Published: Sat, May 20, 2017
Hi-Tech | By Grace Becker

Move Over, Siri! Google Assistant is COMING To iPhone

Move Over, Siri! Google Assistant is COMING To iPhone

"We are now witnessing a new shift in computing: the move from a mobile-first to an AI first world", Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said during an opening presentation.

Google Assistant, the centre of its AI efforts, is in a fierce battle with rivals such as Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft Cortana and Apple's Siri to be the top choice for use in smartphones as well as connected homes, cars and a range of other devices. Google Assistant is more proactive and smarter, but it's also improving far more quickly than any other AI solution on the market.

Google also continues to work on advancing its capabilities in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), and investing in platforms that will make them more accessible to a wider audience, according to VR/AR vice president Clay Bavor.

Comparing Google AI and Apple AI is relevant because both companies want their apps and services to get as much phone screen time every day as possible. You get the weblink from the developer project overview page.

The bad news is that Android Go won't actually launch until 2018, and we don't have any word on which phone companies will be a part of the program. A box pops up asking users which payment method to use and they are good to go with one or two taps. The Card Linked Offers API (application programming interface) will allow merchants and businesses using the company's Android Pay service to engage customers before they enter the store and then reward them after they leave the store, the TechCrunch reported.

Over the coming weeks, Google also plans to launch a new Google for Jobs feature that will incorporate AI into its Search function to make it easier for employers and job seekers to make better-focused matches.

Dario Saric: Dario, Embiid and Brogdon for ROY
Brogdon averaged 10.2 points-per-game, while dishing out 4.2 assists and posting 4.1 win-shares for the Milwaukee Bucks . The former Cavalier shot 86.5 percent from the field and 40.3 percent from 3-point range.

Since Google is one of the most popular search engines today, maintaining its status is important. For example, if you've logged into Twitter on Google Chrome on a laptop, when you install the Twitter app on an Android phone, the phone will suggest you log in with the Twitter account you've already used. Google will leverage as much user data as privacy concerns permit to help the Google Assistant become an expert on the user's life, something like the way human assistants become more valuable as they learn more and more.

Another tool in Google Photos will prompt you to share photos you take with people you know.

The other area where it's imposing restrictions are broadcasts, or the signal to other apps when, say, a user takes a photo.

Google will release a lighter version of its mobile operating system for devices with less than 1 GB of memory, called Android Go. So, it was not a surprise when Google announced an AI-first strategy at its I/O conference this year.

This experience is powered by our smart tap technology, which Walgreens has fully deployed across their 8,000+ US stores'. Essentially, VPS lays down visual markers while you're wandering around with your smartphone camera.

Written by Mike Murphy, a technology reporter at Quartz.

Like this: