Since it launched for Spanish speaking countries in October, Sherpa has been downloaded almost half a million times. Much like Apple's Siri, users can ask Sherpa to play a song, book a flight, update a Facebook status and call up stock prices, among other things.
Unlike Siri, Sherpa also offers support for money transfers to via PayPal to a user's mobile contacts. To access the service, users have to declare that they are over 18 and, for the moment, may only send up to a maximum of $5 to the specified account.
The product, which is still in beta, can be downloaded from the Google Play store.