Apple quietly buys machine learning startup

Published : 09 Aug 2016, 17:59:00 Apple has bought a machine-learning startup called Turi in a deal reported to be worth around $200 million. According to Geekwire, which first reported the quiet acquisition, Apple is promising to boost Turi’s presence in Seattle.Machine learning is the red hot field where computers are trained to be able to learn new things from data and make predictions—it’s integral to everything from spam filtering to helping autonomous vehicles recognise the world around them. If true artificial intelligence develops, machine learning will be its foundation.Turi, the tagline for which is “Create intelligence,” provides a machine-learning platform with tools to help other developers embed its capabilities into their own applications.It has quite a focus on marketing, touting its platform as ideal for helping organisations analyse customer…


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