Nuance Pockets SpinVox for Measly $102.5M

The deal appears to be a bargain for Nuance, which gets some large carrier customers and new languages with the acquisition. These should help as Nuance takes on both Google and Microsoft as voice recognition continues to expand into the mainstream.

SpinVox: From Flush to Flushed

After losses and drama, more than $100 million in outside funding and a $500 million valuation, reports say London-based Spinvox could be bought for a mere $150 million by Nuance Communications, as Nuance tries to consolidate its leadership position in speech and voice recognition services.