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Topic: Nuance

Swype add-on keyboard discontinued, pulled from iOS App Store

02/20/2018, 08:02 am

One of the first third-party keyboards for iOS, Swype, has reached its end of life, and will see no more updates or development effort by its parent company.


Apple partner Nuance exploring sale, reportedly in talks with Samsung

06/16/2014, 03:06 pm

Nuance Communications, the voice recognition company whose technology helps to power Apple's Siri personal assistant, is said to be exploring a sale of the company, with Apple rival Samsung allegedly a potential suitor.


Carl Icahn says he'd 'never' push Apple to buy Nuance, only wants increased share buyback

11/19/2013, 12:11 pm

Though billionaire Carl Icahn owns considerable stakes in both Apple and Nuance Communications, the investor revealed this week he has no plans to push for a marriage between the two companies, despite their existing partnerships.


Investors speculate Carl Icahn could push Apple to buy Nuance for speech tech

09/02/2013, 10:09 am

Carl Icahn's large position in Apple may be a move to force the iPhone maker to buy Nuance Communications, the speech recognition company that drives the some of the tech behind Siri, some investors believe.


Nuance confirms its voice technology is behind Apple's Siri

05/30/2013, 03:05 pm

It was long suspected, and now Nuance has confirmed that their technology is indeed present in Siri, the digital assistant available on Apple's iOS devices.


Nuance's Nina to enable iOS apps to authenticate users by the sound of their voice

08/06/2012, 09:08 am

The somewhat tedious process of logging into applications on Apple's iOS devices using the on-screen keyboard may soon become a thing of the past thanks to a new software platform from Nuance that promises to allow app makers to authenticate a user by the sound of their voice and much, much more.


CES: Apple's Siri prompts competitors to push their own voice controls

01/10/2012, 09:01 am

Though Apple is not present at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the company's influence is felt on many of the products there, particularly with respect to new voice control functionality found in smartphones and televisions.


Rumor: Voice features weren't ready for WWDC, will still be in iOS 5

06/07/2011, 03:06 pm

Advanced voice control features were rumored to be a major feature of iOS 5, but weren't demonstrated this week. A new rumor claims that's because the functionality wasn't ready, but is still planned for release this fall.


Apple reportedly partnering with Nuance rather than Microsoft for iOS 5 voice recognition

05/09/2011, 04:05 pm

A new report indicates that Apple has deepened its partnership with speech recognition firm Nuance to deliver voice recognition features in iOS 5, edging out alternative software from Microsoft in the company's bid to roll out voice features competitive with Google's Android.