“Apple has posted two job listings on its site for Siri UI Engineers, looking for developers with skill to work on the Siri conversation view,” Matthew Panzarino reports for TNW. “This isn’t huge news by itself, as its obvious that Siri is still being worked on, it does have a beta tag after all, something that Apple rarely does.”
“What is interesting is that — in the requirements for one of the positions — it specifically mentions the Siri API,” Panzarino reports. “The indication here is that the API will have several clients accessing it. This appears to indicate that outside clients will have access to the API and that it needs to be friendly for them to use. Currently, Apple has deals with Wikipedia, Yelp and Wolfram Alpha in place that allow it to use their data, but it’s just a matter of time before a more widespread API becomes available.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]