Uber has announced plans to introduce biometrics, voice recognition, and new driver screening technology, as US authorities charge a Boston-based Uber driver with allegedly raping a passenger earlier this month.
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OpenStack cloud technology is getting very popular, but how should your business use it: By deploying an OpenStack distribution in your servers or data center, or by using it as a service from a service provider?
Voice recognition technology is good enough for almost all your dictation and PC control needs, although Nuance's desktop software still has the odd rough edge.
Docker, a new container technology, is hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package and ship programs. Here's what you need to know about it.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
Nuance Voiceprint biometric technology enables a user to set their device to respond to their voice only, and also wake the device using only vocal commands.
The legal action comes after China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) rejected Apple's request to invalidate a patent by a Shanghai-based company which it claimed was similar to its voice-driven technology Siri.
The telco presses on with its aggressive 4G rollout across the country, with Bangalore the next city on its list which will also feature Circuit Switched Fall Back technology for voice calls.
Optus has confirmed it is also testing out technology that would allow customers to make voice calls over its 4G network.
Telstra has confirmed it is conducting lab tests of technology that would allow voice calls to be carried over its 4G LTE network.
ZDNetGovWeek: More Snowden, Google encrypts data, exclusive interview, and whistleblowers get no love
Nothin' says lovin' like encryption on your servers, and that means Google must love us a lot. Read on to find out about how Google plans on encrypting data, a recap of a fascinating exclusive interview, government technology news from around the world, and the never-ending-ever saga of the NSA.
Biometrics is still an emerging field of technology and security, yet to be fully implemented in everyday tasks. Now, Indian banks are taking a second look at deploying voice biometrics for phone banking customers.
One of the defining features of the Moto X is the ability to always be listening for your command. I haven't seen people embracing any current voice control technology and don't think it is a big deal.
As more technologies become available, they become more accessible and cheaper for small and medium-sized businesses to obtain, as evidenced by a TechRepublic survey.
Drivers using hands-free voice-activated technology might have their eyes fixed squarely on the road ahead them, but that doesn't mean they're not at risk.
Here's my latest attempt to read the tea leaves about some recent Microsoft organizational moves.
UEFI — the BIOS replacement that bought the Secure Boot technology to Windows 8 PCs — is set to appear in a wide range of devices, from smartphones to servers.
Can LED technology replace voice communication underwater?
Microsoft is still a big believer in voice becoming a key way for users to communicate with and query their devices in a more natural way.
The amount of time it takes to recover a datacentre has increased and CIOs are concerned that their backup and recovery tools won't be able to cope with increasing volumes of data.