The company said it would begin testing Duplex more widely "this summer ... to help users make restaurant reservations, schedule hair salon appointments, and get holiday hours over the phone". This brings the total number of voices available for the Assistant up from two to eight (four male and four female), but unlike numerous new products shown off at Google I/O, the voices are already live.
Isn't that terrifying?! Not only did the assistant's voice sound natural and human-like, it only introduced itself as calling "for a client" not, "Hello, this is a ROBOT".
Chocolate floods highway in Poland after truck crashes
The truck appeared to overturn after colliding with a traffic barrier, causing thick sugary liquid to coat Poland's A2 motorway. This left the firefighters puzzled as they didn't know how to clean up tons of melted chocolate?
The other highlight of Google I/O was Android P, which again has a layer of AI and ML built-into it.
Google showcased its plans for the next several months as it kicked off its annual developers' conference Tuesday.
The most common complaint from developers, which ultimately translated into you getting confused while using an app, was that Material Design wasn't flexible enough.
Flipkart co-founder Sachin quits after Walmart deal
Amazon , which operates an online marketplace in India, was reportedly in talks with Flipkart as well - but Walmart won it. He said Walmart buys more than 90 percent of goods locally in every country where it runs stores and e-commerce business.
Several big names in the industry such as Xiaomi, OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, Essential and Nokia are part of Google's Android Partner Program. For the Adaptive battery, Android relies on a deep neural network to predict which apps are used more. Again, the aim to help developers make apps which use these ML Kit tools to aid with "text recognition, face detection, image labeling", etc. This will be possible due to a new intent library that Google is now indexing.
Focusing on "digital wellbeing" contradicts Google's financial goals as a company.
These will look at the flow of news information, analyse it and then sort it into storylines. However, the most interesting of them were the artificial intelligence-backed enhancements to Google Assistant that arguably make it the most advanced voice-based personal assistant out there.
Google has not yet decided how to handle the disclosures to let people know that they are talking to an AI-powered system.
Australian biologist David Goodall was declared dead at 12.30pm on Thursday, Exit International director Philipp Nitschke said. The British-born ecologist, 104, had travelled to the Swiss clinic from his home in Australia, where euthanasia is forbidden.
For what it's worth, the Mets have been giving each of Cabrera and Flores at-bats in the second and third spots all year long. The Mets have nowhere to go but up for the rest of the game, right? Harvey will join the Reds later this week in Los Angeles.
It could also pose a threat to rival platforms and apps, but that of course depends on how well it takes off with Instagram users. Wong also notes that Instagram automatically detected a song she was now playing on her phone, and created a sticker for it.
Starbucks has announced a new partnership with Nestlé in an effort to expand its global reach of prepackaged java. It sold its Tazo tea brand to Unilever for $384 million and closed underperforming Teavana retail stores.
But for months, it has repeatedly said it will not accept a permanent Iranian military presence in Syria . He said they targeted intelligence, logistics, storage and vehicles as well as the origin of the rockets.
It's far too early to call anyone a favorite in this process, but it looks as if LSU will be a factor in Burrow's decision. If Tuesday's announcement is any indication, Haskins will likely enter the fall almost unchallenged to take over for J.T.
After the final whistle, Milan captain Leonardo Bonucci and Juventus counterpart Gianluigi Buffon attempted to console Donnarumma. Milan have returned to form of late, winning back to back games after meeting Bologna and Verona.
Yates had begun the day in third place, 17 seconds behind race leader Rohan Dennis , who laboured on the twisty Etna climb. On Thursday, Chaves dedicated his stage victory to the memory of Casas, whose name is inscribed on his shoes.
Sears partners with Amazon to sell tires
During the ordering process, there is an option to choose to have the tires shipped to the location and have them installed there. The business said it's about 2,100 specialists in its Automobile Centers across the country to perform bicycle installations.
Kenyan dam bursts causing "huge destruction", deaths
Even before this week's dam-burst, rains had killed 132 people and displaced 222,000 in Kenya alone, according to the government. Local leaders are now investigating whether the farmer had a licence to erect the dams.
Iris Automation Selected For White House Drone Program
Another guess would be that drones may compensate for a 'flagging demand ' for the iPhone X, although that may seem far-fetched. This benefit will grow through 2025 when they foresee more than 100,000 jobs created and economic impact of $82 billion.
US Move Against Chinese Tech Giant Cripples It
The DoC activated the ban in order to punish ZTE for failing to meet the requirements of a settlement reached previous year . The news was revealed in a press release which noted that, "the major operating activities of the Company have ceased".
49ers' Foster pleads not guilty in domestic violence case
The identity of the driver, who was interviewed by police, and another guest staying at Foster's home, are potential witnesses. Foster 's friend stayed with Ennis and him that February 11 night, and claimed he was unaware of any altercation or argument.