Google takes smart chat app ‘Emu over




Google has smart chat app ‘Emu, which displays contextual information in chats, acquired for an undisclosed sum. The app keeps therefore soon cease to exist. It is not yet clear what Google wants with the app.

The team behind Emu has completed the acquisition announced on his website. The app makes an attempt to understand the messages from users, while giving. Contextual information So understand the program when someone does a proposal to which the contents of the agenda is shown an appointment. If someone proposes a café or restaurant, the relevant assessment Yelp displayed.

Currently, the app only works in English today, but for users of the app is the end in sight anyway: from 25 August, the app is no longer supported, and it is no longer possible to send messages.

Google may want the technology and people behind Emu committed to provide contextual information. Hangouts Wired suspect even that Google wants to use to integrate ads into Hangouts technology but currently that speculation.

An interesting detail is that Emu initially as Android app was available, but the company later moved to iOS and Android app support for the strike. The reason Emu claimed that the company had too many problems with fragmentation on Android, which it refers to the large amount of devices with different screen resolutions and specifications.


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