If you have complex search questions about restaurants and hotels, you're better off asking Hound over Siri.
A new voice-assistant app is set on outsmarting Siri, Cortana and Google Now. Watch CNET Update to discover more about Hound, now available for free in Android and Apple app stores . Changes are also coming to Google Maps, and Google's self-driving car is taking part of the blame in a recent minor crash:
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Hound can outsmart Siri, Google Now with voice-search tricks
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