Monday, April 7, 2008

Impress Your Professor: Yahoo!

Yahoo has released new voice recognition technology for cell phones! The tool is called OneSearch, and it attempts to make vocal search as good as manual. Read an account by someone who tried it here.

And if you're following the merger of Microsoft and Yahoo, then you might find this interesting: on Saturday, Microsoft issued an ultimatum to Yahoo, giving them three weeks to begin merger negotiations and make a deal. Here's the story, and Yahoo's response.

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