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  • Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Amazon held a secret meeting a year ago with creative thinkers focused on innovative models for delivering care.

  • Amazon said on Thursday that Toronto and 19 U.S. locales made the first cut in a contest to find a second headquarters where it promises to invest $5 billion and create 50,000 jobs. As it reviews Toronto, Amazon must weigh whether advantages including Canada's open immigration policy, top technical schools and universal healthcare outweigh any potential...

  • Amazon said on Thursday that Toronto and 19 U.S. locales made the first cut in a contest to find a second headquarters where it promises to invest $5 billion and create 50,000 jobs. As it reviews Toronto, Amazon must weigh whether advantages including Canada's open immigration policy, top technical schools and universal healthcare outweigh any potential...

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    CNBC ranked cities based on key criteria the company cited in its pitch for incentives.

  • Preparations for the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the Capitol, December 08, 2016.

    Three bids from the Washington, D.C., area made it to the final list for Amazon's second headquarters, the highest representation among all regions.

  • Jan 18- Amazon.com Inc has short-listed 20 cities and regions, including Canada's Toronto, for the construction of a second headquarters that it says will generate 50,000 new, high-paying jobs in a $5 billion investment. Major U.S. centers including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C. also made it onto the list announced on Thursday, and smaller...

  • Major U.S. centers including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C. were on the list announced on Thursday, along with Toronto and smaller cities such as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Columbus, Ohio. The others that met the company's criteria were Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Miami, Montgomery County in Maryland,...

  • NEW YORK— Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. The 20 picks, narrowed down from 238 proposals, are concentrated mostly in the East and the Midwest and include several of the biggest metro areas in the country, such as Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles, the only West Coast city on the list.

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    Amazon.com is heading to the Sundance Film Festival this week with a long-term change in the works.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Jan 18- Amazon.com Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Jan 18- Amazon.com Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • Southern Oregon University has arranged for its sister school, Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico, to take in its DACA students if they are deported. The university in the Oregon city of Ashland has a small number of affected students, but President Linda Schott got the promise during a visit last year to the Mexican school, her spokesman said.

  • *Co-founder says China could be up to 50 pct of future business. Matt Barnard, chief executive of the San Francisco- based firm which counts Amazon Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and Japanese tech player SoftBank Corp among its backers, told Reuters on Wednesday that China could potentially host at least 300 of Plenty's farms. Plenty is currently hiring in China and...

  • BEIJING, Jan 17- Ambitious U.S. indoor farming startup Plenty Inc is actively seeking urban sites for new farms in Chinese cities as part of a global drive to set up high-tech facilities growing organic vegetables in warehouses under banks of LED lights. Matt Barnard, Chief Executive of the San Francisco- based firm which counts Amazon Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and...

  • But Washington isn't just any American city. Washington City Councilman Jack Evans, who serves as chairman of the Metro board, cites studies showing 42 percent of federal government workers take public transit regularly. Washington's trains extend into Virginia and Maryland, pulling in three bureaucracies in an unwieldy arrangement with officials who are...

  • A worker moves a bin filled with products inside of an Amazon fulfillment centre in Robbinsville, New Jersey, November 27, 2017.

    The e-commerce giant has risen every trading day so far this year. For two analysts, the streak isn't over yet.

  • Jan 12- Scholarship program TheDream.US said on Friday it had received a $33 million donation from Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos to fund 1,000 college scholarships. The scholarship program will fund U.S. high school graduates with a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, an Obama-era program protecting...

  • Breaking down Amazon's patent strategy

    CNBC's Deirdre Bosa takes a look at the patents in the works for Amazon and what they could signal for future innovations from the tech giant.

  • Jeff Bezos to donate $33 million to fund scholarships for 'Dreamers'

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos funding a college scholarship program for undocumented immigrants under DACA.

  • Jeff Bezos just donated $33 million to 'dreamers'

    TheDream.Us nonprofit said the donation from Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie is the largest in the organization's history.