Amazon reports over 100 million Alexa devices sold

Amazon is notoriously reluctant to share how well Alexa is doing in the marketplace — at best, you get vague boasts about its devices being the “most gifted.” Now, however, it’s providing more meaningful figures. The company’s Dave Limp told The Verge in an interview that over 100 million Alexa-equipped devices have sold to date. […]

Dealmaster: Get post-Christmas deals on Amazon devices, iPads, and more

Enlarge (credit: TechBargains) Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. The Dealmaster hopes you and yours have had a wonderful holiday season, and now that most Christmas gifts have been opened it’s time to begin the annual cycle of discounts anew. Predictably, there aren’t a ton of […]

The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — here’s what that means for stakeholders

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing digital payment volume to blossom worldwide. As noncash payment volume accelerates, the power dynamics […]

The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — here’s what that means for stakeholders

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing digital payment volume to blossom worldwide. As noncash payment volume accelerates, the power dynamics […]

How e-tailers can take advantage of the growing popularity of smart home devices to engage with consumers (AMZN, TGT, GOOGL, WMT, GE)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumers are finally starting to adopt smart home devices, with nearly 60% owning at least one device. This presents an […]