Native IFTTT integration appears in Google Assistant, allows users to create applets [Gallery]

Native IFTTT integration appears in Google Assistant, allows users to create applets [Gallery]

As we noted in a past teardown of the Google app, IFTTT integration was in the works for Assistant. That functionality has now popped up on one of our devices, and it allows users to easily make new commands and manage existing ones.

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Google launches Google Assistant on the iPhone

Google launches Google Assistant on the iPhone

 Watch out Siri, there’s a new kid in town. Google just announced at its I/O developer conference that its personal assistant is coming to iOS. You won’t be able to replace Siri with Google Assistant, but you’ll be able to use the feature in Google’s dedicated app.
“Today, I’m excited to announce that Google Assistant is available for iPhone,” VP of… Read More

Lyft teams with Google’s Waymo for self-driving cars

Lyft teams with Google’s Waymo for self-driving cars

The ride-hailing app wars just took another dramatic turn with the announcement that Google’s Waymo self-driving car team will be teaming up with Lyft, Uber’s chief rival. 

This could change everything. 

In a deal that was confirmed by both Waymo and Lyft in a report from The New York Times, the two companies will work together on autonomous vehicle “pilot projects and product development efforts.”

“Waymo holds today’s best self-driving technology, and collaborating with them will accelerate our shared vision of improving lives with the world’s best transportation,” a Lyft spokeswoman told the Times in a statement on Sunday.   Read more…

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