'Awards are a brilliant way to celebrate the growth and success of our industry'
But company still appealing decision it should treat drivers as employees
For the moment, new Echo device is only available 'exclusively by invitation'
Reaches 328m compared with 321.3m predicted by analysts
Collaborative partners invited for 'Interface Multiparty Competition'
Signals 'a desire to educate and inspire,' says Angela Ahrendts
Proof-of-concept test flight took place last week
Improvements made to search ranking and autocomplete feature
Software will comb through salesperson's email, calendar and business relationships