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Tag: personal assistants

  1. China’s Xiaomi launches a $44 Amazon Echo rival

    Xiaomi launched its own smart speaker on Wednesday to rival the likes of the Amazon Echo…

  2. Consumers appear eager to buy Apple’s upcoming HomePod smart speaker

    Even though Apple’s HomePod is $170 more than its nearest-in-price competitor…

  3. After seeing Apple’s HomePod, Amazon is working on an Apple HomePod echo

    It’s been over two years since Amazon debuted the Echo…

  4. Apple’s Siri is still the top-ranking personal assistant, but active users declined 15% YOY

    The report analyzed mobile app usage of U.S. consumers between May 2016 and May 2017…

  5. Amazon Echo has a problem: Apple’s HomePod has major advantage over rivals

    Amazon has seen huge success with its Alexa-powered Echo but this clever device…

  6. Apple’s HomePod first impressions: Lots of mystery, impressive sound quality

    This week, we learned that Apple’s much-rumored smart speaker is real, and it’s called HomePod…

  7. Amazon exec: Alexa and Siri should be able to communicate with each other

    Alexa and Siri, rival voice assistants on Amazon’s Echo and Apple’s iPhone, don’t directly communicate…

  8. Associated Press: New Siri smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off WWDC 2017

    Apple appears poised to unveil a voice-activated, internet-connected speaker that would create a new digital pipeline into people’s homes…

  9. Hey Apple, can you top Google, Facebook in Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality?

    Apple’s back in a tricky position heading into this year’s developer conference: playing catchup…

  10. Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple likely to launch all-new 10.5 inch iPad Pro and Siri Speaker at WWDC

    Apple’s WWDC conference kicks off on June 5th and whilst it is predominantly a software conference…

  11. Microsoft’s ‘me too’ smart speaker

    First there was Amazon’s Echo, which I characterized as an attempt to advance home automation…

  12. Samsung’s Siri knockoff ‘Bixby’ not ready for Galaxy 8 global launch

    Samsung has gone to great lengths to position its new Bixby assistant as the automated centerpiece…

  13. Samsung officially unveils its Siri knockoff ‘Bixby’

    Apple gave us Siri, Microsoft gave us Cortana, Amazon gave us Alexa, Google gave us, um, Google, and now Samsung…

  14. Amazon’s Alexa arrives on iPhones and iPads; challenges Siri on Apple’s iOS

    Apple’s Siri may not be the most capable voice assistant, or the most beloved…

  15. Siri learns Shanghainese as Apple’s voice assistant’s language lead widens

    With the broad release of Google Assistant last week, the voice-assistant wars are in full swing…

  16. Apple’s Siri has a huge language advantage

    We live on an international planet….

  17. Tech’s latest innovations struggle to live up to hype

    The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas attracts thousands of exhibitors and attendees searching…

  18. Amazon’s Alexa mishears young boy using Echo Dot, tries to serve him porn

    New technology is never perfect…

  19. Apple’s Siri is beginning to freak me out

    Sometimes, writers feel the need to flex their vocal chords just to test that they still work…

  20. Five years on, why doesn’t Apple’s Siri work better than it does?

    There are some fundamental differences between Apple and Google when it comes to privacy…

  21. Mossberg: Why does Apple’s Siri seem so dumb?

    In addition to the iPhone, Siri is now on the iPad, and was recently added to the Mac…

  22. Apple’s Mac is now a threat to Alphabet Inc.’s Google

    Later this year, Apple will release macOS Sierra, the next version of its Mac operating system…

  23. Tim Bajarin: Siri is crucial to the Apple’s future

    Apple has been working on speech and voice AI solutions for decades…

  24. Why we might not see Apple’s answer to the Amazon Echo

    Nobody puts Siri in a corner…

  25. Coming later today: Apple’s next big software improvements

    Apple’s annual software developers conference, which kicks off Monday…

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