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The French retargeted advertising outfit Criteo has acquired DataPop, a Los Angeles-based company that helps match a retailer’s catalogued products with actual user shopping plans. With a workforce of 40, DataPop was bought for at least 10 Million euros, according to 2015 guidance reports. The announcement came earlier last week

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Influence marketing innovators Triberr have acquired semantic search engine Scoutle for an undisclosed amount, according to an announcement made yesterday. Triberr co-founder and CEO, Dino Dogan, told VentureBeat: “When I first saw Scoutle from the outside, I wasn’t impressed. But when Godfried Van Loo, the founder of Scoutle let us

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Machine LearningNews

8-year-old startup Automated Insights(Ai), has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners as a subsidiary of STATS LLC. Automated Insights have been innovating with natural language generation and artificial intelligence to glean patterns in big data and turn them into readable narratives. “We aren’t disclosing the amount, but I will say two things about

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Machine LearningNews

Following on from their acquisition of VisualGraph last year, Pinterest are back on the machine learning acquisition hype with their latest purchase, Kosei. Kosei is machine learning startup that is led by data scientists & recommendation engine specialists. “Over the past year, Kosei has been building a unique technology stack that drives

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Datapipe, the managed hybrid IT solutions provider for the enterprise, has announced the acquisition of cloud infrastructure provider for Big Data deployments, GoGrid. “GoGrid has made it easy for companies to stand up Big Data solutions quickly,” explains Robb Allen, the Datapipe chief. “Datapipe customers will achieve significant value from

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Semetric, the provider of business intelligence and data driven products for the entertainment industry has been acquired by tech giant Apple. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plan,” Apple told Music Ally which first broke the news earlier

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Silver Spring Networks the Redwood City, U.S. based smart grid products innovator is acquiring privately held provider of utility data analytics solutions, Detectent Inc. “As a recognized industry leader, Detectent is delivering innovative data analytics solutions to some of the leading U.S. utilities,” noted Scott Lang, Chairman, President and CEO,

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CenturyLink, Inc. a U.S. based communications MNC has acquired a Big Data and advanced analytics solutions provider, Cognilytics, it announced late last week. Cognilytics provides solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises by assisting them in converting “data to decisions” through Big Data deployment, management, advanced decision sciences, predictive analytics and

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Artificial IntelligenceNews

Charting the next step in its Artificial Intelligence endeavour, Google has acquired two prominent Oxford startups to join the Google DeepMind team meanwhile making a substantial contribution to establish a research partnership with the Computer Science Department and the Engineering Department at Oxford University. Dark Blue Labs was founded earlier

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