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Google Chairman tells senators Apple's Siri could pose 'competitive

New development might supplant Google's search engine

9:36 pm on Nov 6, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Eric Schmidt, Google's chairman and former chief executive, admitted to the U.S. Senate antitrust subcommittee that Apple's new Siri personal assistant technology is a "significant development" in search and could pose a threat to his company's core business.

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Considering source(s), one is a marketing ploy, the other is a 'gee, we're not the Evil Empire' kind of thing. Given the market share of Apple anything in comparison to Google that "threat" is rather limited.