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Made by Google 2018: It’s About More Than Hardware (Premium)

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This week, Google announced new smartphones, Chromebooks, and smart home devices. But if that's all you got from the event, you're missing the point.

As I noted after last year's Google hardware event, what the search giant is really doing is establishing itself as the leader in modern platforms, thanks largely to its AI prowess. And while this week's event was ostensibly about new hardware, Google was really just pushing AI, software, and for the first time so explicitly, even design.

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