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Wavii confirms its takeover by Google

The startup's Web site now carries just a single message on a single page, headlined: "We're excited to announce that Wavii has teamed up with Google!"

By April 26, 2013


Google gets Wavii in $30M deal, report says

News personalization startup Wavii -- apparently sought after by Apple for Apple's Siri division -- gets gobbled up by Google, according to TechCrunch.

By April 23, 2013


How Wavii understands news (Reporters' Roundtable)

The semantic processing technology of the Wavii news reader seems like magic, but it's really just good natural language processing. The company's founder and chief scientist explains.

By April 26, 2012


Reporters' Roundtable Ep. 121: Wavii founder on the future of news

Adrian Aoun, the founder of the news-reading and summarizing app Wavii, talks with Rafe Needleman about the genesis of his technology and how far it can go.

By April 20, 2012


Wavii groks the news so you don't have to

New service does a strong job of understanding news well enough to write summary headlines of it.

By April 10, 2012


Google reveals it spent $966 million in Waze acquisition

A regulatory filing shows that the Web giant has acquired 16 companies so far this year for a colossal sum of $1.31 billion.

By July 25, 2013


Creating semantic Web sites could be smooth as Silk

Now officially available to everyone, the Silk project lets you build your own Web site and view those of others using information linked together from different sources.

By May 10, 2012


Tasty little recipe app one-ups Google

Rafe Recommends: Edamam, a refreshingly modern recipe finder that's showed off its wares today at Demo.

By April 18, 2012


CES' Next Big Thing panel features Google's Schmidt, Sling's Krikorian

The Next Big Thing panel at CES, presented by CNET, will bring together top executives and venture capitalists to discuss the merits of creating a complete ecosystem, from devices to services.

By January 5, 2012