Google to personalize audio-based news over assistant software

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Listening to the news over a Google Home smart speaker is going to get more useful. On Thursday, Google announced a new effort to personalize the audio news feed available through the company's digital assistant software.

The goal behind the project is to create a radio station that caters to your interests, Google product manager Liz Gannes said in a blog post. It'll also be smart enough to avoid repeating the same new stories you've already heard during the day.

The company's AI-powered algorithms on Google News can already personalize text-based articles for you by looking at what topics you like to read and your search history. Now the tech giant is bringing some of the same technologies to the audio realm. Read more...

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from Mashable http://bit.ly/2QHLyz9

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