Limited Edition Destiny 2 Ghost - Requires Alexa-Enabled Device: Software

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Customers can set up shared Alexa devices in common areas around the workplace-conference rooms, huddle rooms, lobbies, and communications centers-and manage these devices, enrol users, and assign skills from the AWS Management Console.

"I will be keenly focused along with my team in working with leading Australian companies and developers in bringing skills to life for Alexa which will delight Australian customers", wrote Burleigh, via social media.

The Ghost skill, available as a free enable from the Alexa app and website and available to anyone with an Echo device, allows players to keep tabs on what is going on in the game without actually playing.

Online ordering, launched a year ago, has worked out well, with take-out sales growing by 30 percent since then, according to the company.

Destiny 2 is now accepting voice commands thanks to a new game-specific skill for Amazon's Alexa smart home devices. If you have a newer Fire TV device that includes the Alexa Voice Remote, you can do all of this just by pressing the microphone button on that remote control.

Gartner research analyst Thomas O'Connor said many Australian retailers had been keenly anticipating Amazon's local launch and expected it to affect spending this holiday season.

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Kate Burleigh has been appointed as country manager of Amazon Alexa Skills across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), five months after vacating the top role at Intel.

Additionally, Vogels said, Alexa can be used in the conference room to dim the lights or lower the blinds, find an open conference room, or order supplies. Alexa will recommend three side options for each entrée based on food pairings decided by Fridays executive chefs. Admins will be able to enroll users, enable and disable skills, and connect Alexa to their conferencing equipment.

"Tens of millions of people already count on Alexa at home, in their cars, and on mobile devices to answer questions, provide news and information, and stay connected to friends and family", says Peter Hill, AWS productivity applications director.

The feature will start with games, donations, restaurants, and event ticketing.

In 1965, Fridays opened its first location in New York City. The chain now has over 900 restaurants in 60 countries.