Amazon will bring 1,700 new jobs to Italy by the end of the year, the online commerce giant announced Monday, bringing its number of employees working in the country’s groaning economy to 5,200. In a statement, Amazon said that the new positions would be permanent hires and open to “people with
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.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 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,
Companies looking for a new video- and teleconferencing system have a fresh face to turn to in the market: Amazon Web Services. On Monday, the public cloud provider announced the launch of Amazon Chime, a new service that’s designed to compete with the likes of WebEx, Skype for Business and