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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Nov 26, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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Gary Vaynerchuk will make a personal video for you. He even sent a guy in Minnesota a cheeseburger once after the guy asked him for one on Twitter. The New Jersey dude's first really successful business was winelibrary.com. Now, brands like GE, Pepsi, and the New York Jets ask his agency, Vayner Media, to help with their social media mojo. And, whether you're an iPhone or an Android, one of the features that has had a lot of attention recently is voice recognition. But there's one problem: If you're speaking with accented English, your device's voice recognition won't work nearly as well.

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Gary Vaynerchuk, the social media guru who gives

Nov 26, 2013
Want to get more out of your social media followers? Social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk says you have to give something to them first.

Voice recognition software's bilingual problem

Nov 26, 2013
Voice recognition software is more and more common on our devices, but if you're speaking with an accent or in two languages at once, you might be in trouble.

Qualcomm in China's antitrust crosshairs

Nov 26, 2013
Authorities in China have opened up an antitrust inquiry against wireless company Qualcomm.

Gary Vaynerchuk will make a personal video for you. He even sent a guy in Minnesota a cheeseburger once after the guy asked him for one on Twitter. The New Jersey dude’s first really successful business was winelibrary.com. Now, brands like GE, Pepsi, and the New York Jets ask his agency, Vayner Media, to help with their social media mojo. And, whether you’re an iPhone or an Android, one of the features that has had a lot of attention recently is voice recognition. But there’s one problem: If you’re speaking with accented English, your device’s voice recognition won’t work nearly as well.

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