Hey Google, you don't really want to replace me, right?

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Google wants to do more than just organize the world's information. It wants to infuse itself into our lives and replace several of our daily tasks robotically. That, clearly, is the goal, as outlined this week. Forget about those shiny new Pixel phones, tablets and speakers that Google announced this week at a splashy event in New York. Or a new talking video speaker that takes on Amazon's Echo Show with a focus on Google visuals like mapping, calendar, and, of course, all that YouTube content.


WWDC 2017 Keynote Time: iOS 11, Siri Speaker, New MacBook, Other Products Apple Could Unveil

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Apple is expected to reveal new products and give the public a glimpse of the iOS 11 update during the Worldwide Developers Conference. WWDC will take place from June 5-9 in San Jose, Calif., with the keynote address at 1 P.M. EST Monday. You can watch the event live stream using this link on your MacBook, iPad, iPhone or a PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. You can also watch the keynote address on the Apple TV (second and third generation). Here's what could be announced at WWDC: Apple could give a preview of some features that will be on iOS 11, the upcoming update for iPads and iPhones which is expected to be released this fall alongside the iPhone 8, iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus.


Welcome to the Hotel California of Artificial Intelligence

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In 1977, the Eagles released "Hotel California", a song about drugs and the effects an addiction has on people. Putting "We are all just prisoners here, of our own device" in the context of our today's digital lifestyle we find a lot of truth. There is a reason why Google provides most of its services for free or why Amazon wants us to have an Echo in every home or why Facebook has become our directory of "friends". What looks pretty convenient is a threat. It is a threat to the end consumers but also a threat to the established economy.


The Hotel California of #AI @CloudExpo @ReneBuest #ArtificialIntelligence

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In 1977, the Eagles released "Hotel California", a song about drugs and the effects an addiction has on people. Putting "We are all just prisoners here, of our own device" in the context of our digital lifestyle today we find a lot of truth. There is a reason why Google provides most of its services for free or why Amazon wants us to have an Echo in every home or why Facebook has become our directory of "friends." What looks pretty convenient is a threat. It is a threat to the end consumers but also a threat to the established economy.


Apple WWDC: Apple opens up Siri, Maps to third-party developers

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is taking place in San Francisco, where Tim Cook and other executives are expected to reveal changes to Apple operating systems, give Siri a bigger role, and make the App Store more compelling for developers. We'll be live-blogging here, as our reporters at the Bill Graham Auditorium, follow the coverage. Thanks the audience and Apple community and ends WWDC. App varies from teaching young people simple code to introducing more complicated coding features. "Swift Playground will revolutionize the way people learn to code," Cook said.