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Student's smart glove converts sign language into text and speech

A student's invention could make communication for the impaired easier to manage.

By October 1, 2015


Prepare for the Reddit-tatorship: New CEO poised to limit free speech

Reddit's co-founder, now CEO, plans to clamp down on offensive posts, but risks further angering the site's users. That should make for a lively "Ask Me Anything" forum Thursday afternoon.

By July 16, 2015


Former Reddit CEO defends Ellen Pao as protector of free speech

The former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong takes to the popular news site to reveal more details in what has evolved into a corporate soap opera.

By July 14, 2015


Hillary Clinton takes aim at Uber during speech on 'gig economy'

The democratic presidential candidate vows to "crack down" on companies that misclassify employees as independent contractors.

By July 13, 2015


AT&T accuses Federal Communications Commission of favoritism

The FCC is dragging its feet on granting AT&T a waiver to offer a Wi-Fi calling feature, while letting competitors go ahead, says the company. The feature fails to meet accessibility rules for the disabled.

By October 2, 2015


Crave giveaway: Dragon Dictate speech recognition software for Mac

Prefer talking over typing? Get version 4 of Nuance Communications' Dragon Dictate speech recognition software for Mac. For free.

By March 6, 2015


Apple sees smart rings in its future

A newly-published Apple patent application envisions a smart ring that would incorporate a microphone, camera, screen and other features found in today's smartphones and smartwatches.

By October 1, 2015


Nadella speeches get Common touch in Microsoft's Super Bowl ads

Technically Incorrect: Two Microsoft ads running during the Super Bowl offer warm feelings and an original voiceover from a famous rapper, voicing the speeches of Microsoft's CEO.

By February 1, 2015


Google Translate app update said to make speech-to-text even easier

The mobile app will soon be able to automatically pick up on a number of popular spoken languages and convert the speech to text, says The New York Times.

By January 12, 2015


Amazon begins a delivery service powered by regular folks

The e-commerce giant jumps into the gig economy with the new program called Amazon Flex. The service starts in Seattle.

By September 29, 2015