Google to test more Duplex calls, Snapchat entering games space
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First revealed back at Google's IO developer conference, Duplex, an AI system able to sound very human, stole the show.
Now comes word that Google will begin testing Duplex calls with selected testers and businesses inside of New York and San Francisco.
But unlike the demos Google showed off, these AI bots will identify themselves at the start of a call.
Snapchat might be venturing further into the gaming space.
The information reports that a game platform within Snapchat has been in the works for some time and already has a publisher on board for at least one title.
Snapchat's growth remains an issue, so the move is seen to get people to spend more time on the app.
And finally, Qualcomm is out with a new smartwatch chip that has a kid focus.
The Snapdragon Wear 2500 can use 4G LTE, boasts an integrated sensor hub, and offers room for better battery life.
It's possible the ships will show up in products later this year.
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