Nuance Snaps Up Spinvox
Nuance today announced that it has acquired SpinVox. Nuance will bring its advanced voice recognition technology to SpinVox's voicemail transcription services. SpinVox brings to the table significant carrier-grade global infrastructure.
Google Voice Gains New Lease On Life with Massive Overhaul
Google today introduced a wholly new version of Google Voice for Android, iOS, and the web. The calling, voicemail, and messaging platform has been overhauled from the ground up with a new design, new features, and a fresh commitment from Google to keep the service updated.
Snapchat Intros 'Memories' to Save Snaps and Stories
Snapchat today said it is adding a new tool to help users save their favorite snaps and stories. Memories are stored below the camera app; users need only swipe up to see them.
Macate Intros the Secure GATCA Elite Smartphone
Macate today announced the GATCA Elite, a smartphone that boasts advanced security tools. The phone was designed with VIPs in mind.
Google Says Google Voice Transcriptions Won't Be So Bad
Google today said it has updated the voicemail transcription feature of Google Voice to improve accuracy. Google employed technology called a long short-term memory deep recurrent neural network to reduce transcript errors by 49%.
Apple Picks Up Perceptio, Another Artificial Intelligence Firm
Apple confirmed that it has acquired a small startup called Perceptio that develops artificial intelligence software. Specifically, Perceptio lets businesses push advanced AI on smartphones without forcing end users to share too much of their data.
I see and hear all these voice apps for tech: computer, phone. I just wonder if the tech retarded will be lost and lose their sense of typing.