Samsung buys Viv Labs from the co-founders of Apple’s Siri

A month ago, while Samsung was dealing with the fallout from its exploding smartphone scandal, it also quietly bought a much-buzzed-about artificial intelligence startup, Viv Labs. The company, co-founded by the inventors of Siri, Apple’s ubiquitous voice assistant, will be working on integrating its voice-assisted AI technology with Samsung products. Viv’s initial focus will be on the next generation of Galaxy smartphones, but the goal is to extend AI to other Samsung products, like washing machines and smartwatches. As a startup, Viv Labs faced an uphill battle to make its AI software competitive with services and products from conglomerates like Amazon, Google, and Facebook. Though the company drew some good press a couple years ago, products like the Echo and features like smart chatbots dominated the conversation about consumer-facing artificial intelligence. Samsung has a reputation for making great hardware,…

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