Google I/O Live Blog: Home voice-activated assistant, Allo messaging app announced
Google announces its rival to the Amazon Echo, unveils yet another messaging app.
Today at Google I/O, Google’s annual developers conference, Google announced its new Home voice-activated household assistant, a new Allo messaging app, unveiled a new “Google assistant” platform along with other developments.
We’ll have break out stories on some of the news, which you’ll find below as it appears:
- Meet Google assistant: A new search platform, rather than a gadget or an app
- Make room for Google Home, Amazon Echo/Alexa
- Google announces Firebase Analytics & Universal App Campaigns updates for app developers
See also Google’s blog post with some of the news. Below, our live blog of the event: