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Is Google's creepy Duplex AI assistant just vaporware?

4 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Google's most exciting and controversial announcement during I/O this year was Google Duplex. It's basically a sophisticated evolution of Google Assistant that allows users to make reservations and appointments over the phone without placing the calls to businesses themselves. Google offered a few demos on stage that were not live, which was a bit surprising, and said in an announcement that Duplex will launch with limited availability later this year.
But is Duplex actually real? Or is it the kind of Google vaporware we're used to seeing from the company, products that are exciting on...
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Skeptics Doubting Whether Google's AI Call Demo Is Real

Skeptics Doubting Whether Google's AI Call Demo Is Real

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Google Duplex demo showcased at this year's Google I/O developer conference raised a lot of controversies and is still making headlines, though ethical concerns are now taking a back seat to questions about the truthfulness of the presentation itself. Axios questioned Google about various aspects of the supposed video call wherein Google Assistant made an appointment with a hair salon, with the tech giant declining to comment on all of its inquiries earlier this week.
The fact that the receptionist hasn't identified herself or the business she represents after picking up the phone is...
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