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Google’s new messaging app now has a feature that can tell what you’re texting about and automatically suggest helpful information — but Google says it’s not reading your texts to do it

On Monday, Google announced that “over the coming months,” Google Assistant integration is coming to the company’s newest text-messaging app, Android Messages. When users are texting about restaurants, movies, or weather on Android Messages, Assistant will offer links to more information – which it calls “suggestion chips.” Google uses “on-device […]
Google’s new messaging app now has a feature that can tell what you’re texting about and automatically suggest helpful information — but Google says it’s not reading your texts to do it
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Google wants to replace texting

Google is leading a group that’s supporting a new universal standard for text messaging. The current standard, SMS, is limited in many ways; Apple’s iMessage solved those limitations, and now Google is playing catch-up with Android. The new standard is named RCS, or rich communication services. It will be deployed […]
Google wants to replace texting