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Rincon runs a team of about 20 people at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California.

A day in the life of a Google director, who gets up at 5:30 a.m., attends up to 12 meetings a day, and has a ‘no screens’ rule with her fa...

Lilian Rincon, the director of product management for the Google Assistant, runs a team of 20 people at Google's campus in California.
Lilian Rincon is the director of product management for the Google Assistant.

A Google director who runs a team of 150 people says she doesn’t hire people who act like ‘rock stars’ but can’t back it up &#...

Lilian Rincon, director of product management for Google Assistant, looks to hire people who are humble, care about the people with whom they work, and focus on the user.

Here’s how to use Duplex, Google’s crazy new service that impersonates a human voice to make appointments on your behalf

Google is rolling out a new voice-enabled tool for Pixel users that can schedule appointments and book dinner reservations for you.

Google Assistant’s ‘Pretty Please’ feature is now available and ready to help users of all ages clean up their manners

Google announced the release of its "Pretty Please" feature for Google Assistant, which helps encourage polite manners.

The best Google Assistant smart speakers you can buy

Google and its partners sell several smart speakers with the Google Assistant onboard. These are the best Google Home speakers.

There’s finally a way to summon Google Assistant on your iPhone using your voice

Google's latest version of Google Assistant for iOS is helping break down the wall that Apple builds around its ecosystem.

Google’s new $150 Home Hub does a lot of things you probably don’t need it to — but it has one feature that automatically makes the ...

With its new Google Home Hub smart-home device, Google wants to run your life — or at least your home.

19 of the coolest things your Google Home can do

Whether you have the original Google Home, the tiny Google Home Mini, or the extra-large Google Home Max, the device has several hidden tricks.

Over a million people asked Amazon’s Alexa to marry them in 2017 and it turned them all down

Winning over your virtual voice assistant is apparently a competitive field. But spoiler alert: your AI-powered Amazon Alexa device is probably going to reject your proposal no matter how hard you try to win her over.

Google gave Google Assistant a weirdly specific backstory to get her voice just right

The voice for Google Assistant was something Google worked hard to perfect. A designer told The Atlantic that he gave Google Assistant's voice a weirdly specific backstory in order to make it sound just right. Google Assistant's persona has a BA in art history and enjoys kayaking.