes tower overhead as double-length dump trucks hauling excavated dirt rumble past pedestrians and bicyclists. The crashing and clanging of construction is the …

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