Quartz’s “Flash Briefing” now available on Amazon Echo
Quartz’s daily email is now available to be heard on Amazon Echo.
Consumers who use Amazon Echo and its voice-activated Alexa service can enable Quartz’s daily Flash Briefing in the Alexa app by accessing the Flash Briefing menu under settings.
After enabling the settings, customers simply ask, “Alexa, give me my Flash Briefing” to hear the Quartz Flash Briefing, which is a recording of its cornerstone Daily Brief email.
Quartz’s Daily Brief, which was part of Quartz’s launch four years ago, focuses focus on providing a sophisticated roundup of essential news and views, written by veteran journalists, to be read on mobile devices. Today almost half — 48 percent — of its 250,000 subscribers are in senior management, and 12 percent are C-level executives.
Motley Fool and CNBC are two other business news outlets that have put their content on Amazon Echo.