Amazon Layoff : Hundreds of Amazon Alexa employees will be laid off, impact will be visible in America, Canada and India

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Amazon Layoff : Hundreds of Amazon Alexa employees will be laid off, impact will be visible in America, Canada and India
Amazon Layoff : Hundreds of Amazon Alexa employees will be laid off, impact will be visible in America, Canada and India

E-commerce company Amazon is going to lay off employees in its Alexa division. Amazon has taken this decision amid fresh work on Artificial Intelligence.

Daniel Roush, Amazon’s vice president of Alexa and Fire TV, said several positions will be cut. However, no data regarding reduction in employees has been shared by them.

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E-commerce company Amazon is going to lay off employees in its Alexa division. Amazon has taken this decision amid fresh work on Artificial Intelligence.

Daniel Roush, Amazon’s vice president of Alexa and Fire TV, wrote in a note sent to employees that the company is eliminating some roles.

For this reason Amazon took the decision

“As we continue to innovate, we are shifting some of our efforts to better align with our business priorities,” he said. We know this innovation is what matters most to customers, which includes maximizing our resources and focused efforts on AI.

Amazon will lay off employees

Competition from other companies in the field of AI

Actually, Amazon is facing tough competition from other companies in the field of AI. Due to this, the company continuously wants to strengthen its hold in the field of AI. Several AI related steps have also been taken by the company in the last few months. In September, Amazon updated Alexa regarding AI.

Employees of India, Canada and America will be affected

The effect of the order issued by Amazon will be seen in America, Canada and India. According to the company, employees of India, Canada and America will be affected by the cuts. It is noteworthy that the company had fired 27,000 employees at the end of last year and the beginning of this year. Amazon’s Alexa division was also affected in this cut.

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