Amazon and Google Release Free, Ad-Supported Music Streaming on Their Respective Smart Speakers

Great minds think alike?

Echo owners in the U.S. can now listen to music for free even if they don’t have a Prime membership. Amazon

It’s sort of the tech equivalent of those dueling banjos: Both Amazon and Google announced free, ad-supported music streaming on their respective smart speakers on Thursday.

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