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When it comes to the burgeoning arena of conversational intelligence, Microsoft could use a helping hand. That help is coming in the form of an acquisition of messaging app developer Wand Labs. Following Microsoft’s $26 billion purchase of LinkedIn on Monday, this marks Microsoft’s second major acquisition (this one at an undisclosed price) this week. “Wand Labs’ technology and talent will strengthen our position in the emerging era of conversational intelligence, where we bring together the power of human language with advanced machine intelligence,” said Microsoft’s David Ku. “It builds on and extends the power of the Bing, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows platforms to empower developers... Read more...