Twitter invests further in artificial intelligence as it buys Magic Pony Technology for a reported 0m

Machine learning startup Magic Pony Technology is poised to join the Twitter flock as the social network looks to extend its capabilities in the AI arena. The move will help Twitter bolster its image sharing, video and live-streaming experiences using Magic Pony’s neural network, which is designed to think like a human brain. This machine learning technology allows the company to build improved systems for visual processing, and could (in theory) be used to enhance pictures or videos captured on smartphones, which are often low quality. Chief executive Jack Dorsey confirmed the purchase of the London-based firm in a blog post, saying it builds on other acquisitions Twitter has made in the space including that of Madbits in 2014 and Whetlab in 2015. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed,…


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