According to a new report, Apple may have shipped just 600,000 HomePods in the first quarter of 2018, contributing to just 6% of the smart speaker market. Since Amazon had a head start of almost 2 years, the company was leading in sales and market share tremendously, and that continues today.
Google had the biggest effect on Amazon's market share, with sales of its devices hitting 26.5pc in Q1 of 2018, a major increase from just 12.4pc in the same quarter of a year ago.
Interestingly, China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba was able to capture the third spot in the first quarter and landed between Google and Apple with 700,000 unit shipments.
Both Amazon and Google together accounts for 70% share of the smart speaker shipments worldwide in Q1, however, their combined share fell from 84% in Q4 2017 and 94% during the first quarter of previous year.
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United actually took a slightly larger share of Premier League income than City based on having more of their matches shown live. Mourinho has at least ensured Champions League qualification for next season via a second-place finish in the Premier League .
Smart speakers space has changed dramatically ever since Amazon introduced Amazon Echo back in November 2014.
Strategy Analytics has today released the numbers for its quarterly research of global smart speaker shipments in Q1 2018, revealing that Amazon's global market share has almost halved from the same period past year, with Apple has become the fourth largest smart speaker brand worldwide following the launch of the HomePod in February 2018. In particular, Apple has lowered sales forecasts for the HomePod and reduced orders from supplier Inventec.
At its annual developer conference last week, Google had said that the Assistant, rolled out just three years back, can now be accessed on 500 million devices across 30 languages in 80 countries. Alibaba and Apple collectively grabbed 13.6pc of total smart speaker sales for the first quarter of 2018. Both Amazon and Google dominate despite their speakers not bring available in the Chinese market.
"We are clearly heading towards to a time in the not too distant future when voice becomes a standard mode of technology interaction alongside established approaches like keyboard, mouse and touchscreen", Strategy Analytics vice president David Mercer said in a statement. Now, a new report claims that Google is slowly catching up to Alexa while Apple lands far behind the rest of the pack...
If it does go ahead, it will be the first ever face-to-face meeting between a North Korean leader and a US President. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said the schedule of military exercises has not changed.
The Galaxy J-series will likely continue with the S-Bike mode, Ultra Data-Saving mode as well when it comes to India. For imaging, this smartphone might arrive with a 13MP rear camera at its back and an 8MP selfie camera.
Sarri has been touted as a possible successor to Antonio Conte if the Chelsea boss leaves Stamford Bridge in the close-season. Despite the claims, Conte has recently insisted that reports suggesting he is itching to make for the exit door are 'untrue' .
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Powering the mid-range smartphone is a Snapdragon 636 chipset, which is the same chipset found inside the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Nokia 7 Plus bestows a 6-inch FHD+ IPS display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9.
Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trouchesset said authorities are still trying to determine if there is more than one shooter. Assistant principal says shooter at Texas high school "has been arrested and secured", no comment on possible injuries.
The Cavaliers' defense broke consistently due to their inability contain players along the perimeter or interior. LeBron James has made Boston's TD Garden his personal playground during the playoffs in recent years.
The Jets will need to find a way to protect against him, and the Golden Knights offense as a whole because they have been tough. The Jets have outscored opponents on the road 21-9 in their last seven games.
Mr Mahathir had led the coalition from 1981-2003 but quit in recent years in protest at Mr Najib's alleged corruption. He said the government is also committed to repaying any debts linked to the fund that it has guaranteed.
Centre announces ceasefire in J&K during Ramzan
Security forces to reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people. It also gave an opportunity for the state government to blame the Centre for the unrest and alienation of youth.
Egypt to open Rafah crossing with Gaza for Ramadan
The announcement comes days after Israeli fire killed almost 60 Palestinians during a protest along the Gaza border. Sisi's Twitter account said the opening of the crossing would "alleviate the burdens of brothers in Gaza".
Steam Link beta has landed on Google Play
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The Wales worldwide scored two and registered six assists for the Potters, the latter his best return in a Premier League season. Promoted under manager Brendan Rodgers in 2011, Swansea finished 11th in their first season back in the top flight.
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From the summit of Mauna Loa volcano, 20 miles (32 km) away, cameras photographed an anvil-shaped plume billowing on the horizon. It is one of the most active in the world and has been erupting continuously, though not explosively, for more than 30 years.
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Human papilloma virus ( HPV ) is the name for a group of viruses that affect your skin and the moist membranes lining your body. HIV is the virus that causes the disease known as AIDS. " Melinda [Gates's wife] didn't like that too well", he quipped.