Intel to buy Nervana to bring deep learning to the data center

The world’s largest chip maker has bought a company that is just two years old for hundreds of millions to apply deep learning to its data center business. Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire deep learning cloud and chip start up Nervana Systems, with the company saying that the shift to artificial intelligence could be larger than the move to cloud computing. Show Fullscreen I’m so happy because todayI’ve found my friends Source: Nervana Chipping away at AI progress Terms of the deal were not discussed, but Recode cites sources pegging the deal at as much as $408 million. Until now, Nervana had raised $25 million in venture funding, including as one of the first companies to receive money from Android-creator Andy Rubin’s Playground Global. The company has worked with companies…


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