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Microsoft to Acquire Tellme Networks

Monty Solomon (
Thu, 15 Mar 2007 00:31:04 -0400

Combined expertise will bring the power of voice technology to everyday life.

REDMOND, Wash. - March 14, 2007 - Microsoft Corp. today announced it
will acquire Tellme Networks, Inc., a leading provider of voice
services for everyday life, including nationwide directory assistance,
enterprise customer service and voice-enabled mobile search. Microsoft
and Tellme share a vision around the potential of speech as a way to
enable access to information, locate other people and enhance business
processes, any time and from any device. Combining Tellme's talented
people and expertise in high-volume voice services with Microsoft's
platform, resources and worldwide customer reach will inspire new and
innovative solutions.

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