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Siri, Viv Labs Co-Founder Leaves Samsung

Samsung has changed CEOs for Viv Labs, the startup it acquired three years ago as part of its efforts to develop a digital assistant for its smartphones and tablets, The Information has learned.  Dag Kittlaus, co-founder and CEO of Viv Labs, left Samsung at the end of May to focus on a new project, he confirmed in an email. Larry Heck, a technology industry veteran who joined Samsung two years...

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