Google Assistant gets API access

Google Assistant to Get Smarter with Third Party Input for Conversation Actions

Alphabet has now opened up its Google Assistant to third-party developers via tools known as Actions on Google, which will allow developers to create ‘conversation actions’ and ‘direct actions’ that can leverage Google Assistant’s artificial intelligence capabilities. The purpose of these tools is to allow companies to engage with their customers through Google Home, the smart…

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Apple admits iPhone problems

Apple Forced to Admit iPhone Battery Problems, iOS Update Coming

After having its hand forced by Chinese consumer association watchdog and several of its own users, Apple has made a statement about problems with the iPhone battery. Interestingly, the post was made to Apple’s Chinese website: “We take every customer concern very seriously, including the limited number of reports of unexpected shutdown with iPhones. We…

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The Better Smartphone Voice Assistant: Apple Siri or Google Assistant? [Infographic]

Until Google Assistant on Google Pixel and Google Home came along, Apple Siri was pretty much considered the king…sorry, queen of smartphone assistants. Now that we’ve had a chance to test out Google Assistant, some very interesting differences have been revealed between the two versions of voice assistant. Following is an infographic presented by ZLATED…

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