livebharath: The Apple company has acquired Tuplejump, a Hyderabad-based machine learning startup that helps companies to store, process and visualize large data with its unique software.
Founded in 2013, Tuplejump’s two co-founders Satyaprakash Buddhavarapu and Rohit Rai have already joined Apple while third co-founder, Deepak Alur, joined Anaplan — a Cloud-based business modelling and planning program for sales, operations and finance.
According to a Tech Crunch report, Apple is on a machine learning company buying spree and lately bought two well-known startups Perception and Turi.
“Apple buys minor technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not talk about our purpose or plans,” a company representative told Tech Crunch.
Apple was mostly interested in “FiloDB” — an open source project that Tuplejump was built to efficiently put on machine learning concepts and analytics to complex information.
The Tuplejump team was well presented with large open source data tools such as the Apache Spark processing engine, the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database, and the Apache Kafka spread high-throughput publish-subscribe messaging system, Venturebeat reported.
“Tuplejump also built an open source look for indexing system called Stargate that works with information stored in Cassandra and relies on the bedrock of the Apache Lucene full-text search software,” the report added.
The Tuplejump’s website has been shut down following the gaining, the details of which are yet to be discovered.
In May, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared the company’s first development center in Hyderabad to work on Apple Maps during his visit to the state