Microsoft confirms acquisition of SwiftKey

Tweet Share Microsoft is announcing today that it has acquired SwiftKey, following a report from The Financial Times. SwiftKey is one of the most popular keyboard apps on iOS and Android, and Microsoft is planning to keep developing the keyboard app for Android and iOS. Microsoft already has its own Word Flow keyboard for Windows Phone that it’s also bringing to iOS soon, but the company is now planning to integrate SwiftKey into its Word Flow keyboard for Windows. While Microsoft is clearly acquiring a keyboard app, the deal means a lot more the software giant. The SwiftKey team will join Microsoft’s research team and it’s clear the company admires the artificial intelligence work SwiftKey has produced with its latest Android keyboard that uses a neural network instead of its standard algorithms…


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