Microsoft granted Songsmith patent

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The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has awarded Microsoft a patent for its Songsmith technology. Songsmith was originally unveiled at CES 2009. The software generates musical accompaniment to match a singer's voice. Just choose a musical...

Wikipedia suffers mass editor loss

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Staple student reference site Wikipedia has come under some hard times recently. The English language version of the site is crying out for $7.5 million USD worth of support to keep the site up and...

Suicide prevention takes a forward step

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In a move to curb the alarmingly high rate of youth depression and suicide, social networking sites like Facebook, Myspace and Twitter could be scanned for signs of "at risk" behaviour. Researchers at New...

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