A team of researchers in China have discovered a vulnerability in almost all major voice assistants on a number of devices, including the Amazon Echo, allowing them to 'silently' issue commands.
Along with some new voice recognition features introduced by Barclays, customers can now make money transfers using Siri and Apple touch ID, without having to open the Barclays banking app.
You might think this is some strange new alternate reality, but you'd be wrong; The Rock and Apple's digital assistant Siri star in a sci-fi action movie parody together called 'The Rock x Siri'.
According to a new report, Apple has begun manufacturing a Siri-powered speaker, which could be announced as early as next week, but won't be available to purchase until later on this year.
A New Hampshire resident credited Siri with saving his life when, after an explosion, his hands were too burnt for him to call for help. Using a voice command, Siri called 911 for him, instead.
A new report from Ming-Chi Kuo reportedly suggests that there's a greater than 70% chance that a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro could be unveiled at WWDC due to a ramp up in production of the device.
It is rumored that Apple might announce its very own smart speaker at WWDC 17. It would be powered by Siri and have a design similar to that of the Mac Pro, coming with a rather steep asking price.
After months of rumours and speculation, Samsung has today confirmed the company's plans for a virtual assistant AI called Bixby, which is expected to debut alongside the Galaxy S8.
Nokia has been working on a digital assistant for a while but it won't compete with Microsoft's Cortana or Apple's Siri. Instead, it will cater to telecommunications operators.
Apple has joined the Partnership on AI. In joining, Apple got a place on the Board of Trustees. The Partnership aims to make AI benefit people and society by formulating best practices on AI.
PayPal on iOS has been updated to version 6.7.0, and the headline feature is Siri integration. Now users in 30 countries can make payments easily by issuing a voice command to the virtual assistant.
Samsung is trying to build up hype for its upcoming Galaxy S8, by announcing the handset will comes with its own AI assistant. Viv, as the AI is called, is built by some of Siri's original developers.
Microsoft has released its latest Skype update for iPhones and iPads, adding new features for iOS 10, including the ability to ask Apple's digital assistant to call one of your contacts.
An officially-licensed Starfleet combadge with Bluetooth and a built-in mic is available to pre-order for $79.99. You can tap it to control your phone, and interact with Cortana, Siri, or Google Now.
Google's DeepMind division is famous for its artificial intelligence work. Now the team has developed a new way of creating speech, that's better and more realistic sounding that everything else.
Majel Barrett, wife of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, was the voice of Starfleet's computer system. She died in 2008 but a digital version of her voice is being created "for things such as Siri".
According to a new report, Apple is working on a Siri-powered competitor to Amazon's Echo and Google's Home. The firm is also planning to open up its voice assistant to third party applications.
Siri, of Apple fame, is about to get another competitor, straight from one of Siri's creators. Called, Viv, the new AI supposed to be a better virtual assistant than any that exists today.
Microsoft's Dave Coplin says that AI "will change how we relate to technology. It will change how we relate to each other... It will even change how we perceive what it means to be human."
According to reports Apple is finally planning on bringing Siri to their final platform, the desktop, with their next release of OS X 10.12 or "Fuji", a rumour which has been heard before.
We got our hands on Sony's little Bluetooth earpiece - called the Xperia Ear - that's designed to make it easier to connect with its new digital assistant, which doesn't have a name... yet.
An organization has filed a complaint against Apple for allegedly infringing three patents it has filed. The issue arises from Apple's voice assistant, Siri, which reportedly utilizes the patents.
Despite the successful rollout of iOS 9 over the past week, it seems the platform has hit some turbulence with a new Siri related flaw allowing access to contacts & photos without the need for a PIN.
From another OnePlus apology and Lollipop's slow progress, to spectacular displays, Android ransomware, and Cortana's Cyanogen coziness, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
A part of the new update to Apple's iOS 9 is the addition of voice training to the company's Siri voice assistant. The feature, when activated, only listens to the owner's voice commands.
Cyanogen's CEO says Microsoft is working with his company to 'deeply integrate' Cortana into the next release of Cyanogen OS, praising the assistant as "better than Apple's Siri" in some areas.
Siri is a big part of the new Apple TV box, but the voice assistant will only be available in eight markets - all other countries get an 'onscreen search app' and a different version of the remote.
What is Apple announcing at its event today? How can I watch? And what time does it start in my part of the world? Find out more in our roundup of info on Apple's Fall product launch event.
New Apple products are expected soon and that includes a new generation of Apple TV devices. Aside from processor upgrades, one big feature could sell this platform to casual gamers.
Facebook M seeks to get things done on your behalf, assisted by artificial intelligence but “supervised” by real people, using its Messenger chat to do things for you in a conversational format.
Apple has sent out invites for its next major product announcement, to be held on September 9 in San Francisco, at which it's expected to announce its new iPhones and Apple TV.
Parallels Desktop 11 now integrates Cortana right into the OS X environment, launching from the Dock and running continuously in “Always on Cortana” mode. Take that Siri.
Apple hasn't sent out the invitations yet, but it's believed to be preparing for an event on September 9, at which it will unveil its latest iPhones and the new Apple TV, and possibly some new iPads.
The next-gen Apple TV box will reportedly be unveiled alongside the new iPhones in September, bringing a redesigned remote with touchpad, faster A8 processor, Siri support, a new App Store, and more.
Apple's personal assistant has now become infused into popular culture, despite its many (often hilarious) misgivings. Ask her to charge your phone and she'll call the police for you.
Apple has announced the next version of its mobile OS, introducing multitasking support that will be familiar to Windows 8 users, and Siri features that appear to borrow from Cortana and Google Now.
Hound made headlines when the internal demo was made public a couple of days ago, but is it as fast and flexible as they demoed in the video? We go hands on and check it out for ourselves.
Apple plans to leverage its wide array of first-party apps, as well as some third-party ones, to create a service called 'Proactive' in an attempt to compete with Google Now for iPhone users.
The next version of Apple TV is expected to launch this summer with improved specs, a dedicated App Store and Siri voice interactions, as well as a redesigned remote featuring touchpad controls.
Apple will reportedly launch its new TV set-top box at the Worldwide Developer Conference in June, introducing a new App Store and developer SDK, along with Siri and HomeKit home automation support.