Intel acquires artificial intelligence start-up in tech expansion

©Reuters Intel has staked out another part of the new computing landscape that is taking shape around artificial intelligence, following the acquisition of Nervana, an ambitious AI start-up that will extend its reach into software as well as chips. The purchase, for an undisclosed amount, adds to the range of technologies Intel has been developing to deal with the computing tasks required by AI. These include the machine learning techniques used to train AI systems, as well as processing the large amounts of data such systems work with. More On this topic IN Technology The deal comes a week before Intel’s annual developer event, where it is expected to outline its plans for developing new systems that will power future generations of intelligent systems. The set of technologies being developed…


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