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Yahoo board shakeup ends standoff with vocal critic

Activist investor Starboard Value gets Yahoo to lean its way with the addition of four new members to its board of directors.

By April 27, 2016


The FCC's vocal minority speaks out

In an interview, Michael O'Rielly, one of the two Republicans on the Federal Communications Commission, weighs in on the politically divisive nature of the agency.

By July 16, 2015

Editors' Take

ActiVocal Vocca

The ActiVocal Vocca is designed to transform old light bulbs into intelligent and voice-activated ones.

By July 30, 2014


Compensating: Loudest howler monkeys have the tiniest balls

The male howler monkeys with the biggest vocal organs have the smallest testicles and lowest sperm count, new research has found.

By October 22, 2015


BlackBerry CEO: We have a lot of problems, but we're not dead

The always vocal John Chen ups his chances of survival to 80 percent from 50 percent.

By May 28, 2014


Smartphone app predicts bipolar mood swings

An experimental smartphone app analyses changes in vocal patterns to predict the early signs of a bipolar mood swing.

By May 8, 2014


One-man a capella Tetris is a winner

Smooth McGroove lays down eight vocal tracks to create a marvelous a capella version of the Tetris theme. Have a listen.

By September 3, 2013


Google CEO Larry Page discloses why he lost his voice

Page, who is recovering from vocal cord paralysis, is funding research related to his condition through the Voice Health Institute.

By May 14, 2013


Google CEO Larry Page: 'We should be building great things that don't exist'

At Google I/O, Larry Page, who recently disclosed his diagnosis of a vocal cord condition, takes the stage and talks to attendees about innovation and building technology products that can improve everyday life.

May 15, 2013


Microsoft making nice with Windows 8 partners, Acer says

Acer has been a vocal critic of Microsoft and Windows 8, but now has some reason to be optimistic.

By May 9, 2013