Black box adoption by the air industry nearly didn't happen
The search operation for missing flight MH370 continues to hear signals that could be from the plane's black box recorders. ...
What a black box can tell us about missing flight MH370
As the search continues for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane it's probable that answers surrounding the mystery of flight MH370 will not be available until the recorders are recovered. ...
Review: Fire TV device great, but not fully ready
Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voice search on top of that.
Amazon steps up TV push with streaming video device (Update 2)
Amazon stepped up its battle for television viewers on Wednesday, unveiling a new media streaming device touted as simplifying the experience of watching video online.
Fujitsu develops new speech synthesis technology
Fujitsu Laboratories has announced development of speech synthesis technology that can create a variety of high-quality synthetic voices in a short period of time, and that can convey information in a tone ...
Inspiring invention in primary school
Inspiring primary school age children to think of themselves as inventors and to devise novel solutions to the problems around them was the aim of an educational experiment reported in the International Journal of Technology ...
Tracking down MH370 black boxes a Herculean challenge
Recovering the black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed into the southern Indian Ocean is a Herculean task, even with the wealth of sophisticated equipment being deployed.
Google's Page says US online spying threatens democracy
Google co-founder Larry Page on Wednesday condemned US government snooping on the Internet as a threat to democracy.
Crackdown hits popular China messaging platform WeChat
Chinese Internet giant Tencent has shut several accounts on its popular instant messaging platform WeChat, users said Friday, in what appeared to be part of a broader government crackdown on political content.
Google adding voice recognition to Chrome browser search
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
Study on the accuracy of voice votes finds that loud voices can skew results
The louder the voice, the cloudier the choice: So says research led by the University of Iowa, which found that a single loud voice can skew the result of voice votes, a common decision-making feature in ...