Voice of Siri steps forward
Oh Siri, now we really know you.
New center to better understand human intelligence, build smarter machines
Siri and Watson may seem brainy in certain situations, but to build truly smart, world-changing machines, researchers must understand how human intelligence emerges from brain activity.
Google wants to start a conversation
Search engine companies like Google, Microsoft and, to a lesser extent, Apple are trying their best to get users to stop typing in queries and to start using their voices to ask more conversational questions to perform searches ...
Apple seeking 'next big direction': co-founder
Apple is in a waiting period with the US gadget giant seeking the "next big direction" almost two years after the death of its groundbreaking boss Steve Jobs, the company's co-founder Steve Wozniak said Thursday.
China court hears claim Apple's 'Siri' is a copycat
A case against US technology giant Apple brought by a Chinese firm for alleged patent infringement in its digital personal assistant "Siri" has begun in a Shanghai court, state media said Wednesday.
Review: Samsung's Galaxy S4 less innovative than it seems
When Samsung announced its new Galaxy S4 in March, it put some serious doubts into this longtime iPhone user.
How Siri, Google Now respond to five questions
With Google's voice assistant now available on iPhones and iPads, The Associated Press used an iPad Mini to throw five test questions at Google Now and Siri on Monday afternoon in New York. ...
Google's virtual assistant invades Siri's turf (Update)
Google is trying to upstage Siri, the sometimes droll assistant that answers questions and helps people manage their lives on Apple's iPhone and iPad. The duel began Monday with the release of a free iPhone ...
Apple in court in China over 'Siri' claim (Update)
Apple appeared in a Shanghai court on Wednesday, accused by a Chinese firm of copying software used for the "Siri" personal assistant on its hugely popular iPhones.
Review: Despite flaws, voice search has potential
I never thought I'd be telling my phone what to do. But I often find myself talking to various digital assistants—Siri on the iPhone and Google Now on Android devices—to request driving directions, restaurant recommendations ...
Appeals court denies review on Samsung phone ban
A US appeals court Thursday refused to reconsider an an appeal from Apple that sought a ban on Google-branded Samsung smartphones amid the patent fight between the two companies.
Apple's next trick? Wearable tech, analyst says
Apple's next big venture could be wearable technology, starting with a "smart watch."
GM cars to use Apple voice assistant Siri
General Motors said Tuesday it will integrate Apple's voice-activated software Siri in some of its cars next year to allow iPhone users to perform hands-free tasks.