Google is the most active acquirer of AI startups, having acquired 11 startups since 2012. Apple, which has been ramping up its M&A efforts, ranked second with 7 acquisitions under its belt. Newer entrants in the race include Ford, which acquired Argo AI for $1B in Q1’17, cybersecurity company Sophos, and Amazon.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Tech industry's AI revolution
Trends in artificial intelligence, rising interest in private companies
Macro trends driving AI boom
The state of AI today
Definitions, startup funding, applications, robotics
AI in gaming, reg tech, travel tech, and more
Where we are headed