Google, Facebook to merge ‘Avago’ for cloud computing


Google and Facebook will merge Avago, a cloud computing platform with a strong foothold in India, to create a new business, the companies announced Thursday.Google, the world’s biggest Internet search engine, will take on a leading role in the new company, with Avago serving as its chief executive.Facebook, the Facebook-owned social networking site, will help […]

What will Microsoft do about its voicebox technology?


Microsoft has launched a research and development initiative to help develop voicebox solutions for voice recognition.The voicebox project, announced Monday by Microsoft in a blog post, will work to “develop a voicebox that is as easy to use and powerful as voice recognition technology itself, with features that are accessible to a wide range of […]