Report: Google to debut ‘Home Mini’ smart speaker for $49 on October 4

The device is Google’s answer to the low-cost Amazon Echo Dot.

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When it ‘can’t answer that,’ Alexa begins recommending third-party skills

The move appears to be an attempt to broaden the device’s utility and better compete with Google’s search capabilities.

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Google Home partnership with Condé Nast’s Vogue offers new model for publishers

It points the way toward a new form of “interactive audio” with provocative branding, content and commerce possibilities.

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Walmart offering voice shopping via Google Assistant and Home

Google is also making its Express delivery service free with purchase minimums.

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