It's not just your TV listening in to your conversation
Be careful what you say in front of your new television, following reports that Samsung's new Smart TVs are now being programmed to listen to every word you say and send it over the internet to a third party ...
Eavesdropping concerns in Samsung smart TVs (Update)
Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening. And sharing.
Out with the keyboard as talk takes over typing
With the recent acquisition by Facebook of voice-recognition company Wit.ai, all four major players in the post-PC market (Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook) now have a significant infrastructure for ...
Japan toymaker unveils tiny talking, singing humanoid
Japanese toymaker Tomy on Wednesday unveiled a multi-talented humanoid robot, named "Robi jr.," which can converse using some 1,000 phrases and belt out about 50 songs, as well as move its limbs and head.
A look at how your voice is being used to ID you
Businesses and governments around the world are increasingly turning to voice biometrics, which sometimes are described as voiceprints, to replace passwords and fight fraud. A look at this fast-growing technology:
Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley's killer
Police and intelligence services are using image analysis and voice-recognition software, studying social media postings and seeking human tips as they scramble to identify the militant recorded on a video ...
Chinese court rules against Apple in patent case (Update)
US technology giant Apple has lost a lawsuit against a Chinese state regulator over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri", a Beijing court said.
Interactive communication technology for human symbiotic robot to enhance natural communication with humans
Hitachi today announced the development of interactive communication technology for the human symbiotic robot EMIEW2, which selects the optimal answer and explanation based on the subject and attributes included in a question, ...
Apple 'sues China govt body, firm over Siri': report
US technology giant Apple is suing a Chinese government agency and a domestic company over patent rights for its "Siri" personal assistant, the official Xinhua news agency said Monday.
QuadStick controller says Go for quadriplegic gamers
Intel wants Jarvis to serve you answers without the cloud
Wells Fargo tests voice-recognition mobile technology
Imagine picking up your phone and being able to ask, "How much did I spend at restaurants last month?"
Biometrics researchers see world without passwords (Update)
Some Purdue University researchers are working on technology that could see all those passwords that computer users must punch in replaced with steps such as iris and fingerprint scans.
Nuance to add pair of Icahn nominees to board
Nuance Communications Inc. says it's reached a deal with billionaire investor Carl Icahn to add two of his nominees to its board.