This morning, both Swiftkey and Microsoft confirmed yesterday’s last-minute, late-breaking, blockbuster news concerning the two joining forces. And yep, it’s official – Swiftkey has been acquired by Microsoft.
Reportedly set to be announced later this week, Microsoft will acquire SwiftKey, the predictive keyboard powered by AI, for a whopping $250 million. The co-founders of the keyboard app, Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock, are set to make upwards of $30 million when the deal finalizes, according to sources familiar with Microsoft’s plan.
Back in December, Swiftkey Beta received an update that included access to the new emoji introduced in Android 6.0.1. Today, the stable or “market” channel of Swiftkey received the update with access to them as well. What else is in the update? Nothing that we know of. Swiftkey may have fixed some bugs, but this […]
I have to admit, I was more excited than I should have been when Google finally announced and added the new set of emoji last week for Android 6.0.1. For the large group of our readers that still use SwiftKey as their keyboard of choice, and are running Android 6.0.1, you can rejoice – today’s SwiftKey Beta has added […]
Swiftkey is pushing a version 6.0 of its popular keyboard this morning to its public beta channel. The keyboard maker is calling it the “biggest launch of new features” since they made Swiftkey free to all last year.
An entirely new keyboard from SwiftKey is available for download on Google Play this week, called SwiftKey Neural. According to SwiftKey, it is the world’s first neural network keyboard, which brings significantly improved predictive typing and correction to end users.
Yesterday, a report stole headlines with talk of 600 million+ Samsung devices being vulnerable to a security flaw. The security flaw was tied to Samsung’s use of Swiftkey’s keyboard technology in most of their phones, including the recently launched Galaxy S6. The headline certainly looks scary, but understand that the chances of your phone being […]
Swiftkey is pushing a big update to its stable Android keyboard this morning, one that introduces a new default “Carbon” default theme, Dashlane support, and their Swiftkey Hub. If the Dashlane and Hub stuff all sounds familiar, that’s because those two features arrived in the beta back in late April. So what is all this […]