Amazon devices chief pledges big Alexa bets despite job cuts

By Matt Day, Brad Stone

14 Dec 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Despite massive job cuts in the Alexa department of Amazon, the devices chief has vowed to push on with innovation in the division. Bloomberg has the details.'s devices chief said the company remains committed to building out the Alexa ecosystem despite job cuts in the once fast-growing division.

When Amazon last month initiated its biggest-ever round of layoffs, they fell first and hardest on the Devices and Services group. The unit is responsible for the Alexa voice-activated assistant, Echo smart speakers, Fire streaming devices and home robots.

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