Facebook has deal for voice-recognition developer

08/13/2013 | Bloomberg

Facebook has a deal to acquire Mobile Technologies, a developer of voice-recognition tools, for an undisclosed sum. The move is intended to help future-proof Facebook as voice-activated browsing becomes more widespread, especially on mobile devices. "This acquisition is an investment in our long-term product road map," wrote Tom Stocky, a product-management director, on the Facebook website.

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