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RumorTT: Amazon acquires True Knowledge, the creator of a Siri-like voice assistant app

RumorTT: Amazon acquires a company behind a Siri-like voice assistant application

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Apr 18, 2013 3:36 am

Amazon have reportedly acquired True Knowledge, a company behind a Siri-like voice assistant Evi. True Knowledge are "a British startup with a natural langage search engine developed in university labs" according to unnamed sources, reports TechCrunch.

 

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TechCrunch haven't received confirmation on this just yet, which is why we've stamped it with a RumorTT tag. But, according to TC, Amazon have paid around $26 million to acquire the app, so if this does end up being confirmed, we could see future Kindle products feature a Siri-like voice assistant.

NEWS SOURCES:Bgr.com

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