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Here's what you should know before today's Google I/O conference | Recode Daily: May 18, 2016

Expect a peek at Mountain View's answer to the Amazon Echo.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai
Google CEO Sundar Pichai
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.Google's I/O developer conference kicks off today in San Francisco. Expect the introduction of its new Amazon Echo competitor, which is reportedly called Google Home and will hit the market sometime this fall. Also expect Google to give us a peek at its chatbot technology, in addition to some virtual reality updates.
[David Streitfeld | The New York Times]

.Last night in Las Vegas, Recode held its first-ever Code Commerce Series event, led by Jason Del Rey. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh talked about his controversial "holacracy" management structure, and The RealReal CEO and dot-com bubble veteran Julie Wainwright had advice about managing a growing business. Plus, Target digital chief Jason Goldberger laid out the big box store's game plan for the coming age of internet-first commerce. We've got full coverage, including videos of the sessions.
[Recode Staff]

.A massive White House overhaul will grant "time-and-a-half" overtime pay to millions of American workers who earn up to about $47,500 a year. Previously, the rules applied to workers making up to around $23,700 a year.
[Noam Scheiber | The New York Times]

.Apple CEO Tim Cook is in India this week, a sign of the renewed focus the company is putting on growing its business in the country. Last month, Cook told analysts that he thought India was Apple's next China: A rapidly developing market with people who aspire to buy Apple products.
[Newley Purnell and Daisuke Wakabayashi | The Wall Street Journal]

.Food delivery startups around the world, which have been able to raise large sums of VC funding over the last few years, are quickly collapsing. The slowdown has been under way for a while now, but it is starting to escalate.
[Saritha Rai | Bloomberg]

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