Microsoft Acquires Deep Learning Startup Maluuba: Company’s AI Efforts Beefing Up

Advertisement The tech world’s love affair with artificial intelligence is interesting to watch if only for the steps that companies are willing to take to advance their respective technologies. This is recently demonstrated in how Yoshua Bengio was able to lead Microsoft in a merry chase that ended in Montreal after the company acquired a startup he was a part of. Redmond has completed the deal to acquire Maluuba, the AI startup that Bengio has been deeply involved in. As a result, he is now employed in Microsoft as an advisor, a position that he also held at Maluuba. Microsoft Chases After AI Expert Microsoft had already been setting its sights on Bengio, who also leads the University of Montreal’s Institute for Learning Algorithms. He previously co-founded a startup called Element…


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