Apple is on a hiring spree to make Siri smarter

Although Siri was the first voice assistant to enter the market, it now faces stiff competition from Amazon and Google. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Apple is allegedly on the hunt for 161 new employees to join the Siri team and make it smarter and more sophisticated than its rivals.

According to data site Thinkum, the latest hiring stats from Apple suggests that the number of new positions containing the word Siri has ramped up over the past few weeks. The site reports that there are now 161 Siri-focused roles, which are mostly based at Apple’s new headquarters in the Santa Clara Valley, California, U.S.

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