Thinking About Google’s Smart Home Comeuppance (Premium)


New data from Canalys claims that Google smart speaker sales plummeted 40 percent year-over-year. Meanwhile, sales of Amazon Alexa-based smart speakers surged 65 percent. Is the search giant quietly losing yet another market to a faster-moving rival?

In a word, yes. That does appear to be the case.

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