Apple acquired a UK Cassandra-based analytics firm before Foundation DB, around the time it was buying tech to improve Siri.
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The beta of iOS 8.3 suggests that Apple's personal assistant will soon be speaking in several new languages.
We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
Apple has filed a patent in the United States for a Siri-like digital assistant interface for a desktop environment.
Lower court in China rules against Apple and says a Chinese company has the patent over a similar intelligent assistant.
Apple may have attempted and failed to purchase Nuance in the past, but it seems Samsung may have piqued the speech recognition software company's interest instead.
Microsoft has released details of its voice-activated assistant rival, but Apple isn't taking the increased competition lying down.
Siri on iOS 7 being used to control home automation devices like the Phillips Hue, and third-party apps like Spotify and Venmo. Installation can be done on any phone within a minute, without jailbreaking.
Apple has chosen the Geneva Motor Show to launch CarPlay, an in-car system for iOS users.
The legal action comes after China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) rejected Apple's request to invalidate a patent by a Shanghai-based company which it claimed was similar to its voice-driven technology Siri.
Smartphone makers are looking to voice control and personal assistants to make their hardware stand-out. But are all voice control systems created equally?
Shanghai's Zhizhen Network Technology has accused Apple of violating its patent used in Siri, claiming it developed and patented a product with similar speech recognition technology before Siri was developed.
While the case for an Apple branded television is far from concrete, the living room is wide open for the Cupertino, Calif.-based giant to make an assault with a number of devices—and at the heart of these devices could be its voice assistant technology, Siri.
Honda is following General Motors' lead by adding Apple's voice-assistant software into some of its 2013 vehicle models.
The wild promises of artificial intelligence are already in our pockets, thanks to Apple's Siri virtual assistant. But the backstory is far more interesting.
It's not TVs or games consoles that we'll be seeing from Apple in 2013, but a tighter integration of its cloud services into its products. One cloud service that will see improvement is Siri.
Apple's voice-assistant software Siri will make its on-the-road debut in two of GM's new smaller, budget Chevrolet models. But GM won't be the only automaker to bring Siri into its cars.
Citing conflicts of interest, the judge controlling Apple's latest patent lawsuit has washed his hand of the trial.
Apple heavily advertises Siri and competitors have been trying to match and beat its functionality. Google Now is excellent on Jelly Bean-powered devices and there are some great 3rd party alternatives. Nuance is an experience developer of voice technologies and enters the Android arena with this new application.
The new iPhone is almost a given, but what about a new Apple TV, Siri TV, better photo sharing, iPod touch, iPod nano with watch features, and an iPad mini?
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