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Yahoo is also working on a voice-powered virtual assistant

0. phoneArena 18 Dec 2013, 12:44 posted on

It looks like no one is allowed to be in the mobile app game and not have a voice-powered virtual assistant. Apple started things off by acquiring Siri and remaking it for iOS. Google followed suit with Google Now, and its investments in natural-language processing. Windows Phone 8.1 is expected to include Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant. Now it looks like Yahoo is building its own voice assistant as well...

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posted on 18 Dec 2013, 13:37 1

1. Vish_i_was (Posts: 12; Member since: 10 Dec 2013)


cool story Bro!
nah but not for me
happy with Google now

posted on 18 Dec 2013, 13:54

2. chengsae (Posts: 10; Member since: 10 Dec 2013)


this is actually what i was expecting for with the Droid line up including X, but no you have to click on the responses after the info pops up and you have to keep your phone unlocked. For some apps, it does just go straight through like the music app but most of the time you have to say it correctly or tap tap tap some more.

posted on 18 Dec 2013, 15:01

3. james.blunt.1973 (Posts: 3; Member since: 15 Dec 2013)


Why Yahoo messenger is absence from Windows Phone?

posted on 18 Dec 2013, 16:56 1

4. sianto (Posts: 65; Member since: 11 Dec 2013)


Because Windows Phone sucks!

posted on 18 Dec 2013, 21:39 1

5. Blazers (Posts: 150; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Yahoo has discontinued support for all versions of yahoo messenger. It will still be available for download at its current version, but no updates or new versions are planned.

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