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Secret Service Looking For Sarcasm-Detecting Software

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No. this isn't a joke. The Secret Service is looking to buy software that would allow it to monitor social media for sarcasm. Video provided by Newsy


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Ford May Be SYNCing With BlackBerry, Ditching Microsoft

Ford May Be SYNCing With BlackBerry, Ditching Microsoft

TheStreet (Feb. 24, 2014) — Shares of BlackBerry are rising on Monday on reports that Ford is turning to the beleagured tech company to power its Sync voice-activated system. A partnership would be a significant achievement for BlackBerry, which has been struggling for years. In effect, Ford will be ditching Microsoft, whose voice-activated software has been the basis of Ford's Sync system since it was introduced in 2007. BlackBerry's QNX Software Systems is already featured in Audi and BMW vehicles, but would significantly expand its presence, as Ford has built more than 10 million vehicles worldwide that are equipped with Sync software. Video provided by TheStreet
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Queen Latifah Reveals the Voice Behind Siri

Queen Latifah Reveals the Voice Behind Siri

Celeb TV (Oct. 23, 2013) — This week marks the start of Siri's rollout on the road. Chevy's Volt is the first vehicle to feature an "eyes free" version of the voice technology. And she's set to come standard in every 2014 model from GM, Honda and BMW. Recently, we met the real-life woman behind the voice of apple's notorious iPhone companion, who shared some insight into her infamous attitude. As guest on The Queen Latifah Show, Susan Bennett acknowledged that her know-it-all alter-ego is well known for her scrappy sarcasm.
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Twitter Bolsters Security, Convenience With New Features

Twitter Bolsters Security, Convenience With New Features

Newsy (May 10, 2014) — Twitter has added the option to reset your password via SMS and introduced a system for detecting suspicious login attempts. Video provided by Newsy
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Microsoft to Profit as Millions of ATM Software Becomes Outdated

Microsoft to Profit as Millions of ATM Software Becomes Outdated

TheStreet (Mar. 17, 2014) — Major banks in the U.S. and U.K. have until April 8 to update software in their ATM network or risk a pricey invoice from Microsoft. As early as 2007, the tech giant warned its support for Windows XP would lapse, but since then only one-third of the world's ATMs have had their software upgraded. Once the deadline passes, banks will have to negotiate individual contracts to extend Microsoft support, an essential component to keep the machines secure from hacking and viruses. Video provided by TheStreet
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