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

With 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.

Apple's Siri home speaker now in manufacturing, may not ship until later in 2017 - AppleInsider (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 ...

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

Apple'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 ...

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

Apple (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 ...

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 ...

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

You 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 ...

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

During 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, ...

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

The 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 ...

Why Apple is building an AI chip - TechCentral

Augmented 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 ...

Google Home Aims To Beat Amazon - Sci-Tech Today

If 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 ...

The evolution of the intelligent assistant - Engineer Live

We'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 ...

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

Consumers 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, ...

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

Animals 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 ...

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

Many 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 ...

Next Tech-World Battle Will Focus on Digital Assistants - NewsFactor Network

In case you hadn't noticed, the OS platform battle is over. Oh, and nobody really won, because basically all the big players did, depending on your perspective. Google has the largest number of people using Android, Apple generates the most income via ...

Apple developing Neural Engine chip for iPhone - Chinchilla News

APPLE is reportedly working on a chip called the Apple Neural Engine, which would be dedicated to carrying out artificial intelligence (AI) processing on its iPhones. The addition of this type of capability would catalyse the use of AI on mobile devices.