Google To Buy Secretive AI Company DeepMind

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 5:29 PM EST) -- Google Inc. said Monday that it has purchased London-based artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd., currently a secretive company founded by former child prodigy in chess, longtime video game designer and neuroscientist Demis Hassabis.

A Google spokesperson told Law360 on Monday that they could confirm the deal had taken place, but that the company was not giving any additional information at this time. Independent tech news, reviews and analysis site — formerly known as AllThingsD — has reported that Google is paying $400 million for...
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