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Google launches AI-driven audio news feed

Dec 07, 2018 - 9:47 AM

The technology giant says it has partnerships with more than a dozen news organizations to deliver an audio feed in the same manner as its smartphone news feed

GOOGLE. A woman and her child play on a Google sign at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai on September 26, 2018. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

The 3 products Google announced at its October 2018 event

Oct 09, 2018 - 9:46 PM

Meet the Home Hub, Pixel Slate and the Pixel 3

GOOGLE'S LINEUP. The Google Home Hub, Pixel Slate, and Pixel 3. Screenshot from Youtube.

Google Mini captures top spot in connected speaker market

Sep 20, 2018 - 9:28 AM

A report by Strategy Analytics shows that for the second quarter of 2018 the smallest device from Google captured 20 percent of the market with sales of 2.3 million

MINI. File photo shows Isabelle Olsson, lead designer for home hardware for Google, Inc., introducing the new Google Home Mini at a product launch event, October 4, 2017, at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, California. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/AFP

What's it like using smart speakers in the PH?

Jan 29, 2018 - 2:24 PM

'When our service provider had connection problems in our area, Google Assistant would repeat to me every 30 minutes that it 'couldn’t find the internet''

GOOGLE HOME. The search giant steps into the smart speaker arena with the 2016 release of this device. Screenshot from Google.

Google Home Max trends in the Philippines

Oct 05, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Find out why people are excited about Google's new products

Google introduces the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL

Oct 05, 2017 - 1:14 AM

(UPDATED) Google formally introduces the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL, as well as the Daydream View VR headset and the Google Pixel Buds

THE PIXEL 2 AND PIXEL 2 XL. Screen shot from Google Livestream.

Google announces the Home Mini, Home Max

Oct 05, 2017 - 12:32 AM

(UPDATED) Google formally introduces its new Google Home device, the Google Home Mini!

GOOGLE HOME MINI. Screen shot from livestream.

WATCH: Google's Pixel 2 event

Oct 04, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Watch as the tech giant unveils their new phones and possibly more. The show officially begins on Thursday, October 5, at 12 am.

Beyond Pixels: Other expected things at Google's Pixel 2 event

Oct 04, 2017 - 1:19 PM

Aside from the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, here are some likely non-smartphone announcements slated during Google's Pixel event on October 4

Google and Walmart team up to take on Amazon

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:40 AM

The venture will allow customers to order groceries and other items from Walmart to be home delivered through Google Express

#ThinkPH: Technology is changing human physiology

Jul 18, 2017 - 9:02 PM

The Internet is helping all of us connect and we’re doing more stuff online now not just social media but the weird thing is that our internet habits especially on our smartphones are actually changing the way our brains work Simon Kemp says

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Amazon leads surging connected speakers market in US – survey

May 09, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Amazon s Echo speakers hold 70 6 of the market followed by Google Home at 23 8

ECHO. The smart speaker from Amazon is leading the pack right now. Photo from Amazon

WATCH: Google Home in action

Oct 05, 2016 - 8:15 AM

Google shows how the AI powered speaker aims to integrate itself into the home

NEW APPLIANCE. Google Home is seen as a competitor to the Amazon Echo. Screengrab from YouTube/Google

Google announces Wifi networking hub, Home assistant

Oct 05, 2016 - 1:50 AM

Google s home innovations aim to make Google and its AI powered assistant a bigger part of your home life

GOOGLE WIFI. Screen shot from YouTube.

Apple, Google locked in battle for supremacy

May 22, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Analysts say Google has been evolving from a pure search engine to a leader in mobile while Apple must find ways to keep its position as innovation leader

Google virtual home assistant to challenge Amazon Echo

May 19, 2016 - 5:04 PM

Google Home will synch with Chromecast devices that allow remote control of televisions or stereo systems and with smart devices made by Google owned Nest and other companies

GOOGLE HOME. Screen shot from Google I/O livestream