Amazon finally answers how many Alexa devices have been sold

Amazon has sold more than 100 million Alexa devices

Amazon has sold more than 100 million Alexa devices

He also highlighted that the Assistant now works in 30 languages and is available in 80 countries, with the number of global active users growing four times year over year. Google also partnered with Choice Hotels, AccorHotels, InterContinental Hotels Group, Priceline, Expedia, Mirai, and Travelclick, allowing users to book a room using Google Assistant. Just say "Hey Google, be my French interpreter", to launch Interpreter Mode and get real-time audible and written (on Smart Displays) translation. After all, Amazon and Google are not friends right now - and you don't need to look far to figure out why.

Ahead of CES' official opening on Tuesday, Google also announced that there are now nearly a billion devices running the Google Assistant.

While Google has been busy perfecting its own assistant to sustain in the market, Samsung is trying to drive the market towards Bixby.

Google Assistant is now multilingual too, so customers can speak more than one language to it inside their homes. The organization has reported that users will be able to control its forthcoming QLED sets with either Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. Accordingly, by the end of the month, Google Assistant would be available on over 1 billion smartphones, and it would support new languages and regions, as well. And for those that are heavily invested in the Google Assistant ecosystem, you'll soon be able to get into Sonos' popular multi-room audio system that has everyone raving. Google is working to integrate similar e-commerce features into Assistant. The company said the number of smart devices that connect with Google Assistant increased more than 600 percent since previous year.

The move comes on the back of Samsung successfully inking a deal with Apple that will see a new iTunes app and AirPlay support come to the company's smart TVs.

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