Bought an Amazon Echo last Christmas? You were not the only one. According to a statement released by Amazon, “millions” of Echo Dots — the manufacturer’s smart home devices featuring voice assistant Alexa — were sold during the holidays, making it the best-selling item on their website. Show More Summary
Having abandoned last year its long-anticipated plan to for a North American ticket-selling platform, the company told its British customers this week that it is closing Amazon Tickets, which had been operating in the UK since 2015. However, sources say that the online retailer has been working on a new ticketing platform that would work […]
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Amazon released a major overhaul to its Alexa Skills Kit Developer...Show More Summary
GUEST: You’ve seen them spread throughout the consumer world in the form of Amazon Echo, Google Home, and others. Now, voice-activated digital assistants are coming to your office. The announcement of Alexa for Business late last year and the voice assistant takeover we saw at CES last month show us that to power today’s evolving business […]
Does Cortana have a future in the workplace? We want to hear your thoughts. Late last month, Amazon unveiled "Alexa for Business" – the company's latest foray into digital assistant space. Targeting the workplace, the new version ofShow More Summary
Get ready to make room for Siri, Alexa, Cortana, or Google at your conference room table. AI is about to head to the office. Already these “voice assistants” are learning to recognize different voices within one conversation and respond accordingly. Show More Summary
Amazon is stepping all over its new partner’s territory.
Voice technology is one of many new developments transforming computing and changing the way brands do business, both internally and with customers. This new tool is designed to streamline communications at the enterprise level and facilitate...Show More Summary
At it’s Re:Invent conference last night, Amazon introduced a lot of new things including Alexa Business. Among those were something which rather went unnoticed. The company has now enabled access for developers to send out notifications...Show More Summary
Amazon is planning to send Alexa to the office with Alexa for Business. How will your new virtual assistant benefit your small business?
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Alexa is coming to the workplace, maybe even yours. Amazon announced on Thursday that its digital voice assistant will soon book appointments and take office calls as part of a new service called Alexa for Business. The push aims toShow More Summary
Amazon is soon to announce Alexa for Business, and WeWork is one of the first partners to have hopped on the platform. WeWork’s vision is to use technology to help businesses make the most out of their physical space, all while customizing that space to each individual’s personal needs. Show More Summary
Amazon’s Alexa is now the leading voice assistant in the consumer world. Amazon is now trying to capitalize on this success by announcing Alexa for business to take on Cortana in the enterprise. Alexa for Business is not a new version...Show More Summary
Amazon is bringing its AI assistant to the workplace with a new service called Alexa for Business. The news was announced today by Amazon CTO Werner Vogels onstage during the keynote address at the AWS re:Invent conference being held this week in Las Vegas. Alexa for Business will be able to place meeting calls with Cisco, Polycom, Zoom, […]
Yesterday’s rumor panned out: At Amazon’s AWS Re:Invent conference, CTO Werner Vogels just announced Alexa for Business, a flavor of the company’s AI-infused voice service tailored to workplace productivity rather than household tasks. Show More Summary
Developers and businesses making skills for Amazon’s Alexa will soon be able to accept Amazon Pay and make purchases directly within voice apps from the Alexa Skills Store. The news was announced today during the Alexa State of the Union at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas. Other Alexa news shared today includes plans to bring […]
Amazon has had great success with its at-home Echo speaker, and is now counting on its new service, dubbed Alexa for Business, to spark a surge in voice computing in the workplace.
Amazon's first subscription Alexa skill is now available, paving the way for developers to monetize their Alexa skills. What do you think of this business model?