Google is consolidating its AI research divisions to keep up with other tech giants. The new unit, Google DeepMind, will include the DeepMind and Google Brain teams from Google Research. The goal is to work collaboratively across Google product areas to deliver AI research and products. A scientific board will oversee research progress and unit direction, led by Koray Kavukcuoglu. Eli Collins will join Google DeepMind as VP of product, and Zoubin Ghahramani will be part of the research leadership team.
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