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Eric Schmidt tells senators that Siri could be a "threat" to Google

0. phoneArena 06 Nov 2011, 16:15 posted on

In a statement released to the U.S. Senate antitrust subcommittee, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt called Siri a "significant development" in search and states that Apple's voice activated personal assistant could prove to be a "competitive threat" to Google's search business...

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posted on 07 Nov 2011, 12:27

66. Scuba_Steve (Posts: 79; Member since: 16 Oct 2011)


Yeah, Google is slowly taking over as the identity but Android is still known as its own being for now.

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 03:00

56. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


As usual. Android fanboys making very questionable assumptions and denying the facts in favor of google, when google openly admits on Siri's compelling existence.

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 03:33 1

58. Scuba_Steve (Posts: 79; Member since: 16 Oct 2011)


http://www.advfn.com/nasdaq/StockNews.asp?stocknews=NUAN&article=41425250&headline=siri-inc-launches-do-engine-application-for-iphone

So Apple got to it first. Fun article and actually Siri is definitely a force of its own. I do wish they weren't bought out so android and BB would have this. BB users would get way more use out of this than most iPhone users I'm sure.

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 11:22 1

63. tacohunter (Posts: 408; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)


mhh I don't think so, for a couple of reasons:

the iphone app siri released in 2008 on ios first.

siri wanted after succes on the iphone to go to android market as well.
but apple bought it. Google could've never know about siri.

and the yes siri would be different if google acquired. siri uses now wolfram and yelp integrated it's beta now and alrdy the best I've seen. google would propable want to build straight third party apps into it. but apple is just waiting for this, to make sure they'll do it right. they do'nt wann rush.

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 12:21

65. Scuba_Steve (Posts: 79; Member since: 16 Oct 2011)


A lot of apps come out on the iPhone first but eventually come out for other platforms.

I wish nobody would have bought it so it stayed as a free app.

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 14:12

67. tacohunter (Posts: 408; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)


Maybe. But you gotta admit it apple did a good job with it. The same when google bought android, they did a good job with that to and look at android now, it's rly good by the help of google.

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 07:04

59. iKingTrust (banned) (Posts: 716; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


This is deep

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