• The creator of Firefox is making a voice-controlled browser that will read the entire internet to you out loud

    5 days ago - By Chron

    Mozilla, the creator of the popular Firefox web browser, is in the early stages of creating a brand-new browser controlled entirely by voice.
    The project, which will named Scout, would allow users browse the internet with voice commands and have it read to you - like "Hey Scout, read me the article about polar bears."
    Mozilla calls Scout an "early stage project."
    Mozilla, the creator of Firefox, is working on a browser controlled entirely with your voice, CNET reported Wednesday.
    The project, which will be named Scout, would let users explore the web without using a touch screen, a mouse...
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  • Gap names former CEO of Billabong as new head of brand

    5 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Gap Inc. says it has named the former CEO of Billabong International and Eddie Bauer as the new head of its struggling namesake brand.
    Neil Fiske replaces Jeff Kirwan, who left the company in February after being at the brand's helm for nearly four years. Fiske will begin his new role as CEO and president of the Gap brand on June 20.
    Brent Hyder, executive vice president of global talent and sustainability, had been serving as interim brand president.
    Fiske's appointment comes as San Francisco-based Gap Inc., which also operates Old Navy and Banana Republic stores, has been...
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