Apple Buys AI Startup Turi for About 0 Million

Apple Inc. acquired Turi Inc., a startup specializing in artificial intelligence, for about $200 million, according to two people familiar with the situation, in the latest deal by the iPhone maker to accumulate advanced computing capabilities for its products and services. Turi helps developers create and manage software and services that use a form of AI called machine learning, according to the Seattle-based startup’s website. Apple could use this to more rapidly integrate the technology with future products. Apple’s move Friday is part of a broader battle among Google, Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. to gain an edge in AI, particularly in the field known as pervasive computing, where software tries to automatically infer what people want, one of the people said. Turi’s technology could feed into Apple’s Siri digital…


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