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2014-04-02 12:28:30

Schedule a lunch, share a location, and set a reminder--as easily as sending a photo. It's texting, for grown-ups. PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emu today announced its smart text messaging app, Emu for iPhone: texting with a built-in assistant. Emu is now available on the App Store. Emu tackles the consumer tech problem of inefficient planning and never-ending text conversations. Created by alumni of Siri, Apple, Google and Yahoo, Emu is built using artificial...

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With CarPlay, Siri Updates
2014-03-11 07:03:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apple released its long-awaited iOS 7.1 update on Monday, adding several new features, design tweaks to its user interface and 41 bug fixes to the popular mobile operating system. The update, identified as build 11D167, is compatible with iPhone 4 and later smartphones, iPad 2 and later tablets, and 5th generation iPod touch devices. Among the user interface improvements are visual changes to the phone dialer and power-off...

2014-03-10 23:25:47

Lawmakers in Vermont, Colorado and Wisconsin are currently considering new bills that could change the way people communicate using technology in their vehicles. The DockNStore is a hands-free device from Custom Car Docks that gives users the ability to access Siri and other voice-controlled applications with an iPhone iOS 7 device. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The DockNStore, a new iPhone docking system and mount from Custom Car Docks, gives users the ability to take full advantage of the...

2014-02-19 04:22:00

LONDON, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer technology agency to bring "thank goodness I have Yelp" moments to life Dynamo PR ( http://www.dynamopr.com ) has been appointed as its UK agency by Yelp, one of the world's largest location based services, in the run up to its 10th Birthday celebrations later this year and before a global advertising push for Yelp's new tag line 'we know just the place...

2014-01-22 08:31:59

General Catalyst, NEA, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Devonshire/Fidelity Investments, and Other VCs Participate NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kensho, a pioneer in cloud-based intelligent computer systems capable of answering complex financial and market research questions posed in natural language, today announced that it has secured $10 million in seed funding. Investors from General Catalyst, NEA, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Devonshire Investors (the private equity arm...

2013-11-26 12:21:22

-- Siri(TM) Eyes Free now available as a dealer installed accessory TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc., today announced that select Honda and Acura models including the 2013 -2014 Honda Accord and 2013 Acura RDX and ILX now offer Apple's Siri Eyes Free mode as a dealer installed accessory. Customers can visit a Honda or Acura dealership to purchase and install Siri Eyes Free integration so compatible iPhone customers can direct Siri to perform tasks...

Apple Open Up Sharing Data With Government
2013-11-06 13:26:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has now joined Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Yahoo in asking the US government to allow them to disclose exactly how many national security letters they receive from the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. In a public report, Apple explained their public policies and provided what information they are currently allowed to disclose. At present, the American government only allows tech firms to disclose how many data...

2013-10-30 16:31:41

Bill Jacobs Joliet highlights benefits of hands and eyes-free features on new Chevy models JOLIET, Ill., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's becoming increasingly common for new cars to offer a certain degree of smartphone integration. Whether it's simple media and music functionality or the integration of a phone's internal navigation system, consumers gradually find their connectivity options more important when searching for a new car. (Photo:...

2013-10-22 12:25:20

Created by veterans of Siri, Apple, Google, TechCrunch, and Yahoo! Messenger, Emu understands messages and adds "magic buttons" for scheduling meetings, making restaurant reservations, buying movie tickets, and sharing location in real time. PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emu(TM) today announced immediate availability of its free Google® Android® smart texting app, Emu Messenger, at http://emu.is/download. Emu is an SMS app with a contextual assistant, combining...

2013-10-17 12:27:04

LONDON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 46% of Americans think that the voice recognition capabilities of Apple's intelligent personal assistant for its iOS applications has been "oversold" according to a poll of over 2000 American consumers by speech technology experts Intelligent Voice(TM). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131017/PH99407-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131017/PH99407LOGO-b ) 44% also rate Siri's accuracy as "Hit or Miss" or worse. A mere...