Apple Making Big Hiring Push in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Google is aggressively trying to make smartphones more responsive to human needs, and it looks like Apple is joining the push.The jump in artificial intelligence specialists may not be as many employees as Reuters makes it sound. But Google and others have an edge in spotting larger trends, meaning Apple’s predictions may not be as good, said Gonzalez, echoing a commonly held view among machine learning experts. But with Apple quadrupling its machine learning staff in the past three years according to one former employee, it seems that it will be looking for more unique ways to analyse data and give users what they want, without breaching their privacy. If Apple succeeds without compromising privacy, its Mountain View rival may face questions about its approach to analyzing users’ data. Machine…


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