Google announced on Monday that the Google Now voice search capability is now available for your iPhone or iPad. The Google Now service is often compared to Apple's Siri - both are considered virtual personal assistants that will work by natural language voice commands.
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A judge on Friday refused to suspend Apple Inc's patent lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, a case that includes search technology in Apple's Siri voice assistant.
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A U.S. judge on Friday refused to suspend Apple's patent lawsuit against Samsung Electronics, a case that includes search technology in Apple's Siri voice assistant.
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When Apple first announced iPhone 4S, there was a nice surprise in it called Siri. Siri is a virtual intelligent voice assistant. Siri caught the imagination of the masses. iPhone 4S sales took off. Analysts had to scramble to revise their iPhone 4S sales estimates upwards. The revised estimates started another leg up in Apple stock. Prior to iPhone 4S launch, there...
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Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) has repeatedly argued that Samsung is guilty of patent infringement. This has led to several dozen lawsuits worldwide as both firms sue (and counter-sue) in an attempt to gain the upper hand.
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Siri, are you the most amazing feature on the iPhone? If you’ve seen any Apple advertising at all, you may come to the conclusion that Siri is indeed the slickest feature available on any phone ever made. You may be surprised to learn, though, that Siri isn’t the only speech-recognizing search-assistant available on the iPhone, and that it may not even be the best one. Is...
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What happens when two of the most popular digital voices speak to each other? A whole lot of confusion, that's what. Artist Michael Silber wanted to put both Siri and Google Voice to the test, so he had the two applications talk to each other and saw what happened. Here is the way he described his process: PROCESS 1. I recorded the audio of Siri reading a selection of text....
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This is a slightly worrying turn up for the books at Apple. They're being sued over the patent to Siri in China. And the case does seem to have some legs: A Chinese court has heard claims that Apple's Siri personal assistant infringes a patent owned by a local firm that makes similar voice-activated software for both iOS and Android, in just the latest setback for Cupertino...
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Carl Icahn just won’t sit tight. In a filing released after market hours on Monday, the billionaire investor revealed a 9.3% passive stake in Nuance Communications, a voice-recognition company reportedly behind Apple’s Siri. Shares in the company surged in after-hours trading.
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Mar. 27 - After two weeks of persecution by official Chinese media, Apple is again on the defensive - hitting the courtroom in Shanghai to defend its Siri voice-assistant, as Jon Gordon reports.
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