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Raspberry Pi-powered prototype proves 95% accurate, 100% private, claim boffins
09 Jun 2021 18:03 | 38
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Microsoft to Cortana: You’re not going out dressed in iOS or Android, young lady!
Third-party skills and smart speaker incarnations also discontinued
03 Aug 2020 08:02 | 35
Hey Siri, are you still recording people's conversations despite promising not to do so nine months ago?
I’m sorry, I will continue ignoring that question
20 May 2020 21:39 | 48
Your phone wakes up. Its assistant starts reading out your text messages. To everyone around. You panic. How? Ultrasonic waves
Not OK Google: Android, Siri sink in SurfingAttack
28 Feb 2020 00:38 | 62
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Apple programs Siri to not bother its pretty little head with questions about feminism
Cyber-assistant taught to duck sensitive topics
07 Sep 2019 13:03 | 68
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Apple says sorry for Siri slurping voice commands of unsuspecting users
Devises three-point plan to up its privacy game
29 Aug 2019 13:19 | 41
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Apple: Ok, ok, we'll stop listening in on your Siri conversations. For now, but maybe in the future
Just don't ask us to stop recording and storing them, says tech privacy leader
02 Aug 2019 18:22 | 26
German privacy probe orders Google to stop listening in on voice recordings for 3 months
Google bows to power of GDPR
02 Aug 2019 16:31 | 38
OK Google, er, Siri, um, Alexa, can you invalidate these digital assistant patents, please?
Yes. Killing effort to seize voice-controlled pal technology now
24 Jan 2019 00:16 | 18
Thanksgiving brings together Apple's Siri and Google Assistant
A divided tech nation embraces, uncomfortably
21 Nov 2018 23:01 | 33
2001 set the standard for the next 50 years of hard (and some soft) sci-fi
How movie magic was achieved long before the arrival of CGI
04 Apr 2018 08:05 | 119
Hey Alexa, Siri and Cortana: Cisco says you’re bad at business
Borg thinks own Spark voice assistant knows how to behave in the office, but we've seen it and … meh
07 Mar 2018 07:01 | 9
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Voice assistants are always listening. So why won't they call police if they hear a crime?
We've given away our privacy for the wrong rewards
26 Feb 2018 07:34 | 126
You're decorating it wrong: Apple HomePod gives wood ring of death
'Please don’t tell me to oil my wood,' journo begs
14 Feb 2018 20:50 | 79
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Talk down to Siri like it's a mere servant – your safety demands it
Voice assistants get samples of our voice that can be remixed and faked
12 Feb 2018 07:02 | 71
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When you play this song backwards, you can hear Satan. Play it forwards, and it hijacks Siri, Alexa
Speech recognition systems seduced by masked messages
30 Jan 2018 07:02 | 58
Aww: Apple won't be HomePod for Christmas
Sir Jony's nosey speakers delayed until 2018
18 Nov 2017 08:03 | 37
Bing fling sting: Apple dumps Microsoft search engine for Google
Safari, Spotlight to be powered by the Chocolate Factory
25 Sep 2017 23:29 | 45
Apple actually opens up about something – the R&D behind Siri's voices
But you'd have to start working for them to find out any more
24 Aug 2017 08:02 | 3
Virtual assistant backlash imminent so buy them anyway
Say what now, Gartner?
17 Aug 2017 15:09 | 35
Samsung stalls Bixby launch because it am English not so good
원숭이도 나무에서 떨어진다.
05 Jul 2017 18:35 | 35
Wowee, it's Samsung's next me-too AI gizmo: The Apple HomePod
Yet another belated entry into the creepy interactive snooping speaker world
05 Jun 2017 22:21 | 53
Huawei could rescue Amazon's Alexa from the smart home
Mobile integration a lifeline out of domestic drudgery
26 Jan 2017 10:00 | 8
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Do AI chat bots need a personality bypass – or will we only trust gabber 'droids with character?
Machine-learning boffins debate making software human
23 Sep 2016 18:56 | 28
Drowning Dalek commands Siri in voice-rec hack attack
Boffins embed barely-audible-to-humans commands inside vids to fool virtual assistants
11 Jul 2016 07:48 | 40
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Apple struggles with the idea of intelligent life outside Cupertino
Siri opened up and AI expanded – but only to a point
14 Jun 2016 22:28 | 16
So. Why don't people talk to invisible robots in public?
Some questions just answer themselves
07 Jun 2016 13:57 | 63
Shhhh! Facebook is listening
The great privacy farce continues
31 May 2016 22:29 | 63
Siri's maker finally unveils dev-tastic universal AI interface Viv
Hops over Apple's garden wall to do it
10 May 2016 15:06 | 12
Microsoft pitches lobotomized Cortana for iOS, Android handsets
Don't be jealous, Siri. It's just an App
09 Dec 2015 22:50 | 53
Amazon Echo: We put Jeff Bezos' always-on microphone-speaker in a Reg family home
You may be surprised by the results
16 Oct 2015 07:02 | 140
How French spooks can silently command Siri, Google Now on phones
Using headphones with a mic makes your mobe slightly hackable, in theory
15 Oct 2015 03:26 | 25
Tear teardown down, roars Apple: iFixit app yanked from store
Peek into Sir Jony's precious boxes, pay the price
01 Oct 2015 00:16 | 57
'Hey Siri, it's Obama, what should we do about Iran?'
Apple assistant butts in on White House press conference
11 Sep 2015 22:29 | 13
New low for humanity: ONE BEELLION lost souls log on to Facebook in one day
Free content ad network reveals Siri-slaying shopbot named 'M'
28 Aug 2015 06:29 | 43
Apple will reveal new iPhone on Sept 9 – this is what it may look like
Hint: It looks like a bleedin' iPhone
27 Aug 2015 19:02 | 42
Hey, Apple! 1999 just called and it wants its voicemail avatar back
Wildfire-esque functionality to be added to Siri
03 Aug 2015 15:21 | 25
Apple's iOS 9 public beta lands: El Reg pops it on a slab, strokes it up
Cupertino's unfinished update – hey, the price is right
10 Jul 2015 00:57 | 14
'Please, choose to be a good citizen and DON’T ask Siri about 9/11'
Plus: Capita has had enough of you moochers bringing in your own spoons
28 Jun 2015 12:00 | 13
Hey devs. Forget Siri – Amazon's Alexa will show you a $100m good time
Online bazaar provides APIs and SDK for voice assistant
25 Jun 2015 19:25 | 4
Wake up, sheeple! If you ask Siri about 9/11 it will rat you out to the police!
Also, shill scientists refuse to research whether jet fuel can melt steel beams
24 Jun 2015 11:43 | 144
Siri, please save my iPhone from the messages of death
Apple's iMessage bomb bug blasts iOS versions of Snapchat and Twitter, too
29 May 2015 18:54 | 17
Siri, is it true that you're totally in love with Apache Mesos?
Open-source cluster is behind iThingies' voice queries
27 Apr 2015 17:02 | 1
Samsung forgets fingerprints, focuses its eye on YOURS
Iris-scanning tech coming to Galaxy gear starting with special Tab Pro
26 Mar 2015 05:29 | 18
Siri? Are you seeing another man?
Steganographic man-in-the-middle diddle can force Apple's digital assistant to spill secrets
19 Jan 2015 03:01 | 12
Siri ... why is this semi headed RIGHT AT ME? Phone apps distracting as ever – new study
Hands-free tech still not so safe, claim researchers
07 Oct 2014 20:19 | 26
Siri: Helpful personal assistant or SERIAL APP KILLER?
Will we even need apps any more?
29 Aug 2014 14:03 | 59
Murder accused DIDN'T ask Siri 'how to hide my roommate'
US court hears of cached browser image - not actual request
14 Aug 2014 07:28 | 74
Yosemite Siri? Apple might plonk chatty assistant on your desktop - report
Patent prompts rumou... WTF is THAT? Whose finger?
11 Aug 2014 12:27 | 35
OK Google: Gobble chat app Emu. OK Google, now shut down Emu
Let's say this acquisition moved me ... to a BIGGER house
06 Aug 2014 23:15 | 10
Move up, Siri and Cortana: BlackBerry's new... 'Assistant' is here
Did BB use up its creativity building the software?
17 Jul 2014 15:57 | 10
Siri, did we just take a hit in that voice-recog patent fight?
Yes, Apple, you did, says this Beijing court
09 Jul 2014 12:24 | 28
Devs: Fancy a job teaching Siri to speak the Queen's English?
Spik propa lyk dis blud innit, ya get me?
27 Jun 2014 06:02 | 25
Google Glass? Feh. Behold Dyson's 2001 pocket 'puter techno specs with own 'Siri'
Shaggy was topping the charts at the time
02 Jun 2014 11:22 | 18
Microsoft's naughty Cortana NOT ALLOWED NEAR CHILDREN
But she's not alone...
25 Apr 2014 19:13 | 53
Shut up, Siri, I'm watching telly! iOS 7.1 code reveals new role for Apple's PA
SDK uncloaks mysterious new device family
24 Apr 2014 12:58 | 25
Siri set to rival Windows beauty Cortana after Apple eats Novauris
Speech recognition firm could help fruity firm take Siri offline
04 Apr 2014 15:04 | 11
Back off, Siri! Microsoft debuts Halo beauty Cortana
Major Microsoft mobile OS update to arrive in coming months
02 Apr 2014 21:54 | 67
Apple patent will see Siri remind you to keep taking your meds
Patent suggests plan to put sensors in every room of the house
19 Mar 2014 01:32 | 19
Apple throws sueball at China's patent office over Siri clone
What happens when the immovable government meets the irresistible gadget-maker?
26 Feb 2014 06:21 | 22