Amazon, Alexa, Generative AI, Virtual assistant, Artificial intelligence, Tech news, Amazon Echo, Voice assistant, Smart home, AI development

With Microsoft and Google making significant strides in the Generative AI space, Amazon decided to open a new chapter for the digital assisstant. Welcome home, Alexa 2.0 In Arlington, Virginia, Amazon executives met on Wednesday during their fall event. The focus of the meeting was how to better the company’s long-term investments in artificial intelligence […]

The guys at Spotify have learnt the hard way about podcast profitability. They’ve ploughed a billion dollars into building a podcast platform. But they’re still showing a loss. By overcapitalizing on podcasts, they’ve had to reduce their losses in other areas, the primary area being a 2% staff cut. But although posting a loss of […]

Vodafone, Amazon, Project Kuiper, 5G, satellite constellation, connectivity, telecoms network, high-speed broadband, under-served communities, business services

Vodafone plans to work with Amazon's Project Kuiper to extend the reach of its 4G and 5G telecoms networks in Europe and Africa.

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With an Amazon antitrust lawsuit on the way, book industry players sent a letter, asking for a probe into its alleged monopoly in the market.

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The White House announced the commitment of leading tech companies to a set of voluntary safeguards for emergent AI technologies.

Tech-sector Cuts Inc on Monday said it would axe another 9,000 roles to make its operation lean and manage economic uncertainty, marking a new round of job cuts that pile onto the technology sector’s woes. In a remarkable turn for a company long touting its job creation, Amazon will have eliminated 27,000 positions in recent months, […]

Kuiper Internet Satellites plans to launch its first internet satellites to space in the first half of 2024 and offer initial commercial tests shortly after, the company said Tuesday, as it prepares to vie with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and others to provide broadband internet globally. Amazon’s satellite internet unit, Project Kuiper, will begin mass-producing the satellites later […]

Electric Van Deal

Electric-vehicle maker Rivian Automotive Inc and its largest shareholder Inc are in talks to end the exclusivity part of their electric van deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter. Online retailer Amazon had placed an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans (EDVs) from the Irvine, California-based EV […]