Microsoft just dropped 0 million on one of the most popular iPhone and Android keyboard apps

SwiftKeySwiftKey in action. Microsoft has purchased SwiftKey, one of the very first and very best predictive typing keyboard apps out there, for around $250 million, the Financial Times reports.  SwiftKey’s keyboard relies on the very trendy machine learning technology, where it learns from you as you type to better suggest the next word or phrase. It’s on over 300 million smartphones today, per the Financial Times report. Samsung and BlackBerry have both pre-installed the SwiftKey keyboard on some Android phones, and it once topped download charts on the Apple App Store and Google Play store. For Microsoft, keyboards are a big deal right now, as it works to bring its own home-built Word Flow smart keyboard from the Windows 10 Mobile platform and over to the iPhone at some point in the…


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