Google Reply will let users reply without typing a word

Google is bringing the AI (artificial intelligence)-based Smart Reply feature, first seen in Gmail, to the notifications section in Android smartphones. This will allow Android users to give instant replies to messages from the notifications panel without even typing a word. It works with all messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Skype and Facebook Messenger, and […]

Fired Google engineer James Damore loses diversity memo challenge

Washington: Google’s firing of an engineer over his controversial memo criticizing its diversity policies and “politically correct monoculture” didn’t violate US labour law, a federal agency lawyer concluded. Statements in James Damore’s 3,000-word memo “regarding biological differences between the sexes were so harmful, discriminatory, and disruptive” that they fell outside protections for collective action in the […]