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6 Machine Learning Giants to Watch
Six of the world's top cloud computing companies -- Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Salesforce.com -- continue to invest heavily in big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities. Here's a closer look at each company's efforts.
1. Amazon Machine Learning
Amazon is extending its big data cloud platform across Europe, and the online retailer has machine learning research groups in Bangalore, Seattle, Palo Alto and Berlin, The Wall Street Journal reported. CEO Jeff Bezos is obsessed with predictive analytics and artificial intelligence -- anything that can help Amazon to better forecast customer wants and needs before the trends ever become obvious to the casual observer. The Amazon Machine Learning platform also is available for customer use via Amazon Web Services.