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Apple is looking to step up its AI efforts with the help of Google's former machine learning and search division head, while the search giant is splitting the two operations and promoting a couple of veteran employees.
It's now easy and natural to get things done for native Hindi speakers on Android phones running Marshmallow, Nougat or Oreo without using their hands, thanks to Google Assistant.
To prove how serious an Alexa and Siri competitor it's already become, Google Assistant has booked several A-list celebrities to highlight its strengths.
Google is making an early MWC 2018 start, unveiling a whole bunch of Assistant upgrades, including new languages, Routines, and a dedicated Assistant Mobile OEM program.
Amazon appears to have subtly revealed in a Super Bowl commercial starring an army of celebrities that Alexa is getting a new, warmer, more natural voice.
Siri could soon gain the ability to recognize whispers and whisper back in response to privacy-concerned users, according to a 2016 Apple patent filing.
Reportedly put on hold a little while back, Samsung's (not so) secret Bixby smart speaker project is advancing, eyeing for a launch in 2018's first half.
Those concerned with AI gender equality should be happy to hear Google Assistant speaking in both female and male voices now.
Google Assistant is adding Android TV set-top boxes and smart TVs to a list of voice-enhanced devices including phones, watches, speakers and headphones.
Amazon's consumer hardware ambitions could expand from tablets and smart speakers to smart glasses soon, all powered by the Alexa voice assistant.
Samsung is probably never going to allow official Bixby button remapping, but at least you no longer need tricks to limit accidental AI activations.
Starting later this year, Amazon Echo users will be able to talk to Cortana through Alexa, with Microsoft's voice assistant also supporting its arch-rival.
With Cortana, Google Assistant and Alexa rising fast, Siri stays in the limelight starring alongside The Rock in this "crazy fun commercial."
Lenovo seems to think it can build a more interactive smart speaker than the Amazon Echo someday, as well as a "context aware virtual assistant."
Samsung's Bixby digital assistant isn't going many places after finally adding English voice support for the US, at least not according to new reports.
The voice assistant wars are about to go global, with Google Assistant beta tests underway in Korea and Bixby's proper US launch closing in.
Samsung's latest acquisition likely targets the progress of its Bixby assistant and an AI-powered smart speaker, which need all the help they can get.
Samsung still has big plans for Bixby, the oh-so-promising digital assistant that's so slow to roll out, reportedly cooking up its own smart speaker.
Samsung's half-baked Bixby digital assistant finally gains voice capabilities stateside, but only as part of an Early Access Program.
Of course Andy Rubin has his own new digital assistant prepped to run on the Essential Phone, but will it be ready by the end of June?
Following TCL, another relatively high-profile Chinese company offers its support for the Turing Phone Appassionato to reach stores this year.
Forget the Surface Pro 5 or Windows phones. Microsoft seems fully committed to make Cortana its next big thing, with public skills and HP devices.
The touchscreen-sporting Amazon Echo Show is just as unattractive as expected, but it's also affordable and extremely versatile.