Google makes AI talent play with Kaggle buy

In acquiring the crowdsourcing platform for predictive modeling and machine learning competitions, Google gains access to 600,000 data scientists in a notoriously talent-strapped market. The company says the deal will help it democratize AI. Read more

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Intel Retools Product Roadmap with AI Silicon

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MLDB.ai joins Element AI

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