Amazon

Amazon greenlights the fifth season of Bosch

Amazon Prime Video’s longest running hour-long original series is back for yet another season. The company has greenlit Season 5 of Bosch, the Emmy-nominated series based on Michael Connelly’s detective/crime fiction novels. Bosch follows LAPD Detective Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch as he tries to solve the most elusive cases. The fifth season is based on the …

Amazon is cutting hundreds of corporate jobs, according to a new report

In a rare move for the online retail giant, Amazon is laying off hundreds of corporate workers in its Seattle headquarters and elsewhere, according to a Seattle Times report. The corporate cuts come after an eight-year hiring spree, taking the company from 5,000 in 2010 to 40,000 in its Seattle headquarters and gobbling up several …

Amazon may be developing AI chips for Alexa

The Information has a report this morning that Amazon is working on building AI chips for the Echo, which would allow Alexa to more quickly parse information and get those answers. Getting those answers much more quickly to the user, even by a few seconds, might seem like a move that’s not wildly important. But for …

Amazon lays off hundreds, pointing to Jeff Bezos' focus on Alexa

Alexa, should we worry about Amazon’s layoffs?Image: christina ascani/mashable By Kerry Flynn2018-02-12 17:36:50 UTC Amazon sells clothes and other fun products, but in 2018, the tech giant is doubling down on technology.  The latest sign: Amazon plans to lay off hundreds of employees, primarily in the consumer retail side of the business, the Seattle Times …