Prayer timings become easier and more integrated – Just Say “Alexa”

Smart home devices are increasingly becoming a part of our daily lives, not just for those who value the connectedness of technology, but also for those who rely on smart solutions to make their lives, practices, routines, and rituals easier and more integrated.

Amazon opens its new corporate office in Riyadh

Amazon.sa has opened a new office in Riyadh that will house employees from the company’s various operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including e-commerce, smart devices, Amazon Payments Services, Amazon Internet Services, and Amazon Advertising.

New Echo Dot Devices from Amazon bring Alexa to every room

Amazon unveiled the next generation Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock, giving you even more ways to bring the convenience of Alexa to every room of your home. The new Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock are the most powerful Echo devices yet.

Netflix trying to manage its cloud computing cost with AWS

As part of its efforts to reduce total costs, Netflix Inc. is reportedly collaborating with longtime cloud partner Amazon Web Services to better manage rising cloud computing costs, according to sources cited in the Wall Street Journal. The company is reducing its real estate footprint, reducing the number of copies of data and content stored globally, and hiring more junior employees.

AWS Bahrain collaborates with OutSystems to enhance digital transformation

OutSystems is now able to deliver deeper integrations with AWS services in the OutSystems Cloud, providing their Middle Eastern customers with enhanced DevOps, data and analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), and other AWS services in the applications they develop on the platform.