• Apple's HomePod Is Starting to Capture More Smart Speaker Market Share

    15 days ago - By Fortune

    Apple's HomePod is starting to make inroads into the smart speaker market.
    The tech giant's HomePod was able to capture 6% market share in the U.S. at the end of the second quarter, earning it “small but meaningful share,” Consumer Intelligence Research Partners co-founder Josh Lowitz said in a statement. While that was far behind the Amazon Echo and Google Home, which earned 70% and 24% share, respectively, Apple has been able to earn that slice in just the last several months. Its competitors have been available for years.
    Apple's HomePod is decidedly different from the Echo and Home...
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  • Improved Debt Market Activity Boosts Debt Origination Fees For Largest U.S. Banks

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    The five largest U.S investment banks made over $3.8 billion in debt origination fees in the second quarter of 2018 - marking a recovery in this figure from the unusually low $3.6 billion in the previous quarter.
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