Articles Tagged ‘Google’

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Strategy Tech’s most read stories of 2018

From smart homes to helping meet adoption hurdles, here’s what our readers were most interested in this year.

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Google builds a gingerbread smart home

How a holiday activation fits with the tech company’s broader marketing plan for the Home smart speaker.

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Google unveils top searches heading into Black Friday

The tech company crunched the data to show which brands are on Canadians’ minds.

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Gadget Tracking: Assistant and Alexa get more useful

Plus, Huawei is looking to enter the AR and personal assistant spaces in North America.

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Gadget Tracker: How many people are buying an Apple Watch?

Plus, Waymo gets one step closer to self-driving cars.

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Google brings image recognition to search

Google Lens functionality in Image Search will allow users to hunt down products with nothing more than a picture.

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Gadget Tracker: Google adds a screen to Home

Plus, Amazon brings Alexa to French Canadians and Samsung launches smart home hub north of the border.

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Shopper habits heading into the holiday season

New research by Google includes insights into how consumers shop during the busy retail season.

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Telus and Koodo launch on Google Assistant

The telco expands its account management options to a new voice platform.

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GE Appliances gets on Google Assistant

The company builds control of its connected appliances directly into the AI-powered platform.

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A look at smart speaker adoption in Canada

Media Technology Monitor gets a look into how the young category is growing and who is leading the market.

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Tech in Action: Ok Google, let’s play a round of golf

The company turns its Home smart speaker into a caddy to show what it’s capable of.

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Swiss Chalet brings ordering to Google Assistant

The restaurant continues to expand its mobile options with the addition of voice commands.

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Google I/O announcements to pay attention to

How the tech giant is building AI into even more of its products and services.

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Google and Target tested a voice-activated coupon

A pilot program shows how easy it could be to issue, find and redeem discounts on voice platforms.