Google and Microsoft both leveraged AI in their I/O and Build to demo digital assistants, accessibility and healthcare, and the Internet of Things. Google's more impressive Duplex technology may score it an early win.
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At Google I/O 2018, the company introduced a new suite of features designed to help users regulate their phone time, dubbed Digital Wellbeing. Our writers debate whether these are useful tools to help us take control, or pointless PR campaign that can’t possibly make up for our lack of self control.
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Google announced more features to make Chrome OS feel like a more capable Windows replacement. With better multitasking and productivity tools, Google's Chromebook Pixel 2 is being positioned as a viable Surface Book alternative.
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Google is bringing virtual reality and augmented reality experiences to the browser thanks to the new WebXR technology. WebXR replaces the WebVR standard unveiled last year and brings new capabilities and features to the immersive web.
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The security teams from major browser developers worked together to protect you from web-based Spectre attacks. For Chrome, Google incorporated a method called site isolation, which isolates the origins of each webpage.
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Google Duplex is a new technology that uses Google Assistant to make phone calls and book appointments. Instead of sounding robotic, the voice sounds like it might be coming for an actual, human assistant.
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Announced at Google I/O, soon Gmail will be able to write emails for you, with just a few keystrokes. Pulling from your vast Gmail message history, Smart Compose will help you put together an email by suggesting whole phrases.
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Google introduced its Google News app -- replacing Google Play Newsstand on mobile and desktop, along with the Google News & Weather app on mobile. The new app brings new A.I.-powered features and customized news feeds.
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Google I/O 2018 is finally here, and boy are there some great announcements to go over. From improvements to Android, to updates to Google Assistant, to a revamped Google News, here's everything we've seen from Google I/O.
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