While Cortana and Google Now are viable competitors, the truth of the matter is that Apple's Siri is still the queen of the personal assistant world. Even so, a new challenger - San Jose, California's Viv artificial intelligence (A.I.) company - is rising up through the ranks and making it a point to break down the boundaries between virtual assistant programs and A.I.
Can the pedigree brought to Viv by Dag Kittlaus (one of the original co-founders of Siri, Inc.) help this new software achieve its goal of "reading the minds" of users and linking to all of their personal devices? Let's connect with The Guardian's Zoe Corbyn to find out just how Viv plans to change the personal assistant landscape.