Feeds

Lastminute to start selling by voice recognition

Reckons it'll do better than WAP

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Lastminute.com has signed a deal with Nortel Networks so it can get non-PC literate customers to use its services over the phone. The customer portal will use automated voice recognition, and the same database customers access when using the Internet.

Lastminute expects its business from mobiles, via voice recognition, to outstrip the sales it gets from customers using its WAP service.



French ISP Wanadoo has reported losses of E66.9 million (£40.2 million) for the first half of its financial year, on sales of E456.3 million. Active users reached 1.38 million in June and 1.5 million in September. These are the first figures Wanadoo has posted since spinning off from France telecom earlier this year.




Games outfit, Eidos plc, is looking for a new CFO after Jeremy Lewis announced he was off - toot sweet


&Reg;



For more dotcom dealing and wheeling visit Cash Register.

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

More from The Register

next story
Scrapping the Human Rights Act: What about privacy and freedom of expression?
Justice minister's attack to destroy ability to challenge state
WHY did Sunday Mirror stoop to slurping selfies for smut sting?
Tabloid splashes, MP resigns - but there's a BIG copyright issue here
Google hits back at 'Dear Rupert' over search dominance claims
Choc Factory sniffs: 'We're not pirate-lovers - also, you publish The Sun'
EU to accuse Ireland of giving Apple an overly peachy tax deal – report
Probe expected to say single-digit rate was unlawful
Inequality increasing? BOLLOCKS! You heard me: 'Screw the 1%'
There's morality and then there's economics ...
Hey Brit taxpayers. You just spent £4m on Central London ‘innovation playground’
Catapult me a Mojito, I feel an Digital Innovation coming on
While you queued for an iPhone 6, Apple's Cook sold shares worth $35m
Right before the stock took a 3.8% dive amid bent and broken mobe drama
EU probes Google’s Android omerta again: Talk now, or else
Spill those Android secrets, or we’ll fine you
prev story

Whitepapers

Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
The next step in data security
With recent increased privacy concerns and computers becoming more powerful, the chance of hackers being able to crack smaller-sized RSA keys increases.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.