Best new audio products out of IFA 2019

[ad_1] Every year at IFA, there are plenty of smartphone announcements, but audio tends to be an afterthought. Luckily that wasn’t the case at IFA 2019 — it turned out to be a surprisingly good year for new audio products. Whether you’re on the lookout for a new pair of true-wireless earbuds or just want […]

Apple apologizes, changes how humans review Siri audio

[ad_1] In this June 4, 2018, file photo Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about Siri during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple is apologizing and changing the way humans review audio recordings made through the company’s Siri digital assistant. The […]

Privacy questions as humans reviewed user audio at Facebook

[ad_1] In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo an iPhone displays the apps for Facebook and Messenger in New Orleans. Facebook says it paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane) Facebook has paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, raising privacy concerns […]