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Samsung’s acquisition of Viv – what does it mean?

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Written by Mike Townsend

Brian Roemmele and Mike Townsend talk about Samsung’s acquisition of Viv, an artificially intelligent assistant created by the original creators of Siri.

Brian Roemmele and I put on a small show today: “newsflash” talk about the acquisition of Viv by Samsung. Viv is an AI and assistant system co-founded by the original creators of Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. What does the acquisition mean? Brian lays it out, with a little backstory on Siri.

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About the author

Mike Townsend

Mike Townsend started his career working as a design engineer at Brookstone in Singapore, then as a mechanical engineer at ITT Corporation in Los Angeles, designing radar systems for military grade UAVs. He is the founder of ZingCheckout and Flowtab, and remains very active in the payment industry.

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