Apple Previews Payment And Messaging Integrations With Siri

Apple Inc. developers are "previewing" new integrations with Siri which would allow the user to make a payment using their voice, the company said Thursday. In a press release, Apple gave the example of sending money through Square by saying "Hey Siri, send Lindsey Welch $20 using Cash." The integrations will also allow the user to send voice-activated WhatsApp or LinkedIn messages. Shares of Apple were up 0.4% in midday trade Thursday.

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