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Siri Has A New Boss
2012-10-16 14:37:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In an exclusive report, Kara Swisher with the Wall Street Journal and All Things D claimed yesterday that Apple had managed to snag away an Amazon A9 executive and plans to have him run their Siri unit. According to Swisher, William Stasior is a “prominent search technologist” with an “impressive pedigree” who until very recently worked for Amazon as the head of their A9 unit. Amazon´s A9 unit is...

Apple Loses Another Siri Player
2012-09-12 10:58:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Siri hasn´t always been the saucy minx who lives in your iPhone 4S. She was once a small, innocent app which lived, albeit briefly, in the App Store. Apple then took notice of this app and saw its potential (allegedly thanks to some prodding by Wozniak) before buying it up and bringing the app and its creators and developers into the warm embrace of 1 Infinite Loop, where they lived happily ever after. Or at least, happily...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.