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Barbra Streisand Says She Called Apple CEO to Fix Siri’s Pronunciation of Her Name

Barbra Streisand Says She Called Apple CEO to Fix Siri’s Pronunciation of Her Name

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"She pronounces my name wrong. Barbra Streisand with a soft S, like sand on the beach," Streisand told NPR's Scott Simon Saturday. She said Cook told her a fix was forthcoming with the Sept. 30 update.She may also have indicated when the next iPhone’s coming out.Singer Barbra Streisand doesn’t have a great history when it comes to shaping her representation on new technology, but she has now scored at least one major victory.Streisand was irked at the fact that Siri, Apple’s AAPL -0.72% virtual assistant for iPhone and iPad users, was not pronouncing her name correctly.So she called Apple CEO Tim Cook directly, and he promised he would fix the problem. Siri will apparently soon say “Streisand” without pronouncing the second “s” hard, like a “z.” Get Data Sheet, Fortune’s