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Google buys BlindType, virtual keypad correction startup

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Oct 2010 17:23 User comments (3)

Google buys BlindType, virtual keypad correction startup Google has announced another acquisition this week, purchasing the virtual keypad startup BlindType.
The company makes corrective software for Android virtual keyboards.

BlindType says their software will correct "sloppy typing," making inaccurate typing a thing of the past.

Says Google: "We’re excited to welcome the BlindType team to Google. With their help, we hope to make touch typing on your mobile device easier and faster than ever."

Adds BlindType: "We’re excited to join Google, and look forward to the great opportunities for mobile innovation that lie ahead."

Android has quickly moved into third place in the U.S. smartphone market behind RIM and Apple with first place expected to be taken by 2012.

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3 user comments

14.10.2010 6:48

Another improvement to Google. Soon Google will be president of the world hahahaha :P

24.10.2010 12:01

Originally posted by Zealousi:
Another improvement to Google. Soon Google will be president of the world hahahaha :P
lol are you sure the iphone doesnt have "an app for that" lmfao.

34.10.2010 16:45

I'm going to be typing "This ballpark is beautiful" a lot.

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