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Apple Is Hiring Funny Writers To Make Siri Into the Joke That It Is

WWDC 2012 Keynote iOS6 roundup: Siri for iPad, Smart app banners and more

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Apple’s developer conference bombarded the web with various updates and new features included in the iOS 6 update due out this fall. Here’s a roundup of the bits we didn’t already cover in previous stories: Siri knows more – Apple’s “intelligent personal assistant” can now answer a broader range of...
WWDC 2012 Keynote iOS6 roundup: Siri for iPad, Smart app banners and more

Operator DoCoMo launches Siri-like service for non-iPhones, beats Apple to supporting Japanese

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Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo has beaten Apple’s Siri to supporting Japanese with the release of its own Siri-like voice-activated service for its smartphone-wielding customers in the country. Apple is rumored to be bringing support for Japanese, and a number of other languages including Chinese, to its virtual personal assistant for the...
Operator DoCoMo launches Siri-like service for non-iPhones, beats Apple to supporting Japanese

Siri’s father comes to her defense

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How does Dag Kittlaus — the inventor behind Apple’s digital personal assistant — respond to the criticism leveled at Siri? Not well. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Tom Ziegler, contributor"] FORTUNE — The guy who invented Siri has a message for users who can’t get the hang of the Apple’s virtual personal assistant:...
Siri’s father comes to her defense

What To Watch For At WWDC 2013: More Freedom For Developers

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is only a little over a week away, and that means we’re already seeing a lot of buzz surrounding what will and won’t appear at the conference. Apple itself has dropped hints, and recent comments from CEO Tim Cook while speaking at AllThingsD’s D11 conference last...
What To Watch For At WWDC 2013: More Freedom For Developers

Apple's Hiring a Writer to 'Evolve and Enrich Siri'

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Siri is a character in your phone. And Apple has decided, she needs some new dialog. The company posted a job listing earlier this month to LinkedIn looking for a writer/editor to work on Siri. Among other tasks this new creative will "help the Siri team evolve Siri as a distinct,...
Apple's Hiring a Writer to 'Evolve and Enrich Siri'

Siri: What's The Difference Between Invention And Innovation?

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Years before the Apple-loving world met Siri in 2010, Norman Winarsky was playing with SRI International's then prototype virtual personal assistant among fellow passengers on board a delayed flight. "I was sitting on the plane waiting for the flight to take off, and I asked Siri, 'How long will flight...
Siri: What's The Difference Between Invention And Innovation?

Our Hottest New iPhone App Discoveries: February Edition

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Shared by sarahintampa I vote for Siri, too. Amazing app. Apps on the iPhone, there are so very many of them - how's a person to find the best ones? We look at a whole lot of them here at ReadWriteWeb and we'd like to share with you some of...
Our Hottest New iPhone App Discoveries: February Edition
From Information to Understanding: Moving Beyond Search In The Age Of Siri

Apple job description outlines goal to evolve Siri as a distinct, recognizable character

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Back in November Apple hinted at its plans to add more features to Siri in the near future with a job listing seeking individuals to translate Siri into a handful of new languages. Today we came across another interesting job listing posted by Apple, this one looking for a creative...
Apple job description outlines goal to evolve Siri as a distinct, recognizable character
Virtual Personal Assistants & The Future Of Your Smartphone [Infographic]
Education: Next-gen Siri Will Teach Kids to Code in New Game
The Latest Project From Siri-Creator SRI: Lola, An Intelligent Banking Assistant

Siri says: Nokia Lumia 900 the best smartphone ever

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When iPhone 4S users ask Apple's virtual personal assistant Siri which smartphone is the best ever, the Nokia Lumia 900 takes the victory. [Read more]...
Siri says: Nokia Lumia 900 the best smartphone ever

What is Siri?

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What is Siri? is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedA few weeks prior to the SXSW conference, I was told I “needed” to download the Siri app for my iPhone. I did so, but hadn’t really had...
What is Siri?
"Siri, does anyone still use you?" Yes, says survey
Funding Daily: 111

Desti, a Virtual Personal Assistant for Travel, Launches on iPad

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Call it a first-world problem, but many of us know what it’s like to spend hours poring over Web sites — and these days, mobile apps — to put together a travel itinerary. Desti, a free mobile app that’s launching in beta form today, wants to combine natural language search...
Desti, a Virtual Personal Assistant for Travel, Launches on iPad
The truth about Siri

Scientists say deep learning is the future of Silicon Valley tech

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It may seem like the stuff of a dystopian future, but scientists are confident about a machine learning technology that can recognize and replicate human activities like seeing and thinking. Leading artificial intelligence experts are investigating ways to commercialize a rapidly emerging sub-field of research known as “deep learning”. It...
Scientists say deep learning is the future of Silicon Valley tech

iPhone-less China Mobile buys 15% of Siri-like tech maker iFlytek for $215m

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China Mobile, the world’s largest operator, has confirmed that it is investing $214.85 million (1.36 billion RMB) to acquire a 15 percent steak in Anhui UTC iFlyTek, a Chinese company that develops Siri-like software and apps. The filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange said that the deal between the listed...
iPhone-less China Mobile buys 15% of Siri-like tech maker iFlytek for $215m

Apple’s latest iPhone 4S commercial features actor John Malkovich using Siri

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The latest in Apple’s series of ads to promote the iPhone 4S Siri through celebrity users sees actor John Malkovich take to the small screen with the device and Apple’s virtual personal assistant. The advert sees the Of Mice and Men star use a number of features, including checking the...
Apple’s latest iPhone 4S commercial features actor John Malkovich using Siri
The Future Of Customer Experience - 3 Examples Of Virtual Assistants, Biometrics And Siri-Style Services

Siri changes her mind on which smartphone is the best ever

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The virtual personal assistant said last week that the Nokia Lumia 900 was the best smartphone ever, but now, she's changing her tune. [Read more]...
Siri changes her mind on which smartphone is the best ever
Siri's sister Desti is a virtual tour guide to answer all your travel queries

Poll Technica: Would you use Siri on OS X?

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Siri can be frustrating at times, and brilliant at others. Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica iOS device users generally have a love/hate relationship with Siri, Apple's virtual "personal assistant." There are plenty of screenshots floating around that highlight Siri's speech-recognition challenges, but there are also plenty of times when...
Poll Technica: Would you use Siri on OS X?
Apple wants to make Siri more conversational

At Facebook's College Hackathon, Waterloo beats 17 other teams with its social version of Siri

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Twelve hours was all they had. Gathered in a computer room at Facebook, college students from 17 universities around the world spent the night hacking away at an annoying problem. There to participate in the social network’s College Hackathon, these students were finalists from smaller regional events that took place...
At Facebook's College Hackathon, Waterloo beats 17 other teams with its social version of Siri

Why This Startup Thinks It Can Slam Google

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Sivi, a virtual personal assistant, launched today. Its founder calls it the only search engine and task completion service you'll ever need. You can request anything you need, from finding and reserving a reservation at the Apple Genius Bar to researching the best way to clean a mattress. Sivi's "concierges"--online...
Why This Startup Thinks It Can Slam Google
Virtual travel agent Desti lengthens runway before global takeoff
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