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Live: Google talks up AI, Android at I/O 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai at Google I/O 2018. Screen shot: Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios

CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off Google's annual developer conference announcing new capabilities for Google Photos and Assistant, while also acknowledging a need to make sure tech isn't misused. "We can’t just be wide-eyed," he said.

The bottom line: Google has two main goals at this year's I/O conference: convince developers it has the most powerful tools and sway regulators and critics that it is using that power appropriately.