Apple buys Seattle-based AI startup Turi for 0 million

August 6, 2016 – 15:58 AMTPanARMENIAN.Net – Apple has snapped up a Seattle-based startup called Turi that specializes in machine learning, likely in an effort to boost its products’ AI capabilities, Engadget said. Ever the secretive corporation, Cupertino hasn’t released details about the acquisition besides confirming it to Recode and other publications. A spokesperson merely answered all questions with this statement: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” According to GeekWire, though, the company bought the startup for around $200 million. It’s still unclear what Apple plans to do with Turi, but a Bloomberg source said its machine-learning technology could give Siri new ways to interact with people. Since company also uses AI to recommend songs and apps,…

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