Apple hires former Google AI chief to work on Siri


Despite the fact that Apple introduced the fashion of personal voice assistants, her own assistant named Siri never differed mind and ingenuity. Positioned as the iPhone's new flagship feature, the iPhone 4s launch itself was pushed back by a few months so that Apple could iron out a few of lingering performance issues with Siri. For example, the Google Assistant, which is available for both iPhone and Android phones, is considered smarter than Apple virtual assistant Siri.

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Further, Apple has invested in Siri and HomeKit to compete with Google Home and Alexa-based smart home systems.

Siri's various teams morphed into an unwieldy apparatus that engaged in petty turf battles and heated arguments over what an ideal version of Siri should be-a quick and accurate information fetcher or a conversant and intuitive assistant capable of complex tasks.

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Apple has hired John Giannandrea, the artificial intelligence expert who just a day earlier stepped down from his leadership role at Google, the New York Times reports.

Neither Cook nor Giannandrea have made any public statements about the future direction of Apple's machine-learning and AI strategy. He will answer directly to Tim Cook, essentially making him a Senior Vice President at Cupertino.

But with Giannandrea at the helm, Apple might finally have a shot at turning that narrative around. As Apple has taken a strict stance on protecting the privacy of people who use its devices and online services, it could put them at a disadvantage when building newer, sophisticated services using neural networks.