Chinese firms fight to lure top artificial intelligence talent from Silicon Valley

Chinese firms fight to lure top artificial intelligence talent from Silicon Valley

  • Before each job interview, Alex Ren offers the following advice to his clients to ensure their success: “Be humble and appreciate the opportunity to fully demonstrate your strength and what you can offer”.
  • The advice is not for potential employees.
  • Rather, it is for Chinese technology companies trying to hire top-tier Silicon Valley talent in artificial intelligence (AI) in competition with the likes of Alphabet, Uber Technologies and Facebook.
  • “Chinese companies are obsessed with hiring Silicon Valley talent because winning talent here is like reaching the commanding heights of the AI battlefield,” said Ren, founder of TalentSeer, a San Francisco-based headhunting company focused on AI expert recruitment.

Chinese firms fight to lure top artificial intelligence talent from Silicon Valley
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Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine Learning Startup –

#Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine #Learning Startup

  • “Our acquisition of Magic Pony builds on other investments we have made in machine learning, beginning with the acquisitions of image search startup Madbits in July 2014 and machine learning startup Whetlab in June 2015,” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wrote in a blog post on Monday.
  • Magic Pony’s technology would be “used to enhance our strength in live and video and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter”.
  • New York, June 21 : In a significant announcement, micro-blogging website Twitter has acquired an 18-month-old London-based startup Magic Pony Technology to expand its capabilities in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).
  • On Thursday, US based Search Engine Giant Google announced that it will let people in India use the ..
  • Dorsey said the company was continuing to build strength into deep learning teams with world-class talent to help Twitter be the best place to see what is happening and why it matters.

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@vishwagujarat: “#Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine #Learning Startup”


New York, June 21 : In a significant announcement, micro-blogging website Twitter has acquired an 18-month-old London-based startup Magic Pony Technology to expand its capabilities in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).


Twitter Acquires Magic Pony Machine Learning Startup –

Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push

Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push  by @harrisonweber

  • A Twitter spokesperson declined to share how much the company paid for Magic Pony.
  • Magic Pony said in a separate announcement that Twitter will use its “technology to improve the visual experiences that are delivered across their apps.”
  • Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push
  • In a blog post , Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the startup’s tech “will be used to enhance our strength in live and video and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter.”
  • That “product” is a reference to Twitter itself, not an entirely new service, a Twitter spokesperson said.

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@VentureBeat: “Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push by @harrisonweber”


Today Twitter announced that it’s acquired Magic Pony, an 18-month-old machine learning startup with a funny name.


Twitter buys deep learning startup Magic Pony in live video push

Twitter just bought a machine-learning startup called Magic Pony

Twitter just bought a machine learning startup called Magic Pony

  • Twitter just bought a machine-learning startup called Magic Pony
  • @Rob_Bishop @ZehanWang and the Magic Pony Technology team are joining Twitter!
  • Twitter has acquired Magic Pony Technology, a London-based machine-learning startup that specializes in visual processing.
  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wrote that the acquisition will “enhance our strength in live and video and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter.”
  • It’s Twitter’s third machine learning/AI acquisition in three years.

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@Recode: “Twitter just bought a machine learning startup called Magic Pony”


It’s Twitter’s third machine learning/AI acquisition in three years.


Twitter just bought a machine-learning startup called Magic Pony