Google I/O 2023 is underway — and The Verge is reporting live from Mountain View, California. Follow along below for up to the minute coverage.
At this year’s event,Google’s normal array of announcements: new features for Maps and Photos, design tweaks to the next version of Android, and a tease of future hardware. That includes some big news for the Pixel line, where we’re expecting to see the and .
But this year, there’s an even bigger topic that’s expected to be the center of Google’s attention:. Despite playing a central role in AI research, Google hasn’t had a lot of wins in terms of consumer AI products, and its Bard chatbot is . I/O is Google’s chance to prove that it can turn all the research and investment into tangible products that can compete with the likes of OpenAI and — I can’t believe I’m typing this — Bing.