• Siri Creators To Unveil AI Personal Assistant Viv

    Siri Creators To Unveil AI Personal Assistant Viv

    When Viv, a new form of artificial intelligence, launches on May 9, the term "BattleBots" will take on an entirely new meaning.) The biggest issue Kittlaus and Cheyer hope to tackle with Viv is the conversational way people speak.
  • Apple May Open Up Siri, Make Echo-Like Speaker

    Apple May Open Up Siri, Make Echo-Like Speaker

    Similar to the Echo, Apple's home speaker will be able to turn on music playlists, set timers and alarms, and read back the news.A source with direct knowledge of Apple's plans told the publication the device will also be able to interact with Apple's Homekit platform, allowing it to turn appliances on or off via voice commands.
  • Apple TV: Revamped Version May Be Echo Competitor

    Apple TV: Revamped Version May Be Echo Competitor

    Rather than build a brand new device to compete with the Amazon Echo, Apple is working to improve the capabilities of its Apple TV product, according to a new report.Now, VentureBeat says the in-home device is not quite what The Information described; instead, Apple is looking to add Echo-like features to a remodeled Apple TV.
  • iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps

    iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps

    Over the past year, many enterprises have begun to collect and analyze IT security threat data thr As Apple gears up for its iOS 10 public beta in July, a select group of developers will now be able to sync up their apps with users' Siri demands.The software development kit (SDK) can also be used by automakers who want to let Siri control Apple's CarPlay apps.
  • iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps

    iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps

    Whether your organization is considering the use of big data and analytics, or has taken its first As Apple gears up for its iOS 10 public beta in July, a select group of developers will now be able to sync up their apps with users' Siri demands.The software development kit (SDK) can also be used by automakers who want to let Siri control Apple's CarPlay apps.
  • Siri Can Instruct PayPal to Empty Your Bank Account

    Siri Can Instruct PayPal to Empty Your Bank Account

    As Engadget explains, PayPal requires you to link Siri to your account and share your Contacts list.After that, saying "Hey Siri, send Bob $30 using PayPal" will be recognized as a valid command and Siri will bring up a confirmation screen showing the payment details.
  • Microsoft Cortana (for iPhone)

    Microsoft Cortana (for iPhone)

    With the free Cortana iPhone app, I can get Cortana's help from my Apple handset.The Cortana iPhone app does have some limitations not shared by Siri, but it also adds unique capabilities of its own.
  • Please Stop Saying 108 to Siri

    Please Stop Saying 108 to Siri

    You might have seen some people on social media recently encouraging others to say "Hey Siri, 108" into their iPhones.The Harris Country Sherrif's Office in Texas this week took to Facebook to urge iPhone users to stop saying 108 to Siri.
  • Apple May Turn Siri Into a Voice Security Guard

    Apple May Turn Siri Into a Voice Security Guard

    If you own a device running Siri, all it takes to get her attention is to utter the phrase "Hey, Siri.Patently Apple discovered a patent filed by Apple describing a system where Siri is capable of learning to recognize specific voices.
  • Steve Jobs Wanted Jeff Goldblum as 'The Voice of Apple'

    Steve Jobs Wanted Jeff Goldblum as 'The Voice of Apple'

    But if things had turned out differently, Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum might have added another role to his long list of credits: the voice of Siri.Speaking on the Today Show in Australia recently, Goldblum revealed that Apple's late cofounder and CEO Steve Jobs once offered him the opportunity to do some voiceover work.