That shiny new Android phone you just bought? Yeah, it's a piece of trash. No, I'm not some Google-hating Apple fanboy. The iPhone 4 is junk, too.
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Google last week acquired Phonetic Arts, which specializes in technology that transforms a recorded voice into a computer-generated voice.
Silicon Valley nourishes and funds intellectual property. The book publishing industry can learn a lot from that model.
Articles by Mike Elgan