As told by a company spokeswoman, the head of Digital Music and Video is likely to leave Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by the end of the year. The VP is to leave the company for unknown reasons.
One of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s Vice President, Bill Carr, is going to leave the company by the end of 2014 and a spokeswoman said that Carr is planning to spend some time with his family. According to Wall Street Journal, Carr, has been a key figure in Amazon’s attempt to compete against Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Hulu in streaming online video services. In addition to that, Carr played a crucial role in the launch of “Alpha House” and “Betas” on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s website.
Carr was promoted to his current profile in 2005 after joining the company in 1999 as a senior product manager in its DVD section.
Earlier, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) launched a new lineup of Kindle devices to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. The biggest surprise was Kindle Voyage, premium eBook reader from the company, which is the brightest and thinnest kindle device from the company. It will cost around $199 and comes with highest resolution and contrast display in addition to its enhanced battery time and new page turn feature.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) released its #AmazonWishList tweets, which allows users to add their favorite items to the wish list without leaving Twitter. The company is trying to tap into the power of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s social platform for the upcoming holiday season. Users will get a response from Amazon about the addition of their product, although the notification would be available for users who have linked their Amazon and Twitter accounts.
This article has been written by Prakash Pandey.