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App Actions expands with four new categories

App Actions, first previewed at last year’s Google I/O, is expanding with built-in intents for four new App Action categories: health and fitness, finance and banking, food ordering and ridesharing. These new intents are aimed at enabling developers to integrate their apps with Google Assistant. Here’s an example of it in action: Users can execute …

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Google Nest Hub Max: A new weapon in the smart home battle against Alexa

As expected, Google introduced a new 10-inch screen smart display at Google I/O. Google smart displays and speakers have now been rebranded under the Nest moniker. The rationale involves bringing the Google Home and Nest smart-home products together in the same group under the same brand, which makes complete sense. Cool hardware, clumsy branding. All …

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Walmart doubles down on voice grocery shopping with Google Home

Yesterday Walmart announced a simplified way for customers to order groceries using voice commands on any device that features the Google Assistant. That includes Google Home, Android devices and iPhones. The company said the capability will come to other platforms soon (read: Alexa). Update of an existing partnership. Though being treated as an entirely new announcement, …

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Report: Google Home beats Amazon Alexa in Q1 global device shipments

According to a new quarterly tracking estimate from Canalys, Google shipped more smart speakers in Q1 2018 than Amazon. Globally, the firm said that there were roughly 9 million units shipped overall. The three largest markets are the US, China and the UK. According to the report, Google Home grew 483 percent (from a much smaller …

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Study: Majority reject ads on smart speakers

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