Google Buys Machine Learning Startup Moodstocks

Google has acquired Paris-based machine learning startup Moodstocks as part of its ongoing effort to improve visual recognition technology. 6 Machine Learning, AI, Analytics Trends To Watch (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Google is adding to its already substantial set of machine learning technologies with the acquisition of a French company called Moodstocks, a visual recognition machine learning technology company. Object recognition is one of the more difficult problems for machine learning, and it’s a problem that Google has been working on for a while. In a blog post announcing the deal, Google noted that many of its services including Google Translate and Smart Reply Inbox already rely on machine learning technologies. The addition of Moodstock will help with visual recognition.  Vincent Simonet, head of the R&D Center…


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