Five Reasons Siri Is Not A Google Killer

Forbes - 7 Nov, 2011
I spent much of last week watching my colleague Eric Johnson's post “Why Siri Is A Google Killer” persistently occupy the “ most popular” list here on Forbes.com. It's a good blog and hard for me to disagree with, yet I'm quite sure he's wrong. ...

Google's Schmidt to Tap Korean Music Boom With YouTube Channel

BusinessWeek - 7 Nov, 2011
Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. may start a video streaming service on YouTube for South Korean pop music, tapping the genre's worldwide popularity. The channel on Google's free video site would help spread the “Korean Wave” and cement ...

Google: Apple's Siri threatens search

Times of India - 7 Nov, 2011
The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a direct challenge to Google's search engine, chairman Eric Schmidt said. NEW YORK: The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a direct challenge to Google's search engine, ...

Google chairman to visit Taiwan this week

eTaiwan News - 7 Nov, 2011
Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt is scheduled to visit Taiwan for the first time on Nov. 9 to meet with some key partners in the country. Schmidt will deliver a keynote address, titled “The Incredible Exploration,” on how the IT industry engages in ...

The science behind the search

TODAYonline - 7 Nov, 2011
SINGAPORE - Enter a search term into Google, hit enter and page upon page of relevant links show up in less than a blink of an eye. It's something that several million people do on a daily basis, without much fuss. But under the smooth, ...

Siri a 'Google killer'

News24 - 7 Nov, 2011
New York - The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a direct challenge to Google's search engine, chair Eric Schmidt (has) said. "Apple has launched an entirely new approach to search technology with Siri, its voice-activated search ...

Google throws stones from its glass house, calls Siri 'competitive threat'

ZDNet (blog) - 7 Nov, 2011
Summary: Amid calls that Google is “anti-competitive”, the search giant sees Siri as a “significant development” in mobile search. Could Siri spark the end for Google's dominance? ...

Google CEO Eric Schmidt admits to the Siri challenge from Apple

The Australian - 7 Nov, 2011
Google global CEO Eric Schmidt Source: AP The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a direct challenge to Google's search engine, chairman Eric Schmidt said. "Apple has launched an entirely new approach to search technology with Siri, ...

Google launches major tweaks in formula to refine searches

Livemint - 7 Nov, 2011
Last week, Google Inc. introduced a major improvement in its search algorithm to help it better determine when to give users more up-to-date and relevant results. “Given the incredibly fast pace at which information moves in today's world,” said Amit ...

Google says Apple's Siri threatens search

Computerworld (blog) - 7 Nov, 2011
Google [GOOG] chairman Eric Schmidt has admitted his company may have bitten off more than it can chew in its war with Apple [AAPL], and is running scared of the serious search threat posed by Siri. I can already hear the Android fans ...

Google chairman Schmidt to visit Taiwan this week

Taipei Times - 7 Nov, 2011
Google Inc chairman Eric Schmidt is scheduled to visit Taiwan for the first time on Wednesday to meet with local partners. Schmidt will deliver a keynote address, titled “The Incredible Exploration,” on how the IT industry engages in innovation, ...

About Schmidt

Korea Times - 7 Nov, 2011
Google appears to be looking to boost its investment in Korea, where it is seeing customers of its Web services increase rapidly thanks to the popularity of smartphones and other mobile Internet devices. Such expectations greet Google ...

Hopes high for 'gifts' from Google chief

AsiaOne - 7 Nov, 2011
Google Inc.'s chairman Eric Schmidt will arrive in Seoul on Monday with a keen interest being paid to his potential "gifts" for the nation's IT scene. "If chairman Schmidt doesn't carry any gift, I wouldn't let him get off the plane," Choi See-joong, ...

iPhone 4S' Siri a serious challenge to Google: Schmidt

New Zealand Herald - ‎Nov 5, 2011‎
Apple's Siri voice-recognition system marks the company's first foray into serious search - and Google accepts that it is a real challenge. Photo / Supplied The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a direct challenge to Google's ...

Google Isn't 'Dominant' in Internet Search, Schmidt Says

BusinessWeek - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc., owner of the world's most popular search engine, isn't “dominant” in Internet search and competes against companies such as Facebook Inc., Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp., Chairman Eric ...

Today in Tech: Google's inside jokes, Siri's outage and Amazon's next Fire

Washington Post (blog) - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
Google plants inside jokes: On Thursday, a little Google Easter egg went viral on social network sites: typing “do a barrel roll” into a Google search box will make your search results pay loving homage to the Nintendo 64 game ...

Eric Schmidt: Actually, Google's Market Share Is Lower Than You Think (GOOG)

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
As I acknowledged during the Committee hearing, Google is “in the area” of 65% of queries in the US, if you look only at Google's general search competitors, such as Microsoft's Bing and Yahoo!. In fact, we find that the monthly general search query ...

Eric Schmidt: Google Does Not Dominate Search, Mobile

PC Magazine - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, appeared on Capitol Hill in September to answer questions about whether his company's products are anti-competitive. He denied that Google gives its own products search preference over that ...

Siri, Facebook, Twitter are challengers to Google dominance: Eric Scmidt

Memeburn - 7 Nov, 2011
By Staff Reporter Apple's voice-activated assistant Siri is a direct threat to Google's search engine. That's according to the internet giant's chairman Eric Schmidt. “Apple has launched an entirely new approach to search technology with Siri, ...

YouTube to tap Korean Pop scene with dedicated K-Pop streaming service

The Next Web (blog) - 7 Nov, 2011
Google has announced that it will develop a YouTube streaming service for Korea Pop music, a report by the Yonhap News Agency reveals. The proposed channel will be an international streaming channel through K-Pop (Korean pop) stars' music can be ...

Google chairman Schmidt: 'Siri poses a competitive threat'

Siliconrepublic.com - 7 Nov, 2011
Even through Apple's voice-based artificial intelligence system Siri combines searches from various sources like Wolfram Alpha and Yelp, it poses a competitive threat to Google the search giant's chairman Eric Schmidt told a US Senate antitrust ...

Google chief agrees to set up Korean pop music-only YouTube channel

Yonhap News - 7 Nov, 2011
SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Yonhap) -- Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt agreed Monday to set up a Korean pop music-only YouTube channel when he met with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, the presidential office said. Schmidt arrived in Seoul earlier in ...

Apple Siri Feared by Schmidt to be Nemesis of Google

DeviceMAG - 7 Nov, 2011
An interesting thing to note is that the world's largest search engine is kind of scared of the newly emerged Apple's personal assistant, Siri. The fear was voiced out by Google's chairman and former chief executive, Eric Schmidt, ...

Google Isn't Dominant: Schmidt... Really?

Google Watch (blog) - 7 Nov, 2011
Mr. Schmidt, your company is overwhelmingly dominant - it really has only one rival, and that rival is losing incredible sums of money each year. Given the tremendous market power of your company, do you believe it's fair to characterize Google as a ...

Google threatened by Apple's Siri

Computerworld Australia - 7 Nov, 2011
The voice-activated search assistant, Siri, on Apple's iPhone 4S has made Google concerned about its competition in the market. In a written submission to the Senate antitrust subcommittee, Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, wrote, ...

Google Chairman in Taiwan

1590 KLIV Silicon Valley News - 7 Nov, 2011
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- Google's Chairman of the Board is going overseas this week to make some connections. A meeting will be held this Wednesday between Eric Schmidt and key partners in Taiwan. According to the Chinese-language Commercial Times, ...

Siri is a Big Threat to Google " Eric Schmidt [Google Chairman Eric Schmidt ...

TFTS (blog) - 7 Nov, 2011
Siri is a big threat to search engines, and the dominance of Google in this business. That, we already know, based on statements made by industry analysts. But with Google's own chairman admitting that Siri is a threat to the company, is Siri really ...

Siri poses 'competitive threat' to Google

Castleford Media (blog) - 7 Nov, 2011
Google chief executive officer Eric Schmidt has told US senators that Siri poses a "competitive threat" to the company. Schmidt says: "Google has many strong competitors and we sometimes fail to anticipate the competitive threat posed by new methods of ...

Schmidt: Siri is a "threat" to Google

CNET Asia - 7 Nov, 2011
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt testifies before a senate subcommittee investigating Google's dominance in Web search. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt sees Apple's voice assistant Siri as a "significant development" that could ...

Siri a Threat to Google Says Eric Schmidt, Siriously?

Ubergizmo - 7 Nov, 2011
In a recent appearance before a Senate subcommittee that investigates whether or not Google is abusing its dominant position on the web, Eric Schmidt has declared that he sees Apple's voice-assistant named Siri as a “significant development” that could ...

 

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