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Secret Skype: Voice messages and SMS

Secret Skype: Voice messages and SMS

By 24 January 2013

Everyone knows about using Skype for its instant messaging abilities. Along with Skype calls, Skype-to-Skype IM is a core feature for the millions of users the world over. That isn’t the end of the messaging story, however, and, as part of Secret Skype... >>

SpinVox is dead - we look at the alternatives

SpinVox is dead - we look at the alternatives

By 21 May 2010

From today, SpinVox is no longer available in the UK. If you're a SpinVox user then you would have received a text message stating the service was coming to an end. Well, the end is nigh. It's disappointing news if you relied on the service to send you... >>

Nuance buys SpinVox

Nuance buys SpinVox

By 31 December 2009

SpinVox has been bought out by speech recognition company Nuance. SpinVox, which converts voicemail messages into texts, was snapped up for £102 million, but has seen investment and loans of over £230 million. In recent months SpinVox had come under... >>

Spinvox accused of vast call centre operations

Spinvox accused of vast call centre operations

By 23 July 2009

British startup Spinvox has been accused by the BBC of running vast call centre operations across the world to turn voice into text, rather than the AI system that the company claims that it uses on the website. The company says that its software is "a... >>

Skype users get SpinVox option

Skype users get SpinVox option

By 3 March 2009

SpinVox and Skype have announced the availability of voicemail to text conversion for all Skype voicemail users today. SpinVox converts voice messages to text in English, Spanish, French and German. The messages are then sent by Skype as an SMS text to... >>

Facebook to get over-the-phone updates

Facebook to get over-the-phone updates

By 24 October 2007

Social networkers will soon be able to update their profiles by making a phone call, Reuters reports. SpinVox the service that converts voicemail to text messages or email, on Thursday will announce a new service that allows users of Facebook, Jaiku and... >>


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