Google’s London AI powerhouse has set up a new healthcare division and acquired a medical app …

Google DeepMind Google DeepMind, the search giant’s artificial intelligence company in London, has officially announced its first big push into medical technology. The research-intensive startup launched a new division called DeepMind Health and acquired a university spinout company with a healthcare app called Hark. It has also built an app with the NHS called “Streams.” DeepMind Health, announced on the DeepMind website on Wednesday, will be led by Mustafa Suleyman, cofounder and head of applied AI at Google DeepMind. He will oversee a team of approximately 15 people, according to Bloomberg, aiming to develop digital tools that improve patient care. So far, DeepMind has built a series of generic self-learning algorithms that can outperform humans on arcade games like “Space Invaders” and “Pong.” In March 2016, DeepMind is pitting its…


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