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To brighten up your day as you wade through a sea of bad news, Google Assistant will now deliver curated good news - stories about people who are solving real-life problems across the world.
"Tell me something good" is a new experimental feature, currently available for Assistant users in the US.
"Real people are making progress solving real issues and hearing about those stories is a crucial part of a balanced media diet," said Ryan Burke, Creative Producer, Creative Lab at Google.
The daily dose of good stories will be curated and summarised by the Solutions Journalism Network, a non-partisan, non-profit organisation.
"Solutions journalism empowers and energises audiences, helping to combat negative news fatigue. We're exploring how to incorporate more solutions journalism wherever you access Google News," the tech giant said.
The Google Assistant can now connect with more than 5,000 devices at your home.
"That includes cameras, dishwashers, doorbells, dryers, lights, plugs, thermostats, security systems, switches, vacuums, washers, fans, locks, sensors, heaters, AC units, air purifiers, refrigerators, ovens, we can keep on going!" Michele Turner, Director, Smart Home Ecosystem at Google, recently wrote in a blog post.