Apptera, a San Bruno, Calif. developer of speech recognition, search and advertising for mobile phones, has drawn $9.74 million from a $14.74 million fourth round of capital committed by investors, according to a regulatory filing cited by PE Wire.

Return backers include Alloy Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Walden International.

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