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Google Assistant can now read your work calendar

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is finally coming to G Suite, starting with the app in beta within Googles enterprise platform.

In a blog post, which coincided with the announcement at the company's Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, the tech giant outlined how the integration will work.

"Users with accounts can start testing with starting today," said the company.

"is integrating with Assistant, specifically with Calendar," said David Thacker, Vice President of Product Management,

"Now when you sign in and switch to your G Suite account, you can use your to help you prepare for the work day," he said.

Assistant integration for the G Suite app applies for both mobile as well as desktop users.

Since the integration is just an enterprise feature, it would not work on Assistant-compatible device synced to an individual's personal account.

In addition, the company is also bringing other improvements including third-party connectivity in Cloud Search, updates to Hangouts Meet to help businesses stay connected and "connected sheets" feature to let workers collaborate on up to 10 billion rows of data right from within Sheets, the post noted.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 13:38 IST
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