Friday, November 18, 2005

Google Purchases Riya for $40 Mil:
With Riya's software Google uses face recognition technology to identify people in photos. The system can also recognize text such as street signs.

(Via digg.)

I just found this:

Conflicting reports are coming in over Google's rumored acquisition of Riya. Now Shel Israel, a consultant to Riya is saying, Google has NOT bought Riya. Who wants to play To Tell the Truth?