Amazon Bakes in Alexa Assistant on its iPhone App

Amazon Bakes in Alexa Assistant on its iPhone App

Until now, Amazon’s Alexa was available only on the Amazon devices including the Echo and Echo Dot, while the Google Assistant, which apart from Google Home, is also available on smartphones. Starting now, Amazon is rolling out a new version of the Amazon app to iOS users and the Alexa will be bundled with this update. Users can use the […]

     
 
 

Leaked Image Hints at an Amazon Alexa Security Camera

Leaked Image Hints at an Amazon Alexa Security Camera

Amazon’s Echo has already been rivaling Google Home when it comes to living room virtual assistants. A freshly leaked image hints at an Alexa security camera. The leaked image shows off the Amazon branding and according to the source, the camera was already listed on amazon.com. The camera is shaped like a small mic or a Pod and the blue […]

     
 
 

AWS to Take on the Likes of Cisco and Microsoft with Amazon Chime Video Teleconferencing Service

AWS to Take on the Likes of Cisco and Microsoft with Amazon Chime Video Teleconferencing Service    

Amazon has been directly competing with the other SaaS (software as a service) services ever since it started with the Amazon Web Services (AWS). Today AWS has launched Amazon Chime, an enterprise offering that can be used for voice and video calls along with instant messaging. As one might have already figured out Amazon’s Chime will go at loggerheads with […]

     
 
 

Amazon Seeks FCC Permission for Running Wireless Technology Tests

Amazon Seeks FCC Permission for Running Wireless Technology Tests

Amazon has been investing a lot of efforts when it comes to future of logistics, hyper delivery models, and an unmanned retail store. Now it seems that the e-commerce giant is testing experimental wireless communications technology based on mobile devices and fixed base stations across rural Washington and Seattle. Amazon has applied for clearance from FCC and the filings hint […]

     
 
 

Amazon Patent Reveals Plan to Use Floating Airship Warehouses for Drone Deliveries

Amazon Patent Reveals Plan to Use Floating Airship Warehouses for Drone Deliveries

Amazon has been working closely to revolutionize the process of product delivery using unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs in short. Jeff Bezos led e-commerce firm has in fact, openly talked about their ambitious plan of delivering goods via drones. Now, an unearthed patent filed with US Patent Office reveals details regarding Amazon’s grand plan to make use of floating airships […]

     
 
 

Amazon India Now Lets You Sell Used Products

Amazon India Now Lets You Sell Used Products

After announcing a section dedicated to selling refurbished phones, Amazon has now sprung open the gates for individual sellers to list their phones on the site. The ‘Sell as an Individual’ option allows you to sell used products. Amazon has leveraged one of the biggest advantages it has over other sites like Olx and Quikr, the logistics. The seller can […]

     
 
 

Echo, Dash, Drone… and Go: Amazon Eyeing Grocery Market Monopoly

Echo, Dash, Drone… and Go: Amazon Eyeing Grocery Market Monopoly

Once considered the preserve of the local mom and pop store, grocery delivery by Internet firms is becoming increasingly popular in recent times. There are several startups in the US trying their hand at grocery delivery such as Instacart, Din, and PlateJoy, and we have startups such as Big Basket and Grofers trying the same in India. Most of these […]

 
     
 
 

Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

After over a year of its original announcement, Amazon is today launching its startup program, Launchpad, in India. The platform fundamentally aims to assist new companies in reducing the effort for promoting, marketing, and selling their products globally. The portal is live right now showcasing over 400 startups, 25 of which are based in India. Amazon Launchpad, which was first […]

     
 
 

5 Key Takeaways from Amazon’s AWS re:Invent Conference

5 Key Takeaways from Amazon’s AWS re:Invent Conference

Amazon Web Services, at their re:Invent developer conference, introduced a slew of advanced and computing platforms to enrich their cloud offerings. Along with the upgraded workstations and networking technologies for large-scale enterprises, Amazon also unveiled what can be considered, their biggest AI push in the recent years for third-party devs. Hence, here are top five highlights you should know about. […]

     
 
 

Amazon Prime Video to Launch in India and 200 Countries Next Month

Amazon Prime Video to Launch in India and 200 Countries Next Month

Amazon has been working to launch their Prime Video service in India for quite some time. Now, a tweet by the company’s CEO reveals that the Amazon is on the verge of introducing their video service globally by the end of December. With the global expansion of their Amazon Prime Video service in place, Jeff Bezos led e-commerce firm will […]