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According to a job listing spotted by CNBC’s Christina Farr, Apple is on the hunt for a Siri software engineer with a background in counselling or psychology. The job candidates must also have a computer science degree or equivalent. It is also mentioned in the job listing that experience with artificial intelligence technologies like natural language processing and machine learning is a huge plus. Interestingly, people are turning to Siri for all kinds of things. Tyler Frank, a 14-year-old who suffers from sickle cell anemia, was st...
If you own an iPhone, you probably talk more to Siri than to your own family. This feature has made things really convenient for the iPhone user as it has solutions for almost every problem. Even if Siri doesn’t have an answer for your query, it will browse the internet to get you a solution. Looking at its popularity, other such virtual assistants also came up in the market such as Cortana and Google Assistant. Despite such competitors, Siri has its own individualistic appeal. Google Assistant is the virtual assistant available in ga...
We highly rely on some of the most popular Virtual Assistant Apps like Siri, Cortana, and Google Now to get our things done. These apps make our life much easier by doing things on our behalf. Want to search for a restaurant nearby? Or want to set a reminder? Siri has got your back. But there are some of the Virtual Assistant Apps that are not much popular but work wonders. Here is the list of apps that could be an alternative to the most known Virtual Assistant Apps: Hound (iOS, Android) Hound provides you with deep and fast r...
Apple’s Siri may have kicked-off the voice-enabled personal assistant trend, but it’s Amazon’s Alexa that is winning the game. A week ago, Amazon announced it was releasing the Alexa Appkit, in hopes that hobbyist and legit developers will integrate the chatty voice technology behind the Echo into their own software and devices. The world’s largest e-tailer has opened up its technology out for free. "By adding Alexa to your device, your users can request and receive information in the same way they would from an Amazon Echo," re...