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Brad Abrams / The Keyword:
Google updates Assistant with better media playback, subscriptions for Actions, and lets third-party vendors add custom Assistant commands to their devices   —  While I typically use my Google Assistant to play music, control my lights and set timers, it's easy to dream about what else could be possible …
Mar 9, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Aakash Sahney / The Keyword:
Google announces AMP for Email, with Gmail developer preview available today, to make emails more interactive with content like appointments and questionnaires   —  For the past few years, we've worked to make mobile pages load faster through an open-source framework called Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP).
Feb 13, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Eric Zimmerman / The Keyword:
Google begins rolling out ability to book flights and hotels directly from search results   —  Planning a trip involves lots of searching for flights, hotels, things to do, itineraries and more.  The process is often cumbersome because we have to use multiple tools to gather everything we need—especially on a mobile phone.
Feb 6, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Jon Krafcik / The Keyword:
Google now lets users mute ads that remind them to revisit sites to make a purchase, expands muting to work across devices and on more partner apps and sites   —  In 2012, we introduced “Mute This Ad” to enable you to block an ad that you don't want to see.  The momentum we've seen with this tool is really encouraging.
Jan 25, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Ben Treynor Sloss / The Keyword:
Google plans to build three new undersea fiber optic cables and add five new cloud regions in Montreal, Netherlands, Los Angeles, Finland, and Hong Kong   —  At Google, we've spent $30 billion improving our infrastructure over three years, and we're not done yet.
Jan 16, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Pali Bhat / The Keyword:
Google consolidates its payment offerings, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, under a single brand: Google Pay   —  If you've ever paid for groceries with Android Pay, used Chrome to automatically fill in your payment info, or purchased an app on Google Play, then you've already experienced …
Jan 8, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Sucheta Kulkarni / The Keyword:
Google Maps for Android and iOS get a new public transit navigation feature that sends users notifications when they need to get off the bus or train   —  Traveling on a bus or train is the time for you to do your best music-listening, news-reading, and social-media scrolling ... as long as you don't miss your stop.
Dec 16, 2017, 1:05 AMIn context
Nikhil Chandhok / The Keyword:
Google releases ARCore Developer Preview 2 and says it is ending support for Project Tango   —  Augmented reality is a powerful way to bring the physical and digital worlds together.  AR places digital objects and useful information into the real world around us, which creates a huge opportunity …
Dec 15, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Michael Galvez / The Keyword:
Google updates Search with expanded Featured Snippets and extra info for a single search term as well as queries spanning multiple related searches   —  Search is not just about answering your questions—it's also about discovery.  We search to explore new topics of interest …
Dec 5, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Gummi Hafsteinsson / The Keyword:
Google rolling out Assistant update in US that connects users with local home services, with prescreened providers in many cities   —  No matter what questions you're asking—whether about local traffic or a local business—your Google Assistant should be able to help.
Nov 30, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context

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