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Apple Confirms 'Applebot' as In-House Web Crawler for Services Like Siri and Spotlight

Wednesday May 6, 2015 6:15 am PDT by
Apple yesterday gave a few interesting details on something it's calling "Applebot", the company's in-house web crawler that is used to help power services like Siri and Spotlight on iOS and OS X platforms (via Apple Insider). In the past, Apple has partnered with companies like Google and Bing to provide search results in a few of its own products like Siri, but this week's news could be an...