Google announces new 'machine learning' service

Elizabeth Williams
May 27, 2017

Google unveiled at its I/O developers conference a preview of the next release of Android and a new lightweight version of the OS aimed at developing markets.

Always working in the background, it scans applications for viruses and will be automatically installed on all Android phones that have Google Play on board. These new features are believed to be made available on app the supported platforms in the weeks to come.

On Day 1 at Google I/O at the Shoreline Amphitheater at their Mountain View headquarters, Google celebrated a big milestone of reaching 2 billion monthly active Android devices globally.

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The service was meant to make it easy for users to track and find their Android devices in the event they lost or misplaced them. So, in order to give you a better perspective of the major highlight of Google I/O 2017, we have compiled the top 5 features that Google will soon launch for its users. This while people using its dominant internet search engine and leading email service have been feeding the machines valuable pieces of personal information for almost 20 years. Previously, the assistant worked only on Google's Android software.

Google announces new 'machine learning' service

Pinterest has a similar tool.

Google this week introduced a new set of Google Lens technologies that can visually identify objects in the real world.

Picture-in-picture allows YouTube Red subscribers to shrink a video they are now watching, allowing it to play in a smaller window they can move anywhere on the screen while they use another app on the phone.

While it was not mentioned directly, the person on the receiving end of the money transfer will presumably also have to have a debit card attached to their Google Account. Facebook has its own version of this feature in its Moments app.

Google's new partners include home automation startup Hive, smart light bulbs company Wiz, and well-known networking equipment manufacturer D-Link.

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