Amazon Plans Technology Center In Austin, Say Reports

E-commerce giant has been in majoring hiring mode nationwide--however, almost exclusively for warehouse type jobs at its many distribution centers. However, it looks like Austin is being targeted as one of the extremely rare, technology centers for, according to a report from the Statesman Wednesday. The report--citing "sources familiar with the company's plans"--said that has been looking for a location in Austin for a year or so, and is hoping to hire 200 technical staffers in the city. has not yet announced any plans for the center.