Microsoft Buys Massachusetts-Based Nuance

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It seems safe to say the world is in a healthcare moment, with such a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination. So, when tech giant Microsoft decided to join the healthcare conversation with its recent acquisition of Nuance Communications, it really caught our attention. Not just because of the size of the deal at 19.7 billion dollars, but also because Nuance Communications is Burlington-based. They focus on artificial-intelligence software.

Hiawatha Bray is a technology writer for the Business section for the Boston Globe, and joins us to discuss it.

This segment aired on April 15, 2021.


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