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Google wants to help people suffering from ‘negative news fatigue’

Google has always had a love/ hate relationship with the news media and apparently the company thinks that it's delivering too much bad news. The company said Tuesday it will provide readers a means to acquire positive stories, which it said are "an important part of a balanced news diet."

Samsung just unveiled its first smart speaker, the Galaxy Home, to take on Amazon, Google, and Apple

Samsung announced its own smart speaker, the Galaxy Home, on Thursday. Whether Bixby will be good enough to be your smart speaker of choice is another question altogether.

Sonos S-1 reveals more than half of Sonos households own more than one Sonos speaker — and 27% of them own more than three

The SEC filing revealed some figures that indicated a high level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, but a major caveat is that the company relies on its biggest competitors — Google, Apple, and Amazon — to make its products work.

Siri owns 46% of the mobile voice assistant market — one and half times Google Assistant’s share of the market

Apple's share of the mobile voice assistant market is surprising considering Siri's popularity compared to Google Assistant, but its presence on the iPhone and Google's struggle to build awareness about its own smart assistant put it at an easy first.

Here’s why I fell in love with Amazon’s $150 Echo Show smart speaker and how it helped me organize my life

I used to mock the Echo Show, not knowing why I would ever need my Echo to have a screen, but in certain ways it's the perfect smart home device — as long as it's not sound quality you're after.

Google is adding a new feature to Google Home that fixes my biggest problem with the device

Google added a new feature to Google Home devices called Continued Conversation. The feature allows you to ask your Google Home follow-up questions without having to use the wake word every time.

Amazon is launching a new Echo meant just for kids

Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition has built-in parental controls and a version of Alexa that speaks in a more kid-friendly way — and will even teach kids manners.

Amazon is teasing a mysterious new device called the Fire TV Cube on its website

Amazon is asking "What is Fire TV Cube?" in a new teaser posted on its website. The answer may lie in an Echo-Fire TV hybrid device that was leaked last year.

1 out of 5 US homes with wifi now have a smart speaker like the Amazon Echo

Amazon's Echo and other smart speakers are taking off with American consumers.