IBM disclosed some of the tchnical details of its Power8 chip on Monday, with the expectation that technologies like "Watson" will get even better.
Voice controls on the desktop are just another step towards Intel's 'perceptual computing' vision—and another way to add value to struggling PCs.
Voice-recognition tools found in Google Now are now available in Google Search.
The Dragon Mobile Assistant app recently updated with a voice command mode. Jared Newman takes it for a drive to test Dragon's conversation skills.
In 2012, Microsoft's Rick Rashid blew an Asian audience away with a live translation of his speech, into Mandarin. On Monday, Bing added some of that technology to Bing Voice Search.
Dragon Notes bills itself as a sticky-note app with voice recognition, but really, it's little more than a demo for Nuance's voice recognition prowess.
Google introduced its new Conversational Search feature with the Chrome 27 update, heralding a new age of asking the computer silly questions.
Intel Capital, Samsung Venture Investment and Telefónica Digital have all invested in Expect Labs, whose technology is used to analyze and understand conversations in real-time and find related information.
The popular visual-voicemail service now caters to professionals by offering multiple lines, a bigger inbox and smart greetings that address callers by name.