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AlphaGo to retire as Google moves on

AI go 'player' sweeps the best of the human race in three-game match

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Chinese Go player Ke Jie competes against Google's artificial intelligence program AlphaGo during their third and final match in Wuzhen, China on May 27.   © Reuters

WUZHEN, China -- Fresh off its victory over the world's best go player, the AlphaGo artificial intelligence program is retiring from the ancient game.

Google has decided to focus its AI technology, which AlphaGo helped to hone, on applications such as medical care and energy.

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