6/19/2019, 6:28 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Uber mulls buying Mighty AI to boost self-driving - report

Uber Technologies Inc. recently talked with artificial intelligence (AI) training startup Mighty AI on a potential acquisition, the Information reported. Mighty AI, formerly known as Spare5, is a Seattle-based firm that specializes in datasets needed for training autonomous vehicles and has previously received funding from companies such as Google and Intel.

Uber has recently ramped up its efforts in the development of self-driving vehicles of all profiles. The ride-hailing giant and Volvo Car Group last week unveiled first of their joint prototype cars capable of fully driving themselves.

Previously, media reported that Uber is negotiating with robotics company Nuro, aiming to automate its food delivery service Uber Eats.

Breaking the News / MA