Google updates its Cloud Speech API with support for more languages, word-level timestamps

Google’s , which has allowed developers to use Google’s services to transcribe spoken words into text since its launch in 2016, is getting a major update today.The most interesting of these is probably the...

Female founders take charge in Vietnam

Will GreeneContributorWill Greene runs , a consultancy that supports science and tech innovation in Asia. The first time Huong Tran pitched a group of Vietnamese investors on Epomi, a beauty retail startup she founded...

Shonda Rhimes is bringing her award-winning talents to Netflix

is coming to .The writer/producer whose television empire spans from to a is joining the Netflix stable of exclusive content.It’s a blow to Rhimes’ longtime distributors at ABC, whose parent company Disney...

GoDaddy tells white supremacist site Daily Stormer to find a new domain provider

White supremacist site the Daily Stormer needs to find another domain provider after getting the boot from . In a tweet, the company said “We informed The Daily Stormer that they have 24 hours...

Twitter users are calling out participants in the Charlottesville white supremacist rallies

As the caused by pro-nazi and white supremacist rallies that took place in Charlottesville, Va., Twitter users have been mobilizing to identify the participants in the weekend’s events.Since early Sunday morning, the @YesYoureRacist account...

Netflix should be afraid of Disney’s OTT play

Peter CsathyContributorPeter Csathy is Chairman of , a media innovation and advisory firm.More posts by this contributor:Last week, Disney rocked the media world when it officially – and inevitably — threw its mouse ears...

Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy

Andrew KeenContributor is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More posts by...

Video evidence is meaningless without accountability

Some had guns and some carried sticks and shields. Some carried homemade pepper spray and mace. But one thing nearly everyone on all sides carried: a camera. There were television cameras, DSLRs, 360-cameras and,...

Don’t turn comics publishers into IP factories

Over the past few decades, comic books have become Hollywood’s most reliable well for source material. It’s easy to see why — not only is comics one the most vibrant storytelling mediums in the...

Not even remotely possible

Down with the tyranny of geography. Down with commuting, “.” Down with allegedly “collaborative” open floor plans built such that “.” Up with more time, greater flexibility, and, believe it or not, higher productivity.I’m...