Samsung Hires Ex-Apple Exec Murat Akbacak for AI Center

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Samsung Is Allegedly Hiring ex apple executive to run its new artificial intelligence research center.

The operation will be headed by Apple veterans. Murat Akabakwho was “responsible for defining and implementing strategy. sirApple's personal digital assistant, focuses on personalization, context and advancements in conversational and multimodal AI,” Bloomberg reported on Tuesday (June 11), citing an internal Samsung memo.

Samsung did not respond to PYMNTS' request for comment.

Company decided That's when Apple made its high-profile announcement. AI projects, the report said. According to the report, Samsung is opening a new North American AI center, bringing together teams from California and Toronto to improve operations and increase efficiency.

Siri is a big part of Apple's AI plans, along with the company's new Apple Intelligence System to give Assistant “a big IQ boost”

This means more natural language recognition (even when users change their mind mid-sentence), the ability to write instructions to Siri by double-tapping the lock screen, and context understanding in apps.

For its part, Samsung is working on giving its own voice assistant, Bixbyone AI-powered transformationa company executive said in March.

“With the emergence of production AI and [large language model] Technology, I believe we have to redefine the role of Bixby, so that Bixby can be equipped with generative AI and become smarter in the future. Won Joon ChoiSamsung's executive vice president of mobile business said at the time.

He added that it will “enable more natural interactions and create an interface that supports Samsung products in our ecosystem.”

Meanwhile, PYMNTS wrote about Apple Intelligence's on Wednesday (June 12th). Private cloud computing service to handle complex AI tasks, and what that means as businesses rely more and more on AI for sensitive data processing and analytics.

Apple's new private cloud computing service represents a step in the right direction. Circles of Data privacy and security represent the direction in which all companies should be moving. Yank SchraderCEO and co-founder of a computing startup Archaeumtold PYMNTS.

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