Todd Bishop / GeekWire - 2 years ago
  • Amazon CTO Werner Vogels will deliver the Thursday keynote at AWS re:Invent.
  • Amazon is preparing to bring its Alexa voice-based assistant into the workplace, according to a report by CNBC this afternoon.
  • The news could be announced as early as Thursday at Amazon Web Services’ re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.
  • Microsoft and Amazon announced plans this year to connect Alexa with the Redmond company’s Cortana voice-based assistant, but a move by Alexa into the workplace and productivity applications would put the two virtual assistants in more direct competition.