Tech News Today: Episode 1726 (Video)

Google Home began playing an ad for Beauty and the Beast during its daily briefing feature. In a statement Google said this isn’t an ad, but a “”partner”” that they invited to “”be our guest and share their tales.”” Google has since removed the ad from Google Home.

Swatch is developing its own wearable OS to compete with watchOS and Android Wear, with its first device in the Tissot brand running it sometime around the end of next year. Swatch CEO Nick Hayeck expects the OS to be more battery efficient, protect user data better, and connect to other wearables and connected objects.

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