JUN 29, 2018
While Google and Amazon gained an early foothold in the US and are expanding into Europe and Latin America, China-based companies Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, JD.com and Xiaomi are making the most headway in that country. Samsung, KT, Kakao Corp. and SK Telecom have established early leadership positions in South Korea and other parts of Asia-Pacific.
JUN 3, 2019
Q2 2018 research by GlobalWebIndex found that 52% of internet users in Asia, and more than 40% in North America, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa, had used a voice-search tool or a voice-controlled assistant or smart speaker in the month preceding the survey. Voice assistants are often the most practical choice for those who can’t read or otherwise use text.