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Google Assistant can now fetch wellness data like sleep data from Fitbit
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Google Assistant can now fetch wellness data like sleep data from Fitbit

The new section integrates with Fitbit trackers and enables users to get access to sleep data from any assistant-compatible device.

Fitbit Sense, Versa 3 start receiving new software updates, brings Google Assistant, improved blood oxygen, more
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Fitbit Sense, Versa 3 start receiving new software updates, brings Google Assistant, improved blood oxygen, more

With the update users of Sense and Versa 3 will also be able to take hands-free Bluetooth calls with the on-device microphone and speakers.

Spotify will now let users play and control podcasts through Google Assistant-enabled devices
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Spotify will now let users play and control podcasts through Google Assistant-enabled devices

To enable the feature, users have to head to their Assistant device's settings in the Google Home app and then choose Spotify as the default podcast provider.

Google releases YouTube Music app for Apple Watch, compatible with Watch Series 3 and above
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Google releases YouTube Music app for Apple Watch, compatible with Watch Series 3 and above

The app will allow users to cruise through music collections, control playback and select casting options straight from their Apple Watch.

Google will now let you hum, whistle or sing to search a song you are struggling to remember
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Google will now let you hum, whistle or sing to search a song you are struggling to remember

The feature is currently available in English on iOS and in more than 20 languages on Android.

Google introduces new security system that will alert you in case of any security breach
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Google introduces new security system that will alert you in case of any security breach

The new alert will be issued by a blinking red ‘i’ symbol around the circular icon of your Google account.

Google Assistant will now let you donate to causes, non-profit organisations directly through the app
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Google Assistant will now let you donate to causes, non-profit organisations directly through the app

Google says that the entire contribution amount will go to the organisation. The feature is currently only available on mobile.

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.

Google Assistant can now record and send audio messages to your contacts
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Google Assistant can now record and send audio messages to your contacts

The feature is available currently for Google Assistant users in nations that speak English across the world.

Google will no longer be storing audio recordings unless you specifically permit it to do so
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Google will no longer be storing audio recordings unless you specifically permit it to do so

Google has stated that it uses recordings that have been saved to improve its audio recognition technologies.

Google Assistant will have a Family Bell feature that can help in homeschooling children
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Google Assistant will have a Family Bell feature that can help in homeschooling children

The Family Bell is an alarm-like reminder that can be broadcast from a Nest Home smart display or speaker at a set time.

Google lens on KaiOS devices will now let users translate texts into other languages
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Google lens on KaiOS devices will now let users translate texts into other languages

The new feature is currently available for English and several Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi and Tamil.

Google may finally launch a Nest-branded smart speaker, an evolution of Google Home
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Google may finally launch a Nest-branded smart speaker, an evolution of Google Home

Apart from 'Prince', other hardware plans for Google in 2020 include the Pixel 4a, a possible Pixel 5 and Android TV dongle.

Google adds voice match, default speaker feature to all Google Assistant-compatible devices
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Google adds voice match, default speaker feature to all Google Assistant-compatible devices

A user will be able to link up to six people’s voices with voice match feature to a single speaker or Smart Display.

Google Assistant might soon let you make secure payments by confirming your voice
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Google Assistant might soon let you make secure payments by confirming your voice

Google has also released a support document highlighting how to enable or disable the feature.

ICICI Bank launches voice banking services on Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
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ICICI Bank launches voice banking services on Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

ICICI Bank on Monday said it has launched voice assistance-based banking services for its customers and they can check balance, seek credit card details as well as ask other queries among others through this application

Google Assistant will now read web pages to you via the new 'Read it' feature
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Google Assistant will now read web pages to you via the new 'Read it' feature

The Google assistant can read the webpage in 42 languages like Hindi, German, Telugu, Spanish and more.

CES 2020: Google Assistant to get longform reading in more human-like voice, deeper smart home integration
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CES 2020: Google Assistant to get longform reading in more human-like voice, deeper smart home integration

This longform reading feature will initially be available for articles and websites, however, it may soon be expanded to reading your emails.

Google restricts Xiaomi access to Nest Hub, Assistant after it shows images from stranger's home
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Google restricts Xiaomi access to Nest Hub, Assistant after it shows images from stranger's home

The Reddit user reportedly confirmed that his Google Nest Hub is no longer working on his Xiaomi camera.

Apple, Google and Amazon to team to up to make smart home devices more compatible
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Apple, Google and Amazon to team to up to make smart home devices more compatible

Apple, Amazon and Google will come together to make devices that are compatible with their voice assistants.