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SwiftKey announces new associate membership in the Unicode Consortium

Today, SwiftKey announced its membership in the Unicode® Consortium, a non-profit organization that manages the Unicode Standard. SwiftKey joins other respected technology leaders in the group, including Apple, Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Yahoo!, and will specifically be helping the Consortium with its emoji work. The Unicode Standard ensures the characters you type, including emoji, mean […]

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SwiftKey emoji report released comparing emoji use across 16 countries

SwiftKey has released its first emoji report, analyzing the way different nationality use emoji. The full report is embedded on the SwiftKey blog post entitled ‘Americans love skulls, Brazilians love cats – most-used emoji revealed in SwiftKey report’. SwiftKey analyzed more than one billion pieces of emoji data across a wide range of categories to learn […]

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Senior hires from Google and join SwiftKey

LONDON – February 2015  SwiftKey, the technology company behind the free keyboard app for iPhone and Android that learn from you, announces a number of significant hires, attracting senior figures from Google, and Cable & Wireless Communications Plc. Michael Smith joins as Vice President, Consumer Product Management. Previously a Product Manager at Google and […]

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Smarter typing arrives for millions with SwiftKey Keyboard for iOS 8

For the first time, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users can choose to type with SwiftKey systemwide, taking advantage of features such as SwiftKey Flow and multilingual typing San Francisco, CA, September 17, 2014 – SwiftKey®, creators of award-winning mobile technology that learns from you, today announced the launch of SwiftKey Keyboard, its new app […]

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SwiftKey Keyboard goes free, launches theme store and rewards loyal users

‘Mind-reading’ app adds user-driven enhancements; removes price barrier to bring keyboard technology to more users worldwide San Francisco, CA, June 11, 2014 – SwiftKey Keyboard, Android’s best-selling paid app, today sheds its $3.99 price tag to become free. This shift comes alongside an update to the app that introduces dozens of new free and premium […]

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James Bromley joins SwiftKey as COO

James Bromley, the former Managing Director of the, today joins SwiftKey as Chief Operations Officer. Bromley will be responsible for implementing SwiftKey’s strategy at an operational level and will help scale and accelerate the business. Working closely with the founders, Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock, Bromley will focus on maintaining speed and the company’s […]

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SwiftKey introduces 'Flow Hard' - gesture typing for the typewriter generation

Company behind Android’s best-selling paid app – SwiftKey Keyboard – introduces gesture-input to the physical keyboard. San Francisco, CA, April 1, 2014 – Award-winning personalized technology company SwiftKey® today launched ‘Flow Hard’, a new method of typing that applies smart gesture-based input to the traditional computer keyboard. Flow Hard allows users to type radically faster by […]

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SwiftKey Note brings faster note taking to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

App introduces SwiftKey’s magical word prediction technology to iOS alongside integration with the Evernote Platform San Francisco, CA, January 30, 2014 – Award-winning personalized technology company SwiftKey® today launched SwiftKey Note, its debut product on the App Store℠. The fastest way to take notes on iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®, the free app uses artificial intelligence […]

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SwiftKey announces in-car tech partnership with Clarion

SwiftKey has confirmed a partnership with Clarion which will see its predictive keyboard technology feature in the AX1, Clarion’s new Android in-car entertainment system. The AX1 is currently available in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and India and is due to launch in other markets later this year. SwiftKey co-founder and CTO Dr Ben Medlock said: […]

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Scott Weiss joins as VP of Design

Scott Weiss has joined SwiftKey, co-founders Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock have announced. Jon and Ben said: “We’re excited to confirm Scott Weiss has joined SwiftKey as VP of Design. He will be based in our London headquarters. “Scott has more than 20 years of experience innovating in mobile so it’s great to have him on […]

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'Apps to improve your smartphone'

Stuart Dredge of The Guardian writes, “One of the best apps for replacing your smartphone’s default keyboard, due to its ability to learn your writing style for more accurate auto-corrections. Emoji, a range of themes and translation on the fly are also impressive.”

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Fear must not hold back new era of artificial intelligence

Dr. Ben Medlock, SwiftKey CTO, hails the opportunities artificial intelligence can bring – including helping Professor Stephen Hawking speak.

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SwiftKey is a 'tech trick that saves you time'

Hitesh Bhajat and Karan Bajaj of The Economic Times write, “SwiftKey keyboard is our favorite on both iOS and Android. It learns how you type from your email and social media and offers personalised predictions that help you type faster. You can resize the keyboard, split it for larger devices and undock it to move it around on the screen.” 

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'Great apps for making smarter decisions'

Doug Aamoth of Fast Company writes, “Scratching out screeds on a smartphone can be downright maddening. Try SwiftKey (Android, iOS) as a keyboard replacement. The more you use it, the more it learns about how you type, even pulling data from popular cloud-connected services you use in order to return incredibly personalized predictions. Just type your first word, and the app will suggest the next one right above the keyboard.”

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'The World’s Biggest Keyboard App Is About To Help Decide The Future Of Emoji'

Charlie Warzel of Buzzfeed writes, “SwiftKey is joining the Unicode Consortium in a move that will undoubtedly influence the evolution of one of the world’s fastest growing mediums of online expression.”

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SwiftKey named to 'Britain's hottest startups'

Lynsey Barber of CityAM writes, “The 50-strong list includes FinTech star Transferwise, online luxury shopping firm Farfetch, both now valued at $1bn, video AdTech firm Unruly and keyboard app SwiftKey.”

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