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Google to rival voice assistant Siri on iPhones

Google to rival voice assistant Siri on iPhones

This feature isn't exactly new to Google, it uses the same tech as the Google Translate app, though here it automatically translates words that are inside the camera's viewfinder. Google teased the new tool as a good way for candidates to find jobs, but also for companies to find the right people.

The next version of Google's Android operating system wants to make using your phone easier, faster and more secure.

There's hands-free calling, a feature Amazon just added to Echo.

CEO Sundar Pichai says the new Google Lens is a set of vision-based computing capabilities that can understand what you are looking at.

And then there is Google Lens which will be able to click a photo of a phone number and just dial it without you having to type it out.

Pichai announced Google's new application, which is essentially an image recognizing tool.

Google Assistant is making its way to the iPhone today.

Supporters, opponents of Turkey's Erdogan clash in Washington
Washington is concerned by rising anti-Americanism in Turkey that Erdogan's government has tolerated since the July coup attempt. Trump made news last month by phoning Erdogan to congratulate him on a referendum in Turkey that furthered Erdogan's power.

Google Home is part of a bigger initiative for Google to give consumers access to its smart digital assistant, aptly called the Google Assistant.

Now, Google is drawing upon that treasure trove to teach new tricks to its digital assistant, which debuted previous year on its Pixel phone and an internet-connected speaker called Home that is trying to mount a challenge to Amazon's Echo. Talk about Google becoming more intelligent. Action on Google, which is how third-party apps and services can hook up to Assistant, will soon support transactions.

The mobile Chrome browser will ship with Google's existing data-saver feature turned on by default.

In a sign of the ongoing strategic importance of Google Assistant, the company's artificial intelligence-driven, voice-controlled digital assistant, Google announced it would make the product available on Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple's Siri feature on its own devices.

Google is debuting a new way for consumers to use their Google credentials to pay for items in Android app, on the mobile web, or on a desktop website.

Wednesday's keynote took place at an outdoor theater near the company's Mountain View, California, headquarters.


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