Amazon wants its Alexa voice assistant to be everywhere — even in the passenger seat of your car to help with directions. Now, Garmin — maker of GPS devices and wearables — has created a mini Alexa gadget specifically for… Read More ›
Amazon and Microsoft are working together on voice computing. The companies announced a collaboration to let their voice-enabled digital assistants, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana, talk to each other. Read more at Mobile Marketer.
Amazon.com is rolling out U.S. pickup points where shoppers can retrieve items immediately after ordering them, shortening delivery times from hours to minutes in its latest move into brick-and-mortar retail. The world’s largest online retailer has launched ‘Instant Pickup’ points… Read More ›
Amazon is likely working on a standalone messaging app called Anytime that would be available across smartphones, smart watches, tables and PCs. Read more at Marketing Dive.
Amazon has reportedly started surveying users about a new messaging service called Anytime, which offers the same functionality as WhatsApp but with added extras like the ability to order food in a group chat, split bills, and make video calls… Read More ›
Amazon was awarded a patent May 30 that could help it choke off a common issue faced by many physical stores: Customers’ use of smartphones to compare prices even as they walk around a shop. The phenomenon, often known as… Read More ›
The biggest e-commerce company on the planet recently entered the brick-and-mortar shopping game with Amazon Go has been making industry waves for months. No checkout? No long lines? It’s easy to see why Amazon has pursued this concept. But let’s… Read More ›
Amazon has enabled a call feature for its Echo devices through the virtual assistant called Alexa. Alexa Calling is a free voice calling and messaging service. The service is also available from the Alexa app for smartphones. Read more at… Read More ›