Google Assistant on phones now offers a choice of hotwords

Google created a mild amount of confusion when it launched its Home speaker. You could say “hey, Google” to start a command with the living room device, but you still had to use the time-honored “OK, Google” on your Android phone. Needless to say, that could be confusing if you used both platforms. However, Google …

China’s Nio takes on Tesla with a car half the price of Model X

China's electric vehicle start-up Nio launched its first mass-produced model over the weekend, in a home market marked by competition with companies such as Tesla. The ES8, which starts at 448,000 Chinese yuan ($67,765) is half the starting price of Tesla's 836,000 yuan ($126,470) Model X in … social experiment by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit