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Report: Global Google Home shipments rose 449% in Q2 to grab the top spot from Amazon

Report: Global Google Home shipments rose 449% in Q2 to grab the top spot from Amazon

2 minutes ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

A few days ago, we showed you Strategy Analytics' look at the global smart speaker market during the second quarter, which showed Amazon on top with its Echo devices, followed...
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Google's first-party smart display could hit right before the holidays

Google's first-party smart display could hit right before the holidays

6 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   5 articles

If there's one thing missing from Google's lineup of smart speakers, it's a smart display device. Amazon has one in the form of the Amazon Echo Show and while Google has...
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Motorola reportedly plans a Baidu smart speaker for China

Motorola reportedly plans a Baidu smart speaker for China

6 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   5 articles

What do Amazon, Google, Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Huawei all have in common? They're working on smart speakers with built-in voice assistants. And soon Motorola might join...
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After HomePod challenged Echo, Amazon wants to poach Apple Music fans

After HomePod challenged Echo, Amazon wants to poach Apple Music fans

6 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   5 articles

Turnabout is fair play, as they say, so after Apple challenged Amazon's Echo smart speakers with HomePod, Amazon has decided to aggressively chase Apple Music users with its...
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Motorola Planning Smart Speaker With Baidu For China

Motorola Planning Smart Speaker With Baidu For China

7 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   5 articles

Motorola is looking to get into the smart speaker market as well, but it won't be available in the US. This is going to be a smart speaker that is made from a partnership...
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Motorola set to launch Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speaker competitor

Motorola set to launch Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speaker competitor

8 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   5 articles

Motorola is likely to enter the smart speakers market with a brand new device that's expected to be announced very soon. However, the new Moto AI smart speaker won't compete...
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AI Weekly: Alexa and Cortana may be working together, but the smartphone is still king

AI Weekly: Alexa and Cortana may be working together, but the smartphone is still king

9 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

After nearly a year of waiting, Amazon and Microsoft this week brought Alexa to Windows 10 PCs and Cortana to Echo speakers. Overnight, the move delivered Cortana to millions...
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Display-Equipped Google Home Speaker Coming This Year: Report

13 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   4 articles

Google is working on a new smart speaker equipped with a display panel and is planning to debut the device later this year, in time for the next holiday season and the shopping...
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Alleged Google Pixel 3 XL Spotted In A Toronto Stre

13 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are expected to become official in October, and the Pixel 3 XL has just surfaced in a real life image. This alleged Pixel 3 XL handset was...
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Google Planning to Launch Echo Show-Like Smart Speaker With Touch Screen Later This Year

Google Planning to Launch Echo Show-Like Smart Speaker With Touch Screen Later This Year

13 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   4 articles

Google entered the smart speaker market in 2016 with the introduction of Google Home , allowing users to speak to Google Assistant and control various smart home products...
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