Turns out Siri isn’t just a creepy robo wench — she’s a hero

Apple's Siri voice assistant reportedly helped save an Australian child's life, and the incident should help convince skeptics that the somewhat-surly Siri can be useful ... if a bit moody.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.