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Accuracy measurements put Google Now slightly ahead of Siri

Mobile voice assistants continue to improve. Both Apple’s Siri and Google’s Now are a far distance from emotional and compelling Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johannson in 2013’s double Oscar and Golden Globe winning Her. But both show clear and continuing improvement.

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VMware backs development streamliner JFrog in $7M round

Turning aside larger investment opportunities from venture capitalists, open-source software build and distribution company JFrog today announced a $7 million Series B investment round led by VMware. The package includes a follow-on investment from JFrog’s Series A leader, Gemini Ventures.

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MobileX Labs announces $1.5M in funding to 'democratize' app stores

Chicago’s MobileX Labs says it is bringing low-cost democracy to the app store. The company just announced $1.5 million in seed funding to move the needle forward as it launches a beta of MXL Build, a DIY development environment that requires no coding experience. Mobile application targets include both iOS and Android.