Jeff Bezos

Amazon decides on New York and Virginia

SEATTLE — Amazon’s search for “HQ2” is over. After 14 months of rampant speculation and frenzied media coverage, Amazon revealed that rather than the 50,000-person, $5 billion second headquarters it said it wanted when it launched its search for a second home, the company has settled on two new bases — in the Crystal City

Amazon selects NYC and Northern Virginia for HQ2

Amazon selects NYC and Northern Virginia for HQ2

SEATTLE — Amazon has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company’s new headquarters. Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters locations, with more than 25,000 employees each in New York City and Arlington. The new locations will join Seattle as

Amazon uses drone to make delivery

SEATTLE — Just 13 minutes after placing an order on, a customer in Cambridge, England, received the order — an Amazon Fire TV streaming device and a bag of popcorn — dropped at the customer’s doorstep by an autonomous drone, the first such delivery for the company. Amazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, confirmed