The free translation app for the iPhone and iPad makes it possible for users to converse with someone in another language--no phrase book required. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das gets a demo.
Optus is beefing up the number of streaming television channels offered for its MeTV PVR (turned online media streamer), with a choice of four foreign-language packs.
Typing in different languages on the Web can be as easy as clicking on a browser button. We'll show you how.
Apple's released the third minor update to Mac OS X 10.7 that brings a handful of bugfixes while adding new languages. The company also pushed out an update to Snow Leopard and Apple Remote Desktop.
Google's Linne Ha travels the world collecting voice samples in various languages for the company's voice search technology. SmartPlanet visits with Google's voice search team to learn what goes into developing the technology.
Also a pioneer in artificial intelligence, McCarthy is credited with having coined the term in 1955.
In addition to C, the pioneering computer scientist made significant contributions to Unix and received many awards honoring his work.
An Italian law proposal aiming to fight defamation would challenge the concepts on which Wikipedia was built and put the site at significant legal risk, it explains in a note.