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Google puts AI central in head-on competition with Apple

Wednesday 5 October 2016 | 11:42 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Google has launched its new range of hardware, including two smartphones under the Pixel brand. Comparisons with the iPhone and other high-end phones are obvious, but the implications of the new products go beyond that. We summarise first the features of the new devices and then look at two strategic elements for Google: artificial intelligence (AI) and vertical integration (Google as hardware manufacturer).

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