Google’s New Innovation Just Raised the Bar

There are several eagerly anticipated tech events over the course of a year that unite analysts, commentators, and geeks across the globe – from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) new product unveilings.The Google I/O annual developers’ conference is no exception.Held last week in Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOGL) hometown of Mountain View, California, the conference featured the usual things that tech fans love.The company provided updates to Android and Android Wear, new chat apps designed to compete with the likes of Snapchat and Apple’s Facetime, a new generation of “OK, Google” called Google Assistant, which aims to leapfrog Siri’s abilities, and a home assistant designed to compete with Amazon.com Inc.’s (AMZN) Echo. (More to come on the latter in…


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