According to our friends at CB Insights, nearly 140 private companies working to advance AI Tech have been acquired since 2011. So far in 2016 the number of acquisitions has reached over 40. ]

The timeline map below provides an excellent oversight of acquisitions in this space by corporate giants like Google, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, Apple, and Salesforce (since January 2011 to July 2016 – inclusive).

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Source: CBInsights / Economist.com

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