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Google Buys Wavii For North Of $30 Million

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Google has finally closed the deal on Wavii, a natural language processing startup, for a price that is more than $30 million, we’re hearing from a legitimate source. Both Apple and Google were competing for the Seattle-based startup, and Google eventually won. Apple wanted the company, which developed its own...
Google Buys Wavii For North Of $30 Million
Wavii Launches In Public Beta, Aiming To Be Your Big Data News Aggregator Of Choice

Report: Google buys news aggregator Wavii for more than $30M

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It looks like Wavii, the Seattle-based startup that helps you find personalized feeds of the news, has been bought by Google. TechCrunch is reporting that Google purchased Wavii for more than $30 million. We’ve reached out to Wavii for confirmation. Wavii is backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top angel investors...
Report: Google buys news aggregator Wavii for more than $30M

Glimpse Announces Lineup, Special Limited PandoDaily Discount

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The social discovery conference, Glimpse is announcing its lineup of speakers today, as well as providing a special discount offer for PandoDaily readers looking for tickets. The event will take place on June 6, 2012 at Marriott Union Square in San Francisco, featuring a number of high-profile individuals that are...
Glimpse Announces Lineup, Special Limited PandoDaily Discount

This Startup Finally Launched After Being In Super Stealth Mode For Three Years

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Seattle based startup Wavii wants to give news reading a face lift and make it look more like your Facebook news wall. Wavii uses natural language processing to sort through articles, tweets, videos, and other content, then presents them all to you in a way that highlights the facts and the news...
This Startup Finally Launched After Being In Super Stealth Mode For Three Years

Wavii confirms Google acquisition, waves goodbye to its popular news summarization app

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News summarization app Wavii has been acquired by Google, following rumors of a deal worth over $30 million earlier this week. The company updated its website today with a note confirming the deal and a reconfigured Wavii logo decked out in Google’s classic blue, red, yellow and green colors. A...
Wavii confirms Google acquisition, waves goodbye to its popular news summarization app

Wavii emerges from stealth, touts a better news aggregator

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It’s been nearly two years since we first encountered Wavii. Operating in the equivalent of a bunker, the Seattle startup has offered just a few clues of the news aggregation service that it is building. But the company — backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top angel investors and led...
Wavii emerges from stealth, touts a better news aggregator

Wavii Helps Computers Read and Summarize the News

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There’s plenty of companies that cull information from around the Web and serve up excerpts. But a startup called Wavii has nevertheless attracted prominent angel investors, in part because of the way it tackles such chores. Wavii Wavii’s Adrian Aoun The Seattle-based startup, which is launching Wednesday, plans to provide...
Wavii Helps Computers Read and Summarize the News

Wavii shutting down service after Google acquisition

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Reports of Wavii’s acquisition by Google surfaced earlier this week, and now that’s been confirmed. But in a more interesting piece of news coming today, Seattle-based Wavii announced that it will be shutting down its news aggregation service as part of the deal. Wavii, which helps you find personalized feeds of...
Wavii shutting down service after Google acquisition

Wavii waves hello to version 2.0 of its news feed app, letting friends discuss stories in real time

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Back in April, a new personalised news service launched, supported by some big-name developers, and some media quarters saying that Wavii posed a challenge to Facebook’s news feed. Wavii crawls the Web, sifting through tweets, blogs and websites to serve up a fully customized stream of news via a Web...
Wavii waves hello to version 2.0 of its news feed app, letting friends discuss stories in real time

Prismatic Gets $15M From Jim Breyer And Yuri Milner To Attack The Really Hard Problem Of Bringing You Relevant News

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News aggregation is a glory-less pursuit, where even the companies that do succeed have to grapple with the fact that no algorithm is ever going to be as good as the human brain at judging what news/content will appeal to said brain. It’s an AI-hard problem. So when Prismatic founder Bradford Cross...
Prismatic Gets $15M From Jim Breyer And Yuri Milner To Attack The Really Hard Problem Of Bringing You Relevant News

Google is getting very close to acquiring Wavii

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google is going to likely acquire Wavii, a summary startup that helps you “consume content,” soon. But sources very close to the deal tell VentureBeat that this has not happened yet.  We reached out to Wavii’s chief executive...
Google is getting very close to acquiring Wavii
Wavii Distills Information Overload Into Plot Points

Google Is Close To Acquiring Personalized News Startup Wavii (GOOG)

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Google is close to acquiring news reading startup Wavii, according to a source. We have reached out to the company and Google. Both Wavii and Google declined to comment. We don't know the price range. Wavii is a Seattle-based startup. It was founded in March 2009, and was in stealth...
Google Is Close To Acquiring Personalized News Startup Wavii (GOOG)
Wavii Vows to Understand Entire Internet

Wavii confirms acquisition by Google, starts to wind down its own service

www.engadget.com
There was an odd level of uncertainty surrounding Google's reported buyout of Wavii: where Google usually mentions acquisitions in short order, mum's been the word for much of the past week. Thankfully, we won't be left hanging over the weekend -- Wavii has stepped forward to confirm the deal...
Wavii confirms acquisition by Google, starts to wind down its own service

Wavii Confirms Google Buy, Shuts Down Its Service To Make Natural Language Products For The Search Giant

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Wavii, the natural language technology startup, has updated its home page, and its previously-monochromatic logo, to officially confirm that it has been acquired by Google — a deal that we noted earlier this week was “north of $30 million.” And to set speculation running about what might be coming next,...
Wavii Confirms Google Buy, Shuts Down Its Service To Make Natural Language Products For The Search Giant

Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

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Google has bought aggregation and summarization startup Wavii for more than $30 million, winning a bidding war with Apple over the firm. TechCrunch is reporting that Apple wanted to integrate the company with its Siri division. Both Apple and Google were competing for the Seattle-based startup, and Google eventually won....
Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

News Start-Up Wavii Revamps Around Mobile

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Wavii, the service that analyzes and summarizes news, is becoming a mobile-first company on its second try. The company will release a second version of its iPhone app today, which CEO Adrian Aoun called a “drastically different experience.” Aoun said Wavii previously had released a “crappy consulting firm version” of...
News Start-Up Wavii Revamps Around Mobile

Wavii Offers New Way To Personalize News

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Wavii Inc.–a news aggregator that scours the Web for information that interests users, cleans it up and brings it to their desktop or iPhone–opens to the public today after being tested by about 500 users who were experimenting with the software in beta. Wavii Users sign up through their Facebook...
Wavii Offers New Way To Personalize News

Wavii Shuts Down as It's Officially Acquired by Google

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Wavii, which aggregated and summarized news, has been bought by Google. News of the impending deal and its price (“more than $30 million”) had already been widely discussed following Business Insider and TechCrunch reports, so what’s interesting here is what happens to Wavii. And the answer? It’s being shut down. “While...
Wavii Shuts Down as It's Officially Acquired by Google
Wavii wants to turn the whole world into a Facebook news feed
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It's Official: Google Has Acquired News Stream Startup Wavii

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Google has bought news summarisation service Wavii for an estimated $30m (£18m). Wavii, which was launched last year, has shut down its service so the technology can be incorporated into Google products. The Seattle-based company specialises in "natural language processing", which programmes computers to understand how humans communicate. Wavii offered...
It's Official: Google Has Acquired News Stream Startup Wavii
Wavii officially acquired by Google, app shuts down
Wavii Floats Your News Boat

Wavii Gives a Fresh Look at the Political Landscape

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Since its debut in April, Wavii’s big-data approach to news curation has been focused on the visual. Crawl the Web for news based on your selected interests, and Wavii presents an attractive chronological summary of relevant story links. The premise is that we are wont to consume more when things...
Wavii Gives a Fresh Look at the Political Landscape
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