Apple is looking to make Siri better, and its latest move is buying a voice-recognition startup. The company today confirmed to the Financial Times it bought VocalIQ, a company dedicated to allowing voice assistants to understand natural dialog. Think more sci-fi AI and less repeating the same thing three times to get it right. Apple didn’t say exactly how it plans to make use of vocal IQ, however. It just provided its standard issue response for company purchases: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” But it’s not…

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