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Report: Apple nixed Xnor.ai’s work for Pentagon

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The Xnor.ai team gets scanned by the company’s person-detection technology in 2017. (Xnor.ai Photo)

The Information reports that Seattle-based Xnor.ai played a role in the Pentagon’s controversial Project Maven, but that Apple ended Xnor.ai’s involvement in the project after acquiring the startup.

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By Alan Boyle

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