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The Worst Things IBM Voice Recognition Could Do in the 80s

In the age of Siri, we take for granted how far speech recognition technology has come. But a quick glance back at 1986, when IBM introduced its voice recognition software, shows that we’ve travelled light years since the earliest version of this g.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMay 19th, 2017

Can Amazon talk its way into the auto industry with Alexa?

Amazon aims to rapidly expand its presence in the auto industry through Alexa, its voice-enabled intelligent personal assistant......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Nintendo Voice Chat Says Farewell to Jose

We drown our sorrows by talking about Nintendo's two biggest topics at E3: Super Mario Odyssey and the return of Samus. It's with heavy heart that Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN's weekly talk show for all things Nintendo, bids farewell to our friend.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Download of the day: Jump Doper

Our daily pick of the best free software – skipping with a razor-sharp rope. What could possibly go wrong? You can play Jump Doper in your browser, or download it for Windows, Mac or Linux.You control a blocky, Minecraft-esque cactus, which h.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Amazon’s Echo Show gets more practical by adding support for smart home camera feeds

 Amazon today announced a notable new trick for its next-generation Echo device, the Echo Show (aka the one with the screen), which could make it a more compelling purchase: it will be able to display the live streams from a number of smart hom.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Shonda Rhimes shuts down Bill Cosby"s sexual assault "town halls" in one tweet

Like most things Shonda Rhimes creates, her idea for a "town hall" to support sexual assault survivors knocks it out of the park. SEE ALSO: Bill Cosby plans to teach men to avoid sexual assault charges and WTF? Following a recent announcement that Bi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Android O Might be Oatmeal Cookie, So There’s That

What will Android O’s name be? Oreo? Oatmeal cookie? Ox-tongue pastry? It could be anything at this point, but from details brought to light by myce, evidence suggests that the Android team will announce Oatmeal Cookie as Android 8.0’s n.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

OnePlus 5: First 10 Things to Do!

When that early OnePlus 5 order arrives over the next few days, we think we’ve got you covered with some of the first things to consider doing once you finish the setup process. We’re talking about tweaking items like the navigation butto.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Shiny and New

On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we’re back to talk about a lot of big new stuff from the past couple of weeks, including the OnePlus 5’s launch, our HTC U11 review, Bixby Voice’s good start, and of course, this shiny new web.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

WhatsApp file sharing could soon work with anything

The messaging app already supports a wide range of files, but it looks like WhatsApp could support even more soon. WhatsApp already allows users to send a range of file types with each other without any fuss, but it appears that soon all file t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

U.S. Consumer IoT Perspectives: Age Differences in Use of Voice-Activated Assistants

This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights key results from IDC's 2017 Consumer Internet of Things Survey with a focus on examining consumer usage patterns of voice-activated assistants. The survey includes 1,513 respondents across the United States and co.....»»

Category: internetSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Targeting the Holdouts: Understanding IoT Non-Adoption in Canada

This IDC Survey analyzes IDC's latest primary research on enterprise plans for the Internet of Things (IoT) in Canada. In June of 2017, IDC surveyed 312 respondents asking enterprise IT decision makers about their IoT deployment plans by industry-spe.....»»

Category: internetSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Internet of Things: Smart City Adoption and Market Trends

This IDC Market Perspective discusses the adoption of internet of things (IoT) within the Smart City. Figures and data within this perspective are based on IDC's research on the China Smart City market and IoT usage scenarios related to government, u.....»»

Category: internetSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

Robocaller King May Face $120 Million FCC Fine for Spoofed Calls

A Miami man alleged to have made 96 million spoofed robocalls last year could face a fine of $120 million from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The commission said yesterday it had verified 80,000 of those spoofed calls and based its prop.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

IBM launches Microservice Builder for cloud, on-prem environments

The new tool is part of IBM's ongoing effort to assist and encourage developers who are creating and managing apps built with microservices......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

42 percent of smart speaker owners have bought a second device (or more)

 Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of smart speaker owners have two or more devices, according to Edison Research. This figure is seemingly.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

Windows 10 S’ security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Analysis: Windows 10 S promises many good things. It currently doesn't deliver. Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. (credit: Microsoft) The major premise j.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

Windows 10 S‘ security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Analysis: Windows 10 S promises many good things. It currently doesn't deliver. Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. (credit: Microsoft) The major premise j.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

Medical records join revenge porn, credit card numbers for Google removal

It’s an elective removal, though. Google will only do it if you ask. Enlarge (credit: Getty | Chris Ryan) Alphabet Inc.'s Google has now added personal medical records to the list of things it’s willing to remove from search results upon.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

GM settles with 203 plaintiffs over ignition switches

GM agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches. The accord could also resolve hundreds of state court claims......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 21 min. ago

Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Including Cisco and IBM Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets

An anonymous reader shares a Reuters report: Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing num.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago