LG's new ThinQ TVs support Apple AirPlay, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

Magic mark: Amazon reveals for the first time, how many Alexa-devices are in circulation

The number was revealed in an interview by The Verge with Amazon's SVP of devices and services Dave Limp.

Amazon has revealed a new figure for its Alexa voice-assistant: the company says that more than 100m devices with Alexa pre-installed have been sold. Google Assistant vs. Amazon Alexa is really about queries at scale. There's a range of smart speakers like the Google Home line and third-party devices from JBL, Sony, Panasonic, LG, and more. Google Assistant is also shipping on millions of Google Home speakers every quarter.

It all started back in March 2017, when Google announced it would bring the Assistant to all Android phones running Marshmallow or Nougat. At the office, Google Assistant will play well with G Suite. But even so, Google's two-year-old assistant would appear to have some impressive momentum on its side. AI voice assistants are expected to dominate this year's CES, with smart homes fast becoming the norm in the US.

Sarri hints at the need for Chelsea to sign attackers in January
The Blues paid a whopping £57.8million to sign the 20-year-old United States star from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. I think we need something different for characteristics . "It's up to the board".

Along with Android smartphones, Google is also selling more devices that support Assistant.

Samsung TVs will run commands received from Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, but the only integrated voice assistant will continue to be Bixby.

Of course, Google's "billion Assistant devices" claim only means a device can use the Assistant, and that's very different from a billion active Assistant users. It's obviously unclear exactly how many active users Google Assistant had in the past, so it is hard to understand the exact degree of growth here. It's also now compatible with over 10,000 smart home devices - a whopping 600-percent increase over the last year - while the number of active Assistant users has grown four times over the past year.

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