Google's Android Auto interface for cars has quite a reach, and works very well, but it's about to get a lot better with Google Assistant being pushed out to head units in the United States this week. "It's been an exciting year to see the platform expand to new languages and devices and to see what [third-party developers have] created". These actions can span a range of wide capabilities from language translation to online purchasing to games for kids and much more.
"There's a whole crowd of people who wear their headphones throughout the day and this has kind of enabled them to do their messaging and notifications without having to pull their phone out", Google Assistant VP Scott Huffman told VentureBeat in an interview. They say it is now available on more than 400 million devices.
Chiefs look to halt playoff troubles versus Titans Later in the fourth, Harrison Butker missed a field goal off the uprights that would have given the Chiefs an eight point lead. The letdown was made even more depressing when Henry appeared to fumble as Tennessee tried to run out the clock.
A new directory makes it easy to check whether one's smart home products or apps work with Assistant, and should help drive sales of those products as well.
Finally, Google is expanding Assistant further into existing categories, including TVs and headphones. This feature is now available on cars from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai.
Other upcoming functionality includes being "able to reserve a parking space with SpotHero or order your favorite handcrafted drink or food from Starbucks-all from the road". All in all, today there are more than a million Actions you can take with your Assistant. You can also explore them with your Assistant on your Android phone or iPhone -just go to your Assistant, select the blue icon in the corner and dive in. Let us know by commenting below. We're always adding more Actions.
Drivers can use voice commands to activate Google Maps, Waze, Spotify, Google Play Music, WhatsApp, or other features you'd use on your smartphone when not driving.
Wealthtrust Fairport Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.17% or 25,831 shares. ( NYSE MRK ) opened at $56.66 on Tuesday. The stock of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 17 by Argus Research.
Mike McCarthy liked the idea of having a former head coach as his defensive coordinator when he hired Dom Capers in 2009. The Packers fired Capers after a 7-9 season ended with Green Bay ranked 22nd in total defense and 26th in points allowed.
Pakistan denies allegations but President Trump has escalated the criticism against the country since he took office last January. Many other terrorists and terror groups operate with impunity in Pakistan with official patronage.
Ilkay Gundogan also missed the target twice and Silva badly miscued in front of goal as Man City couldn't find a breakthrough. Bravo launched the quick break that led to the equalizer with a pass that found De Bruyne in a huge amount of space.
Coutinho admits the Reds did everything they could to hold on to him, but his dream was always to sign for Barcelona . Luis Suarez produced a superb strike before half-time and Paulinho tapped in a third in second-half stoppage time.
Each contestant had to reveal their plan to Arshi and the one that Arshi would think is the meanest would be allowed to do it. Vikas tells Shilpa not to target his hoodie as it was a gift and can take more extra shirts but Shilpa does not relent.
In his very next over, the pacer jolted India with the wicket of Sharma, who dragged a good length delivery on to his stumps. If South Africa were well on top at the end of the second day's play, the loss of 90 overs will help India in multiple ways.
SkyBet League One strugglers AFC Wimbledon are now sat in the relegation zone despite losing once in their last three games. Kane admitted the Premier League title was effectively out of reach given Manchester City's form.
The sack by Onyemata came as Newton tried to spin away from Tyeler Davison and slammed his head into Onyemata's chest. Saints running back Alvin Kamara will probably win the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, and rightfully so.
Kamala Mills fire: Owner of Mojo Bistro arrested
He claimed that Kariya's name figured in the Call Detail Record (CDR) of a cricket bookie arrested recently by the police. After the Mumbai Police corroborated this claim, the police arrested one of the owners of Mojo's Bistro on Saturday.
'Pari' teaser released, Anushka Sharma's scary Look
Releasing two films in a span of two weeks was not deemed wise, so KriArj has deferred the release of Pari to Holi [2 March]. The teaser is short, and slowly morphs Anushka's face from serene oddness to bloody mess, as if someone has beaten her up.
No shift in dates for 2019 elections, says INEC
Yakubu said the appointment came at a time when INEC and Nigerians had begun countdown to the 2019 general elections. He added that INEC was determined to build legacy by ensuring that the nation's elections keep getting better.
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou completes loan move to Burnley
He has been a bit-part player under Mauricio Pochettino this season, but at Burnley he is expected to get regular games. The speed machine has made six appearances for Spurs this season, with just one start.
Bradie Tennell Captures 2018 US Crown
Olympic Team, 24 year-old Mirai Nagasu captured the silver medal, serving notice that she wanted to be on the Olympic squad. Then, as the final skater in the long program, the 19-year-old thrived under tremendous pressure.