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...technology has the same 99 percent speech-to-text conversion accuracy that the company claims for its latest personal-computer software. Burlington, Mass.-based Nuance plans to introduce the technology next week at a conference in Las Vegas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/03/liv_74967.shtml
Life & style
Stocks down despite good earnings, flat inflation reading

...deal to license desktop software in China. The agreement with China could make Sun's systems the standard personal computer software in the world's most populous country. Decliners slightly outnumbered advancers on the New York Stock Exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/19/fin_393189.shtml
Finance
Fault lines widen in debate over antitrust action against Microsoft

...fault lines in the debate over what action, if any, should be taken against the world's largest maker of personal computer software. About a dozen states are expected to decide by mid-May whether to take action separate from the Justice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/06/bus_227529.shtml
Business
Microsoft reports 28 percent increase in quarterly profit

...revenue grew 18 percent amid strong sales of its business software. However, the world's largest maker of personal computer software warned that revenue growth was its lowest in two years and was likely to slow further the rest of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/23/bus_226589.shtml
Business
Anti-Microsoft alliance tightened to promote universal programming language

...s remaining opponents have struck a series of deals to tighten their alliance against the dominant maker of personal computer software. IBM Corp., Sun Microsystems Inc. and Netscape Communications Corp. on Tuesday moved to coordinate their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/27/tec_213676.shtml
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IBM boosts efforts to make and sell network computers

...are promoting versions of computers that are cheaper and less costly to maintain than $2,000 to $3,000 personal computers. Software for the machines is downloaded via the Internet or corporate networks, instead of requiring costly installation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/14/tec_200544.shtml
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NBC provides Olympics live online

...on the special circuitry that permits an intercast. About a dozen other companies, including makers of personal computers, software companies, CNN Interactive, America Online and others belong to an Intercast Industry Group. All are working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/04/oly_198833.shtml
Olympics
NBC provides Olympics live online

...on the special circuitry that permits an intercast. About a dozen other companies, including makers of personal computers, software companies, CNN Interactive, America Online and others belong to an Intercast Industry Group. All are working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/03/oly_198824.shtml
Olympics
Changes might speed up clocks

...Associated Press. It might also mess with the timing of traffic lights, security systems, sprinklers, and some personal computer software and hardware.Since 1930, electric clocks have kept time based on the rate of the electrical current that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-24/changes-might-speed-clocks
HP's third-quarter earnings miss Wall Street expectations

...also said its current quarter would fall below expectations. The company said other divisions - including personal computers, software, services and printers - performed well, but those results were eclipsed by "management missteps" in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/13/fin_425139.shtml
Finance