LG puts Google Assistant in its own touchscreen-equipped speaker

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The company's vehicle division announced - at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - that it had upgraded its Skip Generation (SkipGen) IVI platform to Android 8.1 Oreo, giving the system access to Google Assistant along with other Google services.

The goal of the new website is to put gadgets from Nest (Google parent company Alphabet's smart-home unit) and the Google Assistant front and center, according to Bloomberg.

Apple to get LG's OLED display chain
OLED TVs are well-known for their superior picture quality with flawless black, more life-like colors, and wider viewing angles. LG's new 8K OLED TV will be shown at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which kicks off January 9 in Las Vegas .

On the show floor, it smoothly scrolled through demo applications popping up info in ways we're used to seeing on our phones or through Android Auto. They're also going up against the might of Amazon, an established brand name synonymous with smart voice-controlled hubs, and the Amazon Echo Show will have a year's head start by the time these new hubs release in the US. All these giants will launch their own smart displays in the coming months, later this year. JBL comes in second, with their Link View Smart Display. Both screens are HD: the smaller one has a 1,200 x 800 resolution, while the larger model has a Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 display.

Interestingly, the announcement came from Panasonic, the first company off the blocks to partner with Amazon and it said the feature can function even if there is no internet connectivity. The 8-inch model is priced at $199 while the 10-inch will retail at $249 when it goes on sale in early summer. However, the Mobile Accessory Kit is much simpler and uses Bluetooth to communicate to other devices. Seven percent of Americans report acquiring at least one smart speaker between Black Friday and the end of 2017, and 4% report acquiring their first smart speaker device during the holidays. Google claims that they will cover more number of devices later this year. This will enable the assistant to work with its newest infotainment platforms.

Intel CEO pledges "security first" following Meltdown and Spectre security issues
While Intel is at the center of the Spectre/Meltdown fiasco, AMD's chips are also affected by the CPU vulnerabilities. In the fallout of the discovery of Spectre and Meltdown , companies have been racing to patch vulnerabilities.

The whole idea behind Smart Displays is to serve as an in-house assistant for all your daily needs. In many booths, signs prominently advertised that products worked with Google Assistant or Amazon's Alexa. For more updates, stay tuned with us!

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Opposing the CBFCs decision to clear the film, a Karni Sena leader said, "Merely changing the name of the film isnt enough". The panel comprised four historians from Rajasthan, who Karni Sena claims, advised the CBFC against clearing the film.

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