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Anita Sarkeesian cancels speech in wake of threats

After an anonymous email threatens a deadly school shooting, the feminist media critic backs out of a speaking engagement at Utah State University.

By October 14, 2014

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Turkish court axes YouTube ban over free speech concerns

Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.

By May 29, 2014

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Government gag orders violate free speech, tech giants contend

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.

By May 23, 2014

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No More Woof reads dog brainwaves, translates to speech

The in-development No More Woof project aims to translate dog brainwaves into human speech through a crowdfunded device.

By December 18, 2013

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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014

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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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Microsoft brings speech recognition to Bing developers

Microsoft continues to flesh out its Bing developer platform with a new speech-recognition control, allowing coders to add speech input to their Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.

By October 22, 2013

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Report: Apple will bring text-to-speech conversion to Notes

According to Patently Apple, the tech giant has filed for a European patent for a system that can translate text into multiple languages and then convert it to speech.

By September 12, 2013

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Microsoft revs speedier, smarter speech recognition for phones

Using a novel method that mimics brain functions, Microsoft researchers say they've doubled the speed at which speech is recognized and results are returned. They've also improved accuracy by 15 percent.

By June 17, 2013

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Facebook pledges tougher stance on hate speech

After being petitioned by women's rights groups, Facebook has agreed to revise its policy on hate speech.

By May 29, 2013