Artificial Intelligence Seeks Real Shoppers

Let’s check in with who’s on the AI (artificial intelligence) train. Apple kicked things off this year, announcing back in January that it had purchased Emotient, an AI tech startup in the facial recognition business. Did Apple say why it bought that company? Of course, it did not; mind your own business. Jump ahead to spring, and the next big company in the retail space (specifically, the biggest company in eCommerce) to make an AI-related move this year was Amazon. In a hush-hush manner similar to Apple’s, the online retail giant reportedly made the move the previous year, but it didn’t get confirmed (more or less) until April, when the artificial intelligence image recognition technology startup Orbeus all but said (without actually saying it) that it was super-psyched to have…


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