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GeekWire Summit: Great speakers, and 1 day left for early bird rates

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We’re less than three weeks away from the inaugural GeekWire Summit, our half-day technology conference the afternoon of March 7 in downtown Seattle. Today we’re pleased to announce the near-final lineup of GeekWire Summit speakers, including influential technology leaders from Seattle, Boston, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. We also wanted to...
GeekWire Summit: Great speakers, and 1 day left for early bird rates

Siri updated for iPod touch and gets some new features

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Filed under: Odds and ends, Freeware, iPhone, iPod touchSiri for the iPhone was quite a hit when it came out earlier this year. You could ask it questions like, "where is the best pizza nearby?" and Siri would find the answer. My favorite response was when I asked if there...
Siri updated for iPod touch and gets some new features

Coming Soon: Icahn Vs. Ricci?

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Coming Soon: Icahn Vs. Ricci?: Agustino Fontevecchia of Forbes: Carl Icahn just won't sit tight.  In a filing released after market hours on Monday, the billionaire investor revealed a 9.3% passive stake in Nuance Communications, a voice-recognition company reportedly behind Apple's Siri.  Shares in the company surged in after-hours trading....
Coming Soon: Icahn Vs. Ricci?

Voice & Gesture Control: Beyond Touch With Windows 8

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If Intel has its way, touch will be just one of the ways to control Windows 8 ultrabooks. The chipmaker is looking to add voice commands and Kinect-like gestures for what it calls "perceptual computing." On Tuesday, Intel announced a partnership with Nuance Communications to put a locally hosted voice...
Voice & Gesture Control: Beyond Touch With Windows 8

Apple Does Deal With GM To Integrate Siri Eyes Free Into New Models

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Models from the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic Ranges will have Apple's personal assistant on the MyLink infotainment system. Siri, Apple's ever-improving personal assistant, is to be integrated into three of GM's new car models. Two versions of the Chevrolet Spark and the Sonic LTZ and RS will use Bluetooth...
Apple Does Deal With GM To Integrate Siri Eyes Free Into New Models

Icahn Discloses Stake in Nuance

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In an SEC filing Monday, billionaire investor Carl Icahn revealed a 9.27 percent passive stake in voice-recognition firm Nuance Communications, whose technology is reportedly behind Apple’s Siri. The stock had slid 21 percent over the past 12 months, but rose more than 8 percent after hours on the news....
Icahn Discloses Stake in Nuance

Swype gets backup and sync features to take your personalized keyboard cross-platform

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You know Swype, right? The innovative mobile keyboard app that lets to spell out words by simply sliding their finger? Well, an interesting update has been announced, one that will see your personalized Swype-powered dictionary made available cross platform, through new backup and sync features. Nuance Communications, the company behind...
Swype gets backup and sync features to take your personalized keyboard cross-platform

Speech recognition anyone? AT&T opens up Watson API

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Look out Nuance Communications, there’s a new speech recognition player in town. Nuance can’t simply buy up this potential competitor as it has in the past since this company happens to be AT&T. Ma Bell has taken the locks off of its Watson speech application programming interfaces (APIs), allowing any...
Speech recognition anyone? AT&T opens up Watson API
Move over Knight Rider: Nuance debuts a Siri for cars
New-look database startup NuoDB gets $10M to scale up and out

Apple ensnared in Chinese patent fight over Siri

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A Chinese company that makes an automated online chat technology is suing Apple in China, charging that Siri infringes on patents it holds, according to a report Wednesday in the Shangai Daily. Shanghai Zhi Zhen makes a product called Xiaoi, which the company calls a “chat robot system” used for...
Apple ensnared in Chinese patent fight over Siri

BMW taps Nuance for in-car speech recognition

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BMW will be the first the automaker to incorporate Nuance Communications’ new voice command and control platform into its dashboards. The German car manufacturer said today it is using Nuance’s Dragon Drive voice messaging technology in its BMW 7 Series flagship luxury sedans as well as the BMW 3 Series...
BMW taps Nuance for in-car speech recognition
SwiftKey for Android challenges Swype with integrated 'Flow' input

Future of voice recognition: Assistants that learn from you

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Voice-activated assistants are playing an increasingly prominent role in the technology world, with Apple's introduction of Siri for the iPhone 4S and Google's (rumored) work on a Siri competitor for Android phones. Voice-activated technology isn't new—it's just getting better because of increasingly powerful processors and cloud services, advancements in...
Future of voice recognition: Assistants that learn from you

Nuance's Dragon now plays music, opens apps and works on older Androids

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Nuance Communications has been trying to recreate its incredibly useful  — but rather one-trick — Dragon Go semantic search app as a full-fledged mobile voice assistant on par with Siri and the new Google Now. It renamed it Dragon Go as Dragon Mobile Assistant in October and expanded its voice...
Nuance's Dragon now plays music, opens apps and works on older Androids

Voice recognition tool Dragon updates Android app with hands-free driver mode and voice notifications

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Nuance Communications today released an update to its Dragon Mobile Assistant app for Android. Users with supported devices will find that it now includes hands-free driver technology, voice notifications, and new customization options. Dubbed “Intelligent Driver Mode”, the updated version of Dragon helps users keep their eyes on the road...
Voice recognition tool Dragon updates Android app with hands-free driver mode and voice notifications

Swype takes SwiftKey head on, debuting on Google Play

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Swype and SwiftKey have long competed for Android users’ attention, each proffering their own version of an intelligent touchscreen keyboards. But SwiftKey has always had a big advantage: easy availability. Anyone can go to Google Play and download the SwiftKey software onto their Android smartphones or tablets. Swype’s maker Nuance...
Swype takes SwiftKey head on, debuting on Google Play

Dragon dictation and search launch Arabic voice recognition apps in Saudi Arabia

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Nuance Communications has announced the launch of Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search applications for iOS for free in Saudi Arabia. The apps support the Arabic language and this release marks the first deployment of Standard Arabic Dragon voice recognition for iOS applications, and the debut of the Dragon Apps in the...
Dragon dictation and search launch Arabic voice recognition apps in Saudi Arabia

Siri, meet Nina

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Nuance Communications Monday introduced Nina, a virtual speech assistant that companies can add to iOS and Android mobile apps....
Siri, meet Nina

Nuance brings Swype keyboard to Google Play for $0.99, adds Dragon mobile, dialect support, and more

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Swype, the learning keyboard application is now available for Android devices. For the first time, the app can be downloaded from the Google Play store on smartphones and tablet devices enabling anyone to use this digital keyboard that’s been used by more than 500 million users worldwide. Acquired by Nuance...
Nuance brings Swype keyboard to Google Play for $0.99, adds Dragon mobile, dialect support, and more

MindMeld maker Expect Labs teams up with voice expert, Nuance

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Expect Labs, the anticipatory computing platform maker behind MindMeld, a video and vice calling app, has teamed up with voice-technology company, Nuance Communications and is incorporating their voice recognition engine in its platform.  Expect, which was co-founded by Tim Tuttle and Moninder Jheeta two years ago is backed by the Google...
MindMeld maker Expect Labs teams up with voice expert, Nuance
Siri's Voice Is Already In The 2013 Cadillac XTS

Here's the lineup for the live GeekWire Radio Show: Mike McSherry, The Icarus Kid and more

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Each week, Todd Bishop and I get together to talk about all things geek — revisiting the top news stories, profiling our favorite apps and sharing opinions on the ever-changing  tech industry. Typically, this discussion takes place in the cozy studios of our radio partner: KIRO FM. But next...
Here's the lineup for the live GeekWire Radio Show: Mike McSherry, The Icarus Kid and more
Nuance takes Siri down to the app level with new voice assistant

Latest Swype beta gets hotwords, two new keyboards, more

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Nuance Communications has, once again, released a beta of its Swype keyboard for Android devices. Those who download it will now have access to the latest slang and trending words with an auto complete-like suggestion feature. To get the hotwords, users will need to sign up for updates, however.......
Latest Swype beta gets hotwords, two new keyboards, more
New tech could let you wake up your sleeping smartphone with your voice

Nuance to Acquire Medical Transcription Firm Transcend

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Expanding its software-aided medical transcription services, Nuance Communications will purchase medical transcription service provider Transcend Services for......
Nuance to Acquire Medical Transcription Firm Transcend

Waking the Dragon: Nuance brings its Dragon Mobile Assistant app to Android 2.3 and higher in the US

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Nuance Communications has announced an update of its Dragon Mobile Assistant app for Android, making it available for devices running version 2.3 and higher of this OS. Launched in October, the app was initially only compatible with Android 4.0 and higher. Developed by Nuance, which is a well-known name in...
Waking the Dragon: Nuance brings its Dragon Mobile Assistant app to Android 2.3 and higher in the US
Nuance working on Siri-like voice tech for phones in sleep mode

GeekWire Summit: Facebook, T-Mobile, Swype and more join lineup of speakers

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We’re gearing up for our big GeekWire Summit, the inaugural half-day conference March 7 in downtown Seattle. Last week we announced the participation of former Microsoft chief software architect Ray Ozzie, Hulu CTO Richard Tom, and UW computer science luminary Oren Etzioni. Today we’re pleased to announce more industry veterans who...
GeekWire Summit: Facebook, T-Mobile, Swype and more join lineup of speakers
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