VocalIQ

Apple Maintains a ‘Secret’ Office in Cambridge for Siri

Apple is maintaining a secret office which it uses to work on its AI-powered personal assistant, according to a new report from Business Insider. The secret laboratory is being used to develop Siri and help it become more talkable and human. The information comes from a source that apparently knows a number of Apple employees […]

Apple Acquires UK-Based Speech Recognition Startup VocalIQ

Citing sources familiar with the matter, the Financial Times reports that Apple has acquired UK-based startup VocalIQ. The company specializes in helping computers and people converse using more natural language. In a deal that marks the third acquisition of a UK-based company in 2015 alone, Apple has essentially acquired the technology that could help improve...