Google buys artificial intelligence firm DeepMind
GOOGLE has agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company DeepMind Technologies Ltd.
A Google spokesman declined to comment on the price.
DeepMind uses general-purpose learning algorithms for applications such as simulations, e-commerce and games, according to its website.
Google, which is working on projects including self-driving cars and robots, has become increasingly focused on artificial intelligence in recent years.