Microsoft's Stevie Ballmer, Sony's Sir Howie Stringer Headlining CES…

With Bill Gates' part time transition in full effect, Steve Ballmer will be picking up Keynote duties at 2009's CES, but only for the pre show speech. Opening night honors go to the charming and witty Sir Howard Stringer, who is like Sony's CEO answer to Benny Hill. I'd say I'm satisfied with these two as speakers,… » 8/30/08 12:58pm 8/30/08 12:58pm

AT&T Bringing (a Tiny, Frustrating Bit Of) Speech Recognition to the…

AT&T's Speech Mashups is a web-based service that will bring voice-activated search to the iPhone, as well as other Edge and 3G handsets. Instead of managing speech recognition on the actual handset, Speech Mashups sends the audio sample to the server, processes it and sends back a text transcription or command to… » 7/23/08 4:10pm 7/23/08 4:10pm