Tag: Amazon

Amazon Echo Spot With a Circular Display Launched in India

Expanding the use cases of Alexa assistant and to counter the newly arrived Google Home family, Amazon has now launched Echo Spot in India. The new Echo device, which was originally announced in September last year, blends the voice of Alexa with a screen that is designed to show online information. The Echo Spot is available for purchase in

Amazon Doubles Its Profit – and Hikes Prime Membership by $20

Amazon.com on Thursday said profits more than doubled to $1.6 billion (roughly Rs. 10,700 crores) in the first quarter, sending shares of its stock soaring to an all-time high. The company’s fast-growing advertising and cloud businesses drove much of its growth, and contributed to its second straight quarter of billion-dollar profits.

Amazon Alexa developers can now ask for customer’s location, track their skills’ performance

Amazon this morning rolled out new tools for developers of Alexa apps, aka “Skills,” which aim to give them more insight into their app’s users, as well as allow them to build location-based skills. The first is a new metrics dashboard – similar to those used by developers of mobile applications,