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Google Now ahead of Siri, Bing in search result accuracy

Smartphone, smartphone in my hand, who's the fairest of them all? Aside from our bad rhyming skills, the answer to that question must be fairly obvious, but in the interest of those who want actual numbers and statistics, a study conducted by SEO consulting firm Stone Temple showed a clear winner in the battle of the digital assistants. A test conducted on the built-in search assistants from Google, Apple and Microsoft showed that, of course, the search giant was miles away in terms of accuracy of results, although it might be lacking in the fun department.

Huawei promising to “Unlock Possibilities” during MWC

We've heard a bit of rumor about Huawei and Mobile World Congress up until this point. Some of the earlier chatter included mention of a smartwatch, a pair of smartphones, and even a tablet. While Huawei hasn't offered up any sort of specific announcement list, they have recently dropped a teaser video. And interestingly, it appears Huawei is doing the teasing using Siri.

Yahoo said to be working on a voice-controlled personal assistant

This year has one underlying thread: context. The most glaring example of context is with our mobile devices. Siri and Google Now are nothing new, but Motorola’s take on contextual awareness and information continues to amaze. Google Now saw some sublime updates as well, but some just don’t want the Google ecosystem knowing their every move.
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