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Apple acquires Hyderabad-based machine learning startup

San Francisco: US tech giant Apple has acquired Tuplejump — a Hyderabad-based machine learning startup that helps companies to store, process and visualise big data with its unique software. Founded in 2013, Tuplejump’s two co-founders Rohit Rai and Satyaprakash Buddhavarapu have already joined Apple while third cofounder, Deepak Alur, joined Anaplan – a Cloud-based business modelling

Facebook acquires start-up to build hardware faster

New York: In a bid to build Wi-Fi drones, data servers and virtual reality goggles faster, social media giant Facebook has acquired Silicon Valley-based start-up Nascent Objects for an undisclosed sum, a media report said. The acquisition is part of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 10-year plan which includes big bets in artificial intelligence, virtual reality

Microsoft acquires Genee to integrate AI in Office 365

San Francisco: Tech giant Microsoft has acquired artificial intelligence (AI)-based scheduling service Genee that simplifies the scheduling and rescheduling of large group meetings for companies. Microsoft will integrate the AI technology into Office 365 before shutting down Genee. “Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial-intelligence-powered scheduling service,” said Rajesh Jha, Corporate Vice

Google acquires start-up founded by Indian-origin entrepreneur

New York: Google has acquired a business technology start-up founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur as part of its plans to scale training offerings for Google Apps to its customers and customers’ users. Varun Malhotra is the founder and CEO of Toronto-based Synergyse, which was launched in 2013 with an aim to teach users how to