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>> New York and Northern Virginia might have just beaten out competition for Amazon's hotly anticipated second quarters, HQ2. That's according to a Reuters sources who says the announcement could come as early as Tuesday. It brings to an end a more than year long contest for the site, which began with more than 200 candidates and ended with a surprise even split.
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Amazon spakred a bidding frenzy last September when it announced an addition to its Seattle home. The company has said it will come with a $5 billion budget and a 50,000 strong workforce. US cities scrambled to lure in the world's largest online retailer, with promises including billions of dollars worth of tax breaks.
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Industry analysts say the even split of HQ2 will help Amazon broaden its bases and fend off competition for top talent from Alphabet's Google and Facebook.