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.
TheStreet (June 2, 2014) As Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developers Conference today in San Francisco, correspondent Sergio Quintana offers an on-location preview of what to expect. With Apple's decision to live stream the ... watch video
TheStreet (July 15, 2014) The Nokia Lumia 635 is a successor to 2013's super-popular Lumia 620 model. This new handset is an improvement in nearly every way. Microsoft's first release has a great-looking 4.5-inch touchscreen, ... watch video
Newsy (Nov. 6, 2014) In a surprise announcement, Amazon introduced Echo — a Siri-like device/at-home speaker. But some think the device could also be used for shopping.
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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 ... watch video
July 27, 2015 Using powerful computer simulations, researchers have identified a material with a higher melting point than any known substance. The computations show that a material made ... read more
July 27, 2015 Transmitting large amounts of data, such as those needed to keep the internet running, requires high-performance modulators that turn electric signals into light signals. Researchers have now ... read more
July 27, 2015 Science fiction culture has prospered and gone from being for nerds only in the 1970s and 1980s to becoming part of popular culture in the last two decades. This particularly applies to the TV series ... read more
July 24, 2015 A team of researchers specializes in SLAM, or simultaneous localization and mapping, the technique whereby mobile autonomous robots map their environments and determine their ... read more
July 24, 2015 A computerized attention-control training program significantly reduced combat veterans' preoccupation with - or avoidance of -- threat and attendant PTSD symptoms. By contrast, another type of ... read more
July 22, 2015 Despite heightened awareness of surveillance tactics and privacy breaches, existing computer security tools aren't meeting the needs of journalists working with sensitive material, a new study ... read more
Oct. 7, 2014 Two new studies show that despite public belief to the contrary, hands-free, voice-controlled automobile infotainment systems can distract drivers, although it is possible to design them to be safer. ... read more
Aug. 29, 2013 With so many other competing voices, having a conversation on a bustling subway or at a crowded cocktail party takes a great deal of concentration. New research suggests that the familiar voice of a ... read more