Posts Tagged: Siri

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Rough week for Apple in China: court case tanks, media brands it a national security threat

Chinese authorities delivered a stiff one-two punch this week to their favorite foreign punching bag, Apple.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 6:19 pm
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Apple gets serious about Siri in Asia with job postings for Chinese and Japanese writers

Apple has posted listings on its jobs page for “Siri Writer/Editor” in Japanese and Chinese, indicating that the company will ra...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
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Apple iPhone’s Siri Helps Chinese Users Find Prostitutes, Pornography

It’s no secret that the English-language version of Apple’s Siri iPhone app can recognize and answer queries about where to find...

  • October 20, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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Once wanted by Interpol, hacker-turned-entrepreneur is now in the business of Spawting good food

The Singaporean is now working on a startup that he hopes can stand toe-to-toe with Google.

  • July 24, 2012
  • at 1:33 pm
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Here’s Apple’s Siri Speaking Chinese [Screenshots & Video]

Apple’s voice assistant Siri now speaks Chinese, which is quite a feat. It’s one of many new China-oriented features that Apple ...

  • June 13, 2012
  • at 1:37 pm
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Siri, You’ve Got Company. And it’s a Talking Sheep from Japan.

A few days back Docomo (NYSE:DCM) announced its voice-agent application, Shabette Concier, an app that immediately draws comparisons to Appl...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Changhong’s Ciri is a Talking TV (But is it Ready for Primetime?)

One of China’s leading electronics manufacturers, Changhong (SHA:600839), has released a series of smart TV sets with a voice recognition ...

  • February 20, 2012
  • at 8:46 pm
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Apple’s Siri Can’t Understand Chinese [VIDEO]

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) voice recognition feature Siri, which appears on the iPhone 4S, can’t understand or speak Chinese. Perhaps...

  • January 27, 2012
  • at 2:55 pm
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Thai Honda drivers will soon be able to talk to their cars with Siri integration

This week, we reported on Apple focusing more on the Asia market – China and Japan, specifically – by hiring more Siri writers for those...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Two Chinese Search Engines with Siri Envy Launch Their Own Voice Assistants

When you have a mobile voice assistant – like Apple’s Siri or Google Now – you don’t need to do anything so laborious as vis...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 1:50 pm
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Which Asian Regions Get New iOS6 Features?

In the wake of the iPhone 5 launch, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has published an updated list of international availability for iOS 6 features, incl...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 6:08 pm
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LG is the Latest Smartphone Maker to Echo Apple’s Siri

Engadget points out today that Korean electronics maker LG (066570:KS) has implemented a Siri-style voice command function which will be soo...

  • June 20, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Apple Highlights New Chinese Features in WWDC Keynote

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) WWDC keynote in San Francisco brought a number of new developments, but there were a few that will be particular...

  • June 12, 2012
  • at 10:39 am
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CEO Announces Sogou Developing Siri-like Mobile Internet Product

Sogou (which is owned by Sohu) has long been a competitor to Baidu in the search field, but it not attempted to mirror Baidu’s expansi...

  • March 1, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Rumor: Apple’s Siri Will Add Chinese Support Next Month

The Chinese tech site DoNews claims to have heard from an Apple engineer who’s working on the Chinese-language version of Siri, the cl...

  • February 8, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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5 Reasons Chinese Consumers Should Avoid the iPhone 4S

Now that Apple’s iPhone 4S is out in the open (if not anywhere near Chinese shelves), consumers can weigh up the pros and cons of upgradin...

  • October 5, 2011
  • at 10:57 am
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