Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Amazon seems to be giving up on making smartphones

 

Amazon may be hitting roadblock as far as its Fire smartphones are concerned. The company has very recently released a group of engineers retained to work on phones, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal Wednesday evening.

Those engineers worked at Lab126, Amazon’s super-secretive hardware development shop in Silicon Valley, the WSJ reported, citing “people familiar with the matter.” Amazon is said to be scaling back or discontinuing several other high-ambition projects at Lab126, including development of a large-screen tablet.

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