Apple acquiring Siri gives the iTravel project a major boost
There has been a lot of speculation about the reason behind Apple’s recent acquisition of Siri, the mobile voice based virtual assistant app for the iPhone.
Some have said that it is to improve Apple’s voice search capabilities while still others have said it was to fast track the launch of Apple’s patented iTravel application.
The acquisition is a combination of both improving voice search on the iPhone, which has been primarily dominated by the Google app, and Siri’s already tight integration with a variety of booking and content APIs.
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