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Apple securely buys AI startup company Silk Labs

Apple iPhone XS and XS Max. Image: ifeelstock /

Another misleading acquisition by Apple comes to mind.

Tech gigant Apple's tendency to buy start-ups securely continues with the news that AI has acquired and the machine learning called Silk Labs.

Silk Labs specializes in making AI software that is light enough to work on hardware such as smartphones, cameras and digital home appliances.

The company was founded in 2015 by Andreas Gal, Chris Jones and Michael Vines, and in 2016 they raised $ 2.5 million in funding from Sparkland Capital, Qihoo 360 Technology and a private investor group.

Gal was previously a technology technician in Mozilla.

Superkomputer in pocket

According to information, the acquisition of California launch occurred earlier this year.

"By utilizing the latest advances in deep neural networks, we empower companies to build the next generation of intelligent connected devices," as the company describes on its website.

"A custom-built, highly optimized SoCs engine (chip systems) that enables seamless integration of the Silk AI platform with your product," he adds.

Acquiring makes sense when you consider the cracked technological firepower to go to the latest iOS devices from AI perspective.

The latest iPhone XR, XS and XX Max devices come with the new A12 Bionic processor, the first 7-nanometer chip in the industry that can handle secondary 5trn operations and enable devices to handle complex increased reality and AI workloads.

Silk technology provides the deep learning and power of "super computers in your pocket," which sounds neatly to what goes to the latest generation of powerful smart devices and tablet devices.

Apple iPhone XS and XS Max. Image: ifeelstock /

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