Amazon: Echo Dot top-selling product over holidays
27 December, 2017, 01:38
Twice as many Fire Sticks (the less-sophisticated version) were purchased this year - but usage of Alexa on the higher-end Fire TV devices was 889 percent year-over-year in the U.S.
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According to Amazon's data, Alexa's East Coast users requested holiday music 2.5 times more than West Coast users, with "Jingle Bells" being the most-requested song.
Amazonsaid 2017 was its biggest holiday season with customers all around the world shopping at record levels.
Shopping on the Amazon app increased by almost 70 percent. The most-watched Amazon original movie was "The Big Sick" starring Kumail Nanjiani, who co-wrote the script with his wife, Emily V. Gordon.
Amazon's peak day of customer fulfillment in 2017 was December 19.
Amazon also said the $30 Echo Dot was the No. 1 best-selling product over the 2017 holiday season from any manufacturer out of the millions of items available in its online store - but didn't say how many were sold.
US Vetoes UN Call for Withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem Decision
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Haley and Trump in a Facebook video, saying: "You lit a candle of truth". He said it was historically meaningful that the US vote against 14 council members left the country "alone" at the U.N.
"Since Day One we have obsessed over what we believe our customers care about-incredible deals and low prices, fast and free shipping, and a wide selection of top products-and we continue to provide all three, all the time".
Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Amazon Air carried enough packages to equal over a billion Echo Dots.
"The more that Amazon cannot just get its Echo devices out there, but get its Alexa technology embedded in a variety of things, including cars, that'll be the long-term win", Mark Mahaney told CNBC's "Squawk Alley" on Tuesday.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda called the surge in bitcoin prices "abnormal" at a media conference on Thursday. This week's losses in the cryptocurrency world represent a major test for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community.
Today while addressing a press conference, Thakur thanked his party's leaders after accepting his new position. He also promised to leave "no stone unturned" to meet the expectations of the Himachal's people.
However, nothing has changed in context to the Galaxy X and we still expect Samsung to launch its first smartphone in 2018 itself. The processor of the phone will be quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 and it will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box.
She quickly assembles a crack team of pickpockets, designers, knock-off jewelry makers, and Rihanna to infiltrate the Met Gala . Debbie also informs a man played by James Corden that "the whole family" is in the heist business.
They "all have AIDS", he grumbled, according to the Times , which Mr Trump has repeatedly accused of reporting "fake news". Upon reading that 2,500 people from Afghanistan had obtained visas, he described the country as a "terrorist haven".
We are not alone with our findings, either. "Stopping malicious behavior like this starts with accountability", Bossert said. The attack was eventually stopped by a British hacker who discovered a " kill switch " in the code that disabled the virus.
A few weeks ago, we charged three Chinese nationals for hacking, theft of trade secrets and identity theft. It is the first time the U.S. has blamed the country officially for the worm.
Kentucky woman killed 'savagely' in dog attack identified
Around 10.20am, brother-in-law James Saylor called police to tell them that the two dogs had "savagely" attacked the couple. Investigators with the sheriff's office are warning residents no to engage with the risky animal if they come across it.
Vodafone offers new tariff plans for Rs 198
Are you a Vodafone prepaid customer? Airtel has also unveiled a Rs 199 plan that competes directly with Jio's new plans. While Airtel's Rs 199 plan offers 1GB data per day, instead of the earlier 1GB data for the entire validity period.
'Real Housewife' countess arrested in Palm Beach
De Lesseps Wednesday Tom D'Agostino in Palm Beach on New Year's Eve 2016, but in August announced they were divorcing . In the U.S. , a felony is a serious crime that often comes with a hefty fine and jail time of over one year.
Court Rules Extra GOP Vote Counts, HOD-94 Now Tied
In a more recent example, two opponents in a 2015 MS state congressional race tied ― and broke their tie by drawing straws . It also was a textbook lesson, in an age of fights over access to the voting booth, that every ballot matters.
Lady Gaga residency coming to Las Vegas Strip in 2018
With Britney Spears' show signing off at the end of this year, Gaga's residency could attract some of the same younger pop fans. She also was spotted attending Lionel Ritchie's Las Vegas show at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood over the weekend.