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June 03, 2019

Max Amordeluso

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We are delighted to announce that in-skill purchasing (ISP) is now generally available for Alexa skills published in Germany, Austria, the UK and Ireland.

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March 04, 2019

Max Amordeluso

I recently had a chance to speak with Gal Shenar, founder of voice games studio Stoked Skills, about best practices for building voice-first games. This post is a recap of the second part of our conversation about his experience monetizing Alexa skills. 

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February 12, 2019

Max Amordeluso

I spoked with Gal Shenar, founder of Stoked Skills, about his best practices for building engaging voice-first games for Alexa.

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September 26, 2018

Max Amordeluso

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Alexa offers a new sales channel for brands and merchants who want to sell their products and services through their Alexa skills. Today, we are excited to announce Amazon Pay for Alexa Skills is now generally available to the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and France based merchants and developers.

 

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May 02, 2018

Max Amordeluso

We are delighted to announce that, as of today, Alexa now supports kid skills in  the UK and Germany. Developers can now create fun and educational experiences for kids under the age of 16 using the UK and German Alexa Skills Kits.

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January 25, 2018

Max Amordeluso

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Amazon is happy to announce that Alexa, the brain behind Amazon Echo and other third-party Alexa-enabled devices, is coming to Ireland. Starting today, Irish customers can purchase Amazon Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot from Amazon.co.uk.

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January 24, 2018

Max Amordeluso

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Today we are delighted to announce that Echo Spot is now shipping to customers in the UK, Germany and Austria. Echo Spot brings customers everything they love about Alexa and Echo in an all-new compact design, combining the power of voice with a visual display.

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November 10, 2017

Max Amordeluso

Today we are happy to announce that the Alexa Smart Home Skill API entertainment device controls are available in the UK.

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October 13, 2017

Max Amordeluso

Many Alexa skill builders use AWS Lambda to build the backend for their custom Alexa skills. If you have wondered why Lambda is such as great match for custom skills, let me tell you four benefits of using AWS Lambda. 

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