Yahoo is rolling out an overhauled version of its flagship application for Apple's iOS, integrating technology from mobile news app Summly, which it acquired for a reported $30 million late last month.
Apple has revealed that its servers store iOS user search queries, messages and commands leveraging its Siri voice assistant technology for up to two years.
Amazon reportedly has acquired voice recognition technology startup Evi. Sources told TechCrunch the deal is valued at $26 million.
Apple and Yahoo are in discussions to integrate Yahoo Web services more deeply into the iPhone and iPad user experience, The Wall Street Journal reports.
FairSearch, a coalition of 17 technology and search firms including Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle, Expedia and Hotwire, has filed a formal complaint with European antitrust regulators alleging that Google is exploiting its open-source Android mobile operating system to "cement its control over consumer Internet data for online advertising as usage shifts to mobile."
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 is extending its Field Trip local discovery application from its own Android platform to archrival Apple's iPhone.
Google released the first major overhaul of its popular Maps application for Apple's iPhone, highlighted by new features designed to simplify local search.
Samsung Electronics' dominant position within the Android mobile device ecosystem is a mounting source of concern for Google.
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.