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.
Indigo, from Artificial Solutions, is a voice-activated personal assistant app that works on Android and Windows phones and tablets.
If you've fallen in love with the feature on your smartphone, you can have it on your PC as well—if you're willing to switch browsers.
Windows 8 is supposed to be Microsoft's majestic OS reset, but intelligent voice control is conspicuously absent.
Google's feature will debut as an enhancement in the Google Search app for iPhones and iPads, meaning it will be available to more users than Siri.
The university wants to help Taiwanese electronic firms counter patent battles brought by foreign firms.
Nuance has also included a remote microphone app for Android in the latest version of the software, which will debut in August.