“This time around, a Shanghai-based voice application developer, Zhizhen Network Technology, has reportedly sued Apple for allegedly infringing a patent it holds related to ‘a type of instant messaging chat bot system’ it calls Xiaoi Bot,” Reisinger reports. “The company argues that the patent, which it filed for in August 2004 and was awarded in February 2006, is being violated by Apple’s Siri.”
Reisinger reports, “It’s worth noting that Apple didn’t actually invent Siri. Instead, Apple acquired the service in 2010.”
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