Amazon to release a premium Echo, Cyber Monday kills itIn today's biggest tech stories, Amazon's releasing a new premium Echo, Lyft offers upfront fares and Cyber Monday proves the hype is real.
This is C/Net. And here the stories that matter right now.>> According to Bloomberg, a brand new high end amazon echo is just around the corner likely hitting early next year. Or these that the new products Boast a seven-inch touchscreen, better sound quality, and of course, make use of Alexa, the company's digital assistant. Following Uber suit, Lyft is now giving its customers a ride fare upfront. Of course, when Uber launched its upfront pricing, it was able to disguise search pricing, which is essentially what Lyft is now able to do as well. To get a fare quote up front with Lyft, you'll just need to enter your final destination ahead of time. Finally, the numbers are in, and this week's Cyber Monday was the biggest online shopping event ever. Sales reached $3.39 billion which marks a 10.2% increase over 2015. So what were the most sold tech products on Monday? Game consoles, 4k tvs, and iPods. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET tech today app in the Apple app store.