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BlackBerry Unveils Its Answer to Apple’s Siri

BlackBerry(NEW YORK) -- BlackBerry unveiled its answer to Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana on Wednesday -- and decided to go with a straightforward name: BlackBerry Assistant

The voice-enabled personal assistant will run on devices with BlackBerry 10.3 and can manage everything from a user’s business life to their social life.

“The more I use it, the more it learns and adapts to me,” BlackBerry social media marketing lead Donny Halliwell said in a blog post.

“If you’ve had experience with other smartphone-based personal assistants, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how accurate BlackBerry Assistant is at recognizing your requests,” he added.

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