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Apple Announces Overhaul to Its A.I. Team Now Headed by a Former Googler

[2018-07-11 15:50:00]

Apple must be liking what it’s seeing from the recently hired John Giannandrea, Google’s former chief of search and artificial intelligence, who’s already been given an interesting promotion. On Wednesday, Apple announced a complete overhaul of its A.I. efforts by merging the Siri, Core ML, and machine learning teams into a single initiative headed by Giannandrea. The executive will take on the new role of Chief of Machine Learning and A.I. Strategy and will report directly to CEO Tim Cook, according to Apple’s leadership page.A report by TechCrunch stated that individual team structure will remain the same, but the projects they’re working on will likely see further integration. These include Core OS, mapping, developer tools, and more as Apple ramps up their A.I. strategy.... Apple Announces Overhaul to Its A.I. Team Now Headed by a Former Googler

Apple Announces Overhaul to Its A.I. Team Now Headed by a Former Googler


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