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Google Motors? GM to Embed Google Voice Assistant, Maps, Apps in Cars | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> GM announced today that it is partnering with Google to have built-in versions of Google Assistant — the one activated when you say, “Hey, Google” — in its vehicle infotainment systems. It also will use Google Maps for navigation and let drivers pick auto-approved Android apps from the Google Play Store, all without requiring ...

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New privacy assistant Jumbo fixes your Facebook & Twitter settings – TechCrunch

Jumbo could be a nightmare for the tech giants, but a savior for the victims of their shady privacy practices. Jumbo saves you hours as well as embarrassment by automatically adjusting 30 Facebook privacy settings to give you more protection, and by deleting your old tweets after saving them to your phone. It can even erase your Google Search and ...

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You can now easily buy movie tickets with Google Assistant – TechCrunch

Google Assistant is gaining some new capabilities thanks to a deal with Fandango that should make ordering movie tickets a quick and easy process. Simply tell Google Assistant that you want to buy some movie tickets and you’ll see what’s playing nearby; you can dial in the specificity to find out just what’s playing at a specific theater or at ...

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Google Assistant is now on Apple’s iPad

The Google Assistant (right) can run side-by-side with the Google Calendar app on an iPad. Google The Google Assistant is now available as an iPad app, the company announced Tuesday in a blog post. The Assistant, which is most notable for powering the Google Home and Google Home Mini speakers, was already available as an iPhone app released last May. ...

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Google makes it easier to create custom Assistant commands for devices

Not really the showiest of SXSW announcements, but Google’s got a nice little update for developers looking to differentiate Assistant integration on a product level. Custom Device Actions are way to add specific functions to products. In a blog post, the company gives the specific example of activating a specific color cycle on an Assistant-enabled washing machine machine. The new ...

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ELSA raises $3.2M for its A.I.-powered English pronunciation assistant

ELSA, an app whose name stands for “English Language Speech Assistant” (and not the popular Disney character!), has raised $3.2 million for its A.I.-assisted language learning platform that teaches people how to speak English. Unlike other courses that focus mainly on teaching grammar and vocabulary, ELSA uses artificial intelligence and speech recognition technology to help language learners with their pronunciation. ...

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