Corporation Amazon develops chip artificial intelligence to your smart Echo dynamics, according to the news site the Information, citing a source in the company.
Chip artificial intelligence will work on devices with a personal assistant Alexa. This technology will increase the speed of information processing and reaction gadgets. Most of the data will now be processed directly on the device previously, their analysis was carried out in the cloud.
This development will allow Amazon to catch up with rival Apple and Google, are already manufacturing their own chips of artificial intelligence. At the same time, increasing the rivalry between the traditional chip makers Intel and NVidia and their former customers, Amazon, Apple and Google.
In addition, Amazon.com cuts hundreds of jobs in its headquarters in Seattle, reports The Seattle Times. At the same time, the company plans the opening of a new headquarters and creating 50 thousand jobs. The redistribution of personnel within the company were noted, mainly by strengthening the state’s perspective divisions (like project Alexa), and the weakening of the retail section.
Last year the number of employees Amazon in the USA grew by 66% and amounted to 566 thousand people. In 2018, the company’s stock has risen 18.5% against the background of falling of index S&P 500 0.6%.