Google could be creating an Assistant-powered smart display of its own

Google could be creating an Assistant-powered smart display of its own

When Amazon debuted the Amazon Echo Show last year, we knew it would only be a matter of time before Google introduced its own smart display. A Google VP made comments last week that suggest that will soon happen.

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Sources: Google is buying Lytro, the imaging startup that uses its light field tech in VR, for about $40M; deal includes Lytro’s 59 imaging tech patents

Sources: Google is buying Lytro, the imaging startup that uses its light field tech in VR, for about $40M; deal includes Lytro’s 59 imaging tech patents


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Sources: Google is buying Lytro, the imaging startup that uses its light field tech in VR, for about $40M; deal includes Lytro’s 59 imaging tech patents  —  Last week, Google showed off a new app to display immersive photography in virtual reality, and a multi-camera technique for capturing it …

Google unveils its $300M News Initiative, with tools for subscriptions, security and fighting fake news

Google unveils its $300M News Initiative, with tools for subscriptions, security and fighting fake news

Google today announced a multi-pronged News Initiative, which Chief Business Officer Phillipp Schindler described as a way to tie together all the company’s efforts to work with the journalism industry. Google says the News Initiative is focused on three broad goals — strengthening quality journalism, supporting different business models and empowering newsrooms through technological innovation. […]