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Google assistant's Snapshot feature update brings birthday reminders, recipe recommendations and more
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Google assistant's Snapshot feature update brings birthday reminders, recipe recommendations and more

The feature will show you the upcoming birthdays and even suggest various actions you can take, like calling or dropping a personalised birthday song.

Aamir Khan's assistant of 25 years, Amos, passes away aged 60 from heart attack
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Aamir Khan's assistant of 25 years, Amos, passes away aged 60 from heart attack

Amos, who had been working with Aamir Khan for the past 25 years, was taken to the Holy Family hospital where he breathed his last

Google Duplex calls for reservations are handled by humans one-fourth of the time
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Google Duplex calls for reservations are handled by humans one-fourth of the time

Around 15 percent of the time, the call even though it is stared by AI-powered Assistant, it is handed over to a human to complete the booking.

Google I/O 2019: Inching closer to replacing touch interactions with your voice
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Google I/O 2019: Inching closer to replacing touch interactions with your voice

Google is pushing the boundaries of what the Assistant can do, fundamentally changing our phone usage.

Google Home to now respond in Hindi with uniquely Indian contexts
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Google Home to now respond in Hindi with uniquely Indian contexts

Feature will help many users take Google Assistant's help for daily commute to listening to favourite music.

Google says it has sold more that one Home smart speaker every second since mid-October
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Google says it has sold more that one Home smart speaker every second since mid-October

Google currently offers three Home devices — the original Home, the Home Max and the Home Mini.

Google adds a number of new features to Assistant; brings developer support for Indian English
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Google adds a number of new features to Assistant; brings developer support for Indian English

To increase user-engagement, third-party apps will be featured in the Google Assistant app. Users can access these apps with help of contextual queries.

Google Assistant app now makes its way to the Play Store, adds nothing new but promises faster updates
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Google Assistant app now makes its way to the Play Store, adds nothing new but promises faster updates

In the latest move, a Google has added a Google Assistant app on the Play Store in a move to ensure faster updates.

Google reportedly planning to monetize its Assistant using ads and e-commerce options
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Google reportedly planning to monetize its Assistant using ads and e-commerce options

A new report has suggested that Google will eventually add methods to make money from its new AI system.

Google updates Allo with a GIF library, animated emoji, and one tap access to Google Assistant
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Google updates Allo with a GIF library, animated emoji, and one tap access to Google Assistant

Google has updated Allo with newer and faster ways to have expressive conversations.

Cortana now automatically prompts you to do things, you said you would, in your emails
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Cortana now automatically prompts you to do things, you said you would, in your emails

If you have told your boss you will submit a report, or promised friends to purchase movie tickets, Cortana will make sure that you do not forget.

Google Assistant to soon get payment capabilities according to report
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Google Assistant to soon get payment capabilities according to report

Google Assistant is about to get a new addition to its services offered, according to a report in The Next Web. A teardown of the new beta version of the Google Assistant app for Android, done by XDA Developers, shows that you will soon be able to make payments through Assistant across supported devices.

CES 2017: LG to reveal Robot Hub, a smart speaker similar to the Amazon Echo
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CES 2017: LG to reveal Robot Hub, a smart speaker similar to the Amazon Echo

At Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017, LG is going to reveal the Robot Hub, a smart speaker similar to the Amazon Echo or Google Home.

Microsoft teases premium smart speaker by Harman Kardon powered by Cortana
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Microsoft teases premium smart speaker by Harman Kardon powered by Cortana

Microsoft is entering the smart speaker market in the premium segment, and has released a teaser video showing a device by Harman Kardon.

Google Pixel: Company wants to make voice-powered Assistant better than rivals Siri and Cortana
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Google Pixel: Company wants to make voice-powered Assistant better than rivals Siri and Cortana

About six months ago, people working on hardware and the voice-activated Google Assistant for the Pixel phone started sitting next to each other at the company's Mountain View, California headquarters, hammering out minute details of its first phone.

Chatbots are the game changers we were all waiting for in human computer interaction
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Chatbots are the game changers we were all waiting for in human computer interaction

Facebook Messenger, Microsoft Cortana and Google Assistant are the three chatbot platforms that are changing the way we interact with machines.

At a Glance: Google's newest tools, gadgets and services
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At a Glance: Google's newest tools, gadgets and services

A new virtual-reality system from Google and a way to use Android apps without downloading Android apps are among the highlights at the company's annual developer showcasein Mountain View, California. Google also unveiled new messaging apps, a smart-home device and a contest: It wants users to suggest names for its next Android system, currently known as N.

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler dating assistant 39 years his junior
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Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler dating assistant 39 years his junior

Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has made his relationship with his assistant Aimee Ann Preston, who is 39 years his junior, public