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Drop that remote: Nuance to bring voice control to home appliances

The developer of Dragon voice recognition software wants to create home appliances that respond to voice commands -- even when they're off.

By May 6, 2014


Android tablet to debut at less than $40

An Android tablet will launch in India at a subsidized price of $22. But even without the government subsidy, it's still cheap at about $60.

By October 6, 2011


Apple, Nokia, others targeted in camera patent suit

A new lawsuit sets its sights on mobile-phone makers for allegedly infringing five patents held by two different companies.

By March 21, 2011


Austin chip exec to take over Conexant

Longtime exec in Austin's chip industry is heading west to take the reins at the California chipmaker.

By June 26, 2007


Ex-Apple trio fails to shine

Gil Amelio, Ellen Hancock, and Steve Wozniak launched a blank check start-up in 2005. Less than three years after writing that check, investors see most of their equity disappear.

By March 19, 2008


Who profits from semiconductor spin-offs?

Semiconductor spin-offs are all the rage. Do you think they're good deals for everyone involved? Think again. Here's a look at 10 notable chip divestitures.

By February 13, 2008


Metaphors for the modern world

The rarefied world of achievement is awash in metaphors, so News.com's Michael Kanellos lists some that can be applied to the heroes, villains, and principles of ordinary life.

By February 13, 2008


Cameras with built-in geotagging on horizon

Geotagging today is a pain, but it won't be too long before ordinary cameras can automatically give your photos location stamps alongside time stamps.

By February 12, 2008


Ten irrelevant technology companies

These 10 public technology companies were once important, even exciting. Now they're well on their way to obscurity.

By February 6, 2008


Dealing with software crashes - Part 1

Dealing with software crashes - Part 1. Expanding on a story from the Wall Street Journal.

By November 9, 2007