Google Assistant alternatives

Google Assistant
Virtual assistant integrated in conversational user interface products: Google Allo and Google Home. You can ask a question for an answer, and follow up with multiple questions, with Google picking the conversation out and returning the right answer.
Google Assistant alternatives are:
Google Now, Siri, Cortana
Here are the latest news about Google Assistant:

2016 Google opens Assistant to third-party developers


Google Assistant, the Alexa/Siri-like AI offering is the heart of Google's new phone Pixel, announced today.  And much like Alexa, the company is set to open its smart helper to third-parties. The company’s answer to Amazon’s Skills is the ironically passively named Actions on Google. The program will open Assistant’s SDK to developers starting this December. With it, devs will be able to create two kinds of actions – Direct and Conversation. The former entails simple requests like home automation, while the latter is more of a back and forth interaction utilizing API.ai.


2016 Google Assistant arrives in new messenger Allo



2016 Google launched virtual assistant called Google Assistant