Is Alexa winning the top-layer race for home assisting VA?

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Alexa is developped by an amazing team, no doubt about that! But what strikes one even more is their ability to embark third-parties to make Alexa even smarter.

It is said that Alexa is now topping 7,000 skills vs. 3,000 last september (4 months ago)! Last june, Amazon was topping 1,000 skills; as Apple decided to open the Siri platform…

For those huge champions (Siri, Alexa, Cortana, …), the race isn’t about developping the most used features; but rather on making it easy and attractive for third parties to developp for them…

http://www.geekwire.com/2017/amazons-alexa-now-tops-7000-skills-a-7x-increase-in-7-months/?utm_source=GeekWire+Newsletters&utm_campaign=8e0759f57d-daily-digest-email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4e93fc7dfd-8e0759f57d-233752769&mc_cid=8e0759f57d&mc_eid=e4a3dd25cb