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Kia and Hyundai cars will include AI assistants starting in 2019

Vehicles made by Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia will include built-in virtual assistants with AI-powered smarts beginning in 2019 (via Engadget). The plan to build smart assistants into vehicles wil

SoundHound raises $75M to bring its voice-enabled AI everywhere

SoundHound has been around for 10 years and, before today, had raised around $40 million in financing as it’s worked to build a massive conversational AI platform. But today, the company is addi

Shazam is finally profitable after a billion downloads

Shazam, the mobile and desktopĀ app that acts as a digitalĀ ear and song identifier, crossed the 1 billion download mark recently, according to a report from Billboard on Thursday. The London-based co

Hound, a voice-powered virtual assistant app, launches publicly

Keyvan Mohajer is hoping the past nine years of research and work building a digital assistant at SoundHound will be worth the wait. Today, SoundHound CEO Mohajer said the company is publicly relea

SoundHound Launches Houndify Platform To Add A Voice Interface To Other Apps And Devices

SoundHound’s Houndify, which promises to “add voice enabled conversational interface to anything,” is officially available to developers today. SoundHound is best-known as a music re

SoundHound Challenges Siri With New Hound Voice Search App And Developer Platform

Most of you know about <a target="_blank" href="http://www.soundhound.com">SoundHound</a>, right? It's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/10/17/now-with-175m-users-soundhound-launches-its-ios-7

Facebook Adds Shazam-Style Audio Recognition To Help You Automatically Tag Posts With TV Shows And Songs

Facebook has a new weapon in the battle against Twitter to host lucrative conversations about media. A Shazam-esque opt-in feature coming to the iOS and Android status composer can activate your phone

Now With 175M+ Users, SoundHound Launches Its iOS 7 App, As Company Struggles To Exit Shazam’s Shadow

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.soundhound.com/">SoundHound's</a> music identification app has the unfortunate position of having to live in Shazam's shadow, but that may not be the case for much

Chasing Shazam, SoundHound Quietly Passes 100M Users, Averaging 200K Downloads/Day

With Shazam infiltrating our TVs, showing up in Super Bowl ads, and passing 200 million users, you just might think that the market has its music-identification king. But <a target="_blank" href="http

Music Search Startup SoundHound Partners With Spotify For Instant Streaming

Music search and discovery company <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/soundhound">SoundHound</a> has <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110825005404/en/SoundHound-Spotify-Announc