The world woke up a very interesting update from Amazon this morning, no it is not another version of their artificial intelligence-based speakers, but instead an update on their search for host city for Amazon’s second North American headquarters.
Montgomery County, Maryland
New York City
Today we are announcing the communities that will proceed to the next step in the HQ2 process. Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough – all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity https://t.co/x1bFYbk4Ui pic.twitter.com/J2x0HHzBTR
— Amazon News (@amazonnews) January 18, 2018
If Toronto does get the nod from Amazon it will give a big boost to the local economy, as well a number of jobs. It will also bring some strong competition to Garrick Tiplay over at Facebook Canada, and Sabrina Geremia over at Google Canada.
Let’s go Toronto!