09 Aug '18, 9pm

Google Assistant Can Now Read Google News Stories Out Loud by MattGSouthern

Google Assistant Can Now Read Google News Stories Out Loud by MattGSouthern

Google Assistant has been updated with the ability to read articles in Google News out loud. Previously, Google Assistant was able to read brief snippets of stories from a select number of publishers. Users also had little control over the content that was read back to them. They could utter the command “What’s the news?” and they got whatever Google Assistant decided what was important that day. Now, users can ask Google Assistant to read news about specific topics. “When you want to go deeper or learn more about a specific topic, ask the Assistant: “What’s the news on the women’s national soccer team?” or “What’s the latest on NASA?”” Google Assistant on smart speakers will then read excerpts from news articles about the requested topic. This command can also be utilized on smart displays, which will play relevant YouTube videos. Users can also take advantage of Google A...

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