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Google Now and speech recognition get big updates in Android 4.4 KitKat

Nexus 5 Google Now KitKat PRESS

Over the past year and a half Google's steadily added new features and cards to its predictive search assistant, Google Now. With Android 4.4 KitKat and the new Nexus 5, the company's taking the opportunity to upgrade Google Now and search on mobile with the goal of "bringing apps and the web together," as Android and Chrome OS chief Sundar Pichai said in a meeting with press today.Search has always been closely tied with Google Now, and it's receiving some much-appreciated attention today. Search results no longer ignore the apps on your phone. Google is now crawling through mobile apps to find their content and bring features directly to the

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31 Oct
Todd Smith @Cisco_Mobile
Here's how Android 4.4 KitKat brings Contextual Computing into focus http://t.co/bwSiUJaKHa cc @Scobleizer @rwang0 @dnm54 #nlproc
31 Oct
FierceWireless @FierceWireless
RT @verge: Google Now and speech recognition are getting big updates in Android 4.4 KitKat http://t.co/rajzrxadhH