Reuters | Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind

January 27, 2014

Reuters — January 27, 2014 | Alexei Oreskovic, Greg Roumeliotis

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Google, which is working on projects including self-driving cars and robots, has become increasingly focused on artificial intelligence in recent years.

In 2012, it hired Ray Kurzweil, considered one of the leading minds in the field, and in May it announced a partnership with NASA and several universities to launch the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab. [...]