Echo fuels Amazon’s hiring spree in Cambridge

David HarrisBoston Business Journal

what’s fueling Amazon’s hiring in its Kendall Square office in Cambridge? The answer is Echo, the company’s always-connected virtual assistant device that costs $199. The wireless gadget doubles as both a speaker and voice-prompted remote control for online activities such as shopping and video streaming.

According to one source at the company, Amazon has an entire floor in its Kendall Square office dedicated to teams working on the Echo.

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