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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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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

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Convert text to speech with a Chrome extension

Today we show off a great Chrome extension that converts text into speech so you don't have to read!

April 12, 2013

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Twitter, hate speech, and the costs of keeping quiet

commentary Purging mass media of hurtful opinions would deny everyone important knowledge. Simply put, says author Greg Lukianoff, it's far better to know that there are bigots among us than to pretend all is well.

By April 7, 2013

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White House debuts 'enhanced' streaming for SOTU speech

Besides showing the president's State of the Union speech in real time, the government is also displaying various policy charts, stats, and data on its augmented live stream.

By February 12, 2013