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News Byteannounced Monday that it has acquired Mobile Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based company focused on speech recognition and machine translation technology. The announcement was made by Tom Stocky, one of the leads on Facebook’s Graph Search initiative (which I’d guess means the acquired team will bolster Facebook’s efforts in the Search space). Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but some members of the startup will join Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters as a result of the deal.
News Byteimproving mobile search functionality. Now, instead of just being able to search for other people on LinkedIn’s mobile apps, users can search for job openings, company pages and professional groups on the service. The company has pushed its mobile apps hard in the past year, completely overhauling the look and experience in April.