Google acquires for about $500m the company DeepMind
03 June 2014
DeepMind is a start-up co-founded by former IDSIA's researcher Shane Legg

Google acquires for about about 500m the company deepmind co-founded by our former PhD student Shane Legg (PDF) and Demis Hassabis and Mustafa Suleyman. Deepmind also employs Prof. J. Schmidhuber's former SNF-funded PhD students Dr. Daan Wierstra, Dr. Tom Schaul, Dr. Alex Graves. News link.