smart home

Smart speaker battle starts to get nasty

Amazon and Google are miles ahead in the battle for the living room, and the fight was always going to get sour at some point. Withdrawing YouTube from Echo Show was the first shot.

Google wins first battle in the smart home war

Google has made the first step towards making some serious cash in the smart home space after announcing a partnership with Walmart, will enable voice shopping through Google Assistant.

Telecoms news you may have missed

With days getting hotter, the pubs becoming more appealing and summer holidays last approaching, most would forgive you for missing a few of the telecoms stories from last week. We’ve got your back.

Rumours emerge over Microsoft rival to Amazon Echo

Microsoft would appear to be prepping itself for a more confrontational launch into the smart home arena, as rumours start to circulate about a Cortana-powered device to rival the Amazon Echo.

Watch out, Google’s about

With operators in the UK continuing to scrap and scrimp to recoup the lost fortunes of yesteryear, search giant Google has sauntered across the pond and is looking to make a play for the smart home gateway.

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