Apple has filed a patent in the United States for a Siri-like digital assistant interface for a desktop environment.
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Lower court in China rules against Apple and says a Chinese company has the patent over a similar intelligent assistant.
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.
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.
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 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?
University files infringement suit against Cupertino in U.S. court over its Siri speech recognition system, seeks undisclosed damages.
Apple's latest Siri ad features legendary Martin Scorsese, director of some of the most influential movies of our time including Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas and The Departed.
Apple's update to its mobile iOS 6 operating system includes its own new 3D mapping software with turn-by-turn navigation, deeper Facebook and Siri integration, and new group sharing features for iCloud.Apple has said its forthcoming iOS 6 update will have more than 200 features, including new capabilities for the Siri voice-recognition app.
According to several reports, Apple in the fall will release the full Siri voice recognition agent technology in iOS 6. Current third-generation iPads support voice dictation but not the full Siri artifical-intelligence system introduced in the iPhone 4S.
IBM has banned Siri over concerns Apple and its partners could actively read uploaded queries. Corporate paranoia at its finest, or is IBM right to ban the intelligent assistant?
More details are emerging about Apple's third iPad as teardown specialists analyse the parts, and it's beginning to look like a bit of a stopgap product. The pre-launch speculation provided a pretty good idea of the improvements that Apple would introduce, mainly a "retina" display screen, a faster processor, support for 4G mobile networking, and possibly the voice-driven Siri assistant.
A couple of theories about why Apple left Siri out of the third-generation iPad. Mine is that it all comes down to dollars, and Siri's an annuity on the iPhone but a pain on the iPad.
Apple used the iPad 3 — sorry, the iPad HD — no, pardon me, the "new iPad" announcement this week to update its Siri product with better international language support. We turned Japanese to find out whether the service is up to scratch.
Apple escaped trouble after the UK advertising authority found the iPhone maker was not in breach of standards, after a user complained Siri couldn't do what they had expected.
Rumours are surfacing that Apple's Siri may have support for Chinese, Japanese and Russian as early as next month, and is already in testing.
The latest rumors about Apple's purported television set suggest you can control it via voice or gesture controls. Also, Best Buy surveys its customers about their interest in an Apple TV.
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