Intel to buy artificial intelligence firm Nervana Systems
SEOUL – Intel Corp said it would acquire startup Nervana Systems as the world’s largest chipmaker bolsters its artificial intelligence capabilities.
San Diego, California-based Nervana will help develop Intel’s artificial intelligence portfolio and enhance the deep learning performance of Intel Xeon and Intel Xeon Phi processors, the company said in a blog post.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Investors in Nervana include Global Playground, CME Ventures, Lux Capital, Allen & Co and AME Cloud Ventures. Allen & Co LLC is the exclusive financial adviser to Nervana in the deal. -Reuters