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Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice

Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech fro...

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice

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Google's Translatotron AI could translate languages into your own voice If you've ever visited a foreign country, you'll know how difficult it can be to get by when you don't speak the language – and even with apps like Google Translate readily available on most smartphones, using translation tools ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Best waterproof speakers 2019: 10 outdoor adventure speakers for any budget Take it from us, if you're planning on spending a lot of time at the pool or beach this summer, you're going to want a waterproof speaker.While no one ever really intends to get their portable speakers wet, accidents and bad weather can hap...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Chrissy Teigen "apologizes" for "spoiling" The Voice after The Voice already spoiled The Voice This season of NBC’s The Voice finally came to an end Tuesday night. After auditions, battle rounds, semifinals, duets, sob stories, and regular finals (maybe even regionals?), Maelyn Jarmon was declared the winner. Her victory was shared by coach Jo...
01:52, 05/23/2019

Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: the best portable speakers for any budget Best Bluetooth Speakers Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's expert round-up of the best portable speakers you can buy in 2019. Portable Bluetooth speakers are a great gadget to take to days at the beach, nights out by a bonfire and picnics...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Google’s Translatotron is an end-to-end model that mimics human voices Google AI today introduced Translatotron, an end-to-end speech-to-speech model capable of retaining the sound of the voice that's being translated.Read More...
12:26, 05/16/2019

THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The top issues with voice discoverability, monetization, and retention — and how to solve them BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The voice app ecosystem is booming. In the US, the ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Apple's Voice Control Feature Lets You Use Your Mac or iPhone With Only Your Voice Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote is a time for company execs to stand on a big stage and shout a bunch of new features and changes to a bunch of clapping geeks. While many of these changes are expected refreshes of Apple operating syste...
00:26, 06/04/2019

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
22:13, 06/14/2019

How tax cuts translate to pay rises for all Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees....
15:26, 05/19/2019

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the ice....
15:13, 05/29/2019

Google Translate is getting its most important update in years Google Translate's camera translation feature sounds very futuristic on paper, but in practice—so far, at least—it's been more of a proof of concept. It's still usable and gets the job done, but it's far from polished and intuitive to interact with. ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Google Translate's camera now works with more than 100 languages Google Translate's instant camera feature will now make translating a foreign street sign as easy as aiming your phone -- even if your native language isn't English. The company today unveiled a set of new updates to its translation tool, i...
20:13, 07/10/2019

How will Met Gala 2019 guests translate camp into costumes? This year’s concept – ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’, taken from a Susan Sontag essay – could push a refuge for the marginalised mainstreamThe burning question at the 2019 Met Gala, the starry red carpet event that takes place at the Costume Institute in N...
17:26, 05/03/2019

Watch Me Translate The Japanese Version of Judgment While I Play It Judgment, the new game by the creators of the Yakuza series, came out in Japan on December 18 last year. On June 25, the English version of the game will swoop in with its subtitles and optional English voiceover. So I have only one more month to imp...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Sign of the grimes: Stormzy's Glastonbury interpreter on how to translate rap After a video of Tara Asher doing a British Sign Language version of Stormzy’s headline set went viral, the festival’s interpreters for deaf fans reveal their secretsBetween the many scene-stealing moments that have been shared from Stormzy’s emotion...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Google Translate's Camera Feature Now Supports 88 Languages I travel a ton, often to countries where my language skills are a little lacking. For those times, Google Translate has become an invaluable tool. The app helped me have a conversation about missing my train with a station agent in southern France th...
23:39, 07/13/2019

Google Translate’s camera feature now detects and translates a whopping 88 languages As someone who’s writing this from a foreign country, I know it’s often insanely hard for foreigners to navigate a town when every sign is written in a different language. At times like this, Google Translate app’s instant camera translate feature be...
12:52, 07/11/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not su...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Can Starbucks cup on 'Game of Thrones' translate to billions in free advertising? The Starbucks cup has been tossed from Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones" but it still could equate to millions to billions in free advertising        ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

The best computer speakers By Daniel Varghese and John Higgins This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to c...
22:39, 05/24/2019

These are the best Bluetooth speakers of 2019 Turn up the music this summer with the best Bluetooth speakers, from cheap $30 options to high-end waterproof models.        ...
11:00, 06/05/2019

The best smart speakers 2019: which one should you buy? There was a time when many of us weren't sure whether the smart home would really take off, but smart speakers came along and everything changed. In fact, smart speakers dominate the smart home market. According to the latest stats, sm...
17:00, 07/02/2019

KEF R3 Review: Exemplary speakers that do almost everything right In the world of enthusiast speakers, few names stand out as much as KEF. The British speaker company has been an influence on high-end audio since the 60s, and to date makes some of the most popular hi-fi speakers on the market. Though the company ha...
02:13, 06/22/2019

Smart speakers: five ways to get one on the cheap Want to dip your toe in the voice-controlled world of Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant? Here are best, cheapest ways to startSales of smart speakers are soaring despite some people’s concerns over privacy, with Amazon’s Alexa leading the charge ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Portable speakers recalled because they keep exploding About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received reports of the speakers exploding, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said. Ion Audio LLC voluntarily recalled the speakers on Tuesday, including its Sport Expres...
21:00, 05/23/2019

The iFi Aurora wireless audio system isn't like other speakers Looking for a unique gadget to really stand out in your home? The iFi Aurora is a wireless music system from UK audio brand iFi, and is making a bid for pride of place in the living room.An unholy clash of bamboo slats and aluminium girders – ...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Google Assistant launches on Sonos speakers Sonos Beam and Sonos One can now speak with Google Assistant, making them two of the only speakers that can also switch to talk with Amazon's Alexa.Read More...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Review: The SVS Prime Elevation are Atmos speakers that can do it all There are few things you can do to upgrade your home theater experience like adding a pair of height speakers. Whether you’re listening to Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, or Auro 3D, the added vertical dimension makes the sound more immersive and helps transport...
00:39, 06/26/2019

Best computer speakers 2019: the best audio systems for your PC You’ve probably already heard plenty of people out there telling you that the best headphones are the only way to get fantastic sound when using a computer. But, what if you’re not comfortable wearing headphones day-in and day-out? For ...
20:52, 05/09/2019

JBL is discounting a bunch of speakers and headphones for Father's Day Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Sonos brings Google Assistant to its speakers in the UK Sonos users in the UK will soon have another option to control their speakers, as Google Assistant support is arriving with a software update that's rolling out as of today. You can use the voice assistant to control your setup directly through ...
21:52, 07/02/2019

UE Boom 2: World’s best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers UE Boom 2 is a waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is the revised and better version of prior UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Ultimate Ears (shortly named UE) is an earphone and speaker manufacturer company based in America. UE Boom was first acme ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Facebook will launch even more Portal smart speakers this year In spite of all the privacy and user data abuse scandals that it had to face last year, Facebook still started selling its own smart speakers. Called Portal, the Facebook home devices target similar products from Amazon, Google, and Apple, although F...
03:26, 06/12/2019

Petcube's Bites 2 and Play 2 are smart speakers in disguise Unsurprisingly, most smart-home gadgets are fairly human-centric. But what about all the furbags that live with us? Don't they deserve a little slice of the connected dream? Petcube certainly thinks so. The company has two pet-camera products, t...
23:26, 07/15/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Mackie CR3 computer speakers drop to $67 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
22:39, 05/16/2019

CHEAP: Irritate the ancient with 25% off a pair of Sonos One speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Alright, alright, alright – here’s something you’ll like (wow, what poetry!): a pair of Sonos One smart speakers for only $300, a 25 percent saving. Mmm. If you’v...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Bose brings Google Assistant to speakers and soundbars Bose has announced that its current range of speakers and soundbars are getting support for Google Assistant, having previously only supported Amazon Alexa. Google's voice assistant will be introduced to the Bose Home Speaker 500, the Bose ...
19:13, 05/21/2019

Fed speakers could steal focus from trade war in week ahead A flurry of Fed speakers and any new trade developments could shake up what normally might be a slow week of trading ahead of the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Department for Health in England hopes will reduce strain on NHS services.Previously, Alexa had pulled inform...
12:39, 07/10/2019

Google Assistant finally controls Sonos speakers It took well over a year, but Sonos is finally ready to offer native voice control on its speakers beyond Alexa. Sonos is rolling out a promised software update that enables Google Assistant control, whether it's directly through supporting spea...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Marshall continues to impress with new retro portable speakers Marshall, the headphone company and not the loudspeaker company of the same vintage, today announced two new portable speakers. Like the company’s previous offerings, these speakers ooze a retro vibe. The two new speakers, the Stockwell II and ...
18:00, 05/07/2019

41,000 portable speakers recalled after multiple reports of explosions About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received five reports of explosions from the devices, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Urbanears launches its first portable speakers in a range of cool colors Swedish audio brand Urbanears has launched its first ever portable speaker, the Urbanears Ralis. The mini, handbag-like speaker comes with a carrying strap for easy portability, and an IPX2 rating, which means it can handle dripping water should...
11:13, 05/08/2019

The best wireless speaker 2019: find the best connected speakers for your home Best Speakers buying guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best wireless, connected speakers and speaker systems in 2019. Everyone's listening tastes are different. You might be looking for big, bold, floor-standing speaker mod...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Google Assistant finally coming to Sonos One and Beam speakers Google Assistant is coming to the Sonos One smart speaker and Sonos Beam soundbar next week, according to a letter sent out to Sonos shareholders.The company originally promised both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa support back in 2017, and despite...
15:39, 05/10/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to its smart speakers and soundbars When Bose debuted its smart speakers and voice-controlled soundbars last year, the company promised support for other voice assistants besides Alexa was on the way. Today, it makes good on that promise. Bose says starting tomorrow in the US, an autom...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy With Smart Speakers Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
09:39, 05/09/2019

Sonos will finally launch Google Assistant on some speakers next week It's been more than a year in the making, but Sonos will finally roll out support for Google Assistant next week. The company confirmed the launch in its quarterly earnings release, saying that support for the Sonos One and Beam would arrive in ...
07:13, 05/10/2019

Sonos to bring Google Assistant to its smart speakers next week The neverending saga regarding Sonos connected speakers and Google Assistant is about to end next week if the American company keeps its most recent promise. After a few years of uncertainty, the situation is about to get out of limbo with Sonos fina...
06:26, 05/10/2019

Smart speakers can monitor for cardiac arrest, may help save lives Researchers at the University of Washington developed a tool for smart speakers such as Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home that can monitor people for cardiac arrest while they're sleeping -- and call for help if needed....
17:26, 06/19/2019

The best advice celebrity graduation speakers gave the class of 2019 Leon Bennett/Getty Images Every year, colleges invite celebrities to deliver commencement speeches at their graduations. Oprah Winfrey told graduates that life isn't about a "big break," but about "taking one big life transforming step at a time." V...
22:52, 05/28/2019

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room (Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices would be able to detect which voice the user is ...
11:26, 05/24/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $200 on Klipsch R-51PM wireless speakers This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
01:52, 07/12/2019

Q Acoustics 3020i Review: $300 speakers shouldn’t sound this good British Audio firm Q Acoustics might make $4,500 speakers nowadays, but it’s better known for the performance of its budget speakers. Now that the company has made its entry to the US market, I’ve had the chance to test the 3020i – its midrange speak...
05:13, 05/02/2019

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your Amazon account, and giving it access to your contacts book, you'll be able t...
09:13, 06/12/2019

Google hints its smart speakers will be renamed 'Nest Home' Google made clear that it would apply the Nest name to all its smart home products, but just how would it rename classic products? You now have a better idea. As of this writing, a visit to the Connected Home Accessories section of the Google Store...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
07:39, 07/12/2019

CHEAP: Exceed all norms of decency with $100 off two Sonos Play:1 speakers Sonos released its Play:1 speaker in 2013. In the fast-moving world of consumer technology, that’s an age. And yet, it’s still a really decent piece of kit. And now, you can get two of them for $298 on World Wide Stereo – that’s down $100 from the us...
14:39, 06/06/2019

Bose brings Google Assistant to new and existing smart speakers Bose is bringing Google Assistant to its Home Speaker 500, Soundbar 500, and Soundbar 700 and announced the Home Speaker 300, which is due out this summer.Read More...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Sonos Finally Figured Out How to Get Google Assistant to Work on Its Smart Speakers If you own a Sonos One or a Sonos Beam, it’s about to be a lot more useful. Today, Sonos will push a software update to those models that will give them Google Assistant support. That makes the Sonos One and the Sonos Beam the first smart speakers th...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Focal Kanta No. 3 Review: These $13,000 speakers are stunning pieces of audio furniture When French speaker manufacturer Focal offered to let me review its flagship product, the $230,000, 700-pound Utopias, I despaired a little. Despite my curiosity to audition speakers that cost more than an Ivy League’s four-year tuition, I didn’t kno...
06:26, 05/14/2019

Save up to 60% on JBL speakers and 15% on grills at The Home Depot — plus 6 more sales and deals happening now Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Deal: Grab a two-pack of Google Home Mini smart speakers for less than $60 One of the cheapest smart speakers available on the market, the Google Home Mini is now cheaper than ever. The only “problem” is that you'll have to buy two to benefit from the big discount offered by Walmart.Usually selling for $50, the Google Home ...
01:52, 05/24/2019

Future smart speakers could detect a heart attack and call an ambulance Smart speakers might one day be able to do more than read out the weather forecast and set cooking timers in the kitchen – they could also save your life.Researchers from the University of Washington have developed a machine learning algorithm...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Yet another report shows smart speakers dominating the US consumer tech market If you needed further proof that smart speakers are eclipsing essentially every other category of consumer tech products in terms of their growth pace, a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) study claims you can find these trendy devices in almo...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Researchers Follow Bats' Example, Use Cheap Speakers and Mics to See Objects Hidden Around Corners A lot of amazing technologies developed at universities or corporate R&D labs never see the light of day because they’re just too expensive to turn into consumer-ready products. But by copying how bats navigate the world at night, researchers hav...
18:39, 06/17/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-part...
00:52, 05/22/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Sonos Speakers, Cult-Favorite Cuisinart Knives, Posture Corrector, and More Cult-favorite Cuisinart Advantage Knife Set, 20% off Sonos Speakers, and a Back Brace Posture Corrector lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
18:39, 07/11/2019

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation from a Belgian public broadcaster....
19:26, 07/12/2019

Free software update finally adds Google Assistant support to a pair of Sonos speakers While Amazon is widely considered the pioneer of the booming smart speaker market, having released the first Echo model way back in 2014, it took an additional five years for a similarly ambitious US company to accomplish a goal it reportedly had fro...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Smart attack: tool lets smart speakers detect cardiac arrest (NBC News) Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool that can monitor and detect cardiac arrest. The algorithm lets a smart speaker – like Google Home or Amazon Alexa – or smartphone listen for the gasping sound of agonal ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Starting on July 15, Amazon's family of Echo devices will be on sale. The Echo speaker will be $49.99 (ori...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Cboe Announces Keynote Speakers and Agenda for 35th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. 2019 CHICAGO – February 21, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 35th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) U.S. on Monday, March 25, through Wednesday, March 27, 2019...
02:00, 05/02/2019

All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice Accessibility has become a popular avenue for tech companies lately, and today Apple revealed its latest push: Voice Control. With macOS Catalina and iOS 13, you'll be able to control your devices completely with your voice. At WWDC, Apple showe...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Adam Levine has lost his The Voice (or maybe it's the other way around) It’s time for someone who you might not expect to be a good singer just by looking at them to take the stage for a sorrowful rendition of “Moves Like Jagger” or whatever, because longtime The Voice coach Adam Levine is stepping out of his spinning Em...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Google’s new AI can help you speak another language in your own voice Google Translate is one of the company’s most used products. It helps people translate one language to another through typing, taking pics of text, and using speech-to-text technology. Now, the company’s launching a new project called Translatotron, ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
06:13, 05/22/2019

With or Without a Stanley Cup, the Blues Will Lose Their Voice After 19 years of singing the national anthem at Blues games, Charles Glenn is retiring because his multiple sclerosis commands more of his attention....
00:39, 06/05/2019

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Spotify tests voice-enabled ads in the US If you're a free user on Spotify's streaming music service, you may hear an ad soon that asks you to respond verbally. Spotify has started testing voice-enabled ads on a small number of free subscribers in the US. The voice-enabled ads will...
21:39, 05/02/2019

Mike Costello – Always the voice of reason Meet the man behind one of the most respected voices in the world of boxing, BBC's Mike Costello The post Mike Costello – Always the voice of reason appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 05/01/2019

The Loudest Voice Shows Us What We Already Knew. That’s Not Redundant—It’s Exactly What We Need Most people who watch Showtime’s new miniseries The Loudest Voice will go in knowing quite a bit about its protagonist. Though he started in daytime TV, Roger Ailes made his name as a ruthlessly effective media strategist for Richard Nixon, Ron...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Spotify's first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed "Car Thing," it's a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car's 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user's phone via...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Auburn radio voice involved in serious accident Rod Bramblett, who serves as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife were involved in a car accident Saturday night in Alabama that left one dead....
06:00, 05/26/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings withou...
12:52, 05/30/2019

The latest version of Monopoly is voice-activated We've seen a ton of different Monopoly versions over the years, including ones based on Fortnite, Mario Kart and Overwatch. Now, Hasbro is releasing the franchise's take on voice-assisted technology. Seriously. The Monopoly Voice Activated ...
20:13, 06/19/2019

Geralt Is The New Voice Of...The GPS In Euro Truck Simulator 2 Euro Truck Simulator 2 just added voice navigation in a range of languages, but of all the new options, the best might just be the English guidance provided by Doug Cockle, who plays Geralt in the Witcher series....
04:39, 06/03/2019

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
16:13, 06/17/2019

Tom Hanks hilariously describes what it's really like to voice Woody Tom Hanks joined Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal and Gwyneth Paltrow on "The Graham Norton Show," where he took Holland through an acting drill Hanks learned in his early career....
22:13, 06/21/2019

Translator charged after his voice was intercepted on calls ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a former FBI translator with making false statements after they say he altered transcripts of calls in which his own voice was caught on intercepts with terrorism suspects. Abdirizak Wehelie (wu...
16:26, 05/06/2019

Apple's Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you "Open Photos. Scroll up. Show numbers. 13." Over the years, Apple has frequently highlighted its accessibility work in commercials, but the ad that ran for a minute and a half during game 5 of the NBA Finals was particularly powerful. In it, a wheel...
22:39, 06/19/2019

How to Prevent Google from Saving Your Voice Recordings The unfortunate trade-off of a smart speaker is clear: for the convenience of having something to yell at that can tell you what the weather is, what the traffic is like, and whether your front door is unlocked or not (to name a few items), you have ...
17:13, 05/01/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
15:39, 05/22/2019

Auburn radio voice, wife die following car crash Rod Bramblett, who served as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife, Paula, died from injuries suffered in a car accident Saturday night in Alabama, the Lee County Coroner's Office confirmed....
13:39, 05/26/2019

Soon nearly a third of US consumers will regularly make payments with their voice This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. BI Intelligence A revolution in payments and banking is beginning as virtual assistants like Siri and Al...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Google introduces How-to markup for voice app developers Google introduced How-to markup today to bring voice apps to more search results. A template for How-to with video is also being introduced.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Community can voice concerns over I-11 at public meetings TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to get input on the proposed Interstate 11. Wednesday’s event at the Tucson Convention Center is one of six meetings held to give the public a look at the propo...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.Read More...
21:26, 06/03/2019

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
07:00, 06/19/2019

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assi...
19:13, 05/23/2019

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes. Judging by a recent UNESCO...
16:52, 06/04/2019

Rare recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice may have been found A long-lost audio recording could finally put a voice to an iconic body of work. Frida Kahlo’s celebrated art and iconic unibrowed face are globally recognizable, but her voice was thought to have died with her — until now. The National Sound L...
17:52, 06/13/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through ...
02:39, 05/07/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of havin...
02:00, 05/23/2019

FBI translator arrested after his own voice was intercepted in terrorism investigation A former FBI translator was arrested on Saturday on charges of falsifying a translation and lying to investigators after his own voice appeared on an audio recording during the surveillance of a suspect in a terrorism investigation....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there...
17:13, 07/04/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Why Gwen Stefani Was ''Shocked'' to Be Asked Back to The Voice Gwen Stefani is ready to have a "sweet escape"... to The Voice. Last month, Adam Levine surprised everyone when he announced he was leaving the singing competition show after 16......
06:13, 06/05/2019

‘Miracle in Rwanda’ gives voice to survivors of 1994 genocide Soon after the killing started, Immaculée Ilibagiza’s parents and brothers begged her to save herself. The 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda had begun, and a friend of her father’s, a kindly pastor from the warring Hutu tribe, said he could h...
22:00, 05/02/2019

'The Loudest Voice' is a damning portrait of Roger Ailes Roger Ailes was a larger-than-life figure, and Russell Crowe rises to that challenge with an epic performance in "The Loudest Voice," capturing the bravado and bombast of the Fox News founder as well as his well-documented abuses. The result is a com...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Ron Howard’s opera documentary Pavarotti can’t find the man behind the voice Luciano Pavarotti the superstar, the popularizer, the sell-out. By the 1990s, the bajillion-record-selling Italian tenor had all but abandoned the opera stage to play sports arenas and benefit concerts. He recorded cheesy crossover singles with the l...
20:13, 06/05/2019

FBI Translator Hears Own Voice On Wiretap, Logs Himself As "Unidentified" Abdirizak Jaji Raghe Wehelie worked as a contractor for the FBI, translating wiretapped conversations. Then, according to prosecutors in federal court in Alexandria, Va., he heard his own voice on the......
14:00, 05/07/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would have enough votes if nominated....
00:52, 05/01/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop...
08:13, 07/04/2019

Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women More women report being misunderstood by voice assistants than men, adding to growing evidence that speech recognition is better with some groups over others...
13:52, 05/09/2019

Spotify Is Bringing Voice-Controlled Ads to Our Engagement Hellscape I think most of us can safely agree that there are few things consumers want to engage with less than ads. We certainly do not want ads that require us to actively speak to them. But the future is now, baby! And if this sounds like hell, now might be...
17:39, 05/03/2019

WhatsApp is getting some nifty voice note changes in latest update WhatsApp probably has a dozen unannounced new features in the pipeline, but if you're running the beta version of the app, you already have access to some of them. The latest update for the stable build is adding a new feature that was available for ...
16:52, 05/30/2019

Waze is getting a new celebrity voice for driving directions until June's end If you're a long time Waze user, then you're probably familiar with the app's habit to bring in celebrities to give you driving directions. Of course, if you haven't tried out the popular navigation app yet, this is a great chance to give it a go sin...
12:39, 05/24/2019

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
08:13, 07/03/2019

Randy Travis, After Stroke, Finds Voice in a Memoir At a tribute concert this month, the country star sang just one word of his hit “Forever and Ever, Amen”: the final “amen.” Fans cheered, some cried. The stroke survivor’s memoir, co-authored by Ken Abraham, is out next week....
03:52, 05/13/2019

Tucson’s Kalvin Jarvis talks journey on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ TUCSON- Tucson’s Kalvin Jarvis is back in the Old Pueblo after making it in the top 24 on NBC’s The Voice. “It is pretty much your wildest dream come true,” said Jarvis. The singer stunned judges and ultimately landed a spot o...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Google May Have Finally Made a Truly Usable Voice Assistant Google says it will include a new version of its speech recognition software in some new phones, potentially transforming how people accomplish tasks....
04:13, 05/09/2019

Frida Kahlo's only known voice recording possibly found in Mexico National Sound Library of Mexico believes audio is of artist reading from her essay Portrait of Diego during the pilot of radio show El Bachiller Frida Kahlo might have one of the most recognisable and commodified faces in the art world, but what did...
07:39, 06/13/2019

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
19:13, 05/17/2019

Spotify is testing its first piece of hardware – the voice-controlled ‘Car Thing’ Spotify has started testing its first piece of hardware, a music player for your car that the company has named “Car Thing” and which will apparently serve an even more important purpose than going on sale as a mainstream consumer electro...
01:52, 05/18/2019

The Guardian view on female voice assistants: not OK, Google | Editorial When computer assistants reply in female voices, are they saying that women lack power in their world?Within two years there will be more voice assistants on the internet than there are people on the planet. Another, possibly more helpful, way of loo...
12:52, 06/25/2019

How TD Ameritrade CIO Vijay Sankaran approaches innovation, voice interfaces, VR ZDNet's Larry Dignan catches up with TD Ameritrade CIO Vijay Sankaran to talk shop about the company's approach to innovation, agile development and how to pick innovation projects....
17:52, 05/20/2019

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)        ...
02:52, 06/22/2019

This AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice Sounds Eerily Like the Real Thing In recent years, eerily accurate deepfake videos have gotten a lot of press, but automated voice replication has been quietly sliding into the uncanny valley as well. Case in point: The AI company Dessa has created a simulation of podcaster Joe Rogan...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Protecting children from voice assistants' data collection zeal A report by German parliamentary researchers has said that Amazon's voice assistant Alexa also collects data from children and clueless visitors. That needs to change, they say, but the "how to" remains unclear....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Blake Shelton and John Legend Are Enemies Until After The Voice Finale There are just two remaining coaches with artists left on season 16 of The Voice. On one side, Blake Shelton has three of his country stars and six wins under his belt. On the other,......
06:13, 05/22/2019

Auburn radio voice Rod Bramblett, wife Paula, die after car wreck Bramblett began working for Auburn University in 1993 and made legendary calls as the radio voice of Tigers football, men's basketball and baseball.        ...
04:39, 05/27/2019

Ashley Graham Gets Reals About Finding Her Voice and Reclaiming Her Body In case you missed it, Ashley Graham's body is hers and hers alone. The trailblazing model and host of American Beauty Star has not only shut down Internet trolls who shame her......
17:00, 06/18/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Auburn radio voice Rod Bramblett, wife Paula, die following car accident Rod Bramblett, the lead radio voice for the Auburn Tigers, and his wife Paula died Saturday night from injuries suffered in a car accident.        ...
13:13, 05/26/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Bose Noise Cancelling 700 pack in eight microphones and two voice assistants For years the Bose QuietComfort 25 were the reigning champs of noise-canceling headphones for travelers. Now, Bose might have just figured out a way to hook the everyday office worker too thanks to the new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700.The hea...
01:39, 05/30/2019

Warrant: Driver accused of killing pedestrians blames voice JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — An arrest warrant says a driver accused of intentionally running over pedestrians in Tennessee, killing a pregnant mother and her toddler son, told police that a voice was directing his actions. The Knoxville News Sentine...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Adam Levine Opens Up About The Voice Exit: "It Was Time to Move On" It was The Voice twist nobody saw coming: Adam Levine is saying goodbye. Levine's exit from the singing competition series was announced by The Voice host Carson Daly on Today during the......
21:39, 05/24/2019

Hasbro’s new Monopoly game is voice-activated, has no paper money Monopoly has joined the cash-free craze. Hasbro’s newest take on the board game classic doesn’t come with paper money — and instead features a voice-controlled top hat. (Chane and Community Chest cards also are axed.) “Welcome futur...
20:52, 06/19/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
09:00, 05/27/2019

Adam Levine Is Missing Out on a $30 Million Paycheck By Leaving The Voice New details are emerging about Adam Levine's departure from The Voice. It was announced last week that the Maroon 5 star would be leaving the beloved NBC reality competition series......
19:00, 05/30/2019

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in the live-action remake of the animated classic. Jodi Benson, Halle Bailey/ AP Disney recently announce...
07:52, 07/10/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with f...
01:52, 05/23/2019

Adam Levine may have quit 'The Voice,' but you can catch him on tour this summer Adam Levine may be gone from "The Voice," but he's hitting the road with Maroon 5 over the summer (and saving rhinos over on his Instagram in the meantime.)...
03:13, 05/31/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal studies. The ...
10:13, 05/29/2019

Rachel Held Evans, Voice of the Wandering Evangelical, Dies at 37 Ms. Evans’s spiritual journey and writing fostered a community of believers who challenged conservative Christian groups they felt were exclusionary....
03:00, 05/05/2019

Google demos car bookings by voice assistant at annual I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday offered a preview of voice technology that lets users make rental car bookings for upcoming trips with just a simple ask of the company's virtual assistant tool....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, 98, a Voice for Lebanese Christians, Dies Cardinal Sfeir, the Maronite Catholic patriarch, supported a compromise that ended Lebanon’s 15-year civil war but resulted in 15 years of Syrian occupation....
00:39, 05/16/2019

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
20:26, 05/15/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are ...
21:13, 07/12/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them i...
14:00, 07/03/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to the software has introduced the option to invoke Alexa solely through your voice, whether or not the ...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Google Voice for web update makes it much faster to place calls Google is making it much easier to place calls through its Voice service's web interface, adding an always-visible call panel that shows your number and suggested contacts. The panel will remain on the screen whatever it is you're doing, wh...
12:00, 07/12/2019

An Algorithm Generated Eerily Accurate Portraits Based Only On Someone's Voice Technology can learn a lot about us, whether we like it or not. It can figure out what we like, where we’ve been, how we feel. It can even make us say or do things we’ve never said or done. And according to new research, it can start to figure out wh...
23:39, 06/07/2019

Why Kelly Clarkson Tells Her The Voice Contestants to Just "Have a Good Time" It could be the best you've ever sounded, but if the right viewers aren't at home watching, it doesn't matter. At least that's what Kelly Clarkson tells her team on The......
04:26, 05/08/2019

Apple’s Voice Control improves accessibility OS-wide on all its devices Apple is known for fluid, intuitive user interfaces, but none of that matters if you can’t click, tap, or drag because you don’t have a finger to do so with. For users with disabilities the company is doubling down on voice-based accessi...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Karlie Kloss: “Only Now Do I Have The Confidence To Stand Tall & Know The Power Of My Voice” “I am deeply ambitious and driven, and there are a lot of big things I want to do – big things,” Kloss tells Elaine Welteroth in the August issue of Vogue...
00:52, 07/02/2019

Nurit Karlin, Who Found Her Voice in Wordless Cartoons, Dies at 80 Whimsical, thoughtful and caption-less was her style when The New Yorker took her on in 1974. At the time, she was the magazine’s only female cartoonist....
21:26, 05/07/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest in a string of privacy concern......
00:52, 07/12/2019

Russian bots rigged ‘The Voice’ spin-off so millionaire’s daughter won The 11-year-old daughter of a Russian millionaire was forced to give up the top prize in a “The Voice” spin-off show when it was revealed that bots rigged the competition. Mikella Abramova — the daughter of former Eurovision contestant Al...
02:39, 05/17/2019

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hir...
07:39, 07/12/2019

In China, a Podcast Inspired by ‘This American Life’ Gives Voice to the Real Hundreds of thousands of listeners are drawn to the stories of ordinary people on “Gushi FM,” told with an authenticity that’s rare in China’s media landscape....
01:26, 05/13/2019

Fans Are Concerned About Barret's Voice In The Final Fantasy 7 Remake Yesterday a new teaser for the Final Fantasy VII remake dropped, and players got to see and hear more of the characters as they will appear in the new game. For the most part, the reaction is positive. In the case of Barret Wallace, the reaction has ...
19:39, 05/11/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much more natural way of interacting with devices than poking at buttons and screens, and its popularity ...
14:52, 05/12/2019

Toshiba's Board Move Will Give Foreigners a Greater Voice Toshiba said it was proposing to replace a majority of its board and add more international business leaders, acceding to demands made by foreign shareholders in the latest sign of activist shareholders’ growing influence in Japan....
08:52, 05/13/2019

Claptrap voice actor accuses Gearbox CEO of assault, underpayment Enlarge / Claptrap, unsurprisingly, finds himself in trouble in a scene from the Borderlands series. The voice of Borderlands' Claptrap, David Eddings, is going public with allegations of abuse and underpayment against Gearbox and its CEO, Randy P...
22:52, 05/07/2019

Watch Keanu Reeves voice his ‘Toy Story 4’ character in this hilarious clip The fourth installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise doesn’t hit theaters until next week, but early reactions are starting to trickle in from reviewers and journalists who’ve already seen the film, which will feature the familiar To...
08:52, 06/12/2019

Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, 90, Voice in Cuban Boy’s Custody Fight, Dies She sought to keep Elian Gonzalez from being returned to his father in Cuba after the boy had been rescued at sea off Florida, his mother having drowned....
01:39, 06/21/2019

Russell Crowe gets his best role in years with Fox News exposé The Loudest Voice Save for maybe Rupert Murdoch, there’s almost no one left who would even go through the motions of pretending to deny Fox News is anything but an outlet for right-wing propaganda. Even among its core viewership, that’s the appeal, not a smear. And as...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Texas Latina Emerges as House’s Voice of Passion and Reason on the Border Representative Veronica Escobar, at ease on both sides of the southern border, has become a voice of authority and emotion on the migrant issues roiling Washington....
03:00, 07/12/2019

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs Apple has dramatically enhanced the Voice Control feature it debuted years ago with the iPhone 3GS, bringing offline OS-wide control to most of its devices.Read More...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Russia’s Yandex expands its Alice voice assistant to the smart home Russian internet giant Yandex has announced a big expansion for its digital assistant Alice, introducing integrations with various smart home products.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Nigel Farage, Brexit’s Loudest Voice, Seizes Comeback Chance The polarizing but effective populist shifted his focus to media work after the 2016 referendum. Now he’s back with a new party and an accusation of betrayal....
13:26, 05/14/2019

Adam Levine Leaving The Voice, Gwen Stefani Joins Season 17 There are changes afoot at The Voice. After 16 seasons on the NBC singing competition series, Adam Levine is departing his big red chair. In his place for the upcoming 17th season? Gwen......
15:26, 05/24/2019

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
05:26, 06/21/2019

Rod Bramblett, legendary Auburn radio voice, and wife killed in car accident AUBURN, Ala. — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says in a statement that Rod Bramblett died Saturday night at UAB ...
18:26, 05/26/2019

The Loudest Voice review – Russell Crowe flounders as Roger Ailes In a fast-moving new drama series, the birth of Fox News is examined in gory detail yet with a frustrating lack of depthIt’s extremely difficult for a viewer of the new Roger Ailes mini-series The Loudest Voice to tear their eyes away from the line w...
11:13, 06/28/2019

China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China's leaders have spoken boldly about achieving self-sufficiency in the critical semiconductor business....
15:26, 06/13/2019

watchOS 6 adds App Store, Voice Memos, and new faces to Apple Watch The new version of Apple's OS for the Apple Watch brings greater independence for the four-year-old wearable, including standalone app downloads.Read More...
19:52, 06/03/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Chrissy Teigen apologizes for spoiling 'The Voice' finale with premature tweet Model Chrissy Teigen apologized for spoiling "The Voice" finale this week after she mistakenly tweeted out the results before the show had aired in some places....
13:52, 05/23/2019

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local government proposal to allow fugitives to be handed over to authorities in China....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
05:39, 05/21/2019

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico...
12:13, 06/14/2019

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious stateme...
04:13, 05/22/2019

The economy doesn't work for most Americans. The poor need a voice | The Rev William Barber Until we change how we think about poverty, politicians of both parties will continue to blame the poor for their problems and pit us against each otherAt a rally in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, Donald Trump officially announced his 2020 Keep Americ...
10:26, 06/28/2019

Auburn Radio Voice Rod Bramblett Dies From Injuries Sustained In Car Accident Rod Bramblett, the prominent voice of Auburn sports for the last 16 years, and his wife Paula died from injuries sustained during a car crash on Saturday. They were 52 and 53 years old, respectively....
18:52, 05/26/2019

Voice, Data Recorders Recovered From Missing An-32 Plane Crash Site A rescue team has recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) of Russian-origin An-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force at the crash site in Arunachal Pradesh Friday, an......
14:00, 06/14/2019

How Naomi Watts Prepared to Play Gretchen Carlson in The Loudest Voice Naomi Watts took on quite the challenge playing Gretchen Carlson in Showtime's The Loudest Voice. Watts is on the cover of the new emmy magazine, and in a new interview, she talks......
21:52, 05/31/2019

'Loudest Voice' TV series casts critical eye on Roger Ailes and Fox News Two years after his ouster and death, Roger Ailes returns to television in a new drama series that traces the rise and fall of the controversial creator of Fox News and underscores his lasting impact on the U.S. media landscape....
09:39, 06/27/2019

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text...
08:39, 06/20/2019

Madonna's emotional speech While being honored at GLAAD's 30th Annual Media Awards Saturday night, Madonna took the chance to explain why she has long identified with the LGBTQ community....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech A gay student who came out during a valedictorian speech at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University said Monday he hopes the speech helps ease loneliness felt by other LGBTQ students at the school. (April 29)        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the environment. According to the New York Times, almost eve...
15:52, 07/09/2019

Pelosi adds her voice to those calling for Acosta’s resignation for earlier Epstein case The House speaker said in a tweet that the former U.S. attorney made an “unconscionable agreement” with the financier in 2007 in another case involving sex trafficking allegations....
14:39, 07/09/2019

Robert De Niro pleads to Mueller in open letter: 'The country needs to hear your voice' Outspoken anti-Trump actor Robert De Niro has called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to speak out against President Trump, saying the country "needs to hear" his voice....
02:26, 05/30/2019

Google Assistant just got its biggest upgrade ever: Real-time on-device voice recognition It’s the first day of Google’s I/O 2019 developers event, which means the main keynote of the show is well underway. Google started the show with a few neat Search tricks, including brand new AR and camera features, and then proceeded to ...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Xiaomi’s budget Mi Band wearable now sports a color screen and voice assistant Xiaomi has refreshed its smart fitness tracker and unveiled a range of other gadgets in China, giving a glimpse at some of its affordable products that it will likely be bringing to other markets in the coming future. The wearable fitness tracker, c...
06:26, 06/13/2019

'Sicansíos!’: Geordie accent stumps Spanish Game of Thrones voice actors ‘She can’t see us’ gaffe prompts ridicule, but also highlights pressures on dubbing artists The fire-breathing, breast-baring, skull-crushing monster that is Game of Thrones can add yet another string to its deadly bow.When the much-anticipated third...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Champions League final: Voice of Go Compare advert victim of £7,000 ticket scam The singer who features in the Go Compare adverts has revealed he paid thousands of pounds for Champions League final tickets which he never received....
05:26, 06/02/2019

Meet Karen Wickre, the editor who helped Twitter and Google find their voice We often think of tech companies as faceless platforms; social networks where we imprint our personalities, empty documents we fill, and conduits for communicating. But tech giants do have their own voices, carefully crafted by editors, designers, an...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Andy Cohen Wishes Lisa Vanderpump's Voice Could Have Been Heard At the RHOBH Reunion There was a major no-show at this year's Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion, but Andy Cohen wishes it wasn't so. After a tumultuous season that has pitted almost all of the......
06:39, 06/26/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
04:26, 06/16/2019

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most of these headphones will only allow users to wake up the digital assistant by pushing a dedicated butt...
11:26, 06/12/2019

U.S. investigators retrieve cockpit voice recorder of deadly Texas plane crash Federal investigators retrieved on Monday the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a downed turboprop plane at a Texas airport as they looked into why it crashed soon after takeoff, killing 10 people, including a family of four....
13:26, 07/02/2019

Behati Prinsloo Explains Why Adam Levine's Exit From The Voice Is "Good News" Less time on The Voice means more time for family! It's been almost two weeks since Adam Levine announced that he would be leaving NBC's singing competition series after 16 long......
21:39, 06/05/2019

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
04:39, 06/19/2019

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
01:52, 05/30/2019

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
14:26, 05/29/2019

The baby boy’s speech has suddenly exploded. But what is he saying? All of a sudden, he’s gone far beyond mere ‘bababababa’ and ‘plpplpplpplp’After 10 months of patient silence, this week saw an explosion in my son’s vocabulary, as his wayward mash of vowels and consonants gave way to a torrent of altogether more def...
18:13, 05/19/2019

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Planes fly over Washington during Trump speech U.S. military warplanes and presidential aircraft conducted flyovers as planned during President Donald Trump's speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, capped by the Navy Blue Angels aerobatics team. (July 5)       ...
15:39, 07/05/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
00:26, 06/10/2019

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
22:39, 06/14/2019

Blake Shelton on Adam Levine's The Voice Exit: "Gonna Miss Working With That Idiot" Adam Levine's decision to leave The Voice shocked his TV family. In a tweet, Kelly Clarkson, who served as a coach on the series alongside Levine since season 14, said she just found......
21:39, 05/24/2019

‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, at a high-level meeting to commemorate the centenary of what was the...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
00:00, 06/14/2019

The Voice's John Legend Recaps His Season Full of Blocks in Super Cute Song John Legend's first year on The Voice is ending in song. E! News has an exclusive sneak peek of The Voice season 16 finale featuring Legend, the newest coach to sit in the big red chairs, and......
20:39, 05/20/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Auburn football’s long-time radio voice, wife killed in rear-end crash The long-time radio voice of Auburn football and his wife were killed Saturday when their SUV was rear-ended by a 16-year-old in another SUV, according to reports....
20:52, 05/26/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups warn of intensifying bombing raids and violence by Russian and Assad regime forces in northwestern ...
09:52, 05/02/2019

Gwen Stefani excited for 'The Voice' with her 'best friend' Blake Shelton following Adam Levine’s exit While Gwen Stefani is sad to see Adam Levine leave “The Voice,” she’s excited to fill his chair so that she can spend time with her “best friend” and boyfriend, Blake Shelton....
21:13, 06/05/2019

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
22:13, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. investigators retrieve cockpit voice recorder of deadly Texas plane crash Federal investigators retrieved on Monday the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a downed turboprop plane at a Texas airport as they looked into why it crashed soon after takeoff, killing 10 people, including a family of four....
03:13, 07/02/2019

'Voice' judges Kelly Clarkson, John Legend called 'unpatriotic' for 'God Bless the USA' critiques Kelly Clarkson and John Legend have being accused of being unpatriotic after the two coaches on “The Voice” criticized Gyth Rigdon’s rendition of “God Bless the U.S.A.”...
22:39, 05/14/2019

Sonos finally supports Google Assistant voice control (and it plays nice with Alexa) I’ve been trying to avoid the word “finally” in my headlines, but I think this one gets a pass: Over a year and a half after it was originally promised, Sonos has brought the Google Assistant to its voice-powered speakers – namely the Sonos One and B...
16:00, 05/14/2019

John Legend Promises The Voice Winner Maelyn Jarmon a Hang Session With His Family John Legend accomplished something not many before him have done: a victory on The Voice during his first season. Maelyn Jarmon took home the top prize for Team John in the season 16......
03:39, 05/23/2019

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech India Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5. The Budget speech will be closely watched by individuals, corporates, economist, taxpayers......
23:52, 06/13/2019

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
05:39, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday that American and allied forces who stormed the be...
10:26, 06/06/2019

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
06:39, 05/29/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
06:13, 05/27/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “internalizing disorders” such as anxiety and depre...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Google trains its AI to accommodate speech impairments For most users, voice assistants are helpful tools. But for the millions of people with speech impairments caused by neurological conditions, voice assistants can be yet another frustrating challenge. Google wants to change that. At its I/O developer...
05:26, 05/08/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media....
00:52, 05/11/2019

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
12:39, 07/04/2019

Trump to deliver immigration speech Thursday WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will deliver an immigration speech on Thursday. Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has been working to finalize a plan that focuses on border security and changes to the legal immigratio...
21:26, 05/15/2019

5 Top Quotes From Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, presenting the annual budget statement to parliament, said the government planned structural reforms to kickstart foreign and domestic investment....
12:39, 07/05/2019

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
17:00, 06/18/2019

Will John Legend Fill Adam Levine's Shoes and Start Arguing With Blake Shelton on The Voice? One week Adam Levine is signed on for The Voice season 17, the next he announces he's done--and walking away from a reportedly big payday. Levine's exit was announced by The Voice......
19:00, 05/30/2019

Jamie Lynn Spears has a message for Britney’s critics as fans voice concern for pop star Britney Spears' younger sister Jamie Lynn is defending the pop star, whose reported stay in a mental-health facility has concerned fans tweeting #FreeBritney.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Original Voice of Ariel, Jodi Benson, and Freeform Support Halle Bailey Despite Salty Racists Under the Sea What’s a fire and why does it—what’s the word—buuuuuurn certain white people so bad that a loc’d young lady with a lovely voice has been cast as a sea creature who regularly chats it up with a thick flounder and cantankerous crustacean? Oh right, rac...
17:26, 07/09/2019

Pedro Martinez sends David Ortiz emotional message after shooting: 'Can’t wait to hear your voice' Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night when asked about his longtime friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who was seriously wounded in a shooting in his home nation of the Dominican Republic over the weekend.  ...
23:26, 06/11/2019

Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, and John Legend react to Adam Levine's sudden 'The Voice' exit Adam Levine’s fellow The Voice coaches Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and John Legend are reacting to the news that the Maroon 5 frontman will not be returning to the hit singing competition series, making it clear he will be missed....
01:52, 05/25/2019

Reggie Fils-Aime Gives First Speech Since Leaving Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime, who retired from Nintendo after spending 15 years at the video game company, will deliver the commencement address at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida later today....
22:00, 05/09/2019

In a first, Facebook will hand over hate speech data to France Facebook has agreed to hand over identifying information on French users suspected of using hate speech on its platform, making it the first deal of its kind between the social media giant and a government. According to Reuters, the decision appears ...
14:39, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump delivers July 4th speech – live US president hails ‘heroes who defend our country’ in controversial address marred by poor weatherWhite House ‘struggles to draw crowds’ to July 4th show 2.36am BST David Smith, our Washington DC bureau chief, has written up this piece of analysis of...
03:52, 07/05/2019

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
18:39, 07/03/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
15:26, 07/03/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
10:39, 06/25/2019

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.        ...
01:39, 06/27/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
00:26, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
17:13, 07/02/2019

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The stand-up comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
13:13, 06/06/2019

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet ...
22:39, 07/02/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School Di...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports that Parkersburg High School P...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to creeps. It’s that I don’t want him exposed to the hate...
20:39, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) has condemned...
08:52, 05/11/2019

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The g...
19:39, 07/10/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
04:13, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Stocks Gain, Yields Slip After Dovish ECB Speech European stocks reversed early losses and bond yields dropped after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi raised the possibility of fresh stimulus for the eurozone.....
12:39, 06/18/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
02:52, 07/11/2019

Twitter Backs Off Broad Limits on ‘Dehumanizing’ Speech An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
18:26, 07/09/2019

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as PM in emotional speech outside Number 10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love RallyR...
09:26, 06/18/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
06:39, 06/21/2019

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
03:00, 05/27/2019

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High...
14:13, 05/31/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:52, 06/18/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
17:52, 06/14/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
00:39, 05/22/2019

A powerful combination of art direction, action and voice acting makes ‘A Plague Tale: Innocence’ a game worth your time One of the game's strengths is that it alternates between perilous action and periods of reflection where the characters process the changes they’ve observed in the world and in themselves....
21:26, 05/24/2019

UN experts voice ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s ‘consistent pattern’ of denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”, according to eight UN human rights experts, in a statement on Wednesday....
18:13, 07/10/2019

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV news man How...
17:39, 06/10/2019

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe drops F-bomb during speech on live TV US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe dropped the F-bomb on live TV Wednesday after she and her squad were gifted the keys to the city. “New York City, you’re the motherf–king best!” the outspoken forward yelle...
20:13, 07/10/2019

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
23:39, 07/02/2019

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Wall St. sinks on trade jitters ahead of Powell speech Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as simmering geopolitical and trade concerns, combined with disappointing economic data, kept buyers at bay and investors looked to remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell expected later in the session...
18:39, 06/25/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
02:26, 06/12/2019

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voices....
23:52, 07/11/2019

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
20:26, 07/02/2019

As Trump plans July 4 speech, his challengers march to a different drummer U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden and two Democratic rivals marched on Thursday in the same 4th of July parade in Iowa, a small-town scene in sharp contrast with Republican President Donald Trump's plan to speak at Washington's Lincoln Memorial a...
19:39, 07/04/2019

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a huge surprise to learn that the first words of Don...
13:13, 06/14/2019

World Cup 2019: Brazil's Marta gives emotional speech to next generation Brazil legend Marta gives an emotional speech calling on her country's young players to follow in her generation's footsteps after their last-16 World Cup elimination to France....
13:39, 06/24/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
23:26, 07/09/2019

Antifa tries to disrupt ‘Demand Free Speech’ event in DC, reports say Members of Antifa clashed with police Saturday after attempting to disrupt a “Demand Free Speech” rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to reports....
09:00, 07/07/2019

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
11:13, 07/05/2019

"Yakeen ho toh..." Nirmala Sitharaman's Urdu Poetry In Budget Speech India's GDP or gross domestic product growth slipped to 5.8 per cent in the March quarter - the slowest pace in 20 quarters. A primary focus in the Budget is widely expected to be on ways to boost......
10:39, 07/05/2019

In Budget Speech, Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Creation Of 'Gandhipedia' Ms Sitharaman, who served as the defence minister in the first government led by PM Modi, presents her first budget at a time when India has lost its top spot as the world's fastest-growing major......
10:39, 07/05/2019

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech “The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...
17:39, 06/12/2019

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
07:26, 07/10/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Hammond Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British finance minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Trump's Big Show On July 4: Patriotic Speech Or Campaign Rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to......
01:52, 06/20/2019

Airports In The 1700s? Historical Flub Lands In Trump Speech Airports? In the 1700s? A historical flub landed in President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" speech on Thursday marking the US Independence Day holiday....
22:26, 07/05/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal ...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critiq...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
00:00, 06/22/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
12:39, 05/31/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an es...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from...
17:26, 05/31/2019

Trump Takes Over July 4 Celebration; Changes Venue, May Deliver Speech President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation's premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be......
07:39, 05/11/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
17:26, 05/19/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
16:52, 04/29/2019

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles – but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their full percentageWhen Donald Trump addresses coalminers, farmers or Christian evangelicals, even ardent su...
03:26, 05/18/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
02:26, 05/09/2019

Tyler C.'s Fantasy Suite Speech Just Made Him a Bachelorette Frontrunner That's it. Show's over. Tyler C. has officially stolen the hearts of every Bachelorette viewer. On the highly-anticipated fantasy suite(s) episode, The Bachelorette is definitely......
08:13, 07/16/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroye...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
20:26, 05/28/2019

JWoww Praises Son Greyson on His Speech Progress as They Celebrate His 3rd Birthday Jenni "JWoww" Farley is happy to report that her son Greyson Mathews is speaking better than ever as he celebrates his third birthday, following months of therapy to overcome developmental......
18:52, 05/05/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award at the 2019 Glaad media awards, with a rousing sp...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close to the people...
06:26, 05/01/2019

New Zealand MP gets security cover after threats over hate speech debate A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a rare precaution in a country where politicians mingle freely with the public....
12:39, 05/21/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
19:00, 05/09/2019

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
18:39, 05/15/2019

Pete Buttigieg Confronts Race and Identity in Speech to Gay Group Speaking at a fund-raiser for L.G.B.T. causes, Mr. Buttigieg warned that identity politics was corrosive and urged greater unity among historically oppressed groups....
11:13, 05/12/2019

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Rosenstein calls Comey a 'partisan pundit' in revealing speech Rod Rosenstein took aim at James Comey Monday, calling him a "partisan pundit" in prepared remarks for a speech that included the most public retelling yet of the twists and turns of the Russia investigation by the man who oversaw it....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Confident Trump handicaps Democratic field during energy speech President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
05:52, 05/15/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
19:26, 05/13/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said......
16:39, 05/15/2019

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named DALLAS (AP) — School officials in Dallas say they’re investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Conrad High School valedictorian Rooha Haghar to...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wag...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
19:39, 06/04/2019

Report On PM's Barmer Speech Sent To Poll Body: District Authorities The district polls authorities in Rajasthan's Barmer on Monday said a factual report has been submitted to the Election Commission following allegations by the Congress that Prime Minister Narendra......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
12:52, 06/05/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
14:49, 04/28/2019

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionar...
17:52, 07/05/2019

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
21:52, 07/01/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes Tamil Poem In Budget Speech, Thanks Taxpayers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday quoted Tamil classic "Purananooru", and drew inspiration from it to assert that the NDA government was for judicious taxation ensuring that it does not hurt......
01:00, 07/06/2019

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting ...
20:13, 05/24/2019

Trump extols U.S. military might in Fourth of July speech as jets fly over Washington The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event into a reelection rally....
20:52, 07/05/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, a move aimed to averting increasing tensions with Beijing, a White House official s...
20:13, 06/21/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to run normally," Cédric O, France's min...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty on whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in July as has been expected....
02:26, 06/26/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed on Friday France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris....
19:13, 05/10/2019

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
06:52, 06/23/2019

Facebook Agrees to Hand Over Hate Speech Data to French Courts France just scored what it’s characterizing as a major victory in the battle to curb online hate speech—one that potentially carries significant implications for privacy and free speech online. Read more......
19:26, 06/26/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
05:39, 05/08/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green re...
21:26, 07/08/2019

Watch live: Donald Trump touts environmental leadership in speech President Donald Trump is expected to give a speech Monday at the White House praising his administration's leadership on environmental issues despite rolling back Obama-era regulations to combat climate change....
23:39, 07/08/2019

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
01:00, 06/07/2019

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
02:26, 06/16/2019

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Biden draws firefighters' endorsement, Trump jibes, ahead of speech Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden picked up an early endorsement from a large trade union and sparred on social media with President Donald Trump over blue-collar support on Monday ahead of the Democrat's first event as a 2020 contender....
21:13, 04/29/2019

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
18:26, 07/11/2019

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
23:13, 07/11/2019

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the school after a 2018 shooting left 17 dead while re...
16:26, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voices....
01:13, 07/12/2019

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class...
11:39, 06/13/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which has been a patron of since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
11:26, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
02:26, 07/12/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage, all of which have caused Republicans to dismiss ...
04:52, 06/12/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
03:52, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According t...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief...
18:39, 06/06/2019

PM's Speech In Maharashtra Doesn't Violate Model Code: Election Body Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Maharashtra's Wardha, where he accused the Congress of insulting the Hindus through its party chief Rahul Gandhi's candidature from Kerala's Wayanad, does not......
03:39, 05/01/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
08:26, 06/17/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Hate Speech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Draws From Kannada Philosopher To Urdu Poet In Speech A proponent of the welfare state, Lord Basaveshwara was "a progressive activist... (who) revolted against all the social evils of the traditionalistic society and brought a drastic change in various......
11:52, 07/05/2019

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
19:52, 05/29/2019

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
09:52, 05/01/2019

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
00:00, 07/09/2019

On visit to New Zealand mosque, U.N. chief vows to combat growing hate speech United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a visit to a New Zealand mosque where dozens of worshippers were killed in a mass shooting in March....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Dog the Bounty Hunter Gives Emotional Speech at Wife Beth Chapman's Memorial Service Beth Chapman has been laid to rest. Dog the Bounty Hunter paid his respects to his wife on Saturday evening, June 29, and gave an emotional speech at the memorial service.......
09:00, 06/30/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
23:26, 05/02/2019