Google Taps Machine Learning to Lure Companies to Its Cloud

Google will create business tools and products based on its own artificial intelligence technology, seeking to entice more companies to rent its cloud-computing services. The Alphabet Inc. unit plans to offer services such as audio transcription and image identification built around its machine-learning software. Google has used this technology for its own products, and is now making the capabilities available for other companies to rent and access over the Internet. The company also said it won several new large cloud customers, including the interactive division of Walt Disney Co. and Coca-Cola Co. Google is aiming to broaden the appeal of its cloud services to more corporate customers. After letting Amazon.com Inc. get an early lead in the booming market, Google hired Silicon Valley legend Diane Greene to conjure a comeback.…


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