voice recognition

Original Siri Engineer Leaves Apple for General Electric

According to a report from The Information, Darren Haas, who is one of the last remaining members of the original team that developed Siri, has left Apple to work at General Electric. Haas worked on Siri before it was purchased by Apple in 2010. Haas’s departure follows the departure of Steve D’Aurora, his fellow Siri...

Samsung in Talks to Acquire Apple Partner Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications Inc., the speech-recognition firm responsible for the technology powering Siri, is in talks with multiple parties — including Apple’s fiercest rival, Samsung — about a potential sale, according to sources speaking with the Wall Street Journal. Speech-recognition software maker Nuance Communications Inc. has held discussions with potential suitors regarding a sale of the...