WSJ: Google is working on an AI-powered chat service that may or may not be a new Hangouts

Today GOOG: 750.00 2.23 WSJ: Google is working on an AI-powered chat service that may or may not be a new Hangouts Abner Li – 2 hours ago @technacity Apps and Updates Search Comments (0) Hangouts is widely criticized in the Android community for being slow and buggy. According to a rumor last week, SMS support is being stripped out of Hangouts in order to make the app a better chatting service. Perhaps on a related note, The Wall Street Journal is today reporting that Google has grander ambitions for the chat field and plans to infuse their artificial intelligence technology into it. Google wants users to type their questions into a chat-like interface wherein so-called “chatbots” will search the web and other sources of info to provide a natural sounding answer. Third-party…


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