Google Keeps Up With the Joneses, Releases New Home Speaker, Android Phone and …

Google played defense in this year’s IO developer’s conference, and its biggest announcements seemed like reactions to the progress its competitors at Amazon, Facebook and Apple made in the past year. In the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, an outdoors concert hall across the street from Google’s campus, Google announced a voice-activated home speaker, a AI-trained messaging app and its compliment and a new Android phone. In a two-hour long keynote speech, CEO Sundar Pinchai addressed Google employees, journalists, and a massive web audience on a sunny Wednesday morning. Pinchai focused on two big themes, which are also buzzwords for the rest of the industry: machine learning and encryption. Try Newsweek: Subscription offers Considered the industry frontrunner in machine learning technologies, in which programs organically learn without explicit programming…


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