Amazon (AMZN) has acquired Yap, a privately-owned developer of voice recognition software for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Amazon (AMZN) has acquired Yap, a privately-owned developer of voice recognition software for mobile devices. Expect Yap's technology to turn up on a Kindle Fire at some point, as Amazon attempts to provide an alternative to Apple's (AAPL) Siri and Google's (GOOG) Android Voice Search app.