Google's automated booking system Duplex is very impressive, but still relies heavily on humans, according to a new report.
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Sonos is rolling out an update that will bring Google Assistant to the Beam and One players.
Google announced a free, ad-supported version of YouTube Music to all users of Google Home and other Google-powered speakers.
The market researchers at Canalys claim that the smart speaker installed base will top 200 million globally by the end of 2019.
Google is introducing new interactive search results, including things like a mortgage calculator. It's also adding ads to search results pulled from the web.
John Legend's voice is now available for a limited time on Google Assistant in the United States. Because why not.
Google's Duplex technology is coming to iPhone devices and all Android devices in the United States.
Walmart this week announced that it is partnering with Google to bring Assistant-based voice ordering to its customers.
The BBC has admitted that it is blocking all of its podcasts from appearing in Google Podcasts, Search, and Assistant. For some reason.
Google now documents the APIs required for smart blinds to hook into Assistant.
Google Assistant's new Continued Conversations feature lets you keep asking Assistant questions without having to say Hey Google.
Google and Apple could be working on bringing official Apple Music integration to Google Home speakers.
Google looks to expand Assistant's reach with new dedicated button, Voice Typing on feature phones, support for more languages, and Android Messages integration.
A new report says that smart speaker sales hit a new record in the holiday quarter of 2018, with 86.2 million units sold.
Alphabet’s most recent annual report dropped Microsoft from a list of competitors in the digital assistant market.
Google announced this week that its Nest Secure smart alarm system now offers Google Assistant capabilities via its Nest Guard base station.
Google starts rolling out a new dark mode for Assistant on Android.
Google's new Assistant Connect platform makes it easier for device makers to offer Assistant-powered experiences.
Google Assistant gets new features on Android, and a new Interpreter Mode on Smart Displays.
Google is bringing Assistant right into Google Maps.
Google introduces a tiny new Smart Clock powered by Google Assistant to help you with your morning routine.
There are over 100 million Amazon Alexa-powered devices out in the world. But there are ten times as many Google Assistant-powered devices.
Google Assistant will soon be available on a billion devices, with number of active users growing 4x over the last year.
Google Assistant wins the Smart Speaker IQ Test, followed by Siri, Alexa, and Cortana.
Google starts rolling out support for notes and lists on Assistant, along with Keep integration.
You can now ask Google Assistant if your flight is getting delayed.
Google Assistant can now speak to you in two new accents.