Samsung acquires Spanish AI tech firm Zhilabs to boost 5G capabilities

The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office in Seoul, South Korea February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it had acquired artificial intelligence technology firm Zhilabs to enhance its 5G capabilities, marking a major push into the 5G market.

Zhilabs will continue to operate independently under its own management, Samsung said in a statement.

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