Google acquires French image recognition startup Moodstocks to boost machine learning …

Google has acquired Moodstocks, a Paris-based startup that specialises in smartphone image recognition as part of its continued efforts to boost its own artificial intelligence (AI) research, development and capabilities. Announced in a blog post on 6 July, Vincent Simonet, head of Google’s research and development (R&D) centre in Paris, says the tech giant’s latest purchase is proof of its commitment to the promising sector. “Many Google services use machine learning to make them simpler and more useful in everyday life such as Google Translate, Smart Reply Inbox, or the Google app,” Simonet wrote in French. “We have made great strides in terms of visual recognition: Now you can search in Google Pictures such as ‘party’ or ‘beach’ and the application will offer you good pictures without you needing to…


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