Google debuts Assistant, a conversational AI helper
This is how Google Now is evolving.
Hitachi's answer to Pepper the robot is swifter and sturdier
The EMIEW3 helper robot can keep up with fast-moving humans.
Mark Zuckerberg is writing his own AI assistant
The Facebook CEO wants a software helper around the house.
Cortana is available on Xbox One, if you know the right tricks
Cortana doesn't officially hit your Xbox One until 2016, but that hasn't stopped people from using it in a software preview.
Facebook 'M' makes Messenger your personal assistant
Facebook has introduced 'M,' an assistant in Messenger that has AI (backed by real people) answering your requests.
'Be My Eyes' iPhone app lets you help the blind using video chat
There's a new iPhone app from the Danish team known for Thermodo that lets sighted folks help the...
Android's new assistant app helps you use (and fix) your Nexus
So you just snagged a Nexus 6, and you need help navigating Android 5.0 Lollipop or figuring out w...
Apple patent application hints at a Siri-like assistant for Macs
Siri might be making her way to a Mac near you. According to a patent application filed in Februar...
BlackBerry announces virtual assistant to take on Siri and Cortana
Apple has Siri, Microsoft has Cortana, Google's got Now voice search and BlackBerry... doesn't hav...