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Microsoft Says Its Speech Recognition System Achieves New Accuracy Milestone

Microsoft’s conversational speech recognition system –┬ádesigned to accurately recognises the words in a conversation like humans do – has reached a 5.1 percent error rate, its lowest so far. This milestone means that, for the first time, a computer can recognise the words in a conversation as well as a person would. “Our research team reached that 5.1 percent error ... Read More »

Periscope Celebrates First Anniversary With 200-Million Stream Milestone

Twitter’s Periscope – a prominent live video streaming app for Android and iOS – is celebrating its first anniversary this week with a milestone of 200 million streams in a year. Out of the 200 million broadcasts hosted within the app, 100 million were created in the past three months alone, the company wrote in a blog post. In addition, ... Read More »