... "enable machines to better understand what users are saying to them."
According to a report in cnet.com, Google DeepMind will be working with two of Oxford's cutting edge artificial intelligence research teams.
Cnet.com also revealed that Google has additionally hired the seven co-founders of two artificial intelligence groups, which had also launched startups.
It has also recruited, Oxford professors Nando de Freitas and Phil Blunsom, as well as Edward Grefenstette and Karl Moritz Hermann - all co-founders in 2013 of Dark Blue Labs and experts in the "use of deep learning for natural language understanding."
Mr Hassabis, who is also an artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist and computer games designer is also the co-founder of DeepMind, a UK-based company acquired by Google in January this year.
All of which leads Google-watchers to conclude that the Mountain Springs mammoth intends to add AI to its billion dollar trophy room, replicating its dominance in the field of search.
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