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Enterprise virtual assistant tech may be on the horizon

If Apple and Google get their way, Siri and Google Now might soon vie for attention as your virtual secretary. According to news reports, both smartphone manufacturers are looking at ways connect their virtual assistant technology to enterprise data to give workers a whole new way of accessing company apps and information.

News Scan: Yahoo buys mobile analytics firm Flurry; Google Now beats Siri in search accuracy; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 22, including Yahoo's latest mobile move, where Google has a leg up on Apple, the potential drawbacks to wearables according to TechNavio, a new COO for BlackBerry and the newest service expected to explode in Malaysia.

Google Now adds car rentals, concert tickets and college football scores

Google is updating its Now personal assistant service, highlighted by support for car rentals and concert tickets.

Report: Google's Moto X to feature always-on voice commands, active updates

A new demonstration video reportedly released by Canadian operator Rogers Wireless indicates Google's forthcoming Moto X smartphone will integrate an always-on voice command feature enabling users to access services and information without touching the handset.

Google Now for Android adds TV Cards, Google Offers

Google is updating its Now personal assistant service for Android devices, introducing new second-screen television viewing interactions and location-based offers.

Google takes on Apple's Siri with Google Now

Google is looking to take on Apple's Siri with its revamped Google Now service for the desktop.

Google Now personal assistant app finally arrives on Apple's iOS

Google is expanding its Now personal assistant service to rival Apple's iOS mobile operating system, where it will compete head to head with Apple's own Siri voice assistant technology.

Google Now for iOS video leaks, gets yanked from YouTube

A video indicating Google will expand its Now personal assistant service to Apple's iOS surfaced briefly Tuesday on YouTube before disappearing from the site soon after, Engadget reports.

Google Now widget brings Fandango movie passes, Zillow real estate listings

Google is updating its signature Search application for smartphones running Android 4.1 and up, introducing a new Google Now widget making it easier to access personalized information.

Google Now adds boarding pass support, mirroring Apple Passbook

Google is updating its Search for Android application and accompanying Google Now predictive search tool, introducing a series of new features designed to streamline holiday travel.