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Google challenges Apple’s Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

Alphabet’s Google said on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple’s iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple's Siri feature on its own devices. The announcement heralds a step by Google, whose Android system runs on the majority of the world's smartphones, to get a foothold on Apple's phones, which have smaller market share but are used by people who tend to spend more on technology. It comes as Google, Apple and Amazon.com are competing to…

Google’s digital assistant comes to new Android phones

Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Sunday that it will bring its digital assistant to smartphones running the latest versions of its Android operating system, vastly expanding its reach. The Google Assistant was limited to the technology company's own products when it was released last fall, but it has steadily been expanding to a broader range of devices. Smartphones running Android accounted for 85 percent of the global market last year, according to tech research firm IDC, compared to 15 percent for Apple Inc’s iOS.…

Samsung to launch AI digital assistant service for Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics said on Sunday it would launch an artificial intelligence digital assistant service for its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, seeking to rebound from the Galaxy Note 7's collapse and differentiate its devices. The world's top smartphone maker in October announced the acquisition of Viv Labs, a firm run by a co-creator of Apple's Siri voice assistant program. Samsung plans to integrate the San Jose-based company's AI platform, called Viv, into the Galaxy smartphones and expand voice-assistant services…