Amazon to open London-based UK tech hub

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Online retailer and technology firm Amazon is to open a new digital media innovation hub in the UK, it has revealed.

To be based in London, the 47,000 square ft. centre will house teams of software development engineers, user interface experts and graphi designers.

Employees at the studio will work on the creation of interactive digital services for games consoles, smartphones, PCs and TV. They will also building new services and APIs behind its digital media.

Staff at the new firm will include members of the design and development teams from Pushbutton and LoveFilm.

The digital media hub will be opened "in the coming months".

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