Google wants to make sure that Google Assistant is your go-to source for just about everything it possibly can be, and news delivery certainly falls in that purview.
Google has just announced that it will be relying on artificial intelligence to sift through news topics you’re interested in and then deliver that news whenever you want. The feature is already rolling out, but it’s only available for a limited number of users right now in the United States. A wide launch is expected in the near future.
Google has partnered withsome of the top news organisations and publishers to let people listen tocurated, customised and long-form news stories via its Google Assistant-enabledsmart home speakers. Over the past year, the tech giant worked with publishersincluding CNBC, Hollywood Reporter, Washington Post and the South China MorningPost, building a prototype that brings the Artificial Intelligence (AI) ofGoogle News to the voice context of the Assistant.
“This new experience will bring you an audio news playlist assembled
You can ask Google Assistant to skip a story, go back or stop.
The prototype is now open for news
“Publishers from around the world who produce English-language content are welcome to submit feeds for inclusion and sign up to try the experience,” Google informed.
To help with this, the Google News Initiative provided funding to a number of news