Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Nuance not opposed* The ACCC will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Nuance Inc. by Microsoft Corporation. Nuance supplies speech recognition and transcription software primarily to the healthcare market, as well as customer engagement software that enables businesses to automate their customer service interactions. “Microsoft and Nuance do not directly compete in healthcare transcription software,” ACCC Commissioner Stephen Ridgeway said. “Microsoft does not currently provide this specialised technology, and it appears unlikely to become a strong competitor to Nuance. This
The Australian Competition Authority gives a green light to a proposed acquisition in the healthcare transcription sector (Microsoft / Nuance)
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