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Apple's latest acquisition should help Siri understand you better

Posted On: 4 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: TechRadar

Apple's latest acquisition should help Siri understand you better

Apple just acquired a company that specializes in processing natural language requests - and that should mean holding a conversation with the Siri assistant is going to get a lot easier in the future. The artificial intelligence startup is called Voysis, Bloomberg reports , and it was based in Dublin, Ireland. The outfit had been going since 2012 but will now be part of Apple. Apple itself didn't have much to say about the deal, delivering the standard response to Bloomberg: "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans."
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It's not uncommon for Apple to pick up and absorb smaller tech firms - in November 2018 it got hold of a firm that worked on AI for smart home devices. In this case, it should have a direct impact on the apps that iPhone and Mac owners are using every day.
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