Google updates Maps, Search and Assistant so you can order food without app

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Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home display. Google just made ordering pizza, pad thai and fried chicken from your favorite restaurants even easier. The search giant announced on Thursday that it updated apps like Google Maps, Google Search and the Google Assistant to make ordering food online more convenient, so you don't have to download as many third-party apps. "When I was pregnant with my son last year, my cravings were completely overpowering," said Google's senior product manager of food ordering, Anantica Singh, in a blog post.


Knowledge Graphs And Machine Learning -- The Future Of AI Analytics?

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The unprecedented explosion in the amount of information we are generating and collecting, thanks to the arrival of the internet and the always-online society, powers all the incredible advances we see today in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data. With this in mind, a great deal of thought and research has gone into working out the best way to store and organize information during the digital age. The relational database model was developed in the 1970s and organizes data into tables consisting of rows and columns – meaning the relationship between different data points can be determined at a glance. This worked very well in the early days of business computing, where information volumes grew slowly. For more complicated operations, however – such as establishing a relationship between data points stored in many different tables - the necessary operations quickly become complex, slow and cumbersome.


Knowledge Graphs And Machine Learning -- The Future Of AI Analytics?

#artificialintelligence

The unprecedented explosion in the amount of information we are generating and collecting, thanks to the arrival of the internet and the always-online society, powers all the incredible advances we see today in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data. With this in mind, a great deal of thought and research has gone into working out the best way to store and organize information during the digital age. The relational database model was developed in the 1970s and organizes data into tables consisting of rows and columns – meaning the relationship between different data points can be determined at a glance. This worked very well in the early days of business computing, where information volumes grew slowly. For more complicated operations, however – such as establishing a relationship between data points stored in many different tables - the necessary operations quickly become complex, slow and cumbersome.


Google secretly rolls out conversational search about nearby places

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At Google's annual I/O developers conference held May 28, the search engine giant unveiled new software features, as well as improvements to the Android operating system. Much of the event focused on new context-aware improvements to Google Now, Android's digital personal assistant, but one of the software's biggest features was actually rolled out secretly. This Tuesday, a representative for Google at the Search Marketing Expo in Paris premiered Google Now's location-aware search feature. The tool, which has already rolled out to most Android devices, was captured on video by Search Engine Land's Danny Sullivan and posted to Twitter. Location Aware Search is live unannounced feature in Google Search App.