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  • Nuance Bolsters Speech Services with MobileVoiceControl Acquisition

    Nuance Communications announced Jan. 3 that it has completed its acquisition of MobileVoiceControl, bolstering its speech-enabled services. The Burlington, Mass., provider of speech and imaging platforms, Nuance’s finalized acquisition will bring MobileVoiceControl’s speech services to Nuance’s mobile and wireless devices. “The acquisition of MobileVoiceControl is the extension of Nuance’s mobile technologies into a true service…

  • CheckFree to Acquire Carreker for $206M

    CheckFree announced Jan. 2 that it has expanded its software division with the acquisition of Carreker for $206 million. The deal is expected to close by March 31. Together, CheckFree, the Atlanta, Ga. developer of financial electronic commerce services and products and Carreker, the Dallas, Texas provider of financial payments and consulting technology, will provide…

  • Adobe Taps Borland’s Thompson to Run Sales, Partner Orgs.

    Updated: Adobe assured resellers Thompson was not there to dismantle its channel as he had at Borland. Adobe Systems installed Matthew Thompson, a former Borland Software sales executive, atop its sales and partner operations to oversee “all customer facing functions,” the company announced Jan. 2. Thompson, a 20-year industry veteran, replaces Stephen Elop as senior…

  • VOIP Use in U.S. Households Is on the Rise

    In-Stat, a technology research company, released a report on Dec. 20 that noted an increase in voice-over-IP use in U.S. households. The Scottsdale, Ariz., company’s newly launched residential VOIP tracker service showed more 9 nine million households have at least one active VOIP user while other households use more than one VOIP service. According to…

  • Report: Spamming Soared in 2006

    A report on spam by e-mail security firm Commtouch Software dubs 2006 the “Year of the Zombies.” The study found that “zombies,” the name given computers remote-controlled by hackers, can number up to 8 million hosts globally on a given day. As a result, spam volume increased by 30 percent in 2006, according to the…

  • eCoupled Technology Frees Users from Cords

    At the International Consumer Electronics Show, scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on Jan. 9, Fulton Innovation will introduce a way to charge wireless devices with its eCoupled technology, which allows for the transmission of power and data without the need for cords and ports. Fulton Innovation, a member of the Alticor family of…