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A building of Amazon Fulfillment Center partially collapsed killing 2 people.

Amazon Web Services has announced that it will contract the construction of a 208-megawatt wind farm in North Carolina. Beginning in December of 2016 the new Amazon Wind Farm US East is supposed to start generating 670,000-megawatt hours of wind energy a year. Enough energy to power 61,000 U.S. homes for a year. According to Amazon Web Services this will supply all of its current data centers in the “US East” region as well as all of the data centers it will eventually build there.

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  • Date occured Monday, 20 July 2015
Thursday, 26 December 2013 13:58

New Tech Company Headquarters Built in 2013

Many technology firms started designing and building ornate headquarters from the ground up this past year. These companies are straying from the normal office building and designing them to enhance performance in the workplace. NPR details several companies’ new designs, including Apple, Google and Amazon. Click here to listen about the futuristic buildings.

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  • Date occured Tuesday, 24 December 2013