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  • Google Acquires Emu, An IM Client With Siri-Like Intelligence

    Google Acquires Emu, An IM Client With Siri-Like Intelligence

    Google has acquired Emu, a new mobile messaging application that just exited beta earlier this year. Emu was at heart an IM client, but it differentiated itself from the crowded market with smart features that incorporated a virtual assistant not unlike Siri to automate tasks based on your conversations – meaning you could do things like schedule appointments to your calendar, set… Read More

  • Emu, A Smarter Messaging App With A Built-In Assistant, Exits Beta

    Emu, A Smarter Messaging App With A Built-In Assistant, Exits Beta

    Emu, a new mobile messaging application exiting from beta today, is not just another text messaging alternative – it’s a full-fledged mobile assistant, allowing you to schedule appointments, share your location, set reminders, get movie showtimes or buy tickets, reserve a table, and more, thanks to an artificial intelligence engine that understands the context of your messages… Read More

  • Emu’s Android Texting App Makes Your SMS Conversations Smarter

    Emu’s Android Texting App Makes Your SMS Conversations Smarter

    I know, I know: these days it seems like nearly everyone and their mother is trying to cash in on the mobile messaging app craze. And at first glance, a new Android messaging app called Emu seems like just another claimant to the throne. It’s not. It’s much, much better. Rather than try to build a new online messaging platform from scratch and then agonize over ways to make it… Read More

  • Flat-Fee Mobile Payments Startup Emu Expands Beyond UK: Now Accepting Card Payments In 17 European Countries

    Flat-Fee Mobile Payments Startup Emu Expands Beyond UK: Now Accepting Card Payments In 17 European Countries

    Small business mobile payments startup Emu launched its flat-fee dongle-less m-payments service in the U.K. last month. Today the company has announced its opening up to accept card payments in 16 more countries in Europe. Emu had previously offered registrations to European merchants outside the U.K. but with international registrations growing by more than 65 percent per day it’s… Read More