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Google acqui-hires ex-workers' startup to improve Assistant
short by Kanishka Pandey / on Friday, 4 January, 2019
Technology giant Google has acqui-hired its former workers' startup Superpod to enhance its AI-powered Assistant's ability to accurately answer questions. The acquisition took place at a reported amount of nearly $60 million. Founded in 2016 by former Google employees Sophia Yang and William Li, Superpod had developed a question-and-answer app where users' queries were responded to by experts.
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