Uber to set up its own artificial intelligence lab
Uber has aquired a machine learning company and set up a new division dedicated to research in AI.
Uber AI Labs will be based in San Francisco and its initial core will be formed ofthe team of 15 from recently acquired Geometric Intelligence, an AI research startup.
Machine learning will be central to Uber's mission of using tech to "negotiate the real world", the company said.
"It manifests in myriad ways, from determining an optimal...