There were a lot of interesting announcements coming out of Google I/O today, particularly if you're an Android fan. But maybe one of the most interesting initiatives is something the vast majority of Google's users will never use directly: It's big push to speed up machine learning tasks with improved TensorFlow performance.
Cognitive search from companies like Attivio, HPE and Sinequa is proving to be much more powerful than simple enterprise search for users.
Also announced are enhanced IoT security capabilities and other new services to help customers with internet of things workloads.
The open source Cognitive Toolkit is now available for developers to use in production and enterprise deep learning projects.
The money is being used to retain and increase the number of AI researchers as the country seeks a leadership role in the AI marketplace.