Apple Spends 0M To Acquire Seattle-Based Turi, Boosts Machine Learning And Artificial …

Advertisement In an exclusive report, GeekWire revealed that Apple has acquired Seattle-based startup Turi, formerly known as Dato and GraphLab, in a bid to boost its machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities. The purchase shows more investments by Apple into machine learning and artificial intelligence, while increasing the company’s presence in the Seattle region. Apple has been establishing an engineering outpost over the previous couple of years in the area, after its acquisition of cloud networking startup Union Bay Networks in 2014. Multiple sources have confirmed the acquisition, with some of the sources estimating the purchase price to be about $200 million. Turi, which was founded by University of Washington professor Carlos Guestrin, started out as an open-source project in 2009 at Carnegie Mellon under the guidance of Guestrin before he…


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