Bloomberg reports this afternoon that Chris Lattner, a legend in the world of Apple software, has joined Alphabet Inc.'s Google, where he will work on artificial intelligence. Lattner announced the news on Twitter on Monday, saying he will start next week. His arrival at Mountain View, California-based Google comes after a brief stint as head of the automated driving program at Tesla Inc., which he left in June. Lattner made a name for himself during a decade-plus career at Apple Inc., where he created the popular programming language Swift. Lattner said he is joining Google Brain, the search giant's research unit.
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