Apple Buys Turi To Beef Up Its AI, Machine-Learning Reach

Artificial intelligence is getting a lot more notice from the technology heavy hitters, with Apple reportedly acquiring Turi, the machine-learning and artificial intelligence startup. According to a report, Apple spent around $200 million to purchase the Seattle startup as it pushers further into the artificial intelligence and machine-learning areas. It’s also seen as a way for Apple to beef up its presence in Seattle, where it has been building up an engineering team for a couple of years now. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans,” said Apple in a statement to GeekWire about the deal. What Apple has up its sleeves in artificial intelligence and machine learning is anyone’s guess, with the company being coy about its…


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