Salesforce buys AI specialist MetaMind to avoid being ‘flanked’

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Salesforce.com’s automation efforts got a boost Monday with the news it has acquired AI startup MetaMind.

Salesforce will integrate MetaMind’s technology into its own services for new marketing-automation and personalization capabilities, according to a blog post from MetaMind founder Richard Socher.

“We’ll extend Salesforce’s data science capabilities by embedding deep learning within the Salesforce platform,” Socher wrote.

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