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Category: Announcements

Two new locations for The Start-Up Project: San Diego and Los Angeles

Start-Up Project is an AWS-Exclusive Event for Start-Ups. It started with Seattle, then San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston. Now its has two new locations: Los Angeles and San Diego. This is probably your last chance this year to attend and interact with AWS Business Development Managers, Directors and Developers from Amazon Web […]

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Announcing the Amazon Web Services Start-up Challenge

This is an exciting announcement. Did I say EXCITING!!!? Amazon Web Services is launching–right now–the Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge, a contest for entrepreneurs and software developers that will award the winner a first-place prize of $50,000 in cash, $50,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits, mentoring sessions from an AWS technical expert, and an […]

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Latest Amazon ECS Release

Today Amazon released a minor update to Amazon E-Commerce Service, also known as Amazon ECS. The official version number for this release is 2007-08-27. Overview of Changes This release introduces the Baby search index in the DE locale This release introduces the CustomerContentLookup operation in the DE, FR, JP, and UK locales This release introduces […]

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\The Start-up Project\ – Don’t miss it!

Following the success of “The Start-up Project” in Seattle, WA few months ago, Amazon Web Services decided to come to the city near you.  The Start-Up Project is half-day AWS-exclusive event geared towards start-up firms. Amazon Web Services will be holding several of these events in different “hot spots” around the country starting with Silicon […]

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Ka-Ching!

Ever since the first Amazon Web Service was released in mid-2002, we have encouraged developers to use them to create new types of businesses. This encouragement has taken many forms over the years. Let’s revisit some of the more interesting moments in the last 5 years of AWS history… Our customer agreements have always been […]

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New Amazon ECS Release

We’re excited to announce Amazon ECS version 2007-07-16. There are several changes from previous versions, outlined below: This release introduces two new response groups: VariationMatrix and VariationOffers The VariationOffers response group enables you to retrieve the offers for the children of a parent ASIN. VariationOffers is a child response group of the Variations response group. […]

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Recent Service Improvements

I have bookmarked a few recent announcements of changes and additions to our line of web services. Here’s a quick recap: Amazon S3 now supports signed requests for vanity domains and there’s new sample code which shows you how to do this. Also, the prohibition against transmitting objects with sizes between 2 and 4 GB […]

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Jobs At Amazon: Technical Sales Representative – Amazon Web Services

We have openings for Technical Sales Representatives on the Amazon Web Services Team, based in Seattle. Here is the official job description: Technical Sales Representative – Amazon Web Services Introduction Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a fast-growing and strategic division of Amazon.com that is tasked with building out a web services technology platform and working […]

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Calling All Community Code Contributions

Do you have code samples that you’d like to share with other Amazon Web Services developers? We’ve opened up the Amazon Web Services Resource Center to allow direct submissions of your contributions. The process is simple…just click on the link below and follow the directions: developer.amazonwebservices.com/connect/kbcategory.jspa?categoryID=114 Looking forward to lots of innovative ideas! — Mike

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