As he prepares to leave Microsoft and the company he founded, the former Tellme CEO talks about his time at the world's biggest software maker.
The former Netscape executive and chief executive of the speech recognition company plans to leave the software giant in June.
TellMe is a dead-simple 411 service.
Angus Davis is following fellow co-founder Mike McCue out the door. Microsoft's new speech unit boss, Zig Serafin, says the group is well-positioned to make speech a mainstream interface.
An alpha version of the application for Apple's smartphone was created, but a final release is still months away, a Tellme executive tells CNET News.
Microsoft unit is providing sports scores via its mobile search application, which enables users to speak into their BlackBerry and get a screen's worth of information.
Redmond isn't saying, but CNET News' Ina Fried suspects one of the first apps could be from the voice search company Microsoft acquired last year.
So where's the Windows Mobile version? And why BlackBerry at all?
The voice recognition company will become a part of the Microsoft Business Division under Jeff Raikes.
Phone service gets directory listings by voice or text