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
June 29, 2015 A student has developed a computerized learning system that can detect emotional sentiments, such as sarcasm and irony, in text messages and emails. It could help detect content that suggests ... read more
June 30, 2015 Pension funds around the world could be losing out on billions of euros and dollars of the stock market gains they would have made because they are obliged to sell part of their portfolios before the ... read more
June 30, 2015 Electrical engineers have demonstrated a new way to harness light particles, or photons, that are connected to each other and act in unison no matter how far apart they are -- a phenomenon known as ... read more
June 29, 2015 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are legal and increasingly popular for individuals wanting to circumvent censorship, avoid mass surveillance or access geographically limited services like Netflix. ... read more
June 29, 2015 A new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor measures 3-D image of your finger's surface and the tissue beneath it -- enhancing biometrics and information security for smartphones and ... 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