In a recent move, Google modified the function of Google Assistant, Google’s voice assistant that powers the Google app on Android phones, tablets, and Google Home, to integrate it with Google’s shopping site, Google Express. That’s a common tactic of technology companies and often has significant benefits for consumers. Integration lets different applications talk to each other. A well-known example is Microsoft office, which integrates MS Word, MS Excel, etc. That integration lets you insert spreadsheets into Word documents and a lot more. But this new Google integration takes... [...]