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Nine voice search stats to close out 2019 – Mobile Marketing Article

From smartphones to smart home appliances, artificial intelligence, voice and virtual assistants are very much at the center of a shift in the way we interact with digital devices. While voice has not yet lived up to its promise, it’s clear it will be an enduring feature of the digital user experience across an expanding array of connected devices. Mobile = 59% of search Way back in 2015, Google announced that mobile search had surpassed search query volumes on the…

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Amazon tops Google in Q3 smart speaker market report – Mobile Marketing Article

Market research firm Canalys reported that Amazon shipped three times the number of smart speaker/display units as Google in the third quarter of 2019. According to the company, Google was responsible for 3.5 million units compared with Amazon’s 10.4 million; Alibaba was second with 3.9 million. Nearly 30 million units shipped in Q3. The third quarter saw shipments of 28.6 million smart speakers and displays overall, compared with 26.1 in Q2 2019 and 19.7 million in Q3 2018 according to…

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Analyst firm: Google smart speaker shipments dropped in Q2 2019 – Mobile Marketing Article

According to Canalys, the global smart speaker market grew 55% in the second quarter of 2019. However, the firm reported that Google saw a nearly 20% decline in unit shipments during the period, which stands in sharp contrast to Strategy Analytics’ more bullish numbers released roughly two weeks ago. Baidu overtakes Google in report. Canalys said Baidu had the strongest growth and overtook Google for second place in terms of units shipped during the quarter. This reflects stronger growth in…

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