A9.com is a subsidiary of Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) researches and builds search technologies. A9.com researches and builds innovative technologies to improve search experience for e-commerce applications. A separately branded and operated subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., A9.com opened its Palo Alto, California, doors in October 2003. A9.com’s technology will power search on Amazon.com and other web sites. A9.com was created because we believe search is vitally important to e-commerce. With A9 Product Search, we power search and browse for the leading online shopping destinations and with Clickriver Ads, we deliver targeted advertisements directly to Amazon.com. Together, these initiatives help people find what they want on the world's leading e-commerce sites.