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  1. Apple’s HomePod makes a small dent in smart speaker market in debut quarter

    Apple officially jumped into the smart speaker market in the first quarter with the HomePod…

  2. Strategy Analytics: Apple shipped 600,000 HomePods in Q1 for 6% share of smart speaker market

    Amazon and Google accounted for a dominant 70% share of global smart speaker shipments in Q1 2018 although their combined share has fallen from 84% in Q4 2017 and 94% in the year ago quarter…

  3. Study: Google Assistant most accurate, Alexa most improved virtual assistant

    Two more studies analyzing interactions with voice search and virtual assistants were released this week…

  4. Amazon Prime to increase U.S. annual fee 20% from $99 to $119

    Amazon will increase the annual cost of Prime for U.S. customers to $119 per year…

  5. HomePod should become a hub for all Apple-centric needs

    Today the HomePod is all about music, but it could be so much more…

  6. Hey Siri: give me a product development road map for AI

    Infighting, rushed development, and lack of vision have damaged Apple’s Siri development…

  7. Former Apple employees reflect on Siri’s ‘squandered lead’ over Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

    Review after review trashed Siri with words like ‘dopey,’ ‘annoying’ and ’embarrassingly inadequate’…

  8. Hey Apple, it’s time to drop the ‘Hey’ from ‘Hey Siri’

    You don’t have to say “Hey Alexa,” so why do we still have to say “Hey Siri?”

  9. There are nearly 50 million smart speaker users in the U.S.

    There are now nearly 50 million smart speaker users in the U.S…

  10. Amazon’s Alexa is randomly laughing and nobody knows why

    Some Alexa users may feel like they’ve been dropped into a science fiction story about an artificial intelligence gone awry…

  11. Tim Bajarin: Why Apple needs a ‘HomePod mini’

    Apple has some real headwinds when it comes to the HomePod’s ability to gain market share…

  12. Apple’s HomePod smart speaker has plenty of room to grow

    The past couple weeks of living with the HomePod has given me a bit of time not only to see what…

  13. Apple HomePod hits 3 percent in U.S. market share

    We recently surveyed 520 US consumers about smart speakers and found that 89% of respondents…

  14. What Apple needs to do to improve Siri

    The HomePod is coming Friday, and with it, even more attention is being paid to Siri…

  15. Amazon Alexa could make these smart glasses way better than Google Glass

    Amazon’s Alexa software has already made its way into just about every Internet-connected device…

  16. Gene Munster ups Siri’s exam grade from ‘D+’ to ‘C’

    In our latest 800 question test of AI assistant Siri, she was able to understand…

  17. Smart speaker owners use their smartphones less – Accenture survey

    64 percent said they used phones less for entertainment services…

  18. Vuzix to debut first Amazon Alexa-enabled smart glasses at CES

    The first augmented-reality glasses with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will be shown…

  19. Apple under fire for Siri’s responses to ‘sexual harassment’

    I ran an experiment in which I sexually harassed Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Google’s Google Home…

  20. Believe it or not, Apple’s Siri is actually quite good at lots of things, recent data shows

    Siri delivered the highest percentage of perfectly completed device responses in both quiet and noisy environments…

  21. NYU Business Professor: Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook will all go out of business, all disappear within 50 years

    Do I see all of them dying within our lifetimes? Yes…

  22. Cornell study: Google AI boasts much higher IQ than Apple’s Siri

    Compared to Bing and Siri, Google’s artificial intelligent system is a cut above the competition…

  23. Siri, why have you fallen behind other digital assistants?

    Apple has a reputation for entering markets late…

  24. Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana to communicate with each other

    The crowded pack of voice-controlled digital assistants…

  25. Ikea’s smart home dares to make sense

    The ‘smart home’ has not yet distinguished itself. Sure, you might dim your lights…

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