Apple sold an estimated 600,000 Homepods during the first quarter of this year, according to new estimates from Strategy Analytics. The market research company reported this week that Apple took the fourth spot in global smart speaker shipments that quarter, following Amazon, Google, and Alibaba. Amazon has long dominated the smart speaker space with its
Amazon Echo smart speaker feels squeeze as Google and Apple make gains
Amazon has dominated the smart-speaker market since the launch of the Echo in 2014, but with Google, Apple, and other players beginning to make gains, its grip is beginning to slip.