The biggest AI and machine learning acquisitions

We explore the tech firms investing big on AI


As the world's biggest tech companies race to gather artificial intelligence talent, some big names like Google and Apple are going head to head to acquire AI startups.

In fact, research from CB Insights found that a total of 115 AI startups were acquired in 2017 alone, with Google taking the lead, with 14 acquisitions under its belt, and the pace hasn't slowed down in 2018.

So here are the biggest AI startup acquisitions in recent years...