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The software that obliterated human champions on Jeopardy will now be talking to customers of banks and other companies through websites and mobile apps.
Crowdsourcing can create an artificial chat partner that’s smarter than Siri-style personal assistants.
A growing number of apps hope to turn smartphones into personal assistants.
Researchers turn voiceprints into passwords to avoid storing your actual speech anywhere.
Spanish bank BBVA taps the team that invented the iPhone assistant to build technology that can converse with bank customers.
Siri may not be the smartest AI in the world, but it’s the most socially adept.
An app named Evi uses semantic data to provide a wider range of answers.
Reviewers like the new iPhone’s personal assistant, but it would be better if Apple opened it to outside developers—just as it did for the phone itself.
Apple may be building the technology into iOS. But can it succeed where others have failed?