Apple company hired a professor at the University of Carnegie – Mellon Roos Salakhutdinova (Russ Salakhutdinov).
The Cupertino company, he will oversee the development related to artificial intelligence. Note that this means the first voice assistant Siri and other similar technologies, and not a true AI.
Most likely, what exactly will be the development of Siri for Salakhutdinova and his team of top priority, as this software is often criticized for its lack of tangible development since entering the market. Given the emergence of Google Assistant and purchase potentially revolutionary assistant Viv company Samsung, Apple just need to strengthen the team Siri developers.