Amazon’s R&D Group Lab126 Embarks On Hiring Spree As Kindle Business Expands

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http://techcrunch.com – Amazon’s Lab126, the secretive R&D group behind the Kindle, is apparently on a hiring spree, as noted by the EETimes, which speculates that the organization may be planning to spin out the lab as a stand-alone company. There are currently about 250 job openings available, with most based in Silicon Valley, but several in Hyderabad, India, one in Shenzhen, China and another in Tokyo. This is yet another sign that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant is gearing up its mobile device business to lead its global expansion strategy, after years of giving its Kindle products a rather sluggish (IT news)