"But with the debut of iOS 7, Siri search will default to Bing instead. Not only will it use Microsoft’s search index to answer all queries that it can’t quickly answer on its own, it will skip the “would you like me to search the Web” interim step entirely.What Does a Bing-Powered Siri Mean for Google? - Liz Gannes and John Paczkowski - Mobile - AllThingsD
Caveat: You can force Siri to search Google by asking it to do so — “search Google for smartphones.” But that requires an explicit command, one that adds an additional layer of complexity to a voice interface that’s supposed to be intuitive."
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
What Does a Bing-Powered Siri Mean for Google? - Liz Gannes and John Paczkowski - Mobile - AllThingsD
I didn't catch any spontaneous applause following the nonchalant Siri + Bing reference in yesterday's WWDC keynote. The article also notes "Because come fall, the last place where Google services will remain the default on iOS will be in the search bar for mobile Safari."
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