Thousands of Amazon customers are now using VoiceView on Fire tablets and VoiceView on Fire TV. As we kick off a new year, I’m excited to highlight new accessibility features for Fire TV, supporting our blind and low vision customers.
Seattle Business Magazine named Ardine Williams, VP of AWS Talent Acquisition, an executive of the year last night. Ardine was recognized for her efforts to recruit veterans and military spouses to Amazon.
Congratulations to Amazon Studios! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 89th Academy Award nominations today. Amazon Studios received 7 nominations and made Oscar history, becoming the first streaming service to land a best picture nomination.
Yesterday, we joined forces with the Department of Labor to announce the creation of a new Amazon Veterans Apprenticeship Program. This program will create another mechanism to train even more veterans across the country in technical skills for jobs at Amazon or elsewhere.
The Pittsburgh City Council declared today 'Amazon Day' at our corporate office grand opening. We opened our small office here a few months ago, and today we invited community members from across the area to see our new space.