Twitter acquires machine learning startup Magic Pony to improve videos

Twitter has acquired London-based machine learning startup Magic Pony Technology. The company is known for developing neural networks — AI systems that function like a human brain — and algorithms that provide additional data for images. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey claims the social network intends to use Magic Pony’s tech to enhance its strength in live and video, opening up “a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities.” The Magic Pony website now carries a Twitter logo and a statement announcing the acquisition. In terms of a description of the services it offers, it states that it has filed over 20 international patents over the past 18 months in the field of machine learning visual processing for web, desktop, and mobile. Related: Twitter rolls out ‘Live’ streaming button for Periscope broadcasts…


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