Apple acquires Hyderabad-based Tuplejump

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi  September 23, 2016 Last Updated at 22:42 IST http://mybs.in/2THiLR4 Copy tiny URL to save and share articles. US tech giant Apple has acquired Hyderabad-based Tuplejump, a machine learning startup that helps companies store, process and visualise big data with its software.Post the deal, two of Tuplejump’s co-founders — Rohit Rai and Satyaprakash Buddhavarapu — have joined Apple, industry sources said. When contacted, Apple in an emailed statement said: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.”Artificial intelligence has become a key area of focus and investment for tech giants like Apple, Google and Facebook that are competing head-on as they develop products like virtual assistants and bots.The Cupertino-based company is betting big…


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