Amazon buys its own Siri service
Amazon purchased new voice-recognition technology two months ago, according to a new filing from the SEC.
The startup, named Yap, offers voice-to-text transcription that was originally aimed at teenagers in 2007. It then expanded to voicemail services, which mysteriously shut down in October.
The document doesn’t state Amazon’s name, however Yap has recently joined a company called ‘Dion Acquisition Sub Inc’, which is based in Seattle at the same address...