Google is considering giving a boost in its search-engine results to websites that use encryption.
14 April 2014
10 April 2014
Quora, the popular Q&A website, has raised $80m in series C to spur its growth and protect its independence. The round values Quora at ~$900m.
08 April 2014
Twitter acquired Cover, an Android lockscreen app that lets you customise what apps you see and when. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Microsoft’s secret weapons to get back to the top of the tech mountain: machine learning and artificial intelligence.
07 April 2014
Yahoo is raising its ambitions in online video, with plans to acquire the kind of original programming that typically winds up on streaming services like Netflix.
We’re about to see a major shift in voice technology. Think wearables, encryption, Facebook-like streams and customized acoustic profiles.
04 April 2014
Apple quietly acquired the automatic speech recognition tech company Novauris Technologies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
03 April 2014
Microsoft renewed its mobile push, unveiling updated Windows Phone software with voice-search features and offering it for free for small phones and tablets.
Yahoo announced major steps to encrypt its users’ data in the wake of Snowden’s revelations about the extent of government surveillance of private citizens.
01 April 2014
Twitter, stepping up its global television ambitions, has acquired two TV analytics companies, Mesagraph and SecondSync.