Twitter bolsters machine learning for video with Magic Pony Technology acquisition

News: Twitter says machine learning will enable relevant stories and news for its users. Twitter has acquired Magic Pony Technology, a London-based company that develops machine learning techniques for visual processing. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. With the acquisition Twitter will strengthen its live video and video streaming content. With Magic Pony’s technology, Twitter plans to make better-quality video compression, which uses less data and is of better quality. According to Twitter, machine learning has now become very important as it is powering much of its work. It is making it easier to create, share and discover relevant content for its users. Twitter says that it has been investing in machine learning with the acquisition of Madbits in 2014 and Whitelab in 2015. Magic Pony’s…


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