The company is promising 50,000 high-paying jobs and a $5-billion USA investment for the winning city.
At least 12 Canadian communities have revealed they submitted bids for the headquarters by Amazon's Thursday night deadline, including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal and Halifax. As many as 100 cities were expected to respond to the request for a proposal that would include financial incentives.
One of the world's most powerful companies could be heading to the Portland area.
"Northwest Indiana touts a close proximity to Chicago; Gary and Griffith airports; and enjoys the benefits of Indiana's 'pro-business environment, '" the resolution said.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish announced the submission in a almost seven-minute video, posted here.
Amazon said it was also looking for a location with an educated labor pool and a strong university system to fill the 50,000 jobs a headquarters would likely bring with it. They suggested that when members of the public talk about the project on social media, they use the hashtag #AMAZONHQ2CLE.
Pennsylvania is offering Amazon $1 billion in tax breaks as part of their bid. It stated that the bid "portrays the city's and county's economic momentum, livability, geographic advantages and other assets".
Several hundred communities were expected to compete for Amazon's expansion. Time and again, we have demonstrated the ability to tackle major initiatives and be agile when we see a significant opportunity.
If senior executives at Amazon's Seattle headquarters had never heard of Bradford, Innisfil or West Gwillimbury before, the little Ontario towns have put themselves on the radar screen with a surprise joint bid to become home to the online retailer's second global headquarters.
In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the holder of the government's secrets broke the news Lulu had been dropped from the program. When a dog is dropped or retires from our program, the handler or handler's family is given the chance to adopt them.
Also, there is a blue illumination ring that the users of Amazon smart speakers such as Echo and Echo Dot will be familiar with. Overall, the new Moto Mod is another easy way of getting Amazon's Alexa voice assistant to more users.
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and another group, Virgo Collaboration, identified the collision on August 17. LIGO is comprised of two observatories, one in Hanford, Washington, and the other in Livingston, Louisiana.
The two surviving victims are in critical condition at Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center, the hospital tweeted at noon Wednesday. A police chief says the Maryland office park gunman had "beefs" with a man in Wilmington, Delaware, and shot him twice.
While revenue from the Surface division is down, Panay says that the company remains committed to the unit . Battery life stretches to 17 hours (video playback) in a docked configuration and 5 hours in tablet mode .
This is not yet a done deal and the report notes it "may not come together", so we'll just have to wait and see what happens. Meanwhile, Lyft has a number of other big-name investors in its corner, including Jaguar Land Rover and GM.
According to initial reports, Abdul Salam was shot multiple times in what was reported as a targeted killing. He also said that these cowardly attacks would not hinder the security forces in executing their duties.
The update also adds a way to transfer user data to another Switch , something that was actually impossible to do before. However this means that players can not back up their data in any way still in case of damage or loss of their Switch .
Weinstein, 65, has denied several rape allegations, claiming all sexual encounters were consensual. "I said I was the proof". In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter last week, Isa Hackett - the daughter of author Philip K.
Dallas Cowboys to host the 2018 NFL Draft
Goodell acknowledged that Philadelphia, which hadn't hosted the draft since 1961, "set the bar high" for future drafts. The league announced on Wednesday that the 2018 draft is going the Cowboys' AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
MRI on knee comes back clean
He stayed in the game to take the free throws but soon left and didn't return because of what the team described as a knee strain. The Golden State Warriors and Dubnation have been holding their breath a bit awaiting the results of Draymond Green's MRI .
Women of NASA in LEGO form on November 1
A LEGO representative told Gizmodo the company wasn't able to "obtain approval from all key people" to include Johnson in the set. Now at least, these barrier-breaking women will get some of the recognition they deserve in Lego form.
Ford Recalling 1.3 Million Pickups Over Door Issue
Ford testing shows that the faulty latches are failing after exposure to water, which could cause the door to open randomly. Ford said it continues to expect full-year adjusted earnings in the range of $1.65 to $1.85 per share.
Russia Will Issue National Cryptocurrency 'CryptoRuble'
Minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russia Nikolai Nikiforov gave a reason why Russia chose to introduce CryptoRuble . The online economy has made it hard and a concern for governments to collect taxes on an increasing digital sales industry.