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Siri: Software based personal assistant from Apple Inc.
Siri is a virtual assistant that is part of Apple Inc.'s iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, macOS, and tvOS operating systems. The assistant uses voice queries and a natural-language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations, and perform actions by delegating requests to a set of Internet services. The software adapts to users' individual language usages, searches, and preferences, with continuing use. Returned results are individualized.


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App rebuilt from ground up with improved photos, privacy and spoken directions. Siri will tell you to "turn left" at next light instead of 1000 feet.
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Carson Daly announces wife Siri is pregnant with fourth child: 'Why not? Let's have another one'

After rattling off the morning's entertainment news, "Today" show host Carson Daly announced that his wife, Siri, is pregnant.
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Apple apologizing for privacy issues with Siri recordings

Apple is apologizing for allowing outsiders to listen to snippets of people's recorded conversations with its digital assistant Siri, a practice that undermined its attempts to position itself as a..
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Apple apologizes for retaining Siri audio recordings and vows to improve privacy

Apple concedes that it hasn't "been fully living up to our high ideals" and will end the practice of retaining Siri audio recordings by default.
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Hey Siri, Google and Alexa — enough with the snooping

Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have been caught having humans monitor our queries and responses. Companies now say they will pause.
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Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings

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Apple to end Siri snooping by outside contractors

Snippets of private talk by users of Apple phones, home speakers and other devices could be overheard, reports say
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