Google takes on Amazon in the fight for smart devices

Google is taking on Amazon’s Alexa to be the voice assistant of the future. At the Las Vegas CES tech expo, Google splashed out with flashy ads, colorful games, and a voice debut in an array of new smart home gadgets......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

Amazon to stop selling smart home devices from Google"s Nest, BI reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 5th, 2018

Amazon will stop selling Nest smart home devices, escalating its war with Google (GOOG, AMZN)

AP Amazon decided .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 2nd, 2018

IC packager Lingsen to benefit from explosive demand for MEMS microphones

With smart speakers emerging as new fashion devices at CES 2018 and global tech giants such as Amazon, Google, Apple and Alibaba rushing to release new products, t.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 17th, 2018

A smart home sounds like a great idea. So why is it still so complicated?

The connected devices that make up the smart home and beyond are promising. But competing products from Amazon, Apple and Google make for great conf.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 12th, 2018

Amazon and Google"s fight for the smart speaker market

AP/Elaine Thompson Smart sp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

Amazon Echo Prices Turn Market on Its Ear’s $30 price tag on the Echo Dot smart speaker is triggering price cuts on Google Home devices and complicating Apple Inc.’s HomePod prospects......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 18th, 2017

The Google vs Amazon fight over YouTube is the perfect reason why you should buy a Roku

Roku Google and Amazon are fighting, resulting in the removal of the YouTube app from Amazon streaming devices starting January 1, 2018.  Consumers lose in this major corporation fight.  The best way to avoid becoming a victim .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2017

Critics call out "hypocrisy" in fight between Amazon and Google

As YouTube pulls its video service from Amazon's streaming devices, people are slamming them for hypocrisy because of their net neutrality stance.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

Apple pushes back release of HomePod speaker to 2018

Apple said Friday it was delaying until early next year the release of its HomePod speaker set to compete with Amazon's Alexa-powered devices and Google Home as a smart home and music hub......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 17th, 2017

Ikea’s New Smart Lights Will Power Up From Apple, Amazon, and Google Devices

A better way to control your smart home? The smart home lights Ikea started selling earlier this year will soon become a lot more useful. Ikea announced on its Facebook page on Wednesday that its Tradfri smart home lights are now compatible w.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 1st, 2017

With the Help of Google, Wal-Mart Takes the Fight to Amazon

Proof the king of retail is ceding no ground to its e-commerce rival......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 23rd, 2017

Google unveils new phones, speakers to counter Amazon, Apple

Google on Wednesday unveiled new phones, smart speakers and other devices infused with artificial intelligence in its bid to claim the high ground against rivals Amazon and Apple......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2017

Amazon takes on Apple and Google with home devices push

The device that has thus far received most of the attention is the Echo Spot.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Apple takes on Amazon Echo and Google Home with its own smart speaker: HomePod

Apple unveiled an Internet-connected speaker that could create a new digital pipeline into people's homes......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 5th, 2017

Alphabet takes another shot at Alexa

Alphabet takes a shot at Amazon's (AMZN) Alexa in the smart home by offering voice control of connected devices......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 10th, 2017

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: A Smart Speaker Comparison

In two years, Amazon has sold over 4 million units of its smart speaker, Echo. The Echo is powered by Alexa, Amazon’s artificial intelligence voice technology service capable of ordering users an Uber or controlling other smart devices via “skills.”.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 10th, 2016

Amazon wants your help teaching Alexa new languages — and it could help in its fight against Google (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL)

Elaine Thompson/AP Amazon added a new language-learning skill called Cleo to the Echo.  If you speak a language besides English, you can use the Cleo skill to teach it to Alexa.&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2018

Google"s Smart Speakers Are Ready to Sell You a Bunch of Stuff

Devices like the Google Home are billed as AI-powered assistants that can help make your life easier, but that doesn’t mean Google’s intentions are entirely altruistic. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 19th, 2018

As a smart-home war with Amazon looms, Nest releases its first new products since rejoining Google (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL)

Nest announced the availability of the $229 Nest Hello video doorbell and the $249 Nest x Yale smart lock, as well as a remote temperature sensor for the Nest Learning Thermostat.  The new Nest products launch just weeks after Amazon.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 15th, 2018

Spotify Tests Voice Control, Will It Soon Compete with Apple and Amazon?

Spotify is reportedly designing its own smart speaker to rival Apple, Amazon and Google......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 15th, 2018