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Amazon may be working on a new messaging service called 'Anytime'

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Testing A Messaging App Called Anytime

Adding to the likes of Google and Facebook is another tech-giant Amazon, reportedly working on launching its own messaging app called "Anytime".

The survey doesn't tell us when we can expect to see the new service hit the various app stores, but it's believed it could be ready soon.

However, the best feature of the app is that it supports many services from Amazon like shopping, making reservations and also to check the status of your orders. The idea of this app is to let users shop from Amazon, so privacy will be a major concern. What is worth mentioning though is that Amazon is no stranger in the messaging application space, having launch earlier this year an app that aids video conferencing among business users.

Days after their 3rd successful annual Prime Day sale, reports have surfaced that Amazon might be working towards a new messaging app called Anytime. The service would be offered on desktop as well as on Android and iPhone devices. However, with so much information in one place, privacy is going to be a concern, but Amazon has it figured with encryption of bank account details and other important things. This is a feature that some or none of the internet messaging apps are offering. The leaked images suggest that this may be the end-all app for those looking for all of these services bundled together, and it would be hard to ignore if this actually hits the market. With this, Anytime looks to challenge even social networks, with users able to share photos and video, apply filters and effects, and even order food and play games. CNBC reached out to Amazon for comment but a spokesperson was not immediately available.

Last month it was reported that Slack, a corporate messaging and collaboration software startup, has received inquiries about a potential takeover from technology companies including Amazon.com.

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