In a cluttered fifth-floor studio in North Philadelphia, two huge pieces of plywood hang from the ceiling, pulsing in time with the music from a pair of high-end stereo speakers.
(AP)—Buying movies and TV shows to watch on the Kindle Fire will be a lot more appealing now that Amazon's tablet computer sports a much more vibrant screen.
Google unveiled an online information exchange platform to try to give some extra lasting power to more than 3,000 endangered languages.
Zynga launched "Draw Something" in China as it moved to get non-English speakers caught up in the craze for the mobile phone game based on representing words with pictures.
Jawbone began rolling out an even louder version of its portable wireless speakers, which have caught fire among smartphone and tablet users.
People who speak Cantonese, a tonal language, demonstrate enhance musical pitch perception relative to Canadian French and English speakers, according to an Apr. 11 report in the open access journal PLoS ONE.
A new digital speech database which captures how voices vary between different speakers or situations for the purpose of forensic speaker comparison has been launched by researchers at the University of Cambridge.
Policies addressing childhood hunger should target neighborhoods, not individual families, according to new research from Rice University.
The non-profit group behind thought-provoking TED conferences launched an education channel on YouTube in a bid to make learning irresistible.
A new linguistic study of how individuals interpret various types of utterances sheds more light on how literal and contextual meaning are distinguished. The study, "A novel empirical paradigm for distinguishing between What ...