Twitter acquires machine learning start-up Magic Pony

Home » News & Analysis » Twitter acquires machine learning start-up Magic Pony Twitter acquires machine learning start-up Magic Pony June 20, 2016 Written by Jamie Davies Print Email Twitter has stepped up its efforts in the machine learning arena after announcing the acquisition of visual processing technology company Magic Pony. While the company claims machine learning is central to the brands capabilities, it has been relatively quiet in the market segment in comparison to industry heavy weights such as IBM, Google and Microsoft. This is the third acquisition the team has made in this area, reported to be in the range of $150 million, following the purchase of Whetlab last year and Mad Bits in 2014, compared to Google who acquired Jetpac, Dark Blue Labs and Vision Factory, as well as $500 million…


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