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Google Assistant Outsells Amazon Alexa as Smart Speaker Sales Slow Dramatically

Smart speaker sales slow in Q2, as Google (37%) overtakes Amazon (21%) in market share. Apple HomePod sales register 245% growth vs. 2020.

Jason Knott · July 29, 2021

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Sonos Calls Out Google, Amazon Tactics in Senate Antitrust Hearings

Eddie Lazarus, chief legal officer, Sonos, Inc., appeared before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust and Consumer Rights.

Robert Archer · June 18, 2021

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Google, Amazon Smart Home ‘Monopoly Problem’ Attacked in Congress

Senate judiciary subcommittee anti-trust hearing warns Amazon and Google of their growing potential monopoly on the smart home space.

Jason Knott · June 18, 2021

4 Key Business and Lifestyle Trends Transforming Customer Demand

Certain markets like work-from-home and security and surveillance saw huge upticks in consumer interest in 2020, so be sure to keep targeting these areas as 2021 hits its midway point.

CE Pro Editors · June 17, 2021

What Does Google Support for Matter Smart Home Protocol Mean?

Google to use the Matter smart home protocol across all Nest devices. What does that mean for professional integrators?

Jason Knott · May 24, 2021

CEDIA to Be ‘Grow with Google’ Education Partner, Offer Free Business Courses

CEDIA announced this week is offering prospective and current members free access to “Grow with Google” courses in a range of subjects to complement its industry-leading curriculum. Accessed via CEDIA Academy online, the curated collection of courses from Google explores topics such as the “Fundamentals of Online Marketing,” “Design Thinking for the Entrepreneur,” “Attract More Customers Online Using […]

Arlen Schweiger · May 21, 2021

Google Unveils New Nest Pro Awards Program

Nest Pro Virtual Summit stresses Google’s commitment to professional installation channel with exclusive product and loyalty program.

Jason Knott · May 21, 2021

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Sonos Confident of Victory in Google Patent Lawsuit

Sonos expects ITC decision in August. Meanwhile, German court ruling stops sales of Google Pixel smartphones, Nest speakers and YouTube music app.

Jason Knott · May 13, 2021

2021 CE Pro 100: Integrators Overcome Major Hurdles

The median CE Pro 100 integration firm’s revenues fell just 2.4% in 2020 despite pandemic shutdowns.

Jason Knott · May 11, 2021

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CE Pro Podcast #54: Google, Shelly Target Smart Home, Wellness

Google expands ‘Works with Google Assistant’ program while Allterco Robotics targets entry level with Shelly line of Wi-Fi solutions.

Jason Knott · April 30, 2021