General Motors is the first automaker to integrate Apple's Siri voice assistant technology into its vehicles, enhancing its Chevrolet MyLink in-car infotainment system to offer drivers a hands-free option for accessing mobile communication and multimedia services.
Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) is collaborating with movie ticketing platform Fandango to introduce Siri voice-activated ticket purchasing options with the next update of its iOS mobile operating system.
Apple has hired Amazon executive William Stasior to lead its Siri software unit, All Things D reports. Amazon declined to comment on Stasior's exit.
Smartphone and tablet users do not use search engines as much as online users. According to a new study commissioned by Telmetrics and xAd, and conducted by Nielsen, many smartphone users go directly to web sites and apps rather than use a search engine to find out information.
Google is bringing its revamped voice-enabled search software to Apple's iOS mobile operating system, where it will go head-to-head with Apple's own Siri voice recognition tool.
There's no question that Apple likes its developers. As the company made clear yesterday at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, the apps and services developers have created for iOS have launched an incredible market and ecosystem.
Speech recognition technologies have advanced much in the past couple years, crossing some important business and technical milestones that now make it possible for mobile developers to add these
Nuance Communications, whose Dragon Dictation technology powers all manner of speech-enabled devices, sees big things on the horizon. The company, whose solution powers Siri, Apple's ( NASDAQ:AAPL )
Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) is rolling out the third beta release of its iOS 5.1 operating system to registered developers, highlighted by the return of the Enable 3G toggle absent from Settings since the
Add cloud TV pioneer ActiveVideo to the ranks of companies rolling out voice-controlled navigation for televisions in 2012. The company, which is using Apple ( Nasdaq: AAPL )'s Siri voice technology in