Google Reportedly Purchasing AI Startup DeepMind for $400 Million

Over the past several years, Google has showed a lot of interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. After all, its mobile OS is named "Android." Re/code reports that the internet search giant is in the process of acquiring DeepMind Technologies for $400 million.


DeepMind combines machine learning and neuroscience to create "general-purpose learning algorithms." The startup's website is currently a placeholder page, an indication that the acquisition is true.

Google has not officially confirmed the reports.

[via The Verge]

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