Apple deepens machine learning investment with Tuplejump deal

Dive Brief:Apple reportedly scooped up machine learning firm Tuplejump, but the terms of the acquisition remain unknown, according to reporting done by TechCrunch. Tuplejump becomes the third machine learning company Apple has added to its roster since late last year. It bought Perceptio at the end of 2015, and Turi just a few months ago. According to the TechCrunch report, the Tuplejump deal might be tied to FiloDB, an open source project created by Tuplejump that applies machine learning and analytics to large amounts of data in real-time. Dive Insight: The recent moves by Apple are another indicator of large tech companies’ growing interest in machine learning and artificial intelligence, a trend that’s represented by the rise in programs like IBM’s Watson, Google’s ongoing R&D spend in the space and Facebook’s investment in AI…


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