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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...

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...

Voice Actor Claims She Is The Voice Behind Apple's Siri
2013-10-04 14:11:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An Atlanta woman is claiming she is the voice behind Siri, Apple’s intelligent (and often sarcastic) digital assistant. Susan Bennett has been working as a voice actor since the 70s and says she recorded the voices for Siri in 2005, six years before Apple started shipping iPhones with the software installed. A story posted by The Verge last month about machine voices left many assuming a woman named Allison Duffy was the human...


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