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November 21, 2018
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Apple reportedly acquires privacy-focused artificial intelligence startup ‘Silk Labs’

Apple has made another acquisition in the artificial intelligence business, a new report claims. According to The Information, Apple quietly acquired Silk Labs, an artificial intelligence startup focused on “software lightweight enough to fit onto consumer hardware like cameras.” more… … Continue reading

December 17, 2017
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This week’s top stories: The iMac Pro is here, Apple acquires Shazam, and more

In this week’s top stories: The insanely powerful iMac Pro is officially here, Apple acquires Shazam, hope for jailbreak fans, a tip for speeding up older iPhones, how Apple Watch saved a man’s life, and more. Read on for all of … Continue reading

December 11, 2017
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Apple acquires song identifying app Shazam for undisclosed sum

Apple on Monday confirmed that it has purchased popular service Shazam, an app that listens for and identifies songs. It was rumored that the deal was for about $ 400 million, but no official sale price was given. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

May 14, 2017
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Apple acquires ‘dark data’ machine learning & AI company Lattice Data for $200M

According to a report today out of TechCrunch, Apple has acquired Lattice Data, a company that specializes in artificial intelligence where it relates to so-called “dark data.” The report explains that the deal was closed a few weeks ago, with … Continue reading

March 23, 2017
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Apple acquires automation app Workflow, title to remain on App Store for free

Apple on Wednesday finalized a deal to acquire popular automation app Workflow and its three-member development team for an undisclosed sum, and is for now leaving the title on the App Store where it will be free to download. AppleInsider … Continue reading

August 6, 2016
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Apple Acquires Machine Learning and AI Startup Turi

Apple recently purchased Seattle-based machine learning and artificial intelligence startup Turi, reports GeekWire. Apple is said to have paid around $200 million to acquire the company, which was known as “Dato” until earlier this month. Turi is designed to help … Continue reading

August 5, 2016
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Incipio acquires Griffin, another popular Apple accessory maker following Incase purchase

Popular Apple accessory maker Incipio today announced it will acquire Griffin Technology, another well-known manufacturer of accessories for iOS and Mac products. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

October 3, 2015
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Apple Acquires Speech Technology Startup VocalIQ

Apple has purchased VocalIQ, a startup located in the United Kingdom that has developed a natural language API to allow computers and people to have a more natural dialogue, reports Financial Times. According to VocalIQ’s website, the company has developed … Continue reading

March 25, 2015
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Apple acquires database software makers FoundationDB to speed up cloud services

Apple has reportedly acquired database company FoundationDB, according to a new report from TechCrunch. The report cites sources and notes that the company is no longer offering downloads of its main database software product after posting the following notice to its … Continue reading

March 25, 2015
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Apple Acquires ‘Rock-Solid High-Performance’ Database Company FoundationDB

Apple has acquired database company FoundationDB, reports TechCrunch. FoundationDB is a company that “develops scalable and fault tolerant databases that support multiple data models.” A notice on the company’s site says that it has ceased to offer downloads after deciding … Continue reading