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Most people learned Apple was unveiling a new version of its operating system, iOS 6, and abandoning the Google mapping software used in earlier versions when Apple CEO Tim Cook made the official announcement on June 11.
But for the cadre of observers who watch the world’s most...
February 17, 2012 | 4:32 pm
ChaCha’s Iris app for Android has run into some serious problems. Beyond the fact that some people are offended by it’s apparent anti-abortion stance, the app gives some pretty racist responses. Like this one:
“Why are Jews so greedy?” The Verge asked of ChaCha.
“It is said that the Jews love money. This stereotype has it’s [sic] roots somewhere in the Holocaust. It is not true with all Jews.”
More from the Huffington Post here. ChaCha has reacted to public criticism by tweaking its app.
November 30, 2011 | 10:57 am
Apple reportedly is developing add-ons for the Siri interface that will include support for Hebrew, among other languages.
Sources told the iPhones.co.il website that Nuance, a company working directly with Apple, has rented a studio where sound bites and sentences are being recorded in Hebrew. Nuance is using a special developer’s iPhone app to make the recordings.
The report does not guarantee that iOS 5.1, the forthcoming software update for iPhone, will support Hebrew.
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