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Amazon offers $10 for voice orders, Bixby is still MIAThe major tech news of the day includes a $10 offer from Amazon if you use Alexa to order. Plus: What Samsung is saying about Bixby's whereabouts and Volvo's electrifying 2019 line of vehicles.
This is cnet and here are the stories that matter right now. With Amazon Prime day just around the corner on July 11th, the online mega retailer is offering deals for those customers that order with their voice through Alexa instead of visiting the site. Through July 9th, purchasing one of the Alexa deals will get you a $10 Amazon credit towards another purchase. Samsung's voice assistant Bixby is still nowhere to be found after a number of delays stemming from the company's Galaxy S8 release. The latest delay now has no timetable in place And while some elements of the service are present on the phone, the full functionality is unavailable. And finally, Volvo has announced that starting in 2019, all of the company's car will incorporate some degree of electrification, though that doesn't mean completely abandoning the gas engine. Volvo will also offer five fully electrical vehicles by 2021, you can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the c net tech today app in the apple or google play store. [BLANK_AUDIO]