Google Courts Developers At I/O Conference

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A group of attendees watch a product demonstration of a Motorola Moto 360 watch during the Google I/O Developers Conference at Moscone Center on June 25, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

There are one billion Android-powered devices in use across the globe, but Google is still looking to expand into everything from home appliances to what you wear.

Google needs app developers to stay interested as they face competitors like Apple and Samsung, and the I/O conference this week is the place to rally that support.

NPR’s Aarti Shahani joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the improvements and new systems Google has unveiled.


  • Aarti Shahani, technology correspondent for NPR. She tweets @aarti411.
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