Google introduces Google Home, a voice-activated home device

By offering a new product called Google Home, the Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant has entered the voice-activated home device market, according to The New York Times.

Google Home, a competitor to Amazon's Echo, can answer basic questions and complete tasks, such as ordering a pizza and obtaining information from major news sources. Amazon has already sold an estimated 3 million units of Echo, which was released two years ago.

Google's newest product is expected to be released this fall, and more details will be announced during the company's annual developers' conference.

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