Apple buys Turi machine-learning startup for a reported 0m

Apple has reportedly bought a Seattle-based machine-learning startup as part of its continued investment in artificial intelligence. The quiet deal, first reported by Geekwire, is said to be worth around $200m (£153m). Turi, which uses the tagline “create intelligence”, let developers and data scientists incorporate machine learning and artificial intelligence into their apps.  Its tools are mostly using machine learning to help companies to understand data such as sentiment analysis on social media or customer segmentation. Apple’s purchase of Turi is a further proof the company is ready to put more resources into artificial intelligence. Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, talked about longer term opportunities including the potential he sees in artificial intelligence earlier this month on Apple’s earnings conference call. “We have focused our AI efforts on the features that…


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