Apple looking to smarten up Siri with patent application for crowd sourcing
Microsoft wins applause for tone-preserving translation (w/ Video)
Google will put Majel on the line to rival Siri
Siri's abortion info flap: Blame it on Beta, says Apple
Review: Microsoft wants you to fire Siri
Watch out, Siri. Someone wants your job. Since it debuted on the iPhone 4S three years ago, Apple's Siri technology has been synonymous with the concept of a virtual personal assistant. But now comes Cortana, ...
Review: Apple's CarPlay headed in right direction
Apple is getting ready to hitch the iPhone to cars in a mobile marriage of convenience. The ambitious project, called CarPlay, implants some of the iPhone's main applications in automobiles so drivers can ...
Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap
"Yay, it's Nick! How can I help?" Thanks for asking, Cortana. And thanks for making the Windows phone software better, Microsoft.
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 ...
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."
US appeals court lifts ban on Samsung-Google phone (Update)
A US appeals court Thursday lifted a sales ban on Google-branded Samsung smartphones in a patent fight with Apple, saying there was no evidence sales were driven by features copied from the iPhone.
New Apple mobile software to get maps, Siri update
A new iPhone is getting much of the attention, but Apple's older phones will get a software upgrade this fall as well. A new operating system sports a different mapping service and a built-in bond with Facebook.
Taiwan university sues Apple over iPhone patents
Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University has filed a suit against US tech giant Apple, claiming the company's Siri intelligent assistant has infringed on two of its patents.