Twitter acquires Magic Pony in pursuit of machine learning

Global social networking platform, Twitter, has acquired London-based developer of machine learning and visual processing technology startup, Magic Pony. With this acquisition Twitter will be aiming to strengthen its live and video streaming capabilities via Pony’s machine learning platform which are delivered across its app. According to Twitter, the foundation of this acquisition is based on its other investments that it has made in machine learning with Madbits in July 2014 and Whetlab in June 2015. Twitter will be welcoming Magic Pony’s team on board to add value to its existing team which includes a team of engineers, data scientists, and machine learning researchers dedicated to building a product in which people can easily find new experiences to share and participate in. Currently, Magic Pony’s team consists of 11 PhDs…


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