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Apple: New voice-activated loudspeaker to rival Amazon's Echo and Google Home

Apple releases a home AI to compete with rivals Amazon and Google

Apple has just released its version of a voice activated loudspeaker which can play music respond to questions and control lights and central heating. It's powered by its virtual assistant Siri - and aims to rival Google's home device and Amazon's Echo. The BBC's Mike Powell went to an electronics store in central London where sales assistant Miftaul explained the difference between the products