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Anticipate the Google Pixel Fold and Pixel 7a and talk about new Android features
Android numbers are displayed at Google’s corporate headquarters on February 02, 2023 in Mountain View, California.
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Google is also likely to discuss updates to Android, which is the most used operating system in the world with 3 billion active devices. Android 14 is expected to launch sometime this summer and the company may spend some time talking about some of the new consumer-facing features that will be available.
Google is also expected to unveil new devices under its Pixel brand, such as the Pixel Fold, Pixel 7a, and Pixel Tablet. Google’s Pixel phones have only about 2% of the US market, according to Counterpoint Research. – How leswing
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Google opens with music made in part with AI
Before the start of the Google I/O conference, attendees will get a free concert from indie electronic artist Dan Deacon.
He said that Deacon’s song, “When I’m Done with Dying”, was produced in part by Google’s generative AI tools. The background was created by an image generator that reacts to the song’s lyrics.
“I’ll be playing some songs, and a lot of the content will be created with Phenaki, Bard, and MusicLM,” Deacon said. – How leswing
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Artificial intelligence should take center stage at Google I/O 2023
Google has launched Bard AI, a proprietary chatbot to rival Microsoft and OpenAI’s ChatGPT.
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This year, much of Google’s advertising is expected to center around artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence has become the hottest part of the tech industry, in part due to interest from OpenAI and rival Microsoft, which has combined so-called “large language models” that can output fluent text and image generators that can spit original images into its Bing search engine.
But Google has been heavily involved in creating these technologies, particularly engineering the adapters used by ChatGPT and other competitors. It has its own chatbot, Bard, which is currently limited to only a select number of beta testers. It also has one of the strongest departments of artificial intelligence, which was recently reorganized as Google DeepMind. – How leswing
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Here we are at Google I/O 2023
Google I/O 2023
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Here at Google I/O 2023 we’re seated and ready to get the action started.
The keynote should last for a few hours and announcements will likely run the gamut from software to hardware news. But, as we’ve already said, AI will likely be the main focus of Google I/O 2023.
The company plans to announce a number of generative AI updates, including the launch of a general-use language large model (LLM), CNBC reported Monday. – Jennifer Elias
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