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New Alexa home assistants launched by Amazon

By Staff Writer 28 September 2017

The battle for voice-controlled home assistants is far from over, with Amazon firing its latest salvo. Their new range includes the $99 Echo, the $150 Echo Plus, and the $129 Echo Spot , all powered by Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant. FULL STORY >

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Amazon insight - How companies can benefit from the advance of machine learning

By Opinion 7 September 2017

Werner Vogels, the CTO of Amazon.com, explains what the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning can offer businesses. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Stop waiting for perfection and learn from your mistakes

By Opinion 25 August 2017

Werner Vogels, the CTO of Amazon.com, explains the value of making mistakes as part of the process of innovation. FULL STORY >

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Amazon Echo can be turned into a covert listening device

By Press Release 1 August 2017

New research, released today by MWR InfoSecurity, reveals how the team have successfully compromised the Amazon Echo by exploiting a vulnerability in the device to turn it into a ‘wiretap’, without affecting its overall functionality. FULL STORY >

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Amazon said to have a messaging app on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 July 2017

The online retailer is reportedly taking to the world of messaging, with an app rumoured to be on the way. Perhaps another means of buying things online? FULL STORY >

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Amazon officially unveils the touchscreen-enabled Echo Show

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 May 2017

Leak extensively this week already, Amazon has now lifted the lid on its Echo Show touchscreen device. FULL STORY >

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Pricing info and release date for Amazon's Echo Show leaked

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2017

While Amazon has not officially lifted the veil on its touchscreen follow up to the Echo, a newly leaked image reportedly has showed some details. FULL STORY >

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AWS and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By Press Release 3 May 2017

Stephen Schmidt, VP, Security Engineering & chief information Security officer at Amazon Web Services, explains the work AWS is doing to help customers with the GDPR as part of their continued commitment to help ensure they can comply with... FULL STORY >

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Amazon opens up Alexa's voice technology to devs

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2017

It appears as if Alexa, or similar voice controlled assistants, could be ported to other devices and products in future. FULL STORY >

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The best (and worst) of April Fools' Day 2017

By Staff Writer 3 April 2017

Often a hit and miss affair, this year's April Fools' had a few noteworthy pranks. FULL STORY >

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Amazon makes it free for developers to build and host most Alexa skills using AWS

By Press Release 27 March 2017

In contribution to overcoming this skills gap, Amazon recently announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and host most Alexa skills using Amazon Web Services... FULL STORY >

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AWS announces Amazon Chime

By Press Release 14 February 2017

New unified communications service delivers frustration-free meetings with exceptional video and audio quality. Brooks Brothers, Level 3, and Vonage among the early users and partners. FULL STORY >

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Amazon's new Grand Tour series is the most pirated show in history

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 December 2016

The former Top Gear presenters new series is the most pirated in history, with Amazon reportedly losing an estimated £3.2 million from the first episode alone. FULL STORY >

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Eseye achieves AWS IoT competency status

By Press Release 30 November 2016

Among the first to receive this designation for delivering effective solutions and providing deep expertise in IoT. FULL STORY >

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Google, Facebook and three others have joined forces for AI partnership

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 September 2016

A collaborative effort between Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM, the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society, will focus on AI best practices and standards. FULL STORY >

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