Voice recognition technology is predicted to be a trend in the next few years. That’s why Facebook was willing to pour some money to adopt these technologies.
With the technology to eliminate gaps Facebook dreaming about the language differences between fellow ‘citizens’ them.
And in order to achieve her dreams quickly, Facebook does not want to create their own voice recognition technology, but by acquiring companies who are experts in the field.
Is a start-up Mobile Technologies selected Pittsburgh native Facebook. The company’s name is not very well known, but they successfully implementing voice recognition technology in an application called Jibbigo. It is said that this application is widely used iOS and Android users. Continue reading “Facebook annexed Voice Recognition Technology”
A survey conducted by Strategy Analytics ConsumerMetrix show that the owner of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) console to play them more often than owners of Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii.
Indeed, in late 2011 Xbox 360 had earlier scored a fantastic sales with the acquisition of 8.2 million unit rate. Superior to the PS3 which sold 6.5 million and 5.6 million Nintendo Wii.
Even so, the number of consoles sold is not necessarily proportional to the intensity of the gamer to play it. A survey initiated by the Strategy Analytics ConsumerMetrix, market watchers from Boston institution, prove it.
As many as 44% of total PS3 owners claim their consoles to play regularly every week, while Xbox 360 users only 40% and only 30% of Nintendo Wii.
“Last year the Xbox 360 is outselling the PS3, but Strategy Analytics research shows that the PS3 is slightly more popular among gamers than the Xbox 360,” Jia Wu, Director of Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices service, Tuesday (01/05/2012).
Motorola Mobility’s acquisition by Google last year, public attention and make a guess. What great things would be done on the internet giant vendors from the United States (U.S.)? Up to now, have not seen a buzz of collaboration between the two. Instead, Google offers word blew its hardware division to the Huawei.
The news has not confirmed the truth of this came from the preaching of The Wall Street Journal and direct a warm conversation on a variety of sites and tech blogs. Both Huawei and Google until recently shut their mouths.
Huawei itself does have ambitions to grow the handset business in the global arena. Google, as quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Friday (13/04/2012), the only thing that attracted him to the Motorola simply because of its patent.
Skype has just acquired a new company from New York named GroupMe. This step is considered to have directly demonstrated the intention of the VoIP service providers to strengthen its services in the mobile realm.
GroupMe is the maker of an application that allows users to send SMS and make conference calls with friends or colleagues. The company is fairly new still standing is facing strong competition from giant companies like Apple, Google and Facebook.
As quoted from the Wall Street Journal on Monday (8/22/2011), the trio released a new messaging service for smartphones, including group messaging. A source who knows the details of the acquisition is negotiable GroupMe mention Skype for USD 80 million.
“We think the space for the mobile group messaging is very important. It can break down barriers to global communication,” said Chief Executive Tony Bates Skype.