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Reports claim Apple's new Siri Speaker is in production, with a launch expected during WWDC next week - The Apple Post;

Reports claim Apple's new Siri Speaker is in production, with a launch expected during WWDC next week - The Apple Post

The Apple PostReports claim Apple's new Siri Speaker is in production, with a launch expected during WWDC next weekThe Apple PostWith Apple's annual World Wide Developers Conference one week away, a new report from Bloomberg claims Apple's new Amazon Echo-like AI 'Siri Speaker' device has now entered mass production, with a launch expected during WWDC next week.and more »

Apple's Siri home speaker now in manufacturing, may not ship until later in 2017 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog);

Apple's Siri home speaker now in manufacturing, may not ship until later in 2017 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

AppleInsider (press release) (blog)Apple's Siri home speaker now in manufacturing, may not ship until later in 2017AppleInsider (press release) (blog)Apple's rumored Amazon Echo competitor, based on Siri, has already entered manufacturing —but may not ship until "later in the year," sometime after the company's WWDC 2017 keynote on June 5, according to a report. The product could still be announced ...and more »

Apple's 'Siri speaker' reportedly enters manufacturing as announcement nears - The Verge;

Apple's 'Siri speaker' reportedly enters manufacturing as announcement nears - The Verge

The VergeApple's 'Siri speaker' reportedly enters manufacturing as announcement nearsThe VergeApple's answer to the Amazon Echo lineup and Google Home has advanced to the manufacturing stage, according to Bloomberg. The report says that a WWDC unveiling for the product remains possible, but Apple won't be shipping the device until later in the ...and more »

Apple's Siri Speaker enters production: Report - ZDNet;

Apple's Siri Speaker enters production: Report - ZDNet

ZDNetApple's Siri Speaker enters production: ReportZDNetApple's Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off on Monday, June 5, with an opening keynote. During the keynote, Apple is expected to announce software updates for its myriad of platforms, and, according to a new Bloomberg report, it's looking more ...and more »

Apple (AAPL) Said to Ready Siri Speaker in Bid to Rival Amazon (AMZN) - Bloomberg - StreetInsider.com

Apple (AAPL) Said to Ready Siri Speaker in Bid to Rival Amazon (AMZN) - BloombergStreetInsider.comApple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has started manufacturing a Siri-controlled smart speaker and could debut the device at its annual developer conference in June, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. The device, a rival to Amazon's ...and more »

Apple begins manufacturing Siri Speaker, could see WWDC 2017 debut - 9to5Mac;

Apple begins manufacturing Siri Speaker, could see WWDC 2017 debut - 9to5Mac

9to5MacApple begins manufacturing Siri Speaker, could see WWDC 2017 debut9to5MacThe long-awaited Siri Speaker will likely be finding its way onto home countertops later this year. Apple has begun manufacturing the speaker and could find its debut at this year's WWDC 2017, according to Bloomberg.and more »

Apple Said to Take on Amazon, Google With Siri Speaker - Bloomberg;

Apple Said to Take on Amazon, Google With Siri Speaker - Bloomberg

BloombergApple Said to Take on Amazon, Google With Siri SpeakerBloombergApple Inc. has started manufacturing a long-in-the-works Siri-controlled smart speaker, according to people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg's Alex Webb reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg) ...and more »

7 ways Apple TV can get better - CNET;

7 ways Apple TV can get better - CNET

CNET7 ways Apple TV can get betterCNETI like the Apple TV a lot. It's one of my favorite streaming media devices, coming in third place on my list after a couple of Rokus and ahead of Amazon's Fire TV Stick. There's still room for improvement, however. WWDC, Apple's big developer's ...and more »

Apple's Siri Leads in Answers That Are 'Simply Wrong' - 24/7 Wall St.

Apple's Siri Leads in Answers That Are 'Simply Wrong'24/7 Wall St.Personal assistants such as Alexa from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) or Google Assistant from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) get a lot of attention as a new market for consumer electronics devices that are going to change the way we live. That may ...and more »

Apple developing an AI dedicated chip - Business Insider UK;

Apple developing an AI dedicated chip - Business Insider UK

Business Insider UKApple developing an AI dedicated chipBusiness Insider UKApple is creating a chip specifically aimed at handling artificial intelligence (AI) tasks in its mobile technology, according to Bloomberg citing a source familiar with the matter. Known internally as the Apple Neural Engine, the chip will handle AI ...and more »

Watch what happens when digital assistants Siri, Alexa, Cortana try stand-up comedy - Scroll.in

Watch what happens when digital assistants Siri, Alexa, Cortana try stand-up comedyScroll.inYou know how when you're bored you mess with your digital assistants to see what kind of funny responses you get? Actor-writer-host Brent Rose decided to take it a step further and have them attempt something funnier: a stand-up routine. So he put ...and more »

One in four smartphone owners admit they would like to have sex with their digital assistants - Mirror.co.uk;

One in four smartphone owners admit they would like to have sex with their digital assistants - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukOne in four smartphone owners admit they would like to have sex with their digital assistantsMirror.co.ukMillions of Brits have welcomed Siri and Alexa into their lives, and as it turns out, they'd happily invite them into their beds as well. According to a survey of over 1,000 people commissioned by mobile phone insurance provider Insurance2Go, 26% would ...and more »

Apple's New "Neural Engine" Dedicated AI Chip Could Be A Game Changer! - Dazeinfo

Apple's New "Neural Engine" Dedicated AI Chip Could Be A Game Changer!DazeinfoDuring a Bloomberg Technology conference in June last year, Android co-founder Andy Rubin expressed his belief that computing platforms were due for a major revolution in the coming years. When asked what he believed the next platform would be, ...and more »

Planning a Trip With the Help of Google Home - New York Times

Planning a Trip With the Help of Google HomeNew York TimesThe Google Home personal assistant, a voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant, arrived in stores in November with some neat tricks for travelers: the ability to suggest nearby restaurants, translate foreign words, convert currency, track ...and more »

Why Apple is building an AI chip - TechCentral;

Why Apple is building an AI chip - TechCentral

TechCentralWhy Apple is building an AI chipTechCentralAugmented reality and digital assistants are not the only applications of AI that will become important on mobile devices. By David Glance. Added by David Glance on 31 May 2017. Saved under In-depth, Top Tags: Apple, David Glance, Google, Qualcomm ...and more »

Google Home Aims To Beat Amazon - Sci-Tech Today;

Google Home Aims To Beat Amazon - Sci-Tech Today

Sci-Tech TodayGoogle Home Aims To Beat AmazonSci-Tech TodayIf Google wants to hang onto its status as the world's dominant source of information, it needs to make sure people keep using Google products when they're in hands- and screen-free situations. As part of that goal, it needs to gain a greater foothold ...and more »

The evolution of the intelligent assistant - Engineer Live

The evolution of the intelligent assistantEngineer LiveWe've all had some sort of experience with an intelligent assistant. Whether it's Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana or Amazon's Alexa. However, this technology is not just for novelty consumer use. Roxanne Abercrombie explains the role of intelligent ...and more »

This is the smartest virtual assistant — and it's NOT Siri or Alexa - MarketWatch;

This is the smartest virtual assistant — and it's NOT Siri or Alexa - MarketWatch

MarketWatchThis is the smartest virtual assistant — and it's NOT Siri or AlexaMarketWatchConsumers increasingly have the ability to put smart personal assistants in the palm of their hands, with programs like Apple's AAPL, +0.04% Siri, Microsoft's MSFT, +0.64% Cortana, the Amazon AMZN, +0.09% Alexa on Amazon Echo, and the Google GOOG, ...and more »

Watch a guy bring jokes from Siri, Alexa, and other robots to an open mic night - A.V. Club;

Watch a guy bring jokes from Siri, Alexa, and other robots to an open mic night - A.V. Club

A.V. ClubWatch a guy bring jokes from Siri, Alexa, and other robots to an open mic nightA.V. ClubAnimals will always be cuter than humans. And robots will always be smarter. No one, though, will be funnier than us. We are the only entities on this planet capable of both conjuring and being able to appreciate the tightness and inherent tension of a ...and more »

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How Smart Are "Smart" Assistants? - ECNmag.com

ECNmag.comHow Smart Are "Smart" Assistants?ECNmag.comMany industry experts predict that our interactions with computing devices will move away from text-based input towards voice-based input in the future. Smartphones, voice-enabled speakers and other devices already come with so-called smart assistants ...and more »