Nonetheless, the military's loss is Apple's gain. SRI, eager to capitalize on the technologies it had been incubating, spun off Siri Incorporated to build a smartphone app in 2008. Thus, Siri was born, and in short order snapped up by Apple for untold millions. The culmination of all this was revealed yesterday, when we learned that Siri will be integrated into Apple's new iOS system. We won't exactly be coordinating warships with Siri, but at least someone will answer now when we shout at our iPhones. More at Danger Room.