Report: Microsoft will buy AI-powered keyboard app for 0 million

Image: SwiftKey By Karissa Bell2016-02-03 02:42:25 UTC Microsoft may be closing in on another massive deal for another popular productivity app. The company is reportedly close to acquiring SwiftKey, a London-based company that makes the popular keyboard app of the same name, according to multiple reports. Microsoft will pay “around $250 million” for the company, according to the Financial Times, who first reported the deal. While SwiftKey makes one of the most popular keyboard apps for both iOS and Android devices, Microsoft is reportedly interested in the company for its artificial intelligence capabilities, not for its keyboard. (Microsoft already has a keyboard technology called WordFlow, which will reportedly make its iOS debut in the coming weeks.) A Microsoft representative declined to comment on the matter. SwiftKey CMO Joe Braidwood also…


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Report: Microsoft will buy AI-powered keyboard app for 0 million

Image: SwiftKey By Karissa Bell2016-02-03 02:42:25 UTC Microsoft may be closing in on another massive deal for another popular productivity app. The company is reportedly close to acquiring SwiftKey, a London-based company that makes the popular keyboard app of the same name, according to multiple reports. Microsoft will pay “around $250 million” for the company, according to the Financial Times, who first reported the deal. While SwiftKey makes one of the most popular keyboard apps for both iOS and Android devices, Microsoft is reportedly interested in the company for its artificial intelligence capabilities, not for its keyboard. (Microsoft already has a keyboard technology called WordFlow, which will reportedly make its iOS debut in the coming weeks.) A Microsoft representative declined to comment on the matter. SwiftKey CMO Joe Braidwood also…


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