Tag: voice assistants

Google Assistant is getting Tasker-style functionality with Action Blocks

Google Assistant is pretty robust already, offering comprehensive voice and text support. But the search company is trying to make its virtual assistant even more accessible with the Action Blocks feature. In a blog post announcing the feature, Google noted that there are over 600 million people with cognitive disabilities. This means voice or text […]

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Google pledges to reduce amount of audio recordings for Assistant

Google faced a backlash earlier this year when it was revealed that human workers were listening to audio recordings made by Google Assistant users. The practice, done in order to improve the service, reportedly captured users’ personal conversations too. Now, the search colossus has published a blog post detailing privacy improvements for its virtual assistant. […]

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