Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?
Prefer talking over typing? Get version 4 of Nuance Communications' Dragon Dictate speech recognition software for Mac. For free.
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.
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.
After an anonymous email threatens a deadly school shooting, the feminist media critic backs out of a speaking engagement at Utah State University.
Grab a mic! Most people can carry a tune, even if they think their voice would make Simon Cowell scowl, a researcher at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music says.
The all-stock deal is valued at $1 billion, says Recode. But why would Twitter want to acquire Flipboard?
Apple's CEO uses commencement speech to relay societal changes he's witnessed during his lifetime and discuss changes still possible.
Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.
Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.