Siri iOS7 Bing

Apple has today unveiled that Siri in iOS 7 will be using Bing as its programmed search engine. The friendly voice-controlled assistant will be able to control more elements and functions of the iPhone, but we're pleased to see Apple choose Microsoft over Google for searching and interacting with the Interwebz. As well as Bing, Siri will make full use of services including Wikipedia and Twitter.

Apple is also competing against Windows Phone, so why has the company sided with Microsoft? Come on, this is good guy Microsoft we're talking about here. Redmond is Apple's only option for search that isn't Google and the company has been attempting to eliminate its dependencies on the search giant for some time (remember the whole Apple Maps fiasco?).

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Source: iMore