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Birmingham City Council's computerised phone system goes into 'meltdown'!

Funny story: Birmingham City Council's computerised phone system goes into 'meltdown'!

Brum, Land of the Brummies: Exasperated Brummies have been left with long waits and repeatedly been transferred to wrong Departments because the strong Brummie accent has baffled the voice recognition software. The Brummie twang causes the machin...

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Can't remember who you've greeted today? There's an app for that

Funny story: Can't remember who you've greeted today? There's an app for that

Office workers who work at a large corporation, or even minglers at a party will be overjoyed at the latest offering from MyWay Software, iContact. This latest applelet utilises the camera in the iPhone and facial recognition software to work out...

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Facial Recognition systems - closing the security loophole

Funny story: Facial Recognition systems - closing the security loophole

With the increasing use of Facial Recognition to access computers, there is a move towards making them more secure. "Currently," said chief software developer at Facial Recognition Organisation Group, Freddie Kermit, "these systems are quite secur...

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Google Voice Popular with Undercover Cops

Funny story: Google Voice Popular with Undercover Cops

What better way to transcribe a conversation with a drug dealer, than to hook up your police duty cell phones to the new Google Voice service. Many undercover cops looking for ways to compile more evidence against the bad guys, are doing exactly tha...

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'Technology' Company Spiv-Blokes Under Fire

Funny story: 'Technology' Company Spiv-Blokes Under Fire

Spiv-Blokes, a company that offers voicemail-to-text message transcription services, is under fire this week for copying the services provided by other companies in the sector. A TV documentary team has discovered that Spiv-Blokes has taken the...

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New software detects drawls

Funny story: New software detects drawls

An increasing number of businesses today rely on computer voice recognition for navigating their phone directories. First generation software products, unfortunately, could not decipher the language of many rural speakers.

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