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Google woos developers to catch Amazon in digital assistant race

The Internet giant is leaning on its expertise in artificial intelligence fields such as voice recognition and automated language understanding to push it ahead of rivals

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HERE is Google's vision for the future of computing: As you drive home from work, you tell your car, "Ok, Google", triggering the company's Assistant. You order food, the digital helper handles the transaction and makes sure it's ready when you arrive.

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