Lung cancer symptoms: If your voice sounds like this it could indicate the disease

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Over 44,000 people are diagnosed with the lung disease every year in the UK. In the early stages of lung cancer, there are usually no signs or symptoms. However, as the disease progresses, many people will eventually develop symptoms. One symptom to […]

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT)

Voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assistants for commerce is being driven by recent technological breakthroughs, advantages of the tech over existing channels, and the […]

He's Giving Displaced Rohingya a Voice — and a Wallet

Malaysia has become one of the most popular destinations for the Rohingya people driven from their homelands in Myanmar. They are often smuggled into Kuala Lumpur, where they arrive with hopes as high as the megacity’s glass-and-steel towers. Muhammad Noor knows all too well the bill of goods human traffickers have sold his brethren. They […]

People often hate the sound of their own voice — here are some of the reasons why

SpeedKingz / Shutterstock Many people will admit to not liking the sound of their own voice. Your voice is the sound you’ll hear the most in your life, but weirdly, you’re not all that familiar with it. It’s partly because you hear your voice through bone, while everyone else hears it through the air. Also, […]

Lung cancer warning – does your voice sound like this? How to reveal risk by speaking

Lung cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the UK, according to the NHS. Almost 45,000 people develop lung cancer every year in the UK. Spotting the disease early can be difficult, because there aren’t usually any signs or symptoms of lung cancer in its early stages. But having a hoarse voice […]

Researchers show Alexa “skill squatting” could hijack voice commands

Enlarge (credit: Amazon) The success of Internet of Things devices such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home have created an opportunity for developers to build voice-activated applications that connect ever deeper—into customers’ homes and personal lives. And—according to research by a team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)—the potential to exploit some of […]

Athletes speak their mind on the Player's Own Voice podcast

CBC Sports is bringing you closer to Canadian athletes with a brand-new podcast. Like our Player's Own Voice essay series, the Player's Own Voice podcast gives athletes an unfiltered way to speak to Canadians on topics that run from the lighthearted to the profound. This isn't your typical, boilerplate jock talk. Listen in as host Anastasia Bucsis, a two-time Olympic speed skater, and […]

Google’s redesigned Voice app is better at juggling your calls

Google recently added Voice to its enterprise G Suite, and the revamped app has now arrived for iOS users. As suggested by the redesigned icon (which strongly resembles the Hangouts Dialer icon), its main job is to give users calling features via standard telephony over and above what you’d expect on regular apps. As such, […]