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Facebook delays Home in Europe, wants a stronger 'First' impression

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Users in the U.K. and France will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on the HTC First. The first smartphone to come preinstalled with Facebook Home has been delayed in those countries while Facebook updates the software to address some negative user feedback.Facebook is wise...
Facebook delays Home in Europe, wants a stronger 'First' impression

ManageEngine Launches A Siri-Style App For The Help Desk

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ManageEngine has launched the ServiceDesk Plus iPhone app that incorporates voice-recognition technology for IT professionals so they can make commands, dictate notes and do any number of other tasks that come with managing a help desk. The app uses Nuance Nina, a virtual assistant, to dictate, edit, reply, assign/reassign and...
ManageEngine Launches A Siri-Style App For The Help Desk

The browser wars are back!

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It’s like 1995 all over again. Again. Competition between Firefox, Google, and Microsoft for users’ time online — and especially on mobile devices — is fierce once again. FORTUNE — The long, cold war over the Internet browser is heating up again. Recent statistics from StatCounter indicate that Microsoft’s (MSFT) Internet Explorer...
The browser wars are back!
Android Tablets Overtake The iPad In Shipments Last Quarter

Boston blasts show two sides of social media

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Twitter users reacted fast to the explosions that ripped through the Boston Marathon Monday, but the incident also revealed how social media can only be so reliable in such situations.Twitter spread news of the blasts quickly and was a useful communications tool for public authorities such as the Boston...
Boston blasts show two sides of social media
The Future Of Customer Experience - 3 Examples Of Virtual Assistants, Biometrics And Siri-Style Services

Pinterest Takes Huge Step Toward Finally Making Money With New Analytics Tool

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Online scrapbook Pinterest is rolling out new tools that will show businesses the number of visitors it delivers to their websites, part of the fast-growing start-up's efforts to forge closer ties to companies and build a base for the introduction of money-making features. The latest offering...
Pinterest Takes Huge Step Toward Finally Making Money With New Analytics Tool

Nuance's "Nina" Brings Voice Activated Search To OfficeDrop's Document Management Service

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Document management provider OfficeDrop has a new capability for voice activated search that represents just the start in how mobile apps are changing with the advent of natural language, speech recognition technology. The service is built on Nuance, the Boston-based company that has developed a speech recognition service called Nina, which debuted in...
Nuance's "Nina" Brings Voice Activated Search To OfficeDrop's Document Management Service
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